green power smoothie

Easy Power Smoothie

Missing out on breakfast because you are in a hurry to get out the door? If you have ingredients in the house, this drink will take you less than a minute to prepare.

This is just one example of a balanced smoothie that contains a healthy amount of carbohydrate, protein and fat. You can substitute any berries, and use a variety of liquids to make it your own.



  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 kiwi
  • 2 handfuls spinach or kale
  • 1 cup blueberries or other berries
  • 1 cup low-fat plain greek yogurt OR
  • 1 scoop protein powder


Combine all ingredients in a blender, add a few cubes of ice (optional) and blend. The amount of liquid can be adjusted depending on how thick you prefer your smoothie.