Rawnice: Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie

This Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie is as dreamy and creamy as it looks. It reminds me of a beautiful blue sky with sweeping white clouds. Everything about it from it’s look to it’s taste brings me so much joy and comfort.

This Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie is made with blue spirulina. Which was given to me by Rawnice.It’s a wonderful way to pack in some extra antioxidants and dress up your smoothies in a gorgeous blue hue! The good thing about spirulina is that it doesn’t have a strong seaweedy taste, so you can get all the health benefits without compromising on that delicious smoothie blend.

For this smoothie, I blended just a 1/2 tsp of the spirulina with soaked cashews and buckwheat, frozen banana, homemade almond milk and….frozen cauliflower! Yep, I’ve done it again adding cauliflower to my smoothies. But as you can see I never pass an opportunity to make something a little extra healthy, and  cauliflower has become the perfect addition to my smoothies because it doesn’t have a strong flavour profile and adds a nice thick texture and creaminess to the smoothie (similar to how banana does). Why not get in that extra veg early on in the a.m.!?

I’ve also added a couple scoops of chia pudding, made my mixing chia with creamy homemade almond milk. One of my favourite ways to enjoy smoothies is accompanied by chia pudding, especially that which is blended with creamy homemade almond milk! If you haven’t tried it,  trust me on this one: It’s a breakfast game changer. No longer are the days where we must decide whether to have chia pudding or a smoothie bowl for breaky. Two become one with this magical blend. I love the combination of the creamy chia pudding with the smoothie blend.

To get the swirly sky blue look I actually divided my smoothie into two batches. Making the first smoothie batch without blue spirulina, pouring half into the jars, and then mixing the remaining half of smoothie blend with blue spirulina. I’ve also added chia pudding to the top and bottom of the smoothie. Then, to make the harmonious swirls I’ve taken a spoon and stirred the smoothie together a couple times to combine the colours and textures, but not too much so you can still see the different layers.

The results it a dreamy and creamy Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie that will have you day dreaming of blue skies and sweeping clouds. Mine takes me to a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters. Where would you go? Sky’s the limit. 😉


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Rawnice: Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie
The results it a dreamy and creamy Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie that will have you day dreaming of blue skies and sweeping clouds. Mine takes me to a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters. Where would you go? Sky's the limit. 😉
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
2 smoothies
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp chia
  • 3/4 cups 10-minute homemade almond milk plus more if desired, 240ml
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup cashews soaked overnight
  • 4-6 cloves frozen cauliflower 1/2 cup
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup 10-minute homemade almond milk plus more if desired
  • 1/2 tsp Rawnice blue spirulina
  • chocolate coconut bliss balls for topping
  • coconut shavings for topping
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
2 smoothies
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp chia
  • 3/4 cups 10-minute homemade almond milk plus more if desired, 240ml
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup cashews soaked overnight
  • 4-6 cloves frozen cauliflower 1/2 cup
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup 10-minute homemade almond milk plus more if desired
  • 1/2 tsp Rawnice blue spirulina
  • chocolate coconut bliss balls for topping
  • coconut shavings for topping
Instructions
  1. Combine chia and milk in a large bowl. Stir, then wait 10 minutes and stir again to stop clumps from forming. Place in fridge to absorb overnight, or at least for one hour.
  2. When ready remove chia from fridge and stir to remove any formed clumps. Add more almond milk if desired for preferred pudding consistency.
  3. Divide chia into two jars, leaving a couple spoonfuls for topping. Place to the side.
  4. In a blender add your soaked buckwheat and cashews, frozen cauliflower, frozen banana and almond milk. Blend until smooth. Pour half of the smoothie blend between the two jars, reserving the other half for the blue spirulina blend.
  5. Place 1/2 reserved smoothie back on blender and add blue spirulina. Blend smoothie to combine colour. Then pour blue smoothie blend between the two jars. Using a spoon gently swirl smoothie parfait to combine the layers, but not too much so layers are still distinguished. Top smoothies with remaining chia pudding, coconut bliss balls, and coconut shavings.

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Allergies

VEGAN – VEGETARIAN – WHEAT-FREE – GLUTEN-FREE – DAIRY-FREE – SOY-FREE – RAW

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