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4 Quick Smoothie Prep Recipes to Snag for Breakfast

If you want a delicious 5-minute breakfast, spending a few minutes on smoothie prep at night is the perfect way to have nutritious ingredients ready for whipping up in the morning. Try these 4 simple grab-and-go smoothie prep recipes:

Choco-Nut Creamy Protein Smoothie

Packed with dietary fiber, protein, Omega-3 healthy fats and essential minerals, prep this smoothie for a delicious way to start the day. Adding cauliflower makes the smoothie creamier, and its mild taste is covered up by delectable chocolaty and nutty flavors.

Ingredients:

2 cups cashew/almond/other nut milk

1½ cups cauliflower (diced)

1 serving chocolate flavored plant-based protein

1 tablespoon cacao nibs

1 tablespoon chia seeds

3 Brazil nuts

Preparation:

Night before smoothie prep – Place the cauliflower, plant-based protein, cacao nibs, chia seeds and Brazil nuts in a freezer-safe container. Freeze overnight.

Morning – Pour frozen ingredients into a blender, add nut milk, and blend until smooth. Serve in a glass or store in a smoothie container.

mango smoothie prep recipe

Add a mango to your morning smoothie for a dose of beta-carotene.

Tropical Fruit Burst Smoothie

This smoothie is loaded with dietary fiber from tropical fruits as well as a power-packed burst of protein from Greek yogurt. It’s perfect for days when you’re craving something fresh, sweet and guilt-free.

Ingredients:

1 cup pineapple (cubed)

1 mango (cubed)

1 orange (sliced)

1½ cups soy, dairy or nut milk

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

Preparation:

Night before – Place the pineapple, mango and orange in a freezer-safe container. Freeze overnight.

Morning – Pour frozen ingredients into a blender, add milk and Greek yogurt, and blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass or store in a smoothie container.

Berry-Banana Hunger Control Smoothie

Bananas are a rich source of dietary fiber as well as potassium, magnesium and vitamins, so they keep you feeling full for a long time. Paired with vitamin- and antioxidant-rich strawberries, this fruity smoothie is a yummy way to keep hunger pangs at bay.

Ingredients:

2 cups strawberries (sliced)

1 banana (sliced)

1½ cups soy, dairy or nut milk

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

Preparation:

Night before – Place the strawberries and banana in a freezer-safe container. Freeze overnight.

Morning – Pour frozen ingredients into a blender, add milk and Greek yogurt, and blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass or store in a smoothie container.

 

berry smoothie prep recipe

Load up on antioxidants with a 4-berry smoothie! Looks fabulous in an unbreakable stemless wineglass, too!

Antioxidant Booster 4-Berry Smoothie

With a sweet and tangy mix of berries in a creamy base, this smoothie is a nutritional powerhouse. In addition to being low-cal, it’s packed chock-full of antioxidants, fiber and natural fruit flavor, so you can start your day on the right note!

Ingredients:

1 cup strawberries (sliced)

1 cup blueberries

½ cup raspberries

½ cup blackberries

1½ cups soy, dairy or nut milk

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

Preparation:

Night before – Place the strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries in a freezer-safe container. Freeze overnight.

Morning – Pour frozen ingredients into a blender, add milk and Greek yogurt, and blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass or store in a smoothie container.

A Quick Word on Smoothie Storage

If you prefer fresh ingredients instead of frozen, use smoothie bottles that remove excess air to preserve them for longer. Making larger batches of smoothies in one go reduces the hassle of doing it every day, but make sure you don’t lose the nutritional value of ingredients either!

Sans bottle digital marketing manager Nora White

Author Bio:

Nora White is the digital marketing manager for SANS. She has been an advocate of a healthy lifestyle for over 2 decades and loves to keep herself updated with the latest in clean eating and green living. When not at work, you can find her at a hot yoga class or writing to educate and help her readers come one step closer to a healthier lifestyle. In her free time, she loves to travel with her husband and two boys, and hike with friends.