Blueberry Ginger Smoothie

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We’ve had a few little tastes of spring this winter–several days of 50 and 60 degree sunny weather, which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed! And on one of those days, I made this smoothie. It has a rich blueberry flavor and the fresh ginger gives it an energizing zing. It’s a pretty thick smoothie, so you’ll probably want to use a straw when you drink this. Even if the weather isn’t warm and sunny, it’s still a wonderful smoothie to make!

BLUEBERRY GINGER SMOOTHIE by NancyC

Makes 1 (10-ounce) serving

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup low fat milk
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground flaxseed or wheat germ
  • 2 to 3 ice cubes

Add blueberries, yogurt, milk, honey, ginger, flaxseed, and ice cubes to blender; blend until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

It’s so nice having a little touch of spring weather to break up the winter blahs. The weather did get cold again, but now it’s starting to warm up some more…so I’m sure I’ll be making more smoothies! They remind me of spring and summer because I make them often during the warm weather seasons–my favorite times of the year! Are you looking forward to spring as much as I am?

Linked to Fiesta Friday at The Novice Gardener, Thursday Favorite Things at Katherine’s Corner, and Inspire Me Monday at Create with Joy.

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32 thoughts on “Blueberry Ginger Smoothie

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  2. Mandi

    YUMMY! And looks really healthy too – not too mmuch sugar as it’s only a cup of fruit. Definitely going on my list 🙂 thank you!

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  3. NowICanEatCake

    MMmmm, this smoothie sounds amazing. I love blueberries and ginger together! Strawberries and peaches are good with ginger, too! I think I’m gong to have to start having smoothies for breakfast again!! 😉

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  4. thebrookcook

    I have a new Vitamix in my life and been indulging in a green smoothie (almost) daily… my brother (a HUGE green smoothie fan) has been encouraging me to throw in fresh ginger root but I am a little bit apprehensive- I don’t know why! Love that you put it in a blueberry shake- may be a nice stepping stone for me! Looks wonderful 🙂 Happy FF!

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    1. nancyc Post author

      That is wonderful that you have a Vitamix–I hope to get one of those soon! Yes, be sure to try ginger in your smoothies–I think you’ll like it! 🙂

      Reply

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