Green Smoothie: Recipe & Meal Prep

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I’ve said it before and I’ll probably say it a few more times…

Green smoothies are my favorite go-to breakfast!

They’re quick, easy, filling and best of all, healthy! [this smoothie is right under 300 calories] But they aren’t so quick & easy if you have to slice & dice all your fruits and such in the morning, not to mention not all of those fruits will last long enough for you to make all your smoothies [damn you perishable items]. So here is my take on how to “meal prep” your smoothies ahead of time – ensuring they’re always quick, easy and oh so tasty!

What you’ll need to prep [6 smoothies]:

  • 3 Bananas
  • Baby Kale & Baby Spinach
  • 3 Kiwis
  • Green Grapes
  • 1/2 Honeydew
  • 6 Ziploc Bags

What you’ll need to make:

  • Blender
  • Protein Powder (optional)
  • Almond/Coconut Milk
  • Smoothie Bag [above]

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Gather your ingredients and slice & dice them all up. No need to be perfect, they’re going to just get blended anyways.

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Pack your ingredients into individual sandwich ziploc bags. In each bag I put a hearty handful of baby spinach/baby kale mixture, half a banana, 6 grapes, half a kiwi and about 5 chunks of honeydew.

Once you’ve made all your bags, seal them up and stick them in the freezer. Voila! All your hard work meal prepping is done!

When you wake up and want to make a smoothie for breakfast, grab one of your bags out of the freezer, throw the contents in the blender with about 1/2 cup of almond/coconut milk [more if you like thinner smoothies] and a scoop of protein powder. Blend & enjoy!

Additionally your add in options are endless – depending on what I have on hand I’ve added like chia seeds, flax, honey, etc.

What’s your favorite smoothie or go-to breakfast?

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