When you think of olive, you are thinking it’s the oil you should drizzle on your salad, not make an olive oil smoothie.
Why couldn’t you add olive oil to your smoothies? Quality extra virgin olive oil has so many health benefits. Adding good-for-you-fat in your smoothies will increase satiety and will provide your body with an enormous amount of health benefits.
There is a reason why people on the Mediterranean diet consume olive oil so regularly. Because the benefits are amazing.
Are you wondering though, can you taste olive oil in smoothies? The answer is yes, but very mildly, especially if you are careful with how much you put.
Can I Put Olive Oil In My Smoothie?
You most certainly can add olive oil to your smoothies. However, make sure it’s a quality olive oil.
Adding cheap low quality olive oil will not benefit you at all. Ideally, use cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil.
Is It Safe To Put Oil In Smoothies?
It’s totally safe to put oils in smoothies. However, make sure that you choose good quality oils, such as coconut oil, avocado oil, or extra virgin olive oil.
Adding oil to your smoothies has many benefits.
Olive Oil In Smoothies Benefits
As already mentioned above, quality olive oil has many health benefits when added to your smoothies.
Here’s the list of benefits:
- Heart Health
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties
- May Help Prevent Strokes
- May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk
- Vitamins & Minerals From The Other Ingredients
And many, many others as well.
How To Make Olive Oil Smoothie
To make this smoothie, add all of your ingredients to a blender, and blitz until completely smooth.
Using manuka honey is optional, you can use regular honey. Or if you are vegan, don’t use honey.
We hope you enjoy this smoothie!
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Healthy Olive Oil Smoothie
- 1 Blender We used this one
- 1 apple we used gala apple
- 1/2 cup/75g frozen blueberries
- 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 handful of spinach washed
- 1 tbsp of chia seeds
- 1 tsp of manuka honey See notes*
- 1 cup/250ml of almond milk unsweetened
- Add all the ingredients to your blender jug.
- Process until completely smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
- Serve and enjoy!
**If you are a vegan, don't add honey.