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This creamy and filling Blueberry Muffin Protein Smoothie is bursting with fresh, juicy blueberries! So thick and satisfying, it’s a healthy, clean eating breakfast that’s best eaten with a spoon!

A mason jar filled with a blueberry muffin protein smoothie

At this time of year, I crave cold food! It’s so hot in Virginia right now, so when I wake up in the morning the first (ok, second) thing that I reach for is a big, tall smoothie. The first is always coffee!

But if I want my smoothie to fill me up and keep me satisfied for more than a few minutes, I’ve learned that I need to load it with nutritious whole grains, fiber, and protein. Some healthy fat is nice too, so a scoop of almond butter or some chopped nuts on top are a nice addition for flavor and texture. Most importantly, though, I want my shake to be SO THICK that I have to eat it with a spoon! That’s the only way to truly feel like I’m having a meal.

A spoon with some blueberry muffin protein smoothie on it and a blueberry

So What Gives This Blueberry Smoothie That ‘Muffin’ Flavor?

For this particular smoothie, I gave it a “muffin” flavor with the help of some butter extract (found on the baking aisle near the vanilla extract or online HERE), as well as a doughy consistency (thanks to the raw oats blended right in). And just like a real blueberry muffin, I left the blueberries whole so that I could stir them in at the end.

That gives me a juicy bite of fresh berry on every spoonful! If you prefer to sip with a straw, just go ahead and blend the blueberries into the rest of the mix and use less ice. It will still be good…just minus a bit of texture!

An overhead shot of blueberry muffin protein smoothie with two straws

This mouthful of sweet, creamy, satisfying goodness is a healthy and delicious summer breakfast or snack option. Enjoy!

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A blueberry muffin protein smoothie in a glass with two straws

Blueberry Muffin Protein Smoothie

5 from 3 votes
Prep: 2 minutes
Total: 2 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 139 kcal
Start the day with this blueberry muffin protein smoothie. It's so simple and utterly delicious!


  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ¼ cup uncooked raw oats
  • ½ teaspoon imitation butter flavor found next to the vanilla extract on the baking aisle
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 cups ice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup fresh blueberries plus additional for topping


  • Place first 7 ingredients (almondmilk through salt) in blender and puree until smooth. Stir in blueberries, garnish top with additional berries, and serve immediately.
  • *This thick and creamy smoothie is best eaten with a spoon so that you can scoop up all of those fresh blueberries!


Calories: 139kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 4gFat: 4gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 912mgPotassium: 73mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin C: 3.5mgCalcium: 311mgIron: 0.9mg
Keyword: blueberry smoothie, dessert smoothie
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Author: The Seasoned Mom


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Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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  1. Megan - The Emotional Baker says:

    In previous summers, I’ve lived off smoothies, but they weren’t keeping me full enough. Love this protein packed one and will have to give it a try 🙂

    1. Blair says:

      I know what you mean, Megan! It better be hearty or a smoothie doesn’t last for me!

  2. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice says:

    Now this is my kind of smoothie! I love that it’s protein packed and filled with blueberries. I’ve been on such a blueberry kick lately, so this is perfect!

    1. Blair says:

      Thanks, Gayle! This is the best time for blueberries — we’ve been eating them constantly too!

  3. Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious says:

    I have been all about smoothies this week. Oats are my favorite way to make them thick and spoon-able! Pinning to make this soon.

    1. Blair says:

      Thanks for the love, Megan! I hope that you get to try it!

  4. Cheryl Autrey says:

    Thanks Blair for these great protein smoothie! I have been looking for something healthy for breakfast and this will be my go to smoothie. Anything with blueberries is awesome.

  5. Kristy from Southern In Law says:

    I lovee blueberry muffins so this looks like the perfect way to cool down and refuel after a tough workout!

    1. Blair says:

      Definitely, Kristy! Thanks so much!

  6. Joylyn says:

    What kind of protein powder do you use? I tried this with Vega protein and it overwhelmed the flavor and wasn’t as great as I was hoping. I’d love to try again!

    1. Blair says:

      Hey, Joylyn! I have tried the Vega protein powder in the past as well, and I just do NOT like it at all. I ended up throwing it away. 🙂

      I love the protein powders by Quest Nutrition. I’ve tried the Vanilla, Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Cinnamon, and Cookies and Cream. They’re all great! For this recipe, though, I use the vanilla. Hope that helps!

  7. Emily Kemp says:

    5 stars
    This is such a genius idea and so much fun, can’t wait to try it!

    1. Blair says:

      Thank you!

  8. Laney says:

    5 stars
    This blueberry smoothie is SO yummy! Thank you for the recipe.

    1. Blair says:

      Thanks, Laney! 🙂

  9. Elle says:

    5 stars
    Very good. Was out of vanilla so I used berry stevia. I didn’t add the imitation butter (another ingredient not in my cupboard). Omitted salt (dietary restrictions). It came out good but not thick.

    1. The Seasoned Mom says:

      Thank you for the feedback, Elle! We’re so glad the recipe worked for you!