Recipes of the Day: Lauren’s Favorite Smoothies!

Starting next week, my Summer Shape Ups will all begin replacing 1 meal per day with a nutrient rich smoothie.  So I will start posting more recipes for you to try to get your taste buds ready for this challenge!

Chocolate Blackberry Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen blackberries

1/2-1 whole fresh or frozen banana

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 heaping scoop of chocolate protein powder

1-2 cups for fresh washed spinach

Handful of ice cubes

Directions:

1. Pour almond milk  into the blender, blend and slowly add in spinach until liquified.

2. Next add in the remaining ingredients and blend for about 1 minute until desired consistency is achieved.

3. Enjoy!

PB & J Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup of fresh strawberries

1 or 1/2 fresh or frozen banana

1 or 2 tsp of all natural peanut butter

1/2 cup of plain fat free greek yogurt or skim milk

1-2 cups of fresh washed spinach

1 handful of ice cubes

Directions:

1. Pour the yogurt or milk into the blender, blend and slowly add in spinach until liquified.

2. Next add in the remaining ingredients and blend for about 1 minute until desired consistency is achieved.

3. Enjoy!

Author: Kristen Leontie

Fitness trainer to the stars (of Newton Ma), athlete, pro runner and dog lover...

One thought on “Recipes of the Day: Lauren’s Favorite Smoothies!”

  1. Ok, I did it! My first green protein smoothie ever! I used the chocolate “blueberry” protein smoothie recipe ….. and it was much better than I thought it would be. Actually it was quite delicious!!! Thanks a lot for sharing!

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