7 smoothie ideas for a healthy breakfast

By: Kurtis | Last updated February 13, 2019
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You know the saying: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Perhaps you’re not a breakfast kind of a person, you prefer 20 more minutes of sleep over your scrambled eggs or your hectic lifestyle only gives you time for a coffee to go. A blender can be the perfect solution, because it helps you save a lot of time in the morning while still enjoying a healthy, delicious and nourishing breakfast.

Here are 7 smoothie ideas which are not just tasty, but also good for your health:

Raspberry and nuts

Ingredients (1 serving)

  • ¾ cup low-fat milk
  • ¾ cup frozen raspberries
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter (almond, peanut, etc.)
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar (if you don’t have any, you can use honey instead)

Blueberry and spinach smoothie

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 2/3 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Strawberry with banana and oatmeal

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • 1 banana
  • 5 to 10 strawberries
  • 1 cup milk (cow milk, soy, almond or coconut)
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon Tahitian vanilla
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon raw honey

Note: You have to soak the oats in water for 2 hours and drain them.

Mango green

Ingredients (1 large serving or two smaller ones):

  • 1 ½ cups frozen mango pieces
  • 1 cut banana
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • ¾ cup almond & cashew milk

Kale with banana and pineapple

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • 2 cups stemmed and chopped kale (or you can use spinach)
  • Half a cup coconut milk
  • 1 ½ cups chopped pineapple
  • 1 chopped banana

Blend all the ingredients and add water until you reach the consistency you want.

Strawberry and flax smoothie

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ¾ cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Peanut butter and jelly protein

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 1 cup milk at your choice
  • 1 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 1-2 tablespoons peanut butter (try to use all-natural)
  • ¼ cup vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
By: Kurtis | Last updated February 13, 2019