Memorial Day Smoothie Bowl

Memorial Day smoothie Bowl

 

Making a healthy smoothie only takes 5 minutes to prepare and turning it into a smoothie bowl only adds 1 or 2 minutes more. Perfect for a breakfast at home or on the go, this Memorial Day Smoothie in on our family weekend list! I think this recipe will be a wonderful, fun way to kick off summer with the kids  This smoothie bowl recipe is made with dairy products which adds calcium important for bone strength. Strawberries are also the star of this recipe which are filled with antioxidants and said to rival spinach in their health benefits helping protect the heart, aiding in reducing cholesterol, boosting the immune system and reducing risks of cancer, arthritis and even gout. Free free to add some of your favorite toppings, granola, hemp seeds, unsweetened coconut, you name it. The sky is the limit this Memorial Day so be healthy and safe!

Banana Oat Smoothie

Banana Oat Smoothie

My daughter, Leigh, has been on a major heath kick for several months. She has been making smoothies quite often, and this Banana Oat Smoothie recipe has been one of our favorite in-a-hurry breakfast smoothies. It’s so simple, and I bet all of you have all of these ingredients in your home. In 5 minutes, it’s ready to go, and it is great for a or pre- or post workout snack, afternoon pick-me-up or breakfast.

Peach Cobbler Protein Smoothie

Peach Cobbler Protein Smoothie

Southern Peaches are amazing right now (especially Chilton County Peaches), and they as tasty as they are huge! My 3 kids and I are on a smoothie kick, and I made this Peach Cobbler Protein Smoothie this morning which was a huge home run! I used fresh peaches, granola, protein powder, nonfat Greek yogurt and frozen peaches or ice. Don’t forget. If you don’t have fabulous fresh peaches, frozen peaches are just as healthy as fresh. They are picked at the peak and flash frozen. You can see more information on this at Easy Home Meals. One fresh peach (about 21/2 inches) is only 68 calories and has zero fat. Peaches contain 10 different vitamins. A large peach provides Vitamin A, which is important to healthy vision, Vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, niacin, folate and more.

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