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I’ll be honest. I’m not a huge smoothie person. I don’t prefer to drink my meals and I don’t consider a smoothie a great meal replacement. Meals are meals, smoothis are smoothies. I actually consider them dessert. They are sweet, fruity and delicious, like dessert. Last night Scott and I had dinner and we were still a little hungry and both wanted something sweet so I decided to make a superfood smoothie. What’s so superfoody about it? It ain’t the blackberries, and I didn’t use some obscure nut or seed. What ups the nutrient density in this smoothie is two things: egg yolks and gelatin! Egg yolks contain omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A, E, D, B, K and E, choline, B12 and all nine essential amino acids. Gelatin improves hair, skin and nails, reduces wrinkles and cellulite and improves joints and bone density.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a Vitamix and blend until smooth. The great thing about Vitamixes is that they are powerful enough to even blend the tiny blackberry seeds. No seed teeth for this girl.

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5 responses on “Superfood Smoothie With Blackberries

  1. Trezlen

    Dani, what you would you suggest as a replacement for eggs? I think I might be reactive to them and have taken them out of my diet for now.

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