How to Make a Healthy Smoothie on the Go

You wake up in your nice warm bed. You look at the clock and a wave of shock runs through your body as you realize you’re 30 minutes late! Brushing your teeth and getting dressed, you quickly gather your things and run out the door.

But you forgot something.

The most important meal of the day…breakfast!

Many people are so used to not eating breakfast, it becomes second nature to let their tummies rumble until lunch time. With the school and work schedule I have, a quick healthy breakfast smoothie has been the ultimate solution to my busy morning. They take up little time and can be brought out the door with you on the go! So enjoy this awesome build your own smoothie list you can use for your early mornings and even late nights.

  • Start with 1 to 1-1/2 cups of liquid base
    • Coconut Milk
    • Any nut milk
    • Coconut water
    • Fruit juice
    • Yogurt
  • Then add 1/2 to 1 cup of fruit
    • Banana
    • Berries
    • Orange
    • Cherries
    • Mango
    • Apple
    • Peach
    • Melon
  • Now add 1 to 2 cups of greens/veggies
    • Spinach
    • Kale
    • Romaine
    • Carrots
    • Celery
    • Tomatoes
    • Zucchini
    • Sweet potato
  • You can add a source of protein (optional)
    • Any nut butter
    • Seeds
    • Nuts
    • Collagen
  • You can also add in healthy fats (optional)
    • Flax seed
    • Avocado
    • Coconut oil
    • Chai seeds
  • And finally top it off with flavor (optional)
    • Dates
    • Herbs
    • Coconut flakes
    • Dark chocolate pieces
    • Cinnamon

Keep it simple to start with and only add up to four ingredients. Remember, smoothies can be personalized to your own liking! A tip – For thin smoothies, add ice cubes, water, or juice. For thicker smoothies, add yogurt, ice cream, or peanut butter.

If you would like to see a list of premade recipes click here!

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