Fall Favorites: Smoothie

Smoothie Recipes

Everyone always says breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not go for a fruity smoothie in the morning. These protein packed recipes will give you the energy you need to start off your day right! Plus, smoothies are a great pre-workout or post-workout treats!

 “Very Berry Breakfast”

Serving Size: 2

112 calories

  • 1 cup unsweetened raspberries
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond or rice milk
  • ¼ cup frozen pitted unsweetened cherries or raspberries
  • 1 ½ tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding lemon juice to taste.
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Pour into two glasses and enjoy!

Strawberry- banana Smoothie Breakfast

Serving Size: 1

300 calories

  • 1 cup plan nonfat yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 6 frozen strawberries

Directions

  1. Blend the yogurt, banana, juice, and strawberries for 20 seconds.
  2. Scrape down the sides and blend more 15 more seconds.

Banana-Blueberry-Soy Smoothie

Serving Size: 2

125 calories

  • 1 ¼ cup light soy milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen loose-pack blueberries
  • ½ frozen banana, sliced
  • 2 tsp sugar or 2 packets artificial sweetener
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup of the milk, the blueberries, banana, sugar or sweetener, and vanilla extract.
  2. Blend for 20 to 30 seconds, or until smooth.
  3. Add up to ¼ cup of milk if a thinner smoothie is desired.