Blackberry-ginger morning smoothie

Hello and happy Monday! If you follow me on instagram you likely already know that John and I have just returned from our trip abroad. Our time in Europe was amazing—the people, the food, the adventure of it all was truly magical. 

I am in the process of putting together a travel post or two that I hope to post soon. In the meantime, I wanted to share this beautiful summer smoothie that I have been sipping on since I've been back. As much as I loved indulging in all things butter-based in Europe, I must say it feels really good to be back in my kitchen where I can whip up a healthy and easy meal or snack. This smoothie is pretty simple, but it tastes so good since peaches and blackberries are in season now. 

Now I'm off to make one of these right now—I just can't stop drinking it! Hope you have a lovely week.


Blackberry-Ginger Morning Smoothie

Yeilds 2 cups 

1 cup coconut milk or water

8 large blackberries

1/2 cup frozen peaches

1 thin slice of ginger, about the size of a quarter

1/2 frozen banana

1/2 tsp bee pollen, more to garnish

1 tsp maca powder

small handful of ice

coconut chips, to garnish

honey or agave to sweeten, if needed


Place all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender in the order listed and blend until smooth and creamy. If you prefer a thinner smoothie simply add a little extra liquid until desired texture is obtained.