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, smoothies 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 makes it a superfood? 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. It reduces wrinkles and cellulite and improves joints and bone density.

 

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Superfood Blackberry Smoothie

I am not a fan of smoothies as they are often laden with sugar! This Blackberry Smoothie is different though! Low in sugar and carbs! What ups the nutrient density in this smoothie is two things: egg yolks and gelatin!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy blackberry smoothie, smoothie with blackberries, superfood smoothie
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 607kcal
Author: Dani

Ingredients

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp gelatin found here
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1.5 cups blackberries
  • 2 tbsp  raw honey or maple syrup

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Gelatine found here! 
 
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. It reduces wrinkles and cellulite and improves joints and bone density.

5 Comments

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  2. 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.

    • dani stout Reply

      There isn’t really a substitute, I would just eliminate them.

  3. Hi Dani, I see u use gelatin but that is made from bone cartilage. Isn’t that just as unhealthy
    Thank u,
    KB

    • dani Reply

      Nope, the bones, hides, tendons, etc. of grass-fed animals are incredibly healthy.

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