5 Breakfast Smoothies to Give you Energy

There’s a reason breakfast is known to be the most important meal of the day. From stabilising blood sugar levels to giving your body that much-needed energy boost in the morning, eating breakfast holds many health benefits that should not be ignored. That’s why smoothies, made with natural quality ingredients, are the perfect substitute. They’re quick and easy to make, and if made well are delicious and filling. A pro tip is to measure and portion out all your desired ingredients and place them in the freezer. That way, all you need to do is pop them in a blender in the morning and pour into your favourite to-go cup if you’re in a rush. Check out our favourite breakfast smoothies below. 

Mango Spinach Smoothie

This smoothie is perfect for your digestion. It helps start your day off on a with a fresh and fruity note. The greek yoghurt will help keep you full all day as well.

1 Cup Frozen Mango
1 Ripe Banana
½ Cup Fresh Baby Spinach
½ Cup Greek Yoghurt
1 tsp freshly grated ginger
½-¾ Cup Vanilla Coconut Milk (or Milk of your choice)

Orange Avocado Smoothie

This smoothie not only tastes delicious but will also has a number of beneficial nutrients and vitamins to kickstart your day. Take this for the vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6. 

1 ¼ Cup Orange Juice
¼ Cup Raw Pistachios
½ Ripe Avocado
¼ Cup Peaches 

Protein Chocolate Smoothie

If your someone on the go and looking to get a quick natural protein fix, this is the smoothie for you. This smoothie has everything you need from protein, healthy fats, fibre, magnesium for brain health, and turmeric which is claimed to help reduce inflammation and swelling in the body.

1 ¼ Cup Almond Milk
1 tbsp Raw Cacao Powder
1 tbsp Almond Butter
2 inches Turmeric Root
1 ½ Bananas
Pinch of Cinnamon
1 Handful Walnuts 

Kiwi Green Smoothie

People are sometimes sceptical about blending a bunch of greens into a smoothie and having it for breakfast. But trust us when we say you’ll quickly get past that and appreciate it for not only the nutrients it adds but also the taste. The fiber in the greens in addition to the yoghurt will help keep you full longer throughout the day.

2 Cups Raw Fresh Spinach
2 Cups Raw Kale
2 Ripe Kiwis, Peeled & Quartered
1 Cup plain 2 Percent Yoghurt or Plain Kefir
¼ Cup Almonds
¼ Cup Chia Seeds
2 tbsp Honey
4 Ice Cubes
1 Cup Cold Water, plus more as needed for desired consistency

Berry Oat Smoothie 

Berries are a great source of nutrition. Not only are they filled with antioxidants, but they’re also high in fiber, help digestion, and help improve blood sugar levels. This smoothie is super simple and you have the freedom to mix it up and add your choice of berries. 

½ Cup Rolled Oats
1 Cup Milk
½ Cup Frozen Berries
3 tbsp honey (or more to taste)
⅓ cup Vanilla Yoghurt (or Greek Yoghurt)
¼ Cup Ice

 

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