Breakfast Smoothie Duo

What to have for breakfast this morning? Tired of the same old routine? Need an extra energy boost to keep you going until lunchtime? Smoothies are an efficient and scrumptious way to introduce raw fruits and veggies into your daily diet. If you have a decent blender the possibilities are endless!

Pair these two smoothies for the perfect breakfast combo of fresh fruit, fresh veggies and even caffeine if you are so inclined!

1. banana latte

Ingredients:

  1. 1 cup soy milk
  2. 3/4 cup espresso, room temperature
  3. 2 frozen bananas
  4. 6 ice cubes
  5. a pinch of cinnamon
  6. a pinch of cocoa powder

Directions:

In a blender, combine soy milk, espresso, banana and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Pour into two glasses and sprinkle with cocoa powder and cinnamon.

2. pineapple chard smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. 2 cups swiss chard, chopped
  2. 2 cups pineapple chunks
  3. 1 cup apple juice
  4. 1 tsp. ginger root, minced
  5. 1 cup water
  6. 1/4 tsp. stevia powder

Directions:

Place all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth, adding extra water or ice cubes if need be.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Alicia
    Apr 24, 2010 @ 15:22:33

    Aimee,

    Both your smoothies sound wonderful. I love the idea of espresso and banana. But the chard and pineapple also sounds great. Thanks for sharing.

    Alicia

    Reply

  2. aimeeshealthyliving
    Apr 26, 2010 @ 21:19:41

    Thanks Alicia. Glad you like.

    Reply

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