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10 Energizing Breakfast Smoothies To Kick-Start Your Day

Get a healthy start to your weekdays: these easy meals begin with a fruit and yogurt base and are packed with protein, fibre and vitamins.

Give the day a healthy start by whirling up extra servings of fruits and vegetables. With healthy smoothie recipes ranging from beautiful smoothie bowls packed with nutrients, to ultra-green smoothies (think spinach and matcha) you can drink on the go, there’s something for everyone.

Cocoa Breakfast Smoothies In tall glasses with straws

Photo, Erik Putz.

Cocoa, Banana And Tahini Breakfast Smoothie

Not all smoothies must be green. This richly flavoured (and healthy) take gets your day started with a touch of nuttiness, smooth chocolate and creamy banana. Get our Cocoa, Banana And Tahini Breakfast Smoothie recipe.

tropical blue majik smoothie bowl with berries

Chatelaine’s tropical blue majik smoothie bowl. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Tropical Blue Majik Smoothie Bowl

Blue Majik, an extract from the spirulina algae, injects a bright shot of colour into grey winter days. (Usually green, Blue Majik powder gets its azure hue from C-phycocyanin, a protein known for its vibrant blue colour and claim to be rich in antioxidants and amino acids.) Get our tropical blue majik smoothie bowl recipe.

Red berry smoothie bowl

Photo, Sian Richards.

Red Berry Smoothie Bowl

Fibre-filled cacao and heart-healthy walnuts make this berry smoothie feel like dessert. Get this berry smoothie bowl recipe.

Tropical twist smoothie bowl

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Tropical Twist Smoothie Bowl

Top this refreshing mango and pineapple smoothie with sweet coconut and kumquats. Get this tropical smoothie bowl recipe.

Green goddess smoothie bowl

Photo, Sian Richards.

Green Goddess Smoothie Bowl

We added fibre-rich raspberries and crunchy muesli to this filling, nutrient-dense green smoothie. Get this green goddess smoothie bowl recipe.

Avocado smoothie bowl with berries, avocado, almonds and hemp seeds on top recipe with avocado

Photo, Erik Putz.

Avocado Smoothie Bowl

A lush breakfast packed with nutrients, this avocado smoothie bowl is whirled up with spinach, yogurt, honey and hemp seeds for a powerful start to the day. Get this avocado smoothie bowl recipe.

Berry blast smoothie bowl

Photo, Sian Richards.

Berry Blast Smoothie Bowl

Mangoes and kiwis add extra antioxidants to this berry blend. Get this berry blast smoothie bowl recipe.

Superfood green breakfast smoothies

Photo, Erik Putz.

Superfood Green Smoothie

Loaded with spinach, mango, frozen banana, chia seeds and matcha powder. Get this superfood smoothie recipe.

power beet smoothie

Photo, Erik Putz.

Power Beet Smoothie

A beet smoothie for breakfast? You beet-a believe it! Blend them up with frozen banana and raspberries with a bit of Greek yogurt for a tasty start to the day. Get this beet smoothie recipe.

A jug and glass filled with Harvest Spice Smoothie

(Photo: Erik Putz)

Harvest Spice Squash Smoothie

Squash is an amazingly versatile vegetable. With this recipe, add more vegetables to the day in a deliciously creamy, warm spiced smoothie. Get our harvest spice squash smoothie recipe.

Try these smart smoothie toppers:

Pepitas: Just 2 tbsp contains 5 g of protein and 5 g of fibre.

Figs: High in vitamin K, fibre and copper.

Goji berries: Great source of vitamins A and C.

Almonds: The nut with the most fibre: 3 g in 2 tbsp

Chia: Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, protein and fibre.

Flax: Nearly 4 g of fibre in 2 tbsp. Ground seeds are easier for your body to absorb.

Hemp hearts: Full of protein, magnesium and healthy fats.

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