POMegranate and Fruit Smoothie

Why is this a smoothie you should try? It packs a wealth of healthy antioxidants and nutrients with incredibe deliciousness. Drinking fruit smoothies as a post-workout breakfast is what I look forward to during the week – it’s my guilty pleasure.  This POMegranate smoothie is like drinking a glass of red wine and a portion of your favorite dessert all wrapped up in one – but these are the calories you want.  This drink warms my heart and it makes my soul smile – that’s Heavenly!

For this smoothie, I wanted to incorporate pomegranate juice which contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. [I love to use the juice from fresh pomegranates during the September to February months when they are in season.] For all of my followers who cannot use dairy products in smoothies, this is a great recipe that may work for you – the pomegranate juice coupled with the creamy texture of avocado gives it the thickness a quality smoothie demands. To bring this powerful drink to life, I added fresh frozen organic blueberries, fresh pineapple chunks, fresh mint, fresh ginger, fresh lime juice, cardamom and peanut butter for protein.

I hope you enjoy sipping on this delicious and healthy smoothie as much as I do.  I welcome your feedback, comment or question. Use the reply feature at the bottom of the recipe or use the contact page.  Thanks for stopping by.

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POMegranate and Fruit Smoothie

Course Drinks
Keyword Avocado Smoothie, Blueberry Smoothie, Fruit Smoothie, Heathy Smoothie, Pineapple Smoothie, Pomegranate Smoothie, Post-Workout Smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Yasmin R

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pomegranate Juice (I use the Pom Wonderful Brand)
  • 1/2 cup fresh frozen organic blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh pineapples chunks
  • 1/2 of a small haas avocado (1/4 of a larger one)
  • 1 small thin slice of fresh ginger peeled and chopped
  • 4 small fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 of a lime juiced
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender.  Blend until desired smoothie texture.

    Pour in your favorite glass, sip and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

For this recipe you can substitute, almond butter or use some fresh walnuts.  I love to use peanuts - it's great for my skin.  You can also use a cup of the blueberries and 1/2 cup pineapple - depending on which taste you like better.  Either way it is great.

 

 

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  1. Dahlia Jackson says:

    Blending the pomegranate with the fruits in your recipe, at 1st gives visual anticipation of special taste to come & no disappointment. A delicious smoothie with a refreshing mint flavor, full of vitamins, probiotics & more. Will make this recipe often,

     
    1. julietkitchen says:

      Thanks for your kind comments Dahlia. Enjoy.

       

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