Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day and you want to make sure you get your breakfast right so you are ready to tackle the day. Our breakfast smoothie recipes do just that, you will be invigorated and more than likely we feel full and refreshed until lunch. I especially like breakfast smoothies because it helps me to get my daily quota of fruits and vegetables.
Common Ingredients in Breakfast Smoothie Recipes
Chocolate, Avocado, Blueberries, Spinach, Raspberries, Kale, Carrots, Peanut Butter, Bananas, Strawberries, Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, Lime Juice, Blackberries, Cauliflower, Zucchini, Carrots, Beets, Pumpkin
Protein Powder, Greek Yogurt
Honey, Ripe Bananas, Date
Other Breakfast Smoothie Add-ins
Almond Butter, Cinnamon, Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Vanilla Extract, Mint Leaves, Flaxseeds, Pumpkin Seeds
How To Make a Breakfast Smoothie
I am a big fan of making smoothies for breakfast. I have been doing this for the past 10 years. If find it’s a great way to get your daily quota of fruits and vegetables. I also like adding extra goodies to my smoothies such as chia seeds, hemp seeds, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, or nut butter.
When making a breakfast smoothie you want a smoothie that will keep you full until lunchtime. The last thing you want is to find yourself hunting around for a snack two hours after consuming a smoothie.
A breakfast smoothie should contain fruit, vegetables, healthy fats, protein, and fiber. If your smoothie has all of these characteristics you have created a great breakfast smoothie.
1. Chocolate Avocado Smoothie (Keto & Vegan)
This smoothie is a great option if you are following the keto diet. This smoothie has 4 grams of net carbs. Additionally, this smoothie is also gluten-free and paleo. The addition of avocado helps the smoothie to be thick and creamy and provides extra nutrients. The addition of chia seeds and vanilla extract is a nice touch.
2. Blueberry Spinach Breakfast Smoothie
This smoothie is great if you want a quick breakfast option. This smoothie has a bit of everything. It has fruits, vegetables, fiber, and protein. The addition of cinnamon adds extra flavor.
3. Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie
Most smoothies usually contain kale or spinach, this smoothie differs from the norm with the use of carrots. The addition of pineapple and bananas provides extra sweetness so you will be forgiven for believing you are consuming a carrot cake instead of a carrot smoothie.
4. Raspberry Banana Spinach Smoothie
This smoothie provides a healthy balance of protein, fats, fiber, and carbohydrates. The main benefit of this is you will feel full longer after consuming this smoothie. This makes this smoothie a great way to start the day.
5. Kale Smoothie Recipes
This smoothie is not your traditional kale smoothie. It has a nice balance of fruits, vegetables, fats, and proteins. The combination of strawberries, bananas, and peanut butter results in a delicious creamy concoction.
6. Almond Butter Smoothie With Greek Yogurt
The almond butter and greek yogurt in this smoothie help you to feel full longer and the fruit combination of berries and bananas is hard to resist. Therefore, you have the best of both worlds, this smoothie will keep you full until lunchtime and you have a delicious smoothie for breakfast.
7. Green Protein Smoothie
One of the things I love about smoothies is it is an easy way to get your daily dose of green vegetables. This smoothie recipe is a great option if you are trying to get your daily dose of green veggies. The addition of chia seeds, hemp seeds, and protein collagen peptides adds more substance to this smoothie.
8. Peanut Banana Smoothie
Peanut butter and banana is one of those combos that will transport you back to your childhood days. However, this smoothie is an adult version of this popular combo and is guaranteed to leave you full until lunchtime. If you feel like experimenting with this recipe you can add kale, spinach, or protein powder.
9. Strawberry Pineapple Spinach Green Smoothie
One thing I love about green smoothies is it is an easy way to get your daily dose of green vegetables. This smoothie is a balanced combination of fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, fiber, and protein. These ingredients enable you to feel full longer and the breakfast smoothie will definitely last you until lunchtime.
10. Strawberry Peanut Butter Smoothie
I was a bit skeptical when I tried my first strawberry peanut butter smoothie. I was convinced I wouldn’t like this smoothie combination. However, I have now become an ardent fan of this smoothie combination. The protein powder adds to the protein count of this smoothie and the vanilla extract enhances the flavor.
11. Vanilla Coconut Cashew Latte Smoothie
The combination of vanilla, coffee, coconut, and cashew makes a simply divine smoothie. This is a healthy version of a coffee latte. If you want to up the nutrient quota on this smoothie you can add cauliflower or zucchini, you won’t even know it’s there.
12. Berry Smoothie
This triple-berry smoothie is delicious and full of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. It also has healthy fats and fiber and is guaranteed to keep you full until lunchtime. This smoothie contains spinach, however, if you want to up your vegetable intake you can also add cauliflower to this smoothie.
13. Healthy Chocolate Banana Avocado Smoothie
If you have a weakness for chocolate and peanut butter you will love this smoothie. You will be forgiven for believing you are drinking a calorie-laden chocolate and peanut butter milkshake. The addition of avocado makes this smoothie thick and creamy and the addition of cinnamon and vanilla enhances the flavor of this smoothie.
14. Banana Almond Butter Date Smoothie
The frozen bananas and almond butter combine for a nice smoothie flavor. The dates in this smoothie provide sweetness to the smoothie and add extra fiber to the smoothie. The addition of chia seeds, flaxseeds, and protein powder adds extra substance to this smoothie.
15. Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Smoothie
Don’t let the name of the cinnamon roll breakfast smoothie fool you. This smoothie contains fruit, fiber, and protein. The flavor of this smoothie is enhanced with the addition of cinnamon and vanilla extract.
16. Peach Berry Bliss Smoothie
Peaches and berries are a match made in smoothie heaven. The addition of avocado and coconut milk makes this smoothie thick and creamy. The addition of chia seeds enhances the substance of this smoothie.
17. Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie
There is something comforting about the words pumpkin spice when it comes to smoothies. The first thing I think of is a refreshing and revitalizing smoothie and this is exactly what you get with this smoothie recipe.