Breakfast is an essential part of a meal. Skipping it is equal to calling many health troubles and issues. So we thought, we should bring to you some easy to make healthy protein rich smoothies to have a great first meal of the day.
1. Coffee Banana Smoothie
What you need? Nonfat yogurt, a banana, cinnamon, nutmeg and ground flax seed and a strong coffee powder.
Blend all the ingredients together to have a great healthy morning breakfast meal with a kick of coffee.
2. Sunrise smoothie
What you need? Frozen berries, a whole orange, a frozen banana, and protein-packed vanilla Greek yogurt.
Combine all and blend. A smoothie rich in potassium, vitamin C, and good antioxidants is ready.
3. Roasted Strawberry Protein Smoothie and a Vitamix Giveaway
What you need? 1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, 1/2 tablespoon raw sugar, 1/3 cup reduced fat cottage cheese, 1/2 cup fat free milk, 1 cup crushed ice, and 1 tsp chia seeds.
Combine strawberries and sugar, put the on parchment paper and roast for 12 to 15 minutes for 425 degrees. Take them out and mix with other ingredients and blend. Enjoy!
4. Hot Chocolate Protein Shake
What you need? 1 1/2 cup whole milk (substitute almond or coconut milk), 1 large pastured egg, 1 rounded scoop unsweetened vanilla or plain whey protein powder (optional), 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 1/2 tablespoon raw honey or other sweetener of your choice.
Combine the egg, protein powder, cocoa, vanilla, and honey in a blender. Heat the milk until the bubbles start appearing. Pour the milk gently and blend again. Ready!
5. Skinny Green Monster Smoothie
What you need? 1 small frozen ripe banana, peeled, 2 cups baby spinach, 1 tbsp Better n Peanut Butter, 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, and 1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt.
Blend together and drink.
6. Coconut Almond Ginger Protein Shake
What you need? 3/4 cup raw almonds, 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded dried coconut, 2 cups warm water, 2 cups cold water, 1 teaspoon kosher or celtic sea salt, 1 rounded scoop vanilla protein powder (with no added sugar), 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons coconut butter (or substitute coconut oil), and Honey, to taste (optional).
Soak almonds and coconut in the water the night before. Add 2 cups filtered cold water to a blender along with ice, protein powder, ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, and coconut butter or oil.
7. Peanut Butter, Banana, and Oat Smoothie
What you need?
2 cups cold almond milk (soy or regular milk would also be delicious), 1 banana , 1/4 cup peanut butter, 1 heaping teaspoon honey, 1 tablespoon flax seeds and 2 teaspoon old fashioned oat.
In a spice grinder, make a fine powder of flax seeds and oats. Blend all the ingredients together and have fun.
8. Almond and Cookie Butter Oatmeal Protein Shake
What you need? 1 cup of almond milk (chocolate, vanilla or unsweetened), 8 ice cubes, 1 scoop of protein powder, ¼ cup of gluten free rolled oats, Pinch of cinnamon, 3 tablespoons of almond butter, use what you like, and 2 tablespoon of cookie butter.
Add all the ingredients and blend them.
What’s your favourite healthy smoothie? Share in the comments section.