How to Make the Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Smoothie


This healthy breakfast smoothie recipe is packed with protein, fiber, unsaturated fats and essential vitamins and minerals. Follow our simple formula, memorize the ingredient amounts, then customize to your liking. Even better, our supercharged breakfast smoothie tastes great and keeps you full until lunchtime. We keep a running stock of frozen bananas to give our smoothies a thicker consistency, but a handful of ice achieves a similar effect.

Active Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
Healthy Breakfast Smoothie in a clear glass with a green straw
Rachel Johnson


  • 1 medium banana (fresh or frozen)

  • ½ cup sliced strawberries, blueberries or chopped mangos

  • ¼ cup plain 2% Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

  • ½ cup baby spinach

  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

  • 1-2 basil leaves, 2-3 mint leaves or 1/2 teaspoon peeled, chopped ginger (optional)


  1. Place banana, strawberries (or blueberries or mango), yogurt, almond butter, spinach, almond milk and basil (or mint or ginger, if using) in a blender; process until smooth.

    Healthy Breakfast Smoothie in a clear glass with a green straw
    Rachel Johnson


If smoothie is too thick, thin it out with an additional splash of almond milk. If smoothie is too thin, you can thicken it with a handful of ice.

For a dairy-free smoothie, use coconut milk yogurt in place of Greek yogurt. For a nut-free smoothie, substitute ground flax seeds, sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds for almond butter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Serving Size about 1 1/2 cups
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 13g 26%
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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