One of my favorite summer fruits is the blueberry!
I have always loved this tiny blue fruit, but became an even bigger fan when I got to go blueberry picking in Mississippi. I ended up with a huge bucket of blueberries for the most amazing price. I ate fresh blueberries every day for a week and froze the rest. There were always blueberries in my freezer to thaw out for recipes and snacks.
These days, I buy my blueberries at the store, and I am always thrilled when Costco offers the HUGE container for a reasonable price. I always say that I should buy a few and freeze them for the winter, but then I forget, and the prices go up, the berries get smaller, and summer has passed. Maybe this will be the year that I finally remember! It will be worthwhile to have breakfasts like this all year long!
It is no secret that I am a BIG fan of the Dough Boy smoothie (which I believe was created over at KERF), but I have never tried a blueberry version before this morning.
My breakfast was not as blue as I would have expected, but none the less it was delish!
I love how easy, tasty, and filling this breakfast is!!! My blender has been working over time!
I had enough time to catch up on a few games of Words with Friends while I ate breakfast before heading off to meet the trainer at the gym.
Despite waking up super early, I had more than enough energy to power through the challenging intervals and strength work she had me do before heading into work. Although at the end of the day, I am exhausted and beat. Luckily, it is finally the weekend! I must say having Fridays off, I think my week flies by quicker, maybe it’s just because the summer is a SUPER CRAZY busy time at work!
Blueberry Dough Boy Smoothie
Place the following ingredients into a blender:
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup oats
2 Tbsp Chia seeds
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 –1 banana, sliced
1 cup fresh blueberries
Dash of cinnamon
Cover and place blender in the refrigerator over night. In the morning, BLEND and ENJOY!
Serve topped with fruits or nuts.
Haven’t tried a Dough Boy before? Start with the basic recipe. It is refreshing and satisfying…perfect for warm summer mornings and long and active summer days!
Then get creative with more Dough Boy love! Or create your own recipes!
Have you ever made a Dough Boy Smoothie?
What’s your favorite ingredient to add?
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