Sweet Apple Cider, Blueberry & Flax Smoothie

This recipe, by Howard Selig of Valley Flaxflour Ltd., was featured as part of the Get Your Hands on Local launch at the New Minas Sobeys in February 2020. This smoothie is a nutritious blend of pre and pro-biotics, is high in fibre, and is source of omega-3 fatty acids.


1/2 cup Local sweet apple cider
2 tbsp Frozen Nova Scotia wild blueberries
1/4 cup Van Dyk’s Wild Blueberry Juice
1 tbsp Valley Kitchen fine milled flax flour
1/2 cup Kefir, 2% mf or bioactive yogurt


Yield: 1 serving

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Process until smooth.

Local Source Guide:

Valley Kitchen Fine Milled Flax Flour: Available at Sobeys and independent retailers across the province including Noggins Corner Farm Markets and Masstown Market.

Sweet Apple Cider:

Nova Scotia wild blueberries:

Van Dyk’s Wild Blueberry Juice: Van Dyk’s Wild Blueberry Juice is available at Sobeys, Atlantic Superstore, independent retailers or via their online store.

Yoghurt: Purchase local yoghurt from Fox Hill Cheese House via their Halifax or Port Williams location or a Noggins Corner Farm Market location.

Recipe provided by: Howard Selig, Valley Flaxflour Ltd.

This recipe was featured at the Get Your Hands on Local launch

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