Blackberry Banana Chia Smoothie


Juicy, sweet, succulent, antioxidant rich…blackberries! So bright and beautiful.

I can not get enough of fresh berries in the warmer months. Cherries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries…

Oh, and smoothies – can’t get enough of those either! Breakfast made easy. Or have one as a mid-day snack…or post workout replenisher…or dessert! They’re so very versatile. I make so many of them in the spring and summer months.

This one is a meal too, packing nearly 20 grams of protein with the 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt and chia seeds. A {naturally} sweet, creamy, and fulfilling drink!

Mmmmm, enjoy!

Blackberry Banana Chia Smoothie {High Protein}
Prep time
Total time
Recipe type: Smoothie
Serves: 2
  • 1 frozen banana, chunked
  • 1 cup blackberries {fresh or frozen}
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup coconut milk from box
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 packet Sweet Leaf {stevia}
  • 2 kale cubes {optional}
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. May have to stop and stir several times to help along.
If using frozen blackberries, may have to add a bit more milk to help the blending process

Makes 1 large or 2 small smoothies




And now I must clip coupons, grocery shop, fold laundry, and go for a run…because that’s what Sunday’s at my home look like.

Enjoy yours!



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  1. Scarlett says

    Hi Laurenda,

    This smoothie looks absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to give it a try. I just wanted to let you know that every recipe that you post is amazing and I thank you for introducing me to new super foods every day.
    I have an off topic question but which skincare products do you use (cleansers, face masks etc.) as I have incredibly sensitive skin and find it hard to find products on the market that don’t cause irritation.

    • says

      Hi Scarlett! Thank you for frequenting my site and the kind comments. That makes me so happy. :) I really hope you enjoy the recipes you try! Regarding skincare, I do not use any commercial store bought products. I have recently swapped out facial cleaners for some more natural products. I like to cleanse my face first with warm water, then use a little apple cider vinegar or witch hazel on a cotton ball and rub that over my face. It helps to cleanse, tone, and purify. To moisturize, I actually use natural OIL! Coconut and avocado oils are my favorite. This is the exact avocado oil I buy, if you were interested. I’ve noticed these products have helped my skin a lot. The ones purchased commercially have too many additives which are probably not helping your sensitive skin. Hope this helps! xo Laurenda

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