Rise & Shine With 8 Decadent Smoothies Blended With Coffee

Do high protein smoothies not give you enough pep in the a.m.? Do you need a little caffeine kick with your bananas and chia seeds? We have eight healthy solutions for waking up and staying energized all day long! 1) Banana Pancake Smoothie The treat you loved as a child is back - in a super nutritious, low calorie form! Potassium packed and protein powered, plus it tastes great.
  • ½ c milk
  • 2 Tbsp old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • Dash cinnamon
  • ½ cup cold coffee
  • 1 frozen banana
  • Handful ice
1. COMBINE first four ingredients in the blender and blend. 2. ADD coffee, frozen banana, and ice then blend until smooth. 2) Cherry Coffee Delight Cherries are rich and antioxidants and qualify as a 'superfood'. They keep all your bodily functions in check while you indulge in this shake!
  • ¾ c frozen cherries
  • ¾ c almond milk
  • ½ c cold coffee or coffee ice cubes
  • ½ tsp vanilla
1. COMBINE all ingredients in the blender and whirl until smooth. 3) Vegan Coco Whip This morning brew is light, tropical and dairy-free. It is an indulgent way to start the day!
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 c leftover coconut water from can
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ c coffee ice cubes
  • 1 scoop hemp or pea protein powder (optional)
  • Dust with unsweetened coconut flakes
1. CHILL canned coconut milk in fridge overnight. The next day, carefully scoop the cream solid from the top (set remaining liquid aside for smoothie) and beat three to five seconds with a hand mixer until thick and creamy. 2. BLEND together one cup of the leftover coconut water, frozen banana, coffee ice cubes and protein powder until smooth, and pour into a glass. 3. TOP with two heaping tablespoons of whipped coconut cream and coconut flakes—enjoy! 4) Caramel Macchiato Frappe Skip your local coffee shop run and DIY a cup of delicious, nutritious and vitamin-fortified frappe!
  • 1 c milk
  • 1 c coffee ice cubes
  • 2 dates
1. COMBINE all ingredients in a blender and whirl until smooth 5) Chunky Monkey Smoothie Who doesn't love bananas, peanut butter and chocolate? But adding the guilt-free taste of coffee to the mix, well you can't go wrong!
  • ¾ c almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • ½ c cold coffee or coffee ice cubes
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp peanut butter
1. COMBINE the first four ingredients in a blender and whirl. 2. ADD the peanut butter and salt and blend until smooth. 6) Chocolate Hazelnut Heaven Sweet and nutty, this protein and probiotic blend is so addicting you won't even notice it's healthy!
  • 1 c almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • ½ c plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ¾ c coffee ice cubes
1. COMBINE all ingredients in a blender and whirl until smooth. 7) Blueberry Blast This pairing of antioxidant rich blueberries and the goodness of almond milk blend perfectly with coffee!
  • 1 c almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 c frozen blueberries
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ½ c frozen coffee ice cubes
  • Dash cinnamon
1. COMBINE all ingredients in a blender and whirl until smooth. 8) Cinnamon Bun Blend Delicious cinnamon keeps your blood sugar levels regulated so you don't have cravings later on in the day. Plus it's all the melty, decadent goodness of a toasty bun without the sugar!
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 2 Tbsp pecans
  • ⅔ c milk
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ c plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen coffee ice cubes
1. COMBINE first five ingredients in the blender and blend. 2. ADD yogurt, frozen banana, and coffee ice cubes, and blend until smooth. Give these delicious recipes a try and share your own with us! Looking for more healthy meal ideas? Check out the BodyRock Meal Plan! Source: Prevention

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