BananasThis nutritious Maqui Banana smoothie recipe from Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris is indexed under Beauty Foods, due to Maqui’s high level of skin-healthy anthocyanins – the antioxidants that give it that deep purple color.

Maqui Banana Smoothie


3 frozen bananas

2¼ cups coconut milk (boxed variety)

1 tablespoon Navitas Naturals Maqui Berry Powder

1 tablespoon of Navitas Naturals chia seeds

Sweetener, to taste (optional)


Blend together all the ingredients until smooth. Taste, and sweeten if desired. Makes two 14-ounce servings.

*Recipe courtesy of Navitas Naturals – The Superfood Company.*

The mission of Navitas Naturals is to provide the finest organic superfoods that increase energy and enhance health. Since 2003, health-conscious people have been choosing their organic superfoods because they’re a diverse whole-food source of antioxidants, protein, essential fats, minerals, vitamins and other key nutrients. All of their products are certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified, and use methods such as freeze-drying and low temperature processing to ensure maximum nutrition and flavor.

Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based natural food chef and author. She has worked in the natural food industry for close to a decade as a recipe developer, culinary writer, and cooking show host, and is a spokesperson and executive chef for Navitas Naturals, a fair trade company that specializes in 100% organic superfoods. Morris is an active advocate for whole, plant-based foods and superfoods for optimal health. Her mission is simple: to share recipes and nutrition tips that make a vibrantly healthy lifestyle both easy to achieve and simply delicious to follow. To learn more about Julie and superfoods visit