Friday, January 28, 2011

Blueberry Dates Smoothie

I was planning to send in my smoothie entry for 'Breakfast Club- Yogurt' but I completely forgot about it. I was under the impression that the deadline was on Jan 31 but suddenly remembered it was today. I initially planned to whip up blueberry nut smoothie which would be perfect for a breakfast, now also added some dates to reduce the amount of white sugar I add and also to tweak in iron. I just made this as a single serving just for me and I loved it. It was so yummy and filling.

Blueberries (fresh or frozen) - 3 oz
Low-fat Plain/Greek Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Dates - 5 or 6
Walnuts - 2 tbsp
Sugar or honey - 1/2 tsp or according to taste

Blend all the ingredients in a blender/mixie/food processor. Add sugar/honey according to taste. Remember the dates would already have some sweetness.
Serve chilled. This can be prepared the previous day and frozen/chilled in the refrigerator and can be grabbed as a quick breakfast to-go.

Sending this to 'Breakfast Club - Yogurt' event by Sarah of Maison cupcake and Helen of Fuss free Flavors.

I am also sending this to Smita's 'Cooking with Fruits' event.

Sending this to Srivalli's Kid's Delight hosted by Nupur of UK-Rasoi, for the month of April 2012.

Breakfast Smoothies


  1. Hi krithi lovely beverage an award is waiting for u in my blog...

  2. Wow Wat a beautiful smoothie to kick start a day,looks yummy..

  3. Looks so delicious and healthy.. perfect for breakfast ... i love ur glass :)

  4. Looks lovely kirthi....

  5. A perfect smoothie with the breakfast. Adding dates and nuts sounds very yummy and healthy too

  6. Looks yummy..Perfect with a morning toast!


  7. smoothie is looking just yummy..

  8. I never tried making smoothie. I sure want to have one right now.

  9. This looks so colorful n healthy!

  10. This is a great smoothie :) Visit my blog tomorrow and grab your Stylish Blogger Award!

  11. Awesome combination :) its really tempting me now :)

  12. Great start for the day:-) Love the colours..and i bet it tastes great as well..

  13. Thank you for submitting this smoothie to Breakfast Club, I've not put walnuts in a smoothie before, it sounds really nice with that honey.

  14. Dates! I never thught I could blend them in a smoothie, thank you for the idea!
    I'm tempted to make it right away!


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