Fresh fruit smoothies are a tasty and easy way to get your morning started. This ideal breakfast meal packs a load of nutrients into a single serving that can be eaten on the go. To create the following smoothies, all you really need is a blender. In most cases, you can prepare the ingredients the night before to save time. Want to make sure your smoothie is extra cold, but also creamy? Use frozen fruit instead of ice cubes!
Fight cold and flu with this orange smoothie perfect for fall and winter mornings. In a blender, combine two peeled oranges, 1 cup of rasperries, and 1 cup of blueberries. Blend until smooth.
While carrots are not often considered a breakfast food, they pack a healthy punch of beta carotene, which can help your eyes perform. Create a smoothie to keep eyesight sharp by blending together one half cup of carrot juice, one fourth cup of mango chunks, and one fourth cup of ice cubes.
Adding protein to your breakfast is a sure way to keep your momentum going strong. Incorporate protein to your smoothie with yogurt or silken tofu. Tofu can be bought in the refrigerator or produce sections of most grocery stores. Tofu is sold in soft, firm, and extra firm textures, but be sure to buy the soft version. To make this smoothie, combine 2 cups berries of your choice, 1 cup yogurt or tofu, one fourth cup pomengranate juice, a few tablespoons of honey, and one teaspoon of ginger. For an extra boost, add 2 teaspoons of flaxseed.
Often overlooked in the fruit aisle, kiwi is packed with vitamin C. Combine the tropical tart flavor of kiwi with honeydew melon for a refreshing morning treat. Blend 2 cups diced honeydew, one tablespoon fresh lemon juice, one half cup diced kiwi, one tablespoon honey, and three ice cubes until combined. Add one half cup kiwi and blend until smooth.