We all know we shouldn’t skip breakfast because it’s the most important meal of the day, right? But how many of us actually eat a healthy breakfast every morning? I’m afraid that grabbing a coffee and donut as you head out the door doesn’t really count.Yes, I know it can be hard. Good intentions easily fly out the window simply by a lack of time or not being hungry first thing in the morning. Solution? Make breakfast quick, easy and delicious. These healthy breakfast smoothies will not only tempt your tastebuds, but they’re super easy to blend and enjoy on the go. Not only that, they are such an easy way of getting our recommended daily amount of fruits, vegetables, vitamins and minerals.A smoothie that’s going to keep you energised throughout the morning needs to be a meal replacement. Such a smoothie needs to be full of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and protein. Start with spinach or any other type of green. It’s easy to mask the flavour with some fruit. We promise you will barely taste the green. Greek yogurt, peanut butter or nut butters provide the protein, oats the fiber, while almond milk is low in calories. Minty Spinach Breakfast Smoothie
Ingredients2 frozen bananas1 handful baby spinach leaves½ c vanilla yogurt1 c almond milk½ c oats2 tablespoons chopped fresh mintHow to MakeAdd the frozen bananas, spinach leaves, yogurt, almond milk, oats and mint to a blender. Turn on to high and blend until all ingredients are smooth and creamy.Makes two glasses.
Blueberry Breakfast Oatmeal Smoothie
Ingredients1 frozen banana1 cup frozen blueberries1 handful baby kale½ cup vanilla yogurt½ cup rolled oats1 cup almond milk1 teaspoon ground cinnamonHow to MakeBlend together the frozen banana, blueberries, baby kale, vanilla yogurt, rolled oats, almond milk and ground cinnamon until thick and creamy.Pour into breakfast serving glasses and enjoy.
Raspberry Pear Oat Smoothie
Ingredients1 Bartlett pear, cored½ c frozen raspberries½ c old fashioned oats1 c fresh baby spinach½ c vanilla yogurt½ c pomegranate juice½ c almond milkHow to MakeCombine the pear, frozen raspberries, oats, baby spinach, vanilla yogurt, pomegranate juice and almond milk. Blend on high until velvety smooth.Makes two small glasses.
Avocado Mint Breakfast Smoothie
Ingredients½ avocado, seeded and chopped1 large frozen banana½ cup frozen pineapple2 cups coconut milk ½ cup rolled oats2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerJuice of 1 limeHow to MakeIn a blender place the avocado, frozen banana, pineapple, coconut milk, rolled oats, mint leaves, grated ginger and lime juice. Blend until the desired consistency and serve.Makes two glasses.
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