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Yummy Breakfast Smoothies

You may be asking yourself, what is a breakfast smoothie and how do I even begin to prepare it? Well, you will be surprised to learn that a smoothie is simply fruits, soy milk or yogurt blended into a rich, nutritious breakfast drink. Do you want to know how to make a breakfast smoothie? Here are several ideas you can choose from, and the great part is – all you need is a blender.

Strawberry and Chocolate Smoothie
To your blender add:
1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
2 bananas
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 cup plain vanilla yogurt
Mix for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Cherry and Chocolate Smoothie
To your blender add:
3 bananas
2 cups cherries
2 cups chocolate soy milk (or regular milk)
Mix for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Blueberry Smoothie
To your blender add:
1 banana
¾ cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen)
¼ cup vanilla yogurt
¾ cup skim milk (or whole milk if it’s for a child)
½ cup crushed ice
Mix for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Add 2 cups of spinach to the Blueberry Smoothie to make an excellent Green Smoothie

Tip: To make these smoothies low in calories, just use fat free yogurt instead.

Now aren’t these the simplest recipes you have ever come across? You know, you can also make smoothies for lunch as well as breakfast. Just substitute vegetables for a heartier, more nutritious lunch. Some examples are: a carrot and apple smoothie; a carrot, apple and celery smoothie, or a cucumber, carrot and celery smoothie.

There are various kinds of smoothies you can make. You can invent your own by combining different fruits and vegetables! The vegetable smoothies are great if you don’t have time for a more traditional breakfast. Use your imagination; you never know – you may be starting a trend at home or at work by introducing a healthy way of eating to your family and friends.

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