berry vanilla breakfast smoothie.

we all get burnt out on fresh avocado & free-range eggs in grass-fed butter. sometimes breakfast is better in the form of a smoothie. and on smoothie mornings i get to create.

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for this one, i catered more to the kids. it’s difficult to get them to drink green juice (no, not apple & pear with coconut water. veggies. all veggies). they won’t touch the stuff. i’ve tried several times. so berries it is. if berries are the worst part of their breakfast then so-be-it.

the smoothie {this will make roughly four small servings}

1 large, ripe organic banana [if you prefer to add it to the blender frozen, do so!]

1/2 C blueberries [frozen or fresh will work]

1/2 C fresh organic strawberries [washed properly]

1/2 C fresh organic blackberries [washed properly]

1 Tbsp unrefined organic coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla bean paste | you could also use a vanilla bean in place of

1 Tbsp raw organic goji berries

2 C unsweetened almond milk [coconut or cashew will work just as easily, cashew will provide extra thickness. do whatever makes you happy!]

top it off {optional}

1 Tbsp raw cacao nibs | pieces

1 tsp golden quinoa [how you prepare your quinoa, if at all necessary, will be completely dependent upon which type of quinoa you purchase — you can read more up on preparation methods & raw consumption here: patricia & carolyn]

1/2 tsp chia seeds

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