Favorite Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies have been my go-to breakfast option for some time now. They’re quick and easy. They’re delicious. They’re nutritious. Here are 3 of my favorite smoothie recipes.

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Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie (makes 1 serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder (I use Arbonne’s)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

To Make It

  • Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition – 324 calories, 5 grams fat, 46.9 grams carbohydrate, 8.4 grams fiber, 22.9 grams protein

Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie (makes 1 serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen unsweetened cherries
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 3/4 cup spinach
  • 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon raw cacao nibs

To Make It

  • Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition – 330 calories, 19.4 grams fat, 33.4 grams carbohydrate, 8.2 grams fiber, 7.1 grams protein

Recipe adapted from Barre3

Superfood PB Banana and Cacao Green Smoothie (makes 1 serving)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tablespoons powdered peanut butter
  • 1/2 frozen ripe banana
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup ice

To Make It

  • Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition – 354 calories, 12.6 grams fat, 37.2 grams carbohydrate, 9.3 grams fiber, 26.9 grams protein

Recipe adapted from skinnytaste

 

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