Blueberry Banana Ginger Smoothie

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Of all the berries in all the world, I think blueberry might be my favorite!  Why, you ask?  Well, blueberries are a power fruit packed with antioxidants!  There are a number of different ways that blueberries are beneficial to our health!  The following pin explains some of the health benefits of blueberries, and if you follow the link, you can see even more health benefits of these little morsels!

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So we have all these awesome health benefits, and on top of all that, they taste amazing!  I love freezing a big batch of blueberries and just having them as a snack to munch on!  This smoothie recipe has blueberries as it’s main ingredient, but there are also some other powerhouses in there such as chia seeds, ginger, and banana!  At any rate, the smoothie is delicious and with it packed with nutrients like it is, it is the perfect way to start out the day!

BLUEBERRY BANANA GINGER SMOOTHIE

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 – 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 small chunk of ginger (about 1/2 inch cube)
  • pinch of stevia (optional)

Directions

1.) Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth.

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2.) Transfer to a glass

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YUM!  Enjoy! 🙂

 

Breakfast Oatmeal Smoothie

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This smoothie is like drinking delicious oatmeal!  It’s sooooo yummy, and so great for you!  On top of all that, it is really filling so it will keep you satisfied right through until lunchtime!  Before getting to the recipe, I want to quickly mention that there is delicious cinnamon in this smoothie.  Cinnamon is full of great benefits, as this pin shows!

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That’s a whole lotta reasons to enjoy cinnamon!  Of course, the other ingredients in this smoothie are awesome for you as well, but I really wanted to touch on the cinnamon!  Now that we’ve done that, let’s get to the recipe!

OATMEAL BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup gluten free oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. almond butter

Directions:

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth.  Transfer to a glass and serve.

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Enjoy! 🙂

 

Strawberry Lemon Green Smoothie

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Okay, if I’m being honest, this has more of a summer flavor to it, but sometimes having something that feels “summery” can help with winter blahs!  This smoothie is so yummy and good for you!  It makes for a great breakfast smoothie as it contains great nutrients to get your day off to a good start!  The following pins explain some of the health benefits of the ingredients in this smoothie!

SPINACH

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LEMON

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GINGER

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CELERY

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STRAWBERRIES

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CHIA SEEDS

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That’s A LOT of healthiness in one glass!  I love the taste of this stuff too!  It tastes like strawberry lemonade, and it’s SO refreshing!

STRAWBERRY LEMON GREEN SMOOTHIE

Ingredients:

  • 2 stalks of Celery
  • 1 BIG handful of Spinach
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 lemon, peeled and seeds removed
  • 1 cup whole frozen strawberries
  • small chunk of ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 5-10 ice cubes

Directions:

1.) Throw all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth.

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2.) Pour into a glass and serve

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Enjoy! 🙂