Quick & Yummy Plant-Based Smoothie

Friday, May 24, 2019
         Do you ever have those mornings where you have zero energy to give the world? Like, yes, pancakes sound exceptional- but, I PHYSICALLY CANNOT. Sometimes you just need something quick. Lots of times those quick things can lack flavor, or you’ll be hangry in about 10 minutes. Nobody wants that. Nobody wants to see you hangry. Just ask my husband. It’s not cute.

            Insert the yummy, filling, plant-based smoothie to swoop (or blend) in to save the day! Let’s set the record straight real quick- there are “meh” smoothies, there are “yum” smoothies, and then there are 
OMFG STHAAPP YASSSS” smoothies. I prefer the latter.

What You’ll Need:
  • Blender
  • Hand-full of Ice 
  • Hand-full of Spinach 
  • 1/2 Banana (frozen)
  • 1/3 cup frozen Bloobs
  • 8oz. Plant-Based Milk of your choice/H20 (i like to do half milk/half water)
  • Serving size of Protein Powder (1-2 scoops) 
  • 1 tbsp Maca Powder 
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seed
  • 1 tbsp Hemp Hearts
  • 1 HEAPING tbsp Almond Butter, bcuz YUM

            Having an amazing, super fast Vitamix blender is cool and all, but any old blender will do the trick as long as you have some sharp AF blades. We use the Ninja Master Prep and it does a pretty good job! 

          Toss all of your goodies into the blender and pulse away. I like to run mine until the consistency is a very liquidy Purple Sludge. Which probably equates to 3ish minutes. Honestly though, just eyeball it- if you have a rogue banana that is matrixing around the blender blades it may take a bit longer. I like to do this so i can slurp mine up with my favorite glass straws from Amazon

            This breakfast clocks in at 453 calories according to MyFitnessPal. But remember, a lot of the cals are coming from HEALTHY sources like the Chia seeds, Protein Powder and fruits! It contains 46g carbs, 13g fat, and 40g of protein. You can definitely customize your own by adding different fruits, oats, or even some dates! Mmmmm add Dates, you'll thank me later. 

            Let me know if you end up trying my concoction, or throwing something together on your own! I love trying new smoothie recipes- especially during the summer! 


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