Protein Packed Blackberry Smoothie

I’ve been blogging for almost four years and sometimes when I go back and look at old posts, I cringe. Mostly at the photos.

My photography skills have progressed immensely over the years so I’ve decided it’s time to update some of my old recipes. I started with these butternut squash fries – a super easy and delicious recipe! And today I’m updating my blackberry smoothie recipe.

Protein Packed Blackberry Smoothie

Blackberry Smoothie
I love the bright color of this smoothie and the fact that it's packed with protein from the Greekย yogurt.
Serves: 1
  • 1 cup of fresh blackberries
  • ½ of a frozen banana
  • 1 - (6 oz) container of plain non-fat/low-fat Greek yogurt (I used Chobani)
  • 4 cubes of ice
  • ½-3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or other type of milk, if needed
  • a few drops of liquid stevia or other natural sweetener, to taste
  1. Place blackberries, banana, yogurt, ice cubes and ¼ cup milk in blender and blend until fruit is pureed and ingredients are well combined.
  2. Add stevia to sweeten and more milk to get the desired thickness (if necessary).

Protein Packed Blackberry Smoothie

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  1. God I cringe at my photos and I’ve only been blogging since last August!!! Love remaking things though, gives them another chance to shine!

  2. I was just browsing through some old posts last night and I was literally appalled at my photo skills back then. LoL I guess a good camera and some practice really does do wonders!

  3. mmmmm. . . Sounds so good!! I wish I could reach into the screen and Drink it!!!

  4. Haha! I always cringe at old photos too – I’ve definitely done a “redo” when it comes to photos and recipes!

  5. That color is amazing! (I’m still cringing at my photo skills – a year and a half later! I need help!!!)

  6. I love the color of this smoothie! It makes me cringe looking at my pictures from when I first started blogging, the best purchase I made was buying my canon rebel, my picture quality has sky rocketed!

  7. The color really is incredible!! Barney purple!

  8. Probably the prettiest smoothie ever. I’d ruin it with some spinach. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. well I LOVE this photo!!!!!!! so happy!

  10. That is the most vibrant smoothie I have ever seen! Blackberries are my all time favorite fruit.

  11. That straw is so cool! Where did you get it?

  12. The color in that smoothie is amazing! I cringe at some of my pictures from just a couple months ago! haha

  13. I love the color here! I have no blackberries on hand but I bet my marionberries would be delish!

    Oh and I so know what you mean about going back and cringing… I do too!

  14. What a vibrant color smoothie! I have never made a blackberry smoothie so I’ll definitely have to do that soon. Yum!

  15. Haha, I get what you mean about old photos! But, I do think it is SO cool to look back at Old Photos and see how far you have come! That just shows you how much further you will go! And to be honest, when I look back at your first post, and see where you are now, it gives me full faith that I too will expand and grow! It’s very inspiring ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Love the photos and the color of the smoothie. The color reminds me of a drink Superman would drink! ๐Ÿ™‚ I love the recipe, I’l have to try it!

  17. The color of that smoothie is out of this world! Sounds yummy – can’t wait to try it. Thanks for sharing.

  18. WOW< what a gorgeous smoothie! And I just happen to have blackberries in my freezer, from my bushes last summer. (Gotta get them used up!)

  19. Beautiful! I was planning on using this recipe for my project (the one I e-mailed you about a few months ago), so I will def use this gorgeous picture.
    PS Is that a stainless steel straw? Where did you get it?

  20. Gabby @ Gabby's Gluten-Free says:

    That is one gorgeous, bright smoothie!

  21. Kati Mora, MS, RD, Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate says:

    This smoothie looks delicious! And I love that it combines so many good-for-you ingredients. I’ve been on a big blackberry kick as of late and I love that they showed up here. Such a great way to boost the fiber-content of this already fab beverage.

  22. I’ve been crazy for blackberries lately. Can’t wait to try this.

  23. That is the prettiest smoothie I have ever seen!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. That is the brightest smoothie I’ve ever seen! I like it ๐Ÿ˜€ I also like that straw! Nifty.


    p.s. just had a flashback to when we made dinner at your place + grill mwahaha. Thinking of you <3

  25. The picture is AWESOME!! And the smoothie sounds wonderful!!

  26. So pretty, Britt. I wanna slurp it up! So great chatting with you yesterday. Miss you and love you. So happy for you and all you’re doing. xoox Keep up the great work and have a fabulous time wedding planning!

  27. Awesome blog post and nice photo keep it up. great job..!!

  28. Oh my goodness! This smoothie looks so pretty, and I bet it tastes super delicious! I have never used yogurt in a smoothie…does it make it creamy??

  29. Love that color!

  30. It’s been a few days since you originally posted this and I am still obsessing over how vibrant that smoothie looks. Just purchased my own set of metal straws through your link so my smoothies can look just as awesome!

  31. Annette Newton says:

    I just finished pinning your Black Berry Smoothie! and I noticed the color of the straw, do you mind me asking where you found these straws? My daughter is having a rustic wedding and we are using mason jars to drink out of, and these straws would be cool to use!

  32. This recipe is so good! I’ve fallen in love with almond milk lately, it’s proven a great replacement for soy. My girlfriend just bought me a juicer and I’ve been making my own almond milk, so much fun! Do you juice your own almonds, or which brand would you recommend?

  33. This smoothie sounds good for being healthy ha ha. I might have to try it ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. Do you think this could be frozen and still taste good when thawed? I have never tried freezing smoothies. What do you think?

  35. Yummy! Got one on my fridge now.

  36. Yummy! Great recipe.
    I will give you a site in USA where I got real fruit on powder form, I mix it with milk and ice cream to go healthy. they have berries, mango, soursop, apple, pineapple, etc. A lot of fruits & veggies. Enjoy guys!

  37. Oh my goodness that color is amazing! I will be including this in a smoothie round-up!

  38. This is really good. Thanks!

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