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Try the exciting new lunch recipe from Day 3 of our upcoming 7-Day Meal Plan.

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WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan - Breakfast
Enjoy this recipe from Day 1 of our upcoming WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan. We encourage you to sample the recipes that we have been (and will be) previewing over the next several weeks. They are packed with nutrition from the nutrient-rich foods found in each recipe.

Energizing Blueberry Smoothie

Jump start your day with our nutritious blueberry smoothie that will help satisfy you until lunch! Research has found blueberries to provide a powerhouse of antioxidants and they are potentially beneficial for the nervous system and brain health. Now there is exciting new evidence that blueberries may improve memory. The wealth of health-protective nutrients in this smoothie include 69% Daily Value (DV) for dietary fiber to improve cardiovascular function including cholesterol metabolism, 61% DV for vitamin C to protect against free radical production, 50% DV for vitamin B1 for energy production, 50% DV for potassium to maintain health blood pressure, 37% DV for folate to help sustain brain and nervous system activity, 33% DV for vitamin E to help prevent heart disease, 28% DV for protein to help support proper body composition and much more!

Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 medium banana
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen pineapple (or ½ cup apple, chopped)
  • 1-1/2 cups spinach or curly kale
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 TBS sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 3-4 ice cubes (optional)
  • Water or coconut water to thin
  • Optional: 1/2-1 tsp grated ginger


  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. If too thick, add water or coconut water to thin.

Serves 1

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