Low-Calorie Blended Breakfast Meals

No time for breakfast? It takes just three minutes to whip up one of these breakfast smoothies. Each recipe is low in calories, as many smoothies are loaded with hidden calories and sugar. If you prefer your smoothies on the even thinner side, you can add filtered water to any of these recipes.

Berries and Beets

1 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1/3 cup sliced, cooked beets
1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon light agave nectar
219 calories

Strawberry and Basil

Fresh strawberries can be used during the summer, while frozen berries provide the sweet flavor all year round. This smoothie can be enjoyed for breakfast or as a light afternoon pick-me-up.
2 cups frozen strawberries,
1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves
3/4 cup original, unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon honey (substitute a sugar-free sweetener if preferred)
Serves 2
117 calories

Peanut Butter Berry

1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 medium ripe banana
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1/2 cup crushed ice
237 calories

Spinach and Almond Butter

Loaded with protein and fiber, this smoothie is a great way to get your day started or sip after a hard workout. This green smoothie is creamy, fresh and flavorful with just a pinch of cinnamon. If you like your smoothies sweeter, try adding a 1/4 teaspoon of honey.
1 tablespoon almond butter
1/2 cup fresh spinach
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 frozen banana
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
189 calories

Watermelon with a Hint of Mint

2 cups seedless watermelon
2 tablespoons fresh mint
1/3 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt
98 calories

Recipe by: Cooking Light

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