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It’s no surprise this new mama lacks energy. While, my love for coffee goes without saying, it’s nice to have a healthy breakfast that gives me burst of energy.

I am on a new journey to happy and healthy life. So, recently I’ve been making smoothies for breakfast. I’ve researched recipes that would help with my lack of energy. If you too are looking for a healthy pick me up you have to check out these recipes. Below are my top 5.

My top five boosting energy smoothies

1Energy Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • 8 oz Greek yogurt
  • Dash of cinnamon

Blend until smooth and sprinkle dash of cinnamon on top for extra flavor.

2. Banana, Almond Milk, and Matcha Energizing Smoothie

 Ingredients

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup of romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups of almond milk
  • 1-2 teaspoons of matcha powder
  • 1-2 teaspoon of honey
  • Dash of cinnamon

Blend until smooth. You can replace matcha powder with brewed green tea. I love the matcha powder because of its earthy smooth flavor! It’s so delicious something that’s becoming my new favorite has been matcha latte. You must try it!

3. Chocolate Coconut Chia Smoothie

 Ingredients

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 scoops of protein powder
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup of kale

Blend and enjoy! This is so delicious. You can substitute coconut milk for almond milk.

4. Fruit smoothie

  • 1 cup of pineapple, chopped.
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Blend and enjoy this fruit packed smoothie!

5. Tropical Bliss smoothie

  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • pint of blueberries
  • 1 banana (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon of maple syrup
  • 1 cup almond milk

Again, you can substitute with your choice of non-dairy milk -almond, soy, or coconut are recommended. These energizing smoothies are a healthy way to start your day! Enjoy

What are some of your favorite smoothies?

xo,

Vanessa

This Joyful Life

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