Making breakfast that is nutritious, filling and healthy isn't an easy task these days with the increasing workload and hectic lifestyle. With the growing concern for a healthy lifestyle and dietary changes, a majority of the population is growing towards new diet types and is replacing basic and regular food items with healthier alternatives. 

People's growing inclination towards foods that are healthy, easy, laborsaving and delicious is quite evident from the emergence of easy and healthy dietary options and food swaps. From healthy breakfast options to filling and light dinner options, food is up for experimentation due to the rapid lifestyle changes. 

However, a major focus is on breakfast as it is the first and an important meal of the day. Are you also searching for something healthy, filling and easy as well? Here's a green smoothie recipe to your rescue. Filled with essential nutrients and delicious flavours, this green smoothie is all things tasty and easy. Here's how to make it at home. 

Preparation time- 5 minutes 

Blending time- 2 minutes 

Servings- 2

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen bananas 
  • 2 cups frozen spinach 
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango cubes 
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple 
  • 2 tbsp flavoured protein powder (optional) 
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup/jaggery powder 
  • 1 tsp soaked Chia seeds
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseeds
  • A pinch of cinnamon

METHOD

  1. Chop all the fruits and the spinach.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a blender and start blending at a slow speed. 
  3. Increase the speed gradually and blend for about 50-60 seconds till the mixture is smooth. 
  4. Pour the smoothie into glasses and serve. 

You can add more fruits, nuts and seeds according to your preference. You can also add or replace spinach with greens like kale, celery and beet greens. Top the smoothie with nuts and seeds for added nutrition and better taste.