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Blackberry Blueberry Protein Smoothie - Ice Cream

A Blackberry Blueberry Protein Smoothie is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day, have a quick snack or even a full meal, or refuel after a workout.

Packed with the vibrant flavors of fresh or frozen blackberries and blueberries, this smoothie also includes a boost of protein to keep you energized and satisfied.

Published: May 10, 2024.

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Quick and Easy Recipe

Blackberry and blueberry protein smoothies can be made using fresh or frozen fruits. Fresh are better, but frozen berries can make a very refreshing smoothie for warm days.

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Main ingredients of this smoothie are blackberries, blueberries, low-fat cottage cheese, and Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Casein (Vanilla flavor), ensuring slow digestion.

Some of the most popular protein supplements that may be used for making protein smoothies include (Amazon links, open in the new window):

Note: when choosing protein powders for fruity smoothies, go either for Vanilla flavor or for some berry flavor. IMHO, of course.

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Put all ingredients into a suitable pot, and add some warm water (warm, not hot). If you plan on making healthy ice cream, add some cold water.

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Using a stick blender, blend all ingredients thoroughly.

Note: some smaller chunks of blueberries are sometimes rather hard to blend completely. Also, be very careful when blending berries - their droplets are really hard to clean.

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After blending, put the smoothie in a suitable cup, and if you want, you can decorate it with some chocolate chips, a few more berries, or similar.

The protein smoothie made with blackberries, blueberries, cottage cheese, and slow-digesting casein protein powder, offers tons of health benefits.

The antioxidants in blackberries and blueberries help combat free radicals and reduce inflammation, supporting overall health and immune function.

Cottage cheese provides calcium and additional protein, which is essential for bone health and muscle repair.

The slow-digesting casein protein powder ensures a steady release of amino acids, keeping you fuller for longer and aiding in muscle recovery and growth.

This nutrient-packed smoothie is a great way to boost your energy and support your wellness goals.

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