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July 21, 2017

I’m usually not a huge smoothie fan. Most of the time they are too sweet and lack the healthy fat and protein I want my breakfast to have to keep me satiated and energized until lunch.

Once warmer weather arrived, I noticed I was craving a light and fresh breakfast. My desire to cook breakfast left when the heat arrived, so it was the perfect time to come up with a nourishing smoothie recipe I enjoyed.

It took several tries before I hit on this recipe  I love. It keeps me full until lunch, even on the 2nd of July when I went snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor.

If you like your smoothies sweet, this may not be the one for you. It has a refreshing spicy tart taste from lemon, ginger and berries that overpowers any vegetably taste from the spinach and kale.

This nutrient dense smoothie has a good balance of healthy fat, protein and carbohydrate. It is high in anti-oxidants, phytonutrients, fiber, potassium, calcium and iron. It also has  probiotics.

My Summer Breakfast Smoothie Recipe:

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