Blueberry basil coconut smoothie

 Blueberry basil coconut smoothie

This recipe has been inspired by a smoothie recipe from Thr1ve! It is so fresh and the basil simply makes this smoothie POP!!

This smoothie is packed full of nutrients thanks to  blueberries which are:

  • High in antioxidants which protect our bodies from damage by free radicals
  • Help to improve brain function and memory
  • Low in calories, but high in nutrients including fibre, vitamin C and vitamin K
  • May lower blood pressure
  • Protect LDL  cholesterol from oxidative damage

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons coconut cream (Eg. ¼ tin of Ayam Coconut Cream)
  • ~350ml water
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • ½ mango
  • 4 leaves fresh basil or 1/2-1 drop of Young Living Basil Essential Oil
  • Handful of ice

Optional ingredients

  • protein powder
  • ½ cup soaked cashews
  • ½ leaf of fresh Aloe Vera flesh

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients into a blender. Start by adding 1/2 drop of the basil essential oil and add more if desired, the herb oils are SO strong and concentrated so a little goes a very very long way!