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Blueberry Cubed Smoothie


We were walking from the park the other day and came across one of those portable radar check stations. You know, the kind that tell you how fast you’re going?

J Man was absolutely entranced. Cars and numbers, together? Heaven for his 4 year old brain.


The next logical step is to then run past the radar check yourself and see how fast you’re going…


Everyone had to try. And if I do say so myself, we’re fast. Fast!

Almost as fast as this triple blueberry smoothie. Yes, here I go again with the 3’s. To sound academic, I’ll call it Blueberry Cubed.


Frozen fruit is the ticket for a super creamy smoothie without a ton of ice. My choices this morning were banana, pineapple and blueberry #1.



Blueberry #2 was in the form of blueberry soy yogurt. Plus a little almond milk to get the whole shebang moving…


Whenever I make a smoothie without something green I feel like I’m cheating myself just a little bit. That, and confusing my children. A few weeks ago I didn’t have any greens and I made a strawberry banana concoction for the kids. “Why is it pink?” J Man asked. He’s used to green or mud brown smoothies.

Today I had kale on hand, so the kids were immediately at ease with their sludge like beverages.


Blueberry #3? A few stripes of blueberry jam down the inside of the glass. Since I didn’t add any other sweetener (agave or maple syrup), this was the perfect touch.



Note: I’m aware that my pictures are awful, just awful. However, I have other talents. The radar clocks my speed at 5mph and I know that “cubed” means three of something.

I can’t be good at everything.

Blueberry Cubed Smoothie


1 frozen banana, chunked
1 cup frozen pineapple, chunked
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup blueberry yogurt (I used the Silk brand)
1 cup almond milk
2 handfuls kale, raw
1 TBS blueberry jam


Combine everything except the jam in a high speed blender. Before serving, drizzle jam in stripes down the inside of the glass. Set in freezer for 10 minutes to set. Pour smoothies in glasses.

Serves 1 hungry mom and 2 hungry kids.

Submitted to Meatless Mondays A-Z

Better With Veggies

this week: blueberries


4 responses »

  1. I love smoothies, especially with some added greens! I love that you kids expect that to be the color, what a good example you are setting for them. Healthy is YUMMY!

  2. This looks lovely! I love the colour. And the speed checks on the bicycle are too funny 🙂


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