There’s nothing quite as delicious and satisfying as a cool smoothie on a hot summer’s day. Blissful Blueberry Smoothie has the bonus of also being packed with nutritious Greek yogurt along with juicy fresh summertime blueberries! Not only is it a great way to jump-start your day but, if you dare, you can get a bit indulgent and replace the Greek yogurt with vanilla bean ice cream and it becomes the perfect dessert on a hot summer’s evening! With just a hint of orange and a punch of blueberry flavor this smoothie is sure to please! Happy National Blueberry Month!
Blissful Blueberry Smoothie
1 pint fresh or frozen blueberries, 2 cups
6 oz. container blueberry non-fat Greek yogurt OR 3/4 cup vanilla bean ice cream
1/2 cup 2% milk
1/3 cup blueberry preserves
1 tsp. orange zest
1. Puree all ingredients in blender until smooth and blended.
2. Garnish with orange slice and additional fresh blueberries, if desired.
Makes 2 servings, about 1 heaping cup per serving.