Packed with delicious berries, this blueberry and raspberry smoothie is so fun and fruity! Made with minimal ingredients, it comes together in just 5 minutes for a healthy snack or light breakfast.
Have a peek at my blueberry smoothie without banana for another sweet treat idea!
Smoothies are always a go-to for our family for a tasty healthy snack, and they always feel like such a treat. Love berry smoothies? Do check out my tasty mango blueberry oat smoothie and my cherry blueberry smoothie. Both healthy and delicious!
Making this vegan blueberry and raspberry smoothie is super simple, and you can easily use frozen fruit. Simply blend for a light healthy breakfast using summer fruits!
⭐ Why this recipe is so good
Makes the most of mixed berries! Deliciously sweet and so good for you, this smoothie has all the fruity flavor.
Refined and added sugar free smoothie. Unless you have a real sweet tooth, the natural sweetness of the berries means you don't have to add a sweetener.
Vegan and gluten free. Instead of dairy, we use hemp seeds to thicken and add a little protein, making this a blueberry raspberry smoothie without yogurt or banana.
Quick and easy healthy afternoon snack. Simply add the ingredients and blend!
All the ingredients and their quantities are set out in the recipe card below.
Some notes on a few of them:
- Blueberries - I suggest using frozen berries as it helps to make a thicker and creamy smoothie.
- Hemp seeds - you want to use hulled hemp seeds (also known as hemp hearts) rather than whole hemp seeds for their creamy and slightly nutty flavor.
- Non-dairy milk - use the type that suits you best!
📖 Swaps and variations
Use fresh or frozen berries. While frozen fruit will give you a thicker berry smoothie, you can use fresh and then add a little ice.
Swap hemp seeds for oats. Both will make the smoothie a little more filling and substantial.
🔪 Step by step instructions
Making this blueberry and raspberry smoothie is very simple, with just a few steps:
Add all the ingredients to your blender cup (image 1).
Blend, give it a taste test, then adjust with more berries or add some ice if you like (image 2). Serve immediately and enjoy!
💭 Recipe tips and notes
- Using frozen mixed berries will give a more creamy smoothie than fresh.
- Add ice a cube at a time so you don't water the flavor down too much by mistake.
- Enjoy fairly quickly as the smoothie will begin to separate after a little while.
📋 Frequently asked questions
Yes, in fact using frozen fruit helps it become more creamy in consistency and of course means it is deliciously icy cold too!
Personally I think the blueberries and raspberries give enough sweetness by themselves, but if you have a sweet tooth you can add a little maple syrup.
Raspberries are a little debated on a low histamine diet, with some lists rating them as lower histamine, others as higher. Please be mindful of personal sensitivities if you are on a low histamine diet.
Smoothies are usually best enjoyed immediately as they can separate over time. Just blend it up when you fancy your sweet treat!
Blueberry and Raspberry Smoothie
- 2 cups blueberries fresh or frozen
- ½ cup raspberries fresh or frozen
- 1 cup non-dairy milk
- 1 tablespoon hulled hemp seeds
- ice to preference
- Pour the milk into your blender, and then add the other ingredients.
- Blend to a thick smoothie consistency, adding ice to preference. Serve immediately.
- I suggest using frozen blueberries as it helps give the smoothie a thick and creamy consistency. If using fresh, then you may wish to add a little more ice.
- Have a really sweet tooth? A touch of maple syrup will give extra sweetness.
- Please note that nutritional information is offered as a courtesy. It is auto-generated and should be understood to be an estimate.
- raspberries, which score 2. Other lists indicate that small amounts of raspberries can be tolerated. Please be mindful of personal sensitivities.
- non-dairy milk, which has variable scores.