Thursday, May 30, 2013

We're not nutrition experts, but we are confident in saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Start your morning off on a good note with this fruit and vegetable packed breakfast drink!

1 banana, sliced
1 kiwi, peeled
1/2 pear, sliced [with skin left on for added fiber]
1/4 avocado
1/3 cup pineapple
1/3 cup mango
1 tbsp. ground flaxseed
1 tbsp. honey
1 cup packed spinach
1/2 cup-3/4 cup vanilla, unsweeted almond milk, depending on desired thickness

Add all ingredients into your magic bullet (or blender) and blend until smooth. If you're using a magic bullet, you may need to blend in increments - adding about half the ingredients, condensing by blending, then adding the rest.

This smoothie is the bomb. When i make it for breakfast, I notice a little kick in my step the rest of the morning. I like to think all of the vitamins and nutrients seeping from it provide an added energy boost. I'll let you in on a little secret--sometimes, I don't even drink coffee when I make it...blasphemy, I know, but it's true.

--Lauren of Love Lola


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  • Thanks for sharing!
    Soooo going to try it...the thought of no coffee! Let's see ;)

    Posted on May 31, 2013

  • I really need to start making Smoothies, they are such a health kick and make my sweet tooth happy.


    Posted on May 31, 2013

  • I tried this for the first time two days ago and I am in love! It is so delicious. I've been playing with the ingredients a bit and so far my favourite variation is: no avocado (I hate the stuff), an extra tablespoon of ground flaxseed, and a full cup of the almond milk. Man is it tasty! And surprisingly easy to throw together!

    Posted on June 2, 2013