Dust off that blender and get smoothing. 3 easy and no time smoothies for both weekday breakfast and weekend brunch. Not only are they delicious but very healthy. Go on, get blending…
*Just in case you fear washing the blender afterwards, Just put soapy water and blend then rinse and in second it’s clean. Simple
Berry Breakfast Smoothie
Wake up to a delicious blend of banana, strawberries, blueberries and peanut butter. This fruit smoothie recipe is a good source of protein and fiber.
1 banana, cut into chunks
1/2 cup fat-free milk (cold in the summer, warm in the winter)
1/4 cup frozen unsweetened blueberries
1/4 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries
1 teaspoon peanut butter
1/2 teaspoon honey
- In a blender, combine the banana, milk, blueberries, strawberries, peanut butter, and honey. Process about 1 minute, or until the consistency of a thick milkshake.
Secret Ingredient Mango Smoothie
Smoothies have become a great way to get extra fruits into our diets. This one uses avocado, which, aside from the great nutritional benefits, lends a rich and creamy mouth feel.
1 cup chopped ripe mango
1/4 avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
1/2 cup mango sorbet
1/4 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/4 cup crushed ice
2 mango slices 1/2-inch thick
1 lime slice
- In a blender, combine the chopped mango, avocado, sorbet, milk, honey, lime juice, and ice. Blend on high until smooth.
- Pour into a tall glass. Slit the sliced mango and the sliced lime halfway through to the centers. Attach them to the rim of the glass before serving.
Orange and Banana Breakfast Smoothie
Orange and banana are the perfect marriage of tart and creamy for this breakfast smoothie. A touch of brown sugar and almond extract add another level of flavor.
¾ cup (185 ml) orange juice
½ cup sliced banana
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
2 ice cubes
- In blender, combine orange juice, banana, sugar and almond extract.
Add ice cubes and blend until thick and smooth. Garnish with mint sprig.