by Alanna Ketler
There is no question about it, breakfast is the most important meal of the day; when you wake up chances are that you have not eaten for at least 8 hours if not way longer. Breakfast literally means, to break fast. You want to make sure you are getting a kick of nutrition and something that will provide you with the energy that you’ll need to get your day started.
The sad reality is that many people skip breakfast altogether because they don’t give themselves enough time in the morning to prepare something. Because of this, research shows that if you skip breakfast, then you’re more likely to reach for something bad around 10am.
I say, let’s avoid that altogether. Doing that will be that much easier now that you have these 5 simple breakfast smoothie recipes to jump start your day!
1. Energy Booster
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2 Frozen Bananas, sliced
4 Small Dates or 2 Large Medjool Dates, pitted
1 HEAPING Tbsp. Smooth Peanut Butter
1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
1/2 Cup Hemp Milk, or Other Non-Dairy Milk
1/4 Cup Water, to thin down the mixture
Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
2. Strawberry Avocado Smoothie
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1/2 frozen banana
2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
3 tbsp fresh spearmint + extra for garnish
1 1/2 cups coconut water
1/2 Haas avocado
1 pitted date (optional)
A few ice cubes
Blend together and serve.
3. Berry Green Smoothie
1 cup frozen mixed berries
1 large handful baby spinach
1 cup filtered water
Blend together and serve.
4. Tropical Paradise Smoothie
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
1 cup frozen mango chunks
1 cup coconut water
1-2 tbsp. hemp seeds
Blend together until smooth and serve.
5. Green Goodness Smoothie
1 cup frozen peaches
2 tsp. maple syrup
1 handful of baby spinach
1 tbsp. hemp seeds
1 or 2 bananas
You got it, blend together and serve!
You may have noticed that none of these smoothies contain dairy of any kind, in fact they are entirely Vegan. This is purely optional, but I have found over the years that bananas, medjool dates, coconut and other non-dairy milks all do an excellent job at creating that creamy delicious texture that you might expect from yogurt alone. At least you know that the option is available to skip out on dairy altogether, which can do wonders for your health! There has been an ever increasing amount of information being released lately to show that dairy can actually be very harmful to your health. Check out this link for more information on the subject.
Hi, I’m Alanna! I have been a contributor with CE, where this article first appeared, for about 4 years now, but have been “awakening” and doing research for 7. Wow, has it been an incredible journey so far! I am passionate about learning new information! I aim to have a voice for animals and animal rights, I also enjoy writing about health, consciousness and I am very interested in psychedelics for healing purposes! Any questions? Feel free to email me: email@example.com “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Jack Kornfield
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