Healthy Eating: Banana Orange Breakfast Smoothie

My New Year’s resolution is to be more consistent in all aspects of my life; including diet and exercise.  Im trading in my cappuccino pancakes for healthier meals like this easy banana orange breakfast smoothie with chia seeds.

breakfast smoothie

Chia seeds are similar to poppy seeds in size but are jam packed with fiber and Omega-3.  Just one tablespoon gives you 4 grams of fiber.  They dont have a taste and can be added to almost anything.  The seeds absorb water and become gel-like which helps keep you full.

smoothie with chia

Pretty cool, right?  I added them to my smoothie and didnt even notice they were there.  My smoothie had:

one banana, one clementine, 1/2 cup of milk, one packet of sweetener, some ice and some chia seeds.

smoothie

Mix in the blender and enjoy.  I like my smoothies to be on the thick side – makes me feel like Im drinking a milkshake.

breakfast smoothie with chia

Im excited to experiment with other fruit to create new smoothies.  I think I can be consistent in drinking one of these delicious smoothies every day.

What is your go to healthy breakfast?

Kelley
Hey yall! I'm Kelley - a work at home mom to two rambunctious kiddos. I absolutely love creating new recipes to share here on my blog - the Grant life. When I'm not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I am wrangling the kids, showing houses as a licensed REALTOR and practicing my photography. Thanks so much for following along with us!
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Comments

  1. says

    Looks interesting. I wonder if my kids would drink it. (I can’t stand banana!). Mostly we eat whole wheat (or home made) toast and eggs for breakfast. Typically some fruit as well. Happy Tuesday and good luck with your New Years Resolutions!

  2. says

    This looks healthy and delicious! My go to breakfast is a piece of fruit usually a banana when I get to work, we have a fruit box delivered each week so there’s no excuse for me not to get my intake of fruit each day :)

  3. says

    Well thanks a lot…now I am craving that delicious smoothie at 8:30 at night with no ingredients to make it!! 😉 Seriously, it looks so refreshing and I didn’t know anything about the Chia seeds…I am so excited to give them a try!! I have been a horrible blogger but I am hoping to get back into it…yours was one of the first blogs I needed to check in on!!

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