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How to make a plant powered green breakfast smoothie

Make a Plant Powered Green Breakfast Smoothie

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This is a recipe for my favourite high-protein vegan breakfast smoothie! Makes one 16 oz. green smoothie.

This is a recipe for my favourite high-protein vegan breakfast smoothie! Makes one 16 oz. green smoothie.

Gather your supplies: pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, almond or soy milk (choose soy for an extra 6g protein), banana (use frozen for a thicker texture), baby spinach, and frozen mango chunks.

Gather your supplies: pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, almond or soy milk (choose soy for an extra 6g protein), banana (use frozen for a thicker texture), baby spinach, and frozen mango chunks.

For easier blending, chop your frozen banana into 4-6 pieces.

In your blender (or large tumbler if you're using an immersion blender) begin by layering the baby spinach, followed by the banana, the mango, and then the seeds.

In your blender (or large tumbler if you're using an immersion blender) begin by layering the baby spinach, followed by the banana, the mango, and then the seeds.

Optional additions: Add a couple of soft pitted dates for a touch of natural sweetness. For a big boost of protein add a scoop of vanilla plant-based protein powder.

Add 1 cup of almond or soy milk and blend until smooth (approx. 1-2 minutes depending on the quality of your blender.)

Pour your smoothie into a glass and top with a pinch each of pumpkin and/or hemp seeds.

Pour your smoothie into a glass and top with a pinch each of pumpkin and/or hemp seeds.

Grab a straw and enjoy!

Grab a straw and enjoy!

  • 1.0c unsweetened almond or soy milk
  • 1.0 large banana, frozen
  • 0.0c chopped mango, frozen
  • 1.0c baby spinach, loosely packed
  • 0.0c raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2.0Tbsp hulled hemp seeds
  • 1.0Tbsp vegan vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • 2.0 soft pitted dates (optional)
  • 1.0 blender (or an immersion blender + tumbler)