Pineapple-Blackberry Matcha Bliss Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 1/2 banana (for natural sweetness and creaminess)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (for added fiber and omega-3s)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger (optional, for a zesty kick)
  • 1-2 ice cubes (optional, for a colder smoothie)

Instructions:

  1. 1. Place the pineapple chunks, blackberries, chopped carrot, and banana into your blender.
  2. 2. Pour in the cashew milk and add the matcha powder.
  3. 3. Add the chia seeds and fresh grated ginger (if using).
  4. 4. Blend on high until the mixture is smooth and creamy, making sure all the ingredients are well combined.
  5. 5. If you prefer a colder smoothie, add 1-2 ice cubes and blend again until smooth.
  6. 6. Pour the smoothie into a glass and enjoy immediately for the best flavor and texture.

Health Benefits:

{‘pineapple’: ‘Rich in Vitamin C and bromelain, an enzyme that aids digestion and reduces inflammation.’, ‘blackberries’: ‘Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, promoting heart health and digestive health.’, ‘carrot’: ‘High in beta-carotene, which converts to Vitamin A, essential for eye health and immune function.’, ‘cashew milk’: ‘A dairy-free alternative that provides healthy fats and a creamy texture without added sugars.’, ‘matcha powder’: ‘Offers a concentrated source of antioxidants, supporting metabolism and mental clarity.’, ‘banana’: ‘Provides natural sweetness, potassium, and additional fiber for a balanced smoothie.’, ‘chia seeds’: ‘High in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and protein, contributing to satiety and overall health.’, ‘ginger’: ‘Optional, but can help with digestion and adds a refreshing, spicy flavor.’}