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The Sparkling Red Berry Smoothie: A Fresh New Recipe for You

Start your day off right with a fresh, fruity and irresistibly sparkly smoothie!

This sparkling red berry smoothie isn’t just healthy and delicious, it’s also perfect for a warm spring day. Actually, we love it anytime!

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  • 1 cup frozen red fruit (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries)
  • ½ cup plain yogurt or unsweetened almond or oat milk
  • ½ cup Indigo Soda sparkling water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional, to taste)
  • Ice (optional)


  1. Place frozen fruit in a blender.
  2. Add plain yogurt or milk.
  3. Gently pour in Indigo Soda sparkling water.
  4. Add a tablespoon of maple syrup.
  5. If you prefer an even colder smoothie, add a few ice cubes.
  6. Blend to a smooth and homogenous consistency.
  7. Pour into a glass and enjoy right away to get full effect of the sparkling water.

The Evolution of the Sparkling Smoothie: A Long History

The history and evolution of smoothies are fascinating and follows the transition from simple fruit-based drinks to much more varied and complex creations. 

With the introduction of electric mixers in the 1930s, smoothies started to become popular, especially in the United States. In these early days, they were essentially made of blended fresh fruit, sometimes with added milk or juice. It was a delicious and refreshing way to consume more fruit.

By the 1960s and 1970s, the health and well-being movement started to pick up steam and with it, smoothies became a favourite drink of those looking to add more vitamins and nutrition to their diets. It’s during this time that smoothies became synonymous with a healthy lifestyle.

By the new millennium, smoothies became even more popular and diverse. Ingredients like yogurt, almond milk, protein powder, and even green veggies were introduced, resulting in a variety of recipes adapted to nearly every taste and nutritional need.

Adding sparkling water to smoothies is a relatively recent innovation that reflects the growing tendency towards lighter, lower-calorie drinks. Sparkling water adds a unique texture and refreshing element without the extra calories from ingredients like cow’s milk or sweetened fruit juice. 

The “sparkling smoothie”, as it is sometimes known, has become a popular choice for those seeking a drink that is healthy, hydrating, and fun. The tradition continues as the smoothie reinvents itself to integrate new ideas and preferences and maintain its status as a pillar of healthy modern cuisine.

With the growing popularity of health-conscious food and lifestyle choices, sparkling smoothies are likely to continue to evolve, to incorporate new ingredients and ideas, and to surprise and awaken the senses of smoothie lovers all around the world.

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