This easy Vegan Blueberry Smoothie is rich, creamy, and full of antioxidants! Enjoy it as a delicious breakfast, afternoon snack, or post-workout cool down.
Once you taste this homemade, high-protein, vegan blueberry smoothie, you’ll never want to buy an expensive pre-made smoothie ever again!
This smoothie is so delicious, it’s one of my favorites. I love the rich, creamy texture and knowing that I’m getting a boost of antioxidants. And with only 5 (clean!) ingredients, I bet it’s a lot healthier than most pre-made smoothies too.
Making this yummy smoothie couldn’t be easier. You just combine all the ingredients and blend them up!
With nearly 15 grams of protein per serving, this vegan-friendly low-carb smoothie is a nutritional powerhouse. As soon as you take a sip, you won’t believe that something so rich and creamy can be so good for you!
How to make a vegan blueberry smoothie
Great smoothie recipes are super easy. And this recipe only uses 5 ingredients!
Step 1: Add the blueberries, almond milk, pea protein powder, and vanilla to a high-speed blender.
Step 2: Add the coconut milk slowly based on your desired smoothie thickness.
Step 3: Blend on high until all the ingredients are completely mixed and the smoothie has turned a light purple.
All that’s left to do is grab a straw and enjoy!
What is pea protein powder?
Did you know there’s a protein powder made by extracting protein from peas?
It’s actually a great source of high-quality protein as well as iron! It’s also one of the easiest plant-based proteins for your body to digest. This makes it a very popular protein powder for those following a vegan diet.
We recommend this brand of pea protein powder if you’re looking for a plant-based way to increase your protein.
Options for making your perfect smoothie
I love this smoothie exactly as it’s written in the recipe, but everyone has different tastes! Here are a few substitutions to keep in mind as you create your perfect smoothie.
First, if you want your smoothie to be sweeter, you can add a little Stevia (or another no-calorie sweetener). Blueberries can vary in sweetness, so I would recommend tasting the smoothie and then adding sweetener if necessary.
For a more filling smoothie that has a bit more texture to it, you can add flax seeds or chia seeds. These will increase the fat and calorie content, so they’re great if you’re whipping this up for breakfast or lunch and want it to keep you full for a few hours.
The coconut milk makes this smoothie incredibly rich, but if you really want to go all-out on the creaminess, blend in half of a banana. This is a classic ingredient for adding texture, healthy fibers, and richness to something like a smoothie.
On the other hand, if you aren’t strictly vegan, you could replace the almond milk with Greek yogurt to increase the creaminess as well. Greek yogurt can also be used in place of the coconut milk to reduce the calories and fat in the smoothie.
There are so many great options available, so don’t be afraid to experiment until you find YOUR perfect blueberry smoothie!
This smoothie can be stored in the refrigerator in a sealed container for 3-4 days.
The recipe makes 2 servings, so you can enjoy half right away and save the rest for later!
Other healthy smoothie recipes
Smoothies are a delicious treat for any time of day. If you’re looking for a few more smoothie recipes, here are some of my favorites that I know you’ll love:
For even more smoothie inspiration, check out this roundup of the best low-carb smoothies for diabetics!
When you’ve tried this recipe, please don’t forget to let me know how you liked it and rate it in the comments below!
Blueberry Smoothie (Low-Carb, High-Protein)
- Add the blueberries, almond milk, pea protein powder, and vanilla to a high-speed blender.
- Add the coconut milk slowly based on your desired smoothie thickness.
- Blend on high until all the ingredients are completely mixed and the smoothie has turned a light purple.