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Purple Smoothie (Blueberry, Blackberry & Strawberry)

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It’s “Smoothie Week” here at Gimme Some Oven! So to kick off our week of literally eating the rainbow, we’ll be featuring the berry-licious color – PURPLE!

I’m sure many of you have noticed before that whenever you tend to add in some blueberries or blackberries to a smoothie, the purple color of the berries often wins over the other ingredients. But this recipe is purple through-and-through, featuring a combination of your favorite berries (such as blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, or even cherries), and then accented with some rich pomegranate juice and a little banana (for texture and sweetness). It’s packed with antioxadents, delicious flavor, and of course…that fabulous purple color. :)

I also love this one because it’s not overly-sweet. The berries provide a fresh, slightly-tart kick. But if you’d like to sweeten your smoothie even more, feel free to just add in an extra banana, an apple, or some vanilla yogurt. Enjoy!

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Purple Smoothie

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 3-5 cups 1x


You’ll love this purple smoothie recipe, featuring fresh blueberries, blackberries and strawberries. It’s simple, delicious, packed with vitamins and ready to go in less than 5 minutes!


  • 3 cups frozen berries (I used 1 cup each of blueberries, blackberries and strawberries)**
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • half a banana


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth and well-combined.  Serve or freeze immediately.

Ali’s Tip:

**I prefer to use frozen berries in smoothies — either fresh berries that I have frozen, or berries I’ve purchased already frozen at the store — to avoid adding in too much extra ice. But fresh berries totally work as well. Just add in extra ice until it’s the temperature you’d like. :)

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6 comments on “Purple Smoothie (Blueberry, Blackberry & Strawberry)”

  1. YUM! I love berries in smoothies :) (minus the part where i always get seeds in my teeth!)

  2. is this just one serving?

  3. It was way too thick, icy  and sorbet like, I had to add water but the taste was great. This makes a LOT

    • We appreciate you giving this a try and are glad you enjoyed the taste! Next time (to make it less frosty), you can just skip the ice, or use fresh berries instead of frozen.