53 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies That Keep Your Eating Habits On The Right Track
You’ve probably noticed that people are raving about having smoothies for breakfast. Perhaps you are wondering what the hype is all about and if it’s time to start blending in with the crowd.
Breakfast smoothies are a great way of making sure that you’re getting the right amount of nutrients in every meal. Most recipes call for raw fruits and vegetables.
Raw foods are highly beneficial for good health. They are full of essential minerals, vitamins, and enzymes that are not destroyed by the cooking process. Smoothies then could be the proverbial fountain of youth.
Another big plus is that it is so easy to prepare breakfast smoothies; you could do it half awake. You just need to have all the ingredients ready, place everything in a blender, blend, and pour.
Since we’re on the topic of breakfast, I cannot emphasize enough that eating your morning meal is essential for overall good health. Alas it’s also an all-too-common occurrence that breakfast is the meal that is more often skipped.
Well, you shouldn’t skip breakfast. Because by doing so, you make yourself vulnerable to poor eating choices later. As your energy begins to flag at midday, chances are that you’ll be tempted to consume more caffeine and sugary foods to keep going.
We are all aware that this can lead to unhealthy weight gain and higher risks of diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, to name a few negative consequences. I would not wish those on you.
To keep you on the right track in your eating habits, here are 53 handpicked recipes for healthy breakfast smoothies. They are all delicious, easy to prepare, and loaded with the essential healthful nutrients you need to start the day right.
Drinkable Breakfast Smoothies
These smoothies are the perfect meal if you’re having a hectic morning. One serving alone provides a large percentage of your daily nutritional requirements. Most are fiber rich and provide a feeling of fullness that lasts throughout the whole morning.
This smoothie will give you a radiant glow. With its attractive color and health-giving benefits, this breakfast drink will become an instant favorite with those going on their first clean-eating adventure.
You can enjoy this smoothie all year round, with the constant availability of frozen mango chunks in the grocery's frozen foods section. It's both filling and refreshing. The probiotics present in yogurt help promote good digestion.
For those not fond of using powders to enhance the protein content of smoothies, this recipe is for you.
The recipe developer made this for her husband who wanted to incorporate more fruits and vegetables in his diet. It is made with plant-based proteins and exceeds the daily nutritional requirements of an adult.
Get your heart beet-ing (another bad pun, sorry!) with this smoothie that has blood-strengthening properties and loads of essential vitamins and minerals for overall good health. Make this recipe more flavorful by pre-roasting the beet before adding to the rest of the ingredients.
Here you have a good source of powerful antioxidants, soluble fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids for overall optimal health. Plus, it looks so decadent you might want to have this breakfast smoothie for dessert, too.
If you are looking for a heart-healthy breakfast smoothie, your search stops here. The main ingredients of this smoothie have natural blood-pressure-lowering effects, as well as cancer-fighting properties.
Enjoy a vitamin-packed, disease-fighting, detoxifying, low-calorie, fiber-rich food with this breakfast smoothie. That's a lot of benefits to convince you to try this for your morning meal soon. You won't regret it.
You'll no longer have to skip breakfast with a smoothie that takes only less than five minutes to make. You'll body will thank you for loading up on phytonutrients and essential vitamins first thing in the morning.
Ginger and lime effectively cover up the flavor of the secret healthy ingredient of this breakfast smoothie. Raw broccoli florets are loaded with cancer-fighting compounds. When added to this smoothie, you cannot detect the flavor but it adds a creamy texture to the concoction.
This tasty breakfast treat will remind you of Christmas. Drinking this delicious fare becomes more enjoyable if you know that cranberries are loaded with nutrients that help fight certain infections and boost immune functions.
Improve your heart health with this smoothie. Raw cacao is proven to have at least 40 times the amount of antioxidants than those found in blueberries.
Healthy Breakfast Smoothies in a Bowl
Compared with the drinkable variety, these smoothies have a thicker consistency, similar to soft-serve ice cream. They are usually topped with nuts or fruits for added texture and flavor. The mixture is designed to be served in a bowl and eaten with a spoon.
You'll have fun preparing this tasty breakfast smoothie bowl. It's packed with the health-giving benefits of superfoods. You'll notice an improvement in your energy and focus that lasts throughout the day.
If you love peanut butter as much as I do then you'll have reason to rejoice at breakfast. A bowl of this smoothie is super tasty, is packed with heart-friendly antioxidants, and is fiber rich for healthy digestion. Yum!
The thing with healthy breakfast smoothies is that they can come in a whole range of colors. This thick and rich fare is filled with naturally sweet fruits and ginger for that mild tangy flavor. Kids will love this, too.
Matcha is a great substitute if you want a boost of energy but don't like the jitters caused by coffee. This recipe can be transformed into a high-protein fare with the addition of your protein powder of choice.