I use to think I would never feel satisfied with a smoothie for breakfast. I thought I needed to chew something in order to feel full. Over the years I have tried different out many different trends, but I now truly love a good smoothie (or even a not great tasting but nutrient packed smoothie) for breakfast. Don’t worry, this smoothie is tasty and rich in nutrients.

Pistachios are a great source of protein, fiber, potassium, melatonin and healthy fats.

(This information does not replace the health advice given by a primary care provider, and is intended ONLY for educational purposes)

 

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. Pistachios

½ cup Coconut Milk Kefir

½ cup Almond Milk (or Cashew Milk)

½ cup Water

½ cup Frozen Cherries

½ cup Raspberries

½ cup Blueberries

1 scoop Vegan Vanilla Protein Powder

1 Tbsp. each Ground Flax Seeds and Whole Chia Seeds

 

Directions

In a blender combine, blend until smooth and serve.

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