Any combo of berries brings health perks, but blueberries and blackberries are especially beneficial, boasting up to 200 compounds with antioxidant qualities.

Alex Glasscock and Sue Glasscock


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine berries, kale, broccoli, banana, pineapple and avocado in a blender. Pulse to blend, slowly adding orange juice ¼ cup at a time, until you’ve reached desired consistency. Serve immediately. (Nutrients in this smoothie diminish over time.)



Recipes adapted with permission from the publisher, Rizzoli USA, from "The Ranch at Live Oak Cookbook" by Alex Glasscock and Susan Glasscock. Copyright © 2015

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterolmg; fiber 8g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 39g; sodium 16mg; iron 1mg; calcium 64mg.