I still have blackberries coming out my ears so it’s only right to put some in a smoothie.
In a flat bottomed bowl place washed and dried blackberries. But it wouldn’t matter if they were wet either, you’ll be adding water to the smoothie so wet berries won’t hurt anything.
Mash the berries with a potato masher.
To remove the seeds pour into a strainer over another bowl and let it start dripping through
while you squeeze the lime.
In the blender add avocado and fruit juice concentrate. I know it only looks like I put 1/4 avocado in but I did put the whole half in I just wasn’t able to take any pictures once my hands got covered in blackberry slime.
After trying the spatula I found using my hands made the blackberry juice go through the strainer more quickly
Add water and ice and then if you find some left over maple whipped cream in the fridge throw that in too it’ll be good. Blend it all up.
My grandparent’s vintage 1983 Vitamix is still going strong. The handle on the spigot broke off some years ago and then the gasket on the top dried up. I have improvised with a home made washable cloth gasket that works pretty well in most situations.
If I ever see a Vitamix at a thrift store I will definitely get it. The motor is indestructible.
Serve immediately. and made more if that’s not enough.
Blackberry Lime Smoothie
- 1/2 avocado
- juice of one lime
- 1/2 can apple and pear fruit juice concentrate
- 1 cup blackberry juice mashed and strained
- 2-3 tablespoons left over maple whipped cream
- 1 cup water
- 1-2 cups ice cubes
Place all ingredients but half the water and half the ice in blender and blend 30 seconds then add remaining water and ice and blend until ice cubes are nearly gone.