Go-To Smoothie

This week has been insane. Usually I don’t write the post the night before, but between 6 AM workouts, rehearsing for a wedding, and starting my new internship, I just haven’t had time to blog. But, I’m determined to stay on my schedule! Today I have my go-to breakfast smoothie that I drink almost every morning. It’s easy to just grab out of the fridge and drink on my way to work. If you like pineapple, mango, and strawberries, you’re going to love this smoothie!

breakfast smoothie


breakfast smoothie

  • frozen pineapple
  • frozen mangos
  • frozen strawberries
  • almond milk
  • greek yogurt
  • protein powder (optional)

Because I willing signed up for 6 AM workouts with my trainer every Tuesday and Thursday, I make this smoothie the night before, pop it in the fridge, and it’s ready to go when I get back from the gym.

breakfast smoothie

Add about one cup of greek yogurt to the blender. Yes this looks like ice cream, but I promise it’s not! Of course you can change how much yogurt you want. I really like adding the yogurt because it makes the smoothie thicker.

breakfast smoothie

I add the protein powder to give me a little extra protein. Because I’ve been working out a lot harder than I used to, a little more protein isn’t going to kill me. It’s optional, so if you don’t want to add it, feel free to leave it out!

breakfast smoothie

You can really use whatever fruit you’d like, but I really love the combination of pineapple, strawberries, and mangos. Adding a banana is also another great choice! Because our blender is a little on the weak side, I pop the fruit in the microwave for about 30 seconds to a minute to thaw them out just a little bit. It helps the blending go a lot more smooth(ie)ly.

breakfast smoothie

Add the fruit and almond milk. Of course you can substitute real milk, cashew milk, soy milk, etc. I like almond milk, and that’s just what we had in the house so I used it.

breakfast smoothie

BLEND! BLEND! BLEND! Depending on how powerful your blender is and how you want the consistency, the blending time will vary. Blend until you’re happy!

breakfast smoothie

This is the final product! As you can see I have enough for two full glasses. Smoothies are a great way to get in some additional nutrition, but be careful because smoothies can become very calorie-heavy. This is just the base of the normal smoothie I make. Some other ingredients you can add are:

  • shredded coconut
  • oats
  • spinach
  • kale

I find that adding in a form of leafy green like spinach is a great way to get extra nutrition! Plus with the sweetness of the berries, the bitterness of the spinach disappears.

Hope you enjoyed! What do you like to put in your smoothies? Let me know because I’m always looking for new ingredients to throw into mine!

~abigail gray

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  • This seems so good! I love fruits (especially mango), so I’m definitely going to have to try this one out! I love smoothies, but I’m really lazy so I don’t like to have to wash everything afterwards, haha.

    • If you try it, let me know if you like it! And the cleanup is a constant struggle lol

  • This sounds delicious! I try to have a few smoothies as meal replacements every week, and I’m always looking for new recipes.

  • This sounds like an awesome recipe! I be sure to try it soon!

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