Simple Blueberry and Raspberry Smoothie( with Banana)

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Are you a lover of summer berries smoothies? Try this simple homemade blueberry and raspberry smoothie. It is a sweet and refreshing drink, perfect for your breakfast and snack time, or even post a work out.

Blueberry and raspberry smoothie is majorly made of blueberries and raspberries. You can also prepare raspberry and blueberry smoothie without yogurt for a diary free treat. For vegans you can opt to use plant based milk such as almond milk, soy milk or oat milk.

Raspberries and blueberries are perfect when frozen. This gives our berry smoothie a creamy texture. However, you can use fresh fruits for your smoothie.

Other additions include raspberry blueberry strawberry smoothie. You may add Marple syrup, honey or hemp seeds. If you want an extra boost of proteins, you can add a scoop your favourite protein powder to your smoothie.

This simple smoothie with raspberries and blueberries is packed with essential nutrients such as vitamin C, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other health benefits listed below.

What are the health benefits of Blueberry and raspberry smoothie?

Antioxidant Properties

Blueberries and raspberries contain antioxidants like anthocyanins and flavonoids, which help combat oxidative stress and reduce inflammation in the body. This lowers the risk of chronic diseases.

Vitamins and Minerals

They are excellent sources of vitamins C and K, as well as manganese. These nutrients support immune function, skin health, blood clotting, and bone health.

Fiber Content

Both berries are high in dietary fiber, which aids digestion, promotes gut health, and may assist in managing healthy blood sugar levels.

Heart Health

The antioxidants in these berries may help lower the risk of heart disease by reducing blood pressure, improving cholesterol levels, and enhancing overall cardiovascular health.

Brain Function

Some studies suggest that the antioxidants in blueberries and raspberries could potentially improve cognitive function and delay age-related decline in brain function.

Weight Management

Due to their low calorie and high fiber content, including these berries in a smoothie can help promote a feeling of fullness, aiding in weight management or weight loss goals.

Want more blueberry recipes? Try our simple pumpkin blueberry smoothie, blueberry pomegranate lemonade, blueberry hibiscus tea, goji berry tea

How to prepare blueberry and raspberry smoothie with a banana

For the correct measurements of ingredients, see recipe card at the end of the post

First gather your equipment. You will require a high-speed blender and a glass.

Blueberry and raspberry smoothie


  • Berries: These are our main ingredient for the show. You may use fresh raspberries and blueberries if currently in season. You can also use frozen berries. I prefer making my smoothie with frozen berries for a cold and extra creamy smoothie.
  • Banana: Our recipe today is blueberry and raspberry smoothie with a banana. Grab one piece of ripe banana. Banana add extra sweetness and creaminess.
  • Milk: There are different types of milk to suit your dietary needs. If you’re a vegan, you can opt to use plant based milk such as soy milk, almond milk, oat milk, coconut milk among others. If non vegan, any milk would suffice your recipe.
  • Yogurt: Any yogurt would be a great choice. I prefer Greek yogurt with vanilla flavour. If using a sweetener, plain yogurt would be a great choice.
  • Sweetener(optional): You may add a sweetener to your smoothie if you prefer it sweeter. You can use honey, Marple syrup, or your table sugar.

Step by step

Prep your berries: start by washing your raspberries and blueberries under clean running water. You may add a few tablespoons of white vinegar to remove extra dirt. Rinse them properly and drain any water.

Place the ingredients in a blender: Start by pouring your liquid ingredients first. Pour yogurt and milk into the blender. Add sliced raspberries, blueberries, and sliced bananas into the blender.

Blend: Blend your ingredients under a high speed for 2 minutes. Add your sweetener. If you prefer your smoothie cold add a few icecubes and blend until smooth.

Serve and enjoy 😉. Your raspberry blueberry smoothie is ready. Serve in a glass and enjoy every sip. You can garnish your smoothie with fresh blueberries and raspberries.

Blueberry and raspberry smoothie variations

This smoothiecan be adjusted to meet tour needs. You cand add afew spinach or kale for a green power smoothie. You can also add a scoop of your protein powder( whey, plant based, or collagen) for a protein-rich post-workout drink.

Other variations include, adding some chia seeds for extra omega 3 fatty acids, add some baked oats or quinoa. You may extra tropical fruits such as mangoes and pineapple.

You can also spice it up by adding a dash of cinnamon and a pinch of ginger. A lemon squeeze would do no harm.


How can I make my smoothie thicker or thinner?

To thicken your smoothie, use frozen fruit, yogurt, chia seeds, or oats. To make it thinner, add more liquid (water, milk, juice) gradually until you reach your desired consistency.

Are blueberry and raspberry smoothies good for weight loss?

Blueberries and raspberries are low in calories and high in fiber, making them a good choice for weight management. However, portion control and the overall ingredients used in the smoothie should be considered.

Are there any potential allergies associated with blueberries or raspberries?

Some individuals might be allergic to berries. If you have known allergies, consult a healthcare professional before incorporating them into your diet.

Can I make a blueberry and raspberry smoothie ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the ingredients for your smoothie in advance and store them in the fridge or freezer. However, it’s best to blend the ingredients just before consumption to maintain freshness and prevent separation.

Simple Blueberry and Raspberry Smmothie( with Banana)

Recipe by GladysCourse: SNACK, BREAKFASTCuisine: WorldwideDifficulty: Easy


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Blueberry and raspberry smoothie (with banana)


  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

  • 1 ripe banana

  • ½ cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup (optional)

  • 1/2 cup milk( diary milk or plant based milk)

  • Ice cubes (if using fresh fruit)


  • Prepare the Ingredients: If using fresh fruit, wash the blueberries and raspberries thoroughly. Peel and slice the ripe banana.
  • Blend: In a blender, combine the blueberries, raspberries, banana slices, Greek yogurt (or dairy-free alternative), almond milk, and sweetener (if using). Add a handful of ice cubes if using fresh fruit. Blend until smooth.
  • Taste and Adjust: Taste the smoothie and adjust the sweetness or thickness according to your preference by adding more honey/maple syrup or liquid as needed.
  • Serve: Pour the smoothie into glasses and garnish with a few extra berries on top if desired. Enjoy your refreshing blueberry and raspberry smoothie!

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