Blueberry Lemonade Smoothie
An easy and delicious smoothie ready in minutes that’s perfect for breakfast, a snack, or a light dessert.
Lemonade for breakfast is a good thing especially if it’s in a blueberry smoothie.
A little tart and just enough sweet along with the fresh taste of blueberries makes this smoothie as delicious it is pretty and colorful.
Now that we’re approaching summer, a cool smoothie may be just the perfect thing for the hot days to come.
Ice cold smoothies are sooo good on a hot day because they’re refreshing, hydrating and cool you off pretty quick.
I always have to be careful not to sip a smoothie too fast (which is hard to do when they taste good) or I get brain freeze.
But no need to wait until a hot day to enjoy a smoothie, they’re delicious any time of the year.
This smoothie is made with flax seeds which adds a nice subtle texture.
And the flavors of the lemon and blueberry go so well together.
Here are more recipes with blueberries you may like “Blueberry Limeade“, “Blueberry Pancake Whoppie Pies with Ricotta Cream Cheese Frosting” and “Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake with Lemon Glaze“.
Let’s check out the ingredients.
Blueberries, lemon zest and juice, Greek nonfat plain yogurt, honey, grapefruit juice, flax seed, and ice
A printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.
Here’s how to make it.
Zest a lemon and set aside for a moment.
In a blender add the lemon juice.
At first I squeezed the lemon the old fashioned way…by hand.
But then I remembered to use my handy-dandy lemon juicer.
I like to use this so I don’t have to pick out the seeds when they fall into the blender.
add the lemon zest,
grapefruit juice and ice.
Blend on the smoothie setting.
Garnish each serving with a slice of lemon (optional) or…
…2 pinches of lemon zest (for each serving).
Serve right away while it’s ice cold.
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- Zest from 1 lemon (reserve 1/4 teaspoon of zest for garnish)
- Juice from 1 lemon
- 2 teaspoons flaxseed
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup Greek plain nonfat yogurt
- 2 tablespoons honey or add to taste
- ¼ cup grapefruit juice
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 4 pinches lemon zest (2 pinches for each serving), for garnish
- 2 slices of lemon (optional for garnish)
- In a blender add the lemon zest, lemon juice, flaxseed, blueberries, yogurt, honey, grapefruit juice and ice. Blend on the smoothie setting.
- For garnish, top with a couple pinches of lemon zest. Serve right away while it's ice cold.
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