If you’re short on time in the morning, there’s nothing quite as fast or as tasty as a fruit smoothie. But smoothies do seem to have one drawback: Are they ever as filling as a proper breakfast? The answer is yes — they can be! It’s all a matter of adding the right ingredients for a smoothie that’s equal parts convenient, delicious, and satisfying. Whether you simply overslept or just can’t muster the energy to fry an egg, this 5-minute breakfast smoothie will carry you all the way to your lunch break.
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 ripe banana, sliced
- 1 cup frozen fruit medley (favorite: strawberry, mango, pineapple, papaya)
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1-2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon powdered ginger
- Combine the almond milk, banana, frozen fruit, coconut oil, chia seeds, and powdered ginger in a blender and purée until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve immediately.