1. Blueberry Avocado Banana Smoothie
This recipe for this blueberry avocado banana smoothie is a great option for breakfast smoothies when you want one that’s healthy and also great for your skin! The combination of antioxidants from the spinach, avocado, and flax help promote healthy and glowing skin! The smoothie also uses unsweetened vanilla almond milk, a banana, frozen blueberries, almond butter (or whole almonds if you have a high-powered blender), and cinnamon. You get a delicious, vegan smoothie that should help keep you more full until lunchtime rolls around with its high fiber content! You also get plenty of vitamins and nutrients, not to mention the antioxidants, from the great and relatively affordable combination of ingredients.
2. Cocoa Almond Protein Smoothie
If you want breakfast smoothies that pack a good punch of protein then try out this recipe for a cocoa almond protein smoothie. It’s a great combination of healthy and tasty that almost makes you feel like there’s no way something this delicious is healthy. For this smoothie, you’ll need milk (either almond or dairy), almond butter, unsweetened cocoa powder, Greek yogurt, a banana, ground flaxseed, and some ice! It packs a whole 25 grams of protein straight from healthy food ingredients, no protein powders needed! A great choice for breakfast smoothies if you want one packed with protein and other healthy foods to start off your day with a healthy treat!
3. Kale Smoothie
If you haven’t had green breakfast smoothies then it’s easy to assume they likely don’t taste very good. Although, you’ll find many are able to have delicious tastes! Sure, some breakfast smoothies may taste like kale or other greens if not done properly. But this recipe is not one of those smoothies! You’ll use kale leaves (stems removed), unsweetened vanilla almond milk, a banana, non-fat Greek yogurt, frozen pineapple pieces, peanut butter, and honey! The peanut butter and Greek yogurt give the smoothie some protein while the kale gives it some fiber, antioxidants, and some vitamins and nutrients!
4. Tropical Pineapple Carrot Smoothie
Any carrot lovers out there should definitely be putting this smoothie on their list of go-to breakfast smoothies. This recipe makes a tropical pineapple carrot smoothie that’s both healthy and delicious! You’ll use unsweetened almond-coconut milk (or whichever you’d prefer), juice of one orange (or orange juice but you’ll be adding lots of added sugars), frozen pineapple, frozen mango, fresh banana, and carrots! Make sure to blend until the carrots especially are creamy and “straw-worthy” for the smoothie. You’ll love this refreshing tropical smoothie that also has the vitamins and nutrients of carrots to make it a healthy and well-balanced breakfast.
5. Beet Smoothie
This recipe for this beet smoothie is so delicious that you should taste it even if you don’t like beets! Beets are a great addition to breakfast smoothies because they have a natural sweetness with healthy supplies of antioxidants, vitamins & nutrients, and fiber! You can use the beets raw you don’t need to cook them first you just need to cut them into a rough dice with a high-powered blender. If you have a weaker blender you might need to cut the beet up into smaller pieces then blend them up. In addition to the beet, you’ll need unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice), frozen blueberries, frozen pineapple, non-fat Greek yogurt, honey (optional to make it sweeter), and chia seeds (optional, adds more fiber and protein to keep you full longer)!
6. Immunity-Boosting Orange Smoothie
Here’s a good choice for your breakfast smoothies if you want one that works well for your immune system (especially good these days with COVID-19). This recipe gives you a big boost of Vitamin C that works well to boost your immune system! You’ll need an orange, a banana, frozen mango pieces, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Add in some chia seeds for additional fiber and protein to make you feel full longer after enjoying your immunity boost from this delicious smoothie.
7. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Some of the best breakfast smoothies are the ones that just need a couple of ingredients! This recipe makes a delicious peanut butter banana smoothie that is a great way to start your morning. As expected you’ll need a banana and peanut butter for this smoothie, additionally, you’ll need some Greek yogurt, milk (whatever kind you’d prefer), and ice. You can whip this smoothie up in just a few minutes and get a tasty, healthy, and energetic start to any morning.
8. Mango Green Smoothie
Another fantastic four-ingredient and delicious option for your breakfast smoothies is this mango green smoothie! The recipe is easy to follow and you should be able to blend up this delicious and healthy smoothie in just a few minutes. The smoothie uses unsweetened vanilla almond milk, frozen mango, banana, and spinach! Almond milk is a popular choice for healthy breakfast smoothies because it’s rich in flavor but doesn’t contain too many calories. Once you try this delicious smoothie you’ll understand why it’s a popular choice for breakfast smoothies for many people!
9. Loaded Coffee Breakfast Smoothie
This recipe gives you the ultimate in breakfast smoothies with the combination of healthy and tasty ingredients as well as the power of coffee! You’ll need a banana, milk (whatever kind you prefer), rolled oats, nut butter, and chilled strong-brewed coffee. You’ll be able to whip it up in just 5 minutes and start off your day with a well-balanced smoothie that gives you tons of energy!
10. Greek Yogurt Smoothie
Here’s a great choice for your breakfast smoothies if you want one to help you lose weight. This recipe for this Greek yogurt smoothie is full of protein which helps keep you full longer and away from snacking. For the smoothie, you’ll need bananas, strawberries, Greek yogurt (non-fat), oatmeal, peanut butter, honey, and ice! This makes a delicious smoothie that’s full of protein and other vitamins & minerals that are great for starting your day on a good note. If you want even more protein you could throw a scoop of protein powder into it!
What are your favorite healthy breakfast smoothies? Share them with us in the comments!
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