7 Very Healthy Breakfast Smoothies


1.Orange and banana 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.
Ingredients


    ¾ cup (185 ml) orange juice
    ½ cup sliced banana
    2 teaspoons brown sugar
    1/8 teaspoon almond extract
    2 ice cubes
    mint sprig

    How to make it   5 minutes

    In blender, combine orange juice, banana, sugar and almond extract.
    Add ice cubes and blend until thick and smooth. Garnish with mint sprig.

    Nutritional Information(per serving)
        Calories: 159
        Fat: 0 g
        Saturated Fat: 0 g
        Sodium: 8 mg
        Carbs: 37 g
        Protein: 3 g

2.Banana Ginger Smoothie

Soothe digestion, heartburn, nausea, and other stomach trouble with the fresh ginger in this natural remedy smoothie recipe.

SERVINGS: 2

1 banana, sliced
¾ c (6 oz) vanilla yogurt
1 Tbsp honey
½ tsp freshly grated ginger

COMBINE the banana, yogurt, honey, and ginger. Blend until smooth.

NUTRITION (per serving) 157 cals, 1 g fat, 0.8 g sat fat, 57 mg sodium, 34 g carbs, 28 g sugars, 1.5 g fiber, 5 g protein


3.Banana,orange & frozen strawberries Smoothie


Slurp down this smoothie recipe at breakfast, and you'll feel satisfied until lunchtime.

SERVINGS: 1

1 c plain nonfat yogurt
1 banana
½ c orange juice
6 frozen strawberries

COMBINE the yogurt, banana, juice, and strawberries for 20 seconds. Scrape down the sides and blend for an additional 15 seconds.

NUTRITION (per serving) 300 cal, 14 g pro, 63 g carb, 5 g fiber, 45 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 180 mg sodium

4.Pineapple Passion


 This decadently thick smoothie recipe can even satisfy your desire for ice cream and it's healthy!

SERVINGS: 1

1 c low-fat or light vanilla yogurt
6 ice cubes
1 c pineapple chunks

1. COMBINE the yogurt and ice cubes. Blend, pulsing as needed, until the ice is in large chunks.
2. ADD the pineapple and blend at "whip" speed until smooth.

NUTRITION (per serving) 283 cals, 3.5 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 167 mg sodium, 53.5 g carbs, 48 g sugars, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein



5.Tropical Papaya Perfection



Thick like a milkshake, this coconut-infused smoothie recipe transports you to a tropical island.

SERVINGS: 1

1 papaya, cut into chunks
1 c fat-free plain yogurt
½ c fresh pineapple chunks
½ c crushed ice
1 tsp coconut extract
1 tsp ground flaxseed

COMBINE the papaya, yogurt, pineapple, ice, coconut extract, and flaxseed. Process for about 30 seconds, or until smooth and frosty.

NUTRITION (per serving) 299 cals, 1.5 g fat, 0.1 g sat fat, 149 mg sodium, 64 g carbs, 44 g sugars, 7 g fiber, 13 g protein.




6.Mango,Pineapple and Banana Smoothie



Take advantage ripe mangoes disease-fighting ability with this delicious smoothie recipe.

SERVINGS: 2

1 can (8 oz) juice-packed pineapple chunks
1 c fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt
1 lg ripe mango, peeled and chopped
1 ripe banana, sliced
Crushed or cracked ice

1. COMBINE the pineapple (with juice), frozen yogurt, mango, and banana. Blend until smooth.
2. WITH the blender running. gradually drop in enough ice to bring the level up to 4 cups. Blend until the ice is pureed.

NUTRITION (per serving) 251 cals, 0.5 g fat, 0.2 g sat fat, 68 mg sodium, 60 g carbs, 50 g sugars, 4 g fiber, 6.5 g protein.



7.Strawberry Carrot Mango Smoothie



This smoothie is on the sweeter side, but still packs in antioxidant-rich carrots and hydrating, mineral-rich coconut water. Feel free to sub in another berry type, or to play around with the strawberry-mango ratio. You can use fresh fruit, however using frozen adds thickness and cools it down without having to add ice.

    1/2 cup coconut water, chilled
    1/2 cup frozen strawberries
    1/2 cup baby carrots or washed, peeled carrots, chopped
    1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
    1/2 navel orange, peeled


7 Very Healthy Breakfast Smoothies 7 Very  Healthy Breakfast Smoothies Reviewed by Akosua Evelyn on 02:21 Rating: 5

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