Almond Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Smoothie

So, we’re back to smoothies…

I’ve been doing my best, despite an insane work schedule and a house search, to eat just as healthy as I do when I have time and energy. I get to work quite early, and I’m a big believer in breakfast (plus my blood sugar can go wonky). But oatmeal at my desk can get kind of boring. So lately I’ve been jumping on the smoothie merry-go-round (coconut milk smoothie, spinach & pineapple smoothie, pear mango kale smoothie).

almond apple smoothie apples

I’ve found it easiest to at least core and quarter the apple. I also just slice each quarter into a few pieces, just to make it easier to blend.

almond apple smoothie cinnamon

I usually throw in whatever healthy add-ins I have on-hand, just to give it a boost. Right now that’s chia seeds, and sometimes some ground flaxseed or wheat germ.

almond apple smoothie blended

So great! Protein-packed, full of antioxidants, cinnamon for blood sugar control, and—as a bonus—delicious!

Almond Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Smoothie

  • 1 apple, cored (I keep mine chilled, to make the smoothie colder)
  • 1 banana (frozen, if you can)
  • 5 or more raw almonds
  • 3/4 cup of greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon or more of cinnamon
  • Optional add-ins:  chia seeds, flaxseed, etc.

Blend everything together and drink right away (or chill until consumed).

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  1. Jessica, thank you for linking this and the other two in in to Food on Friday. We have got a super collection of shakes and smoothies together. I hope you have stopped by some of the other links to check them out!

    Ps I have just signed up to follow your blog. A follow back to Carole’s Chatter would be wonderful – or have you already followed? Cheers

    Ps If you would like email reminders of future Food on Fridays, just pop by and comment and include your email – I won’t publish it – and the reminder will be by bcc so it will remain private

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