Top Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

We bet all of you have heard about the superpower of a healthy breakfast but when it comes to real life, many people simply give up on the most important
January 26, 2019


We bet all of you have heard about the superpower of a healthy breakfast but when it comes to real life, many people simply give up on the most important meal of the day just because they don’t have enough time to cook in the mornings. Sounds like you?

Well, we have a solution! Smoothies are known for their impressive health benefits. But what’s even better, they take literally no time to cook! Thus, in a few minutes you get a healthy, nutritious, and delicious breakfast that will give you a boost of energy for the whole day!

What Products To Use For Your Smoothies?

As a rule, smoothies consist of protein, fresh vegetables, and fruits, so you have a plenty of options! You can get creative and mix your favorite products to get a perfect taste and start your mornings off right.

To help you get started, we’ve made a list of herbs and vitamins that will add a great nutritional value to your smoothies:

  • Vitamin D – to give you energy and support immune system;
  • Magnesium – to calm nerves and relax;
  • Tumeric – to reduce inflammation;
  • Fish Oil – a great source of omega-3’s;
  • Bone Broth – for gut health;
  • Vitamin B12 – for energy boost;
  • Fermented Foods – Kombucha, Kefir, Kimchi, Sauerkraut;
  • Probiotics or Refrigerated Probiotics – for gut health (Kombucha is perfect for this purpose);
  • Vitamin C – to boost immune system;
  • Herbs to reduce stress – Rhodiola, Ashwagandha, Astragalus, Siberian Ginseng, Perfect Calm Multivitamin, Holy Basil;
  • L-Glutamine, Berberine, Digestive Enzymes;
  • Selenium – great if you have a thyroid disorder;
  • Vital Proteins Collagen or Unflavored Collagen Protein – a great source of protein and helps the gut lining repair.

Top Superfoods For Smoothies

Apart from important and healthy vitamins, we recommend including some superfoods. This will give you many additional health benefits and enrich the taste of your drink! Here are some of the best superfoods to consider:

  • Spinach – this product is packed with vitamins, has anti-cancerous properties, and is one of the healthiest foods on the planet;
  • Cucumber – it is a great detoxifier thanks to the fact that it is made of water by 95%, besides, it helps improve liver and kidney function;
  • Kale – it is low in calories, meanwhile has powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and helpful for arthritis and autoimmune diseases;
  • Lemon – is an effective cleansing product;
  • Blueberries – one of the highest antioxidant capacities of all fruit which helps to combat free radicals in your body;
  • Greek Yogurt – contains double the protein and half the carbs considered to a regular yogurt;
  • Banana – an essential product for all kinds of smoothies as it adds creaminess, a touch of sweetness, and helps you feel full longer plus, it’s rich in potassium and fiber and gives you natural energy;
  • Strawberries –  just one serving provides more vitamin c than an orange while being low in natural sugars;
  • Chia + Flaxseeds – rich is Omega-3 and fiber benefits;
  • Ginger – aids in digestion and supports the immune system;
  • Turmeric – anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

Top Smoothie Recipes For Breakfast

LEMON TURMERIC FLUSH DRINK:

  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 Lemon, squeezed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Stevia or 1 Tablespoon Honey or Real Maple Syrup

Serves 2

Mix together, water, lemon juice, turmeric, ginger, cayenne pepper (optional) and cinnamon. Add stevia, honey or maple syrup to taste. The cayenne pepper adds a kick to it so not everyone can handle it.

STRAWBERRY PINEAPPLE BANANA SMOOTHIE:

  • 1 cup Strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple
  • 1 Banana
  • 2 cups Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup Spinach optional
  • 1 Tablespoon Chia or Flaxseeds optional
  • Ice

PEACHY MANGO SMOOTHIE:

  • 1 cup Peaches
  • 1 cup Mangoes
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger

Instructions

Add ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add ice depending on temperature preference.

Frozen bananas work best in smoothies. Peel, slice in half, and place in a large Ziploc bag in the freezer overnight.

Add more spinach and kale to increase nutritional benefits.

SWEET CHERRY ALMOND SMOOTHIE:

  • 1 1/2 cups Cherries frozen
  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 1 scoop Protein Powder
  • 1 Banana
  • Ice
  • Optional: top with unsweetened coconut flakes + almond butter

GREEN SMOOTHIE:

  • 2 Handfuls approximately 2 cups Kale or Power Greens Mix
  • 2 Handfuls approximately 2 cups Baby Spinach
  • 2 cups Pure Apple Juice
  • 1/2 Cucumber
  • 1/2 Lemon squeezed (for extra benefits, use the juice from an entire lemon)
  • 1 Banana
  • Ice

Optional:

  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Ginger grated

CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE:

  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup Blueberries
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Tablespoon Almond Butter
  • Ice

GREENS SMOOTHIE:

  • 1 cup Pineapple
  • 2 cups Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Grapes
  • 1 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 Banana
  • Ice

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