Add the remaining ingredients, and use a slim spatula to wipe down the sides of the blender and mix the water with the ingredients. Then blend until smooth.
If your blender struggles with frozen fruit, feel free to substitute fresh berries instead, or just defrost the frozen berries slightly before blending.
If you are used to very sweet smoothie recipes, this one won’t taste as sweet, but I love the flavor. One goal of a healing diet is to slowly wean ourselves away from our sweet tooth and eat a wider variety of nutrient-dense foods, until our bodies start to crave those instead.
Change up the berries and greens you use each time you make this recipe. Every food has its own unique nutrient profile, and the more diverse our diet, the deeper our nutrition.
For the collagen powder, choose grass-fed. Great Lakes is my favorite brand.
Optional: If you’ve reintroduced nuts back into your diet, Dr. Terry Wahls recommends adding 1 brazil nut to your smoothie. It’s rich in selenium, which is essential to many body processes, including detoxification and hormone balance.