Made with only five simple ingredients, this blackberry smoothie with coconut is not only a pretty hue but is incredibly creamy and delicious! This frozen berry smoothie makes for a great start to your day or can be enjoyed as a mid-afternoon snack.
This blackberry smoothie recipe was originally posted in April of 2017 but has been updated with some new text, recipe pictures and recipe tweaks.
As you’ve probably heard me say before, hubby and I love smoothies and always enjoying trying all sorts of delicious combos. One of our faves is this chocolate peanut butter smoothie.
Like pretty much all smoothies, there’s nothing complicated here.
Throw your ingredients in a blender, whiz up and you are good to go.
Plus, you know what’s in there — no syrups, no weird ingredients, just pure natural goodness. Also, it’s so much cheaper than any smoothie that you are going to buy in a store.
My local coffee shop sells a small smoothie for $5! What? I could make a smoothie at home for a fraction of that price and no line-ups. Score! Plus, you can totally stay home in your comfy clothes!
Why We Love this Blackberry Smoothie
- It’s made with just 5 wholesome ingredients
- Uses frozen berries (which are pretty much always readily available)
- Minutes to whip up, so great for a quick breakfast as you’re heading out the door (or enjoy as a snack)
- Tastes delicious!
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Can I Use Another Type of Milk?
If you don’t need this blackberry smoothie to be vegan, you can use regular dairy milk.
Alternatively, oat or soy milk are other (non dairy) options.
Extra Smoothie Toppers
- Frozen or fresh blackberries
- Shredded coconut
- Chia seeds
- Protein powder (mix in when you are blending for extra oomph)
- Flax seeds or meal
More Recipe Tips & Variations
Use frozen blackberries! The frozen berries give the smoothie lushness that you wouldn’t get by using fresh.
If you don’t need this fruit smoothie to be vegan, you can use Greek or Skyr yogurt instead.
For a different sweetener, you can use honey instead of maple syrup (this would make the smoothie vegetarian, not vegan).
Speaking of sweetener, you can omit entirely (if you like).
This recipe yields two blackberry smoothies, but you can easily half (or double) depending on how many you need.
More Yummy Smoothie Recipes
Hope you love this frozen blackberry smoothie as much as we do!
If you try this blackberry coconut smoothie, be sure to leave a comment below. Love to know how you enjoyed it!
Blackberry Smoothie (with coconut)
- 2 cups frozen blackberries
- 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
- ¼ cup coconut yogurt (or Greek yogurt for a non vegan option)
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut (plus more for garnish, if you like)
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or to taste)
- Fresh blackberries (garnish, optional)
- Place frozen blackberries, almond milk, coconut yogurt, unsweetened shredded coconut and maple syrup into in a blender and blend until smooth and combined. Divide smoothie between two glasses. Garnish (if desired) with fresh blackberries. Enjoy!
Nutrition (ESTIMATE ONLY)
Nutrition estimate (if provided) is based on 1 Serving.
Nutrition information (if provided) is provided as a courtesy and should be considered an estimate only. Ingredients can vary and Girl Heart Food makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
A note on times provided: appliances vary, any prep and/or cook times provided are guidelines only.