How To Make A Healthy Breakfast Smoothie

Looking for the ultimate, timesaving way to start your day? Full of potassium, protein, fiber and iron, the smoothie contains some of the best energy-giving foods—almond milk, peanut butter, banana and cocoa. By being light on sugar, this easy recipe will make sure you feel full and energized longer—avoiding 11 a.m. lunch times and the dreaded afternoon crash that many of us have experienced time and time again. But it doesn’t only have to be a breakfast shake too. It’s a great afternoon snack substitute, an after workout treat or even a healthy alternative to dessert time. However you like it, this smoothie is sure to hit the spot.

Learn how to make this protein-packed shake along with our host in this episode of Learn To Cook! How can you not love a healthy breakfast recipe where the only directions are throw it in and blend?!

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipe


4 tbsp peanut butter
1 small banana
3 tbsp chia seeds
2 cups almond or cashew milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp cocoa powder (optional)



1. Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until smooth!


2. Enjoy on the go!


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