14 Super Healthy Morning Smoothies (Slideshow)
March 25, 2014
A blended breakfast is a way to squeeze lots of nutrients into a tasty and convenient meal
15 Super Healthy Morning Smoothies
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as the old adage goes. But these days, fitting in time during the week for a sit-down breakfast with all the necessary nutrients doesn’t often seem possible. There’s an easy solution, and it involves your blender.
Açai Super Smoothie
Açai berry, pomegranate juice, and raspberries flavor this super-nutritious breakfast smoothie, which takes just 5 minutes to whip up.
Honey and banana add sweetness and balance tangy kiwi in this fresh, yogurt-based smoothie.
This tasty concoction gets its buttery texture and delicate flavor from fresh, ripe avocados.
Banana Oat Smoothie
For a more substantial breakfast drink, add some old-fashioned rolled oats to the blender, along with bananas, fat-free milk yogurt and a drizzle of honey for sweetness.
Blackberry and Yogurt Breakfast Smoothie
Although fresh, plump blackberries make for a fabulous smoothie addition, feel free to use frozen berries alongside super-healthy spinach and finely grated ginger.
Green Peanut Butter Smoothie
Peanut butter makes this kale and banana smoothie even more substantial for a morning pick-me-up.
Coco Banana Date Shake
For a healthy and sweet start to your morning, skip the cereal and try this tasty elixir with coconut milk, dates, and bananas.
Mango and Passion Fruit Smoothie
Coconut water serves as the base for this fruity smoothie, which will satisfy you without weighing you down.
Chock full of nutrients, leafy greens serve as the base for this smoothie, which gets sweetness from pineapple and coconut milk. For extra fiber, add a tablespoon of chia seeds to the mix.
Vegan Glow Pink Power Detox Smoothie
This vegan smoothie features antioxidant-rich strawberries, virus-fighting coconut oil, and iron-packed beets.
Raspberry Rosewater Smoothie
Rosewater and chopped pistachios give this very filling raspberry-yogurt smoothie a dash of Middle Eastern flavor.
If you’re looking for lots of healthy fruit flavors, try this Superfruit smoothie, with oranges, blueberries, raspberries and kiwi.
PMS Maca Cacao Milkshake Smoothie
When you wake up craving chocolate, whip up a glass of this nutritious cacao-laced beverage, which will also contains dates, coconut, and banana.
Carrot Cake Smoothie
Not only does this orange-hued concoction contain 10 (yes, 10!) carrots, it also tastes like carrot cake. Cake-flavored smoothie for breakfast? Yes please.