A Green Breakfast Smoothie is one awesome way to start your day. It is loaded with real food which is good for you! I have been trying to eat a little better since I know that spring is here.

Now that I am older, I have found out that I can no longer just eat whatever I want and get away with it. All those Cadbury eggs are starting to catch up to me. So I am trying to be just a little pickier than I use to be.

Plus, I don’t know what is going on with my bones, but when a storm is coming they tell me!! Oh if I could have the body of a 20 or 30 year old again, with my knowledge of what is really important in life, I am pretty sure that I could for sure conquer the world. Now if I could just help my 18 year old figure that out. 🙂 He probably listens just like I use to.

Green Breakfast Smoothie

What Ingredients Do I Need For A Green Breakfast Smoothie?

  • Spinach
  • Mixed frozen fruit
  • Raspberries
  • Cutie Orange
  • Chia seeds
  • Yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • Cold water or almond milk, or enough to make it smooth
  • Collagen powder

How Do I Make A Green Breakfast Smoothie?

  • In a heavy duty blender, add spinach, frozen fruit, raspberries, orange, chia seeds, yogurt and liquid, and then blend.
  • When the smoothie is almost mixed, turn off the blender and add the collagen powder.
  • Makes about 2 1/2 cups.

 

And so, if we can eat real food most of the time and enjoy a treat now and then, I am pretty sure that we will be a lot better off. A little spinach, some frozen fruit and an orange, I just used a little cutie because that is what I had.

Blend then until they are all mixed together and enjoy. I just love a good smoothie in the morning. My husband likes it thin and runny and I like it thick and creamy. So most of the time, we do not share our smoothies. I blend mine and then he adds stuff to the blender to make his just like he likes it.

Also, I can’t eat bananas  and so he usually adds one after I pour a glass of smoothie out for me. Once in awhile I can get my son to drink a smoothie, but most of the time he tells me “no thanks”. Also, I get some Collagen powder off of Amazon and add it to my smoothies because it is suppose to be so healthy for us. What do you like to add to your smoothies?

How Healthy Is A Green Breakfast Smoothie?

  • Drinking Green Smoothies is a good way to get nutrients and stay hydrated.
  • Consuming Green Smoothies is a good way to get fruits and vegetables in to your diet.

 

Green smoothies became very popular, and still are. It took us a while to jump on the band wagon, but I’m a believer now. I have come to realize that with all of those vitamins packed into a smoothie we are giving ourselves nutrition packed into a relatively small serving. So, we started keeping a full supply of spinach and fruits and have been enjoying green smoothies. We are not only feeling healthier, but we really like the taste of the smoothies, as well. I do want to warn you that you do need to watch your fruit intake, as fruits still have sugar and carbs, so don’t over do it.

 

Can A Green Breakfast Smoothie Be Frozen?

  • Yes, Green Smoothies can easily be frozen.
  • Take a green breakfast smoothie out of the freezer to thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
  • It may still be frozen in the morning.
  • Set the container on the counter and it will thaw in about an hour.

 

That is one of the joys of smoothies, you can not go too wrong with most of the fruits and greens that you put in them. One time I added lemon juice and almond milk and I am pretty sure that I won’t be doing that again.

This would be a great way to start out your Easter morning. That way you can have more candy; first, because you won’t be too full and second, because there aren’t too many calories in a green breakfast smoothie, right? Enjoy!!!

Some Healthy Energy Bites to go Along With Your Healthy Green Drink:

Almond Energy Bites

Easy Energy Bites

 

Yield: 2 1/2 cups

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Green breakfast smoothie is a smooth way to start the day. Loaded with spinach and real fruit, add some almond milk, chia seeds and feel great.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups mixed frozen fruit
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 1 cutie orange, peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  • 1 cup cold water or almond milk, or enough to make it smooth
  • 1 scoop collagen powder

Instructions

  1. In a heavy duty blender, add spinach, frozen fruit, raspberries, orange, chia seeds, yogurt and liquid, and then blend.
  2. When the smoothie is almost mixed, turn off the blender and add the collagen powder.
  3. Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
  4. Enjoy.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 196Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 3mgSodium 122mgCarbohydrates 32gFiber 8gSugar 21gProtein 11g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix


 

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