Welcome to Smoothie Monday! You know what healthy, good for you fruit is now in season? Pomegranates! I love pomegranates! They are full of antioxidants, vitamin K and are a healthy benefit to your diet! Since these little red jewels are in season, I thought I would whip together a healthy, fun drink. My Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie!
This smoothie is a breeze to whip together! I used POM Wonderful Pomegranate Lite, frozen blueberries, greek yogurt and a pinch of stevia and vanilla extract to sweetened it up. This drink is slightly tart, yet has a nice sweet flavor to it. It’s also thick and creamy!! It’s perfect for an afternoon pick-me up!!!
I made this smoothie on Saturday afternoon and shared it with my Husband. He was working in the garage and I thought a nice smoothie would cool him off. I swear the man lives in the garage. I had my smoothie outside while I watched the dogs play in the yard. We are just having the nicest Fall weather this year. I hope it stays like this for a while.
I also decided to make this smoothie because I have had a beautiful pomegranate staring at me all week. My CSA brought my one last week. I haven’t figured out how to cut it open yet. I probably should google it first since I heard they could be messy! Have you every cut a fresh pomegranate? I cheat and just buy the juice or arils.
A healthy, creamy, sweet with a pinch of tartness smoothie made with pomegranate juice and blueberries.
- 1 cup pomegranate juice, lite (I used Pom Wonderful)
- 3/4 cup blueberries, frozen
- 1/2 cup greek yogurt, plain
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp. stevia (to taste)
- Add all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth.
- Note: You could sub vanilla greek yogurt for plain, just omit the vanilla extract and stevia.
Calories: 186, Fat: .05, Sodium: 36, Potassium: 433, Carbs: 32, Fiber: 2, Sugar: 25, Protein: 11
This is such a nice simple smoothie loaded with so much flavor and nutrients. I love when simple ingredients come together and just “POP” with flavor. This is one to go in the books!
Well my Friends, I’m trying to talk my Husband into taking me to a movie. I want to see Gravity with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. It’s suppose to be on the IMAX in 3D! If I go, I’ll let you know what I thought.
Have a great day!!!