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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 526.8
  • Total Fat: 21.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 96.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 82.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.9 g
  • Protein: 11.4 g

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Blueberry/Carrot/Cashew Smoothie - Gluten-Free Raw Vegan

Submitted by: WANINGMOON

Introduction

This is a relatively easy, gluten-free raw vegan smoothie that's designed to be a complete breakfast. It's one serving of vegetables and about three servings of fruit. Cashew Butter and Ground Flax provide fat and substance. Blueberries are the cheapest of the "superfruits". Coconut water is great for you, but expensive, so I choose to add just a little for the vitamins & potassium. Carrot juice for vegetable and beta-carotene. Bananas and applesauce for sweetness, fiber, and vitamins. Feel free to alter the recipe to your own needs, this just happens to work really well for me. Warning: this has a relatively strong carrot flavor. If you want to add more fruit, I recommend adding blueberries SLOWLY, test-tasting it. Too much of both strong flavors and everything gets muddled. This is a relatively easy, gluten-free raw vegan smoothie that's designed to be a complete breakfast. It's one serving of vegetables and about three servings of fruit. Cashew Butter and Ground Flax provide fat and substance. Blueberries are the cheapest of the "superfruits". Coconut water is great for you, but expensive, so I choose to add just a little for the vitamins & potassium. Carrot juice for vegetable and beta-carotene. Bananas and applesauce for sweetness, fiber, and vitamins. Feel free to alter the recipe to your own needs, this just happens to work really well for me. Warning: this has a relatively strong carrot flavor. If you want to add more fruit, I recommend adding blueberries SLOWLY, test-tasting it. Too much of both strong flavors and everything gets muddled.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 Cup Natural, Unsweetened Applesauce
    1 Medium Banana
    2 Tbsp Flax Seed Meal
    2 Tbsp Cashew Butter
    1/4 Cup Frozen Unsweetened Blueberries
    4 Oz. Carrot Juice
    2 Oz. Coconut Water (NOT Coconut Milk)

Directions

Put these items in the blender first:

1 Cup Natural, Unsweetened Applesauce
1 Medium Banana
2 Tbsp Flax Seed Meal
2 Tbsp Cashew Butter

Blend until completely smooth, then add

1/4 Cup Frozen Unsweetened Blueberries

Blend again until completely smooth (this will be very thick at this point, add some of the liquid earlier if your blender can't handle it) then add

4 Oz. Carrot Juice (tip, a shot glass is usually about an oz)
2 Oz. Coconut Water (NOT Coconut Milk)

Blend extremely well. This smoothie is MUCH tastier when completely smooth and creamy. I turn my blender on high and do some dishes while I wait for it to smooth out completely.

Serving Size: Makes 1 Large Serving (Can Be Split Between Two People for a Healthy Snack)

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WANINGMOON.






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