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50 Of The Best Super Healthy Breakfast Smoothies You Need To Try

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies - Blackberry Lime Green Smoothie
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Healthy Breakfast Smoothies

Healthy breakfast smoothies are a great way to start your day to get energized with healthy nutrition.

Depending on the ingredients that you choose, these convenient, on the go, colourful drinks can pack in a lot of vitamins and nutrients.

Health Benefits Of Breakfast Smoothies

  • Increases consumption of fruits and vegetables
  • Great source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals
  • Keeps blood sugar in check
  • Improves heart health
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Increases fiber intake
  • Prevents dehydration
  • Balances hormones
  • Detoxifies the body
  • Makes you feel full
  • Aids in digestion
  • Controls cravings
  • Improves skin
  • Boost the brain
  • Supplies calcium

“Smoothies are a great way to get your daily fruit and vegetable intake,” explains New York-based nutritionist Regina Fazzini.

It’s best to load your smoothies up with fruits that are high in antioxidants and protein-rich nut butters and milks to ensure that you will be full and focused after drinking.

Smoothie Ingredients

Before you fire up the blender, consider these nutritious additions.

Smoothie Protein Ingredients

  • Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • Almond milk (unsweetened)
  • Coconut milk (unsweetened)
  • Rice milk (unsweetened)
  • Hemp milk
  • Soy milk (unsweetened)
  • Vegan/Keto milk
  • Organic whole milk
  • Kefir grains
  • Organic natural peanut butter
  • Almond butter
  • Chia seeds
  • Flax seeds
  • Ground flaxseed
  • Hemp seeds
  • Coconut water
  • Rice protein
  • Hemp protein
  • Hemp hearts
  • Tofu

Smoothie Oil Ingredients

  • Coconut oil
  • Flax oil
  • Hemp oil
  • Macadamia oil

Specialty Smoothie Ingredients

  • Agave nectar
  • Cacao nibs
  • Raw cacao powder
  • Coconut palm sugar
  • Freeze dried fruit (gluten free, no sugar)
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Molasses (unsulfured)
  • Raw unfiltered honey
  • Stevia
  • Goji berries
  • Raw maca powder
  • Acai powder
  • Camu camu powder
  • Matcha powder
  • Bee pollen
  • Old-fashioned oats
  • Spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)
  • Vanilla extract

Common Fruit Ingredients

  • Berries
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Peach
  • Apple
  • Melon
  • Cherries
  • Apricot
  • Oranges
  • Kiwi
  • Dates
  • Banana

Alternatives To Banana For Healthy Breakfast Smoothies

There are a lot of different ways to easily thicken up your smoothies without sacrificing texture or flavour.

You can substitute the following ingredients if you don’t like bananas or are allergic.

For Sweetness:

  • Applesauce
  • Mango
  • Fresh Figs
  • Papaya
  • Pear
  • Watermelon
  • Medjool Dates
  • Honeydew
  • Cantaloupe

For Texture:

  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Almond Butter
  • Avocado
  • Quinoa
  • Coconut Cream
  • Chia Seeds
  • Rolled Oats
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Canned Pumpkin
  • Frozen Cubes Of Cucumber Or Zucchini

Common Vegetable Ingredients

  • Spirulina powder
  • Mint
  • Ginger
  • Carrot
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Avocado
  • Cucumber
  • Cauliflower
  • Pumpkin

What Makes A Smoothie Unhealthy

  • Store Bought Fruit Juice
  • Fat-Free Flavoured Yogurt
  • Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, or Sherbet
  • Protein Powder With Tons Of Fillers
  • Canned Fruit
  • Sugar

Is It Good To Drink A Smoothie Every Morning

Yes. These healthy smoothies provide fiber, healthy fats & protein to give you energy all morning

How To Meal Prep Smoothies

There are 2 methods. See below.

1) Prepare In Freezer Bags or Mason Jars

  1. Place your fruit, dry ingredients, powders, and greens into freezer zip-top bags.
  2. Squeeze out the air, seal, and freeze for up to three months.
  3. To make your smoothie, pour the ingredients into a blender carafe, then add your liquid of choice. Blend until smooth, and enjoy!

2) Make A Head Method

Blend the smoothie in the blender, then pour it into freezer-safe mason jars, and freeze.

The night before you plan to drink the smoothie, place a smoothie jar in the fridge and defrost overnight.

How Long Can A Smoothie Last In The Fridge

Store your drink in a glass container with an airtight lid. It can last up to 24 hours.

Equipment For Healthy Smoothies

  • Ninja Smoothie Blender
  • Vitamix Smoothie Blender
  • Blendtec Smoothie Blender
  • Nutribullet Smoothie Blender
  • Seedless Smoothie Press
  • Strainer
  • Glass Bottle
  • Mix Powder
  • Lids And Straws With Smoothie Cups
  • Straw

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