Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Balanced Morning Smoothie


  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Goji berries
  • 1 heaping tablespoon walnuts
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Spirulina powder*
  • 1 to 2 Swiss chard leaves, stems removed

Put coconut water, blueberries and banana in blender and blend on high. Add pumpkin seeds, Goji berries, walnuts, cinnamon and spirulina; blend on high. Add Swiss chard leaves and blend.

*Spirulina is a type of algae; it comes in powder and pill form. You can find it at health and natural foods stores.


  1. Looks great. I love the addition of the spirulina!

  2. Hey Jess, thank you for your comment; glad you like the recipe! The spirulina is a great addition for protein and minerals.