We all know that breakfast is important, but when we are running around trying to get ready in the morning, cooking a proper meal may be the last thing on our minds. Because we are so rushed in the morning, it’s important to considering prepping ahead the night before or at the beginning of the week, and an easy way to do this is to create freezer bags to be made into smoothies.
Making these in advance can cut down your preparation time in the morning, and all you have to do is throw your ingredients into a blender and enjoy. If you want some healthy, make-ahead smoothie ideas, try one of these six delicious freezer smoothie recipes.
1. Going Green Smoothie
This smoothie is comprised of grapes, pineapple chunks, banana, and spinach, making it a nutritional powerhouse to start your day. Just add some water in the morning, and you’ll have a green smoothie that’s not only healthy, but still filled with sweet flavor.
2. Tropical Bliss Smoothie
This simple and quick smoothie contains mango, pineapple, and banana, and all that is needed is a splash of orange juice in the morning, making this the ultimate morning pick-me-up. Pair it with a piece of toast or some overnight oats, and you’re set to go for the rest of the day.
Recipe: Live Simply
3. Coffee Banana Smoothie
Have your morning cup of joe and breakfast all in one with this coffee banana smoothie. All you need to do is prepare some frozen yogurt and concentrated coffee in ice cubes, and bag it up with some frozen banana pieces. Blend in the morning with your choice of milk, and you’ll have a java-filled treat especially useful on hot summer days.
Recipe: Back To Her Roots
4. Avocado Mango Smoothie
Who needs avocado toast when you’ve got an avocado smoothie? This frozen creation contains avocado, shredded coconut, mango, dates, lime, and vanilla, which sounds like a decadent and dreamy smoothie to me. Just add the shredded coconut and water in the morning, and you’ve got yourself a heart-healthy way to begin your day.
Recipe: Eating Bird Food
5. Mixed Berry Coconut Water Smoothie
This berry-filled smoothie contains frozen yogurt cubes, pineapple and mango chunks, strawberries, and blackberries, and all it needs is an addition of coconut water in the morning to make a fiber-filled smoothie that will be sure to keep you hydrated on a warm day.
Recipe: The Chic Site
6. Papaya Banana Smoothie
For someone who wants something light on the tummy for breakfast, this papaya-filled smoothie is for you. In addition the digestive-aiding ingredient of papaya, this smoothie contains ginger, banana, and lime, and in the morning, all you have to add is crushed ice and milk for a drink that will keep your stomach at ease.
Recipe: Vegan Family Recipes