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Morning Milkshake and Smoothie Recipes to Try for Hot, Busy Days

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Smoothie recipes make getting out of your door easier in the morning without sacrificing a healthy breakfast, but if you want something more indulgent in the morning, you can call these drinks morning milkshakes. Whether you use yogurt, milk, or ice cream, the addition of fruits, vegetables, and grains enhances the healthfulness of these concoctions. Try these pinnable smoothie recipes the next time you feel stumped for what to make in the morning.

Banana Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Banana Oat Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Photo: Pinterest/Running with Spoons

Sometimes morning smoothie recipes don’t have enough protein to sustain you until lunch. This protein-packed banana oat breakfast smoothie from Running with Spoons does not have that problem. The inclusion of yogurt and chia seeds boosts the protein, and if you let it sit overnight, the smoothie becomes thick and filling, like a pudding. Check out this recipe for a new way to use bananas and oats in your breakfast routine.

Coffee and Oat Smoothie

Coffee Oat Smoothie

Photo: Pinterest/Live Eat Learn

For those mornings when you must have a caffeine boost, make this coffee and oat smoothie from Live Eat Learn. A frozen banana contributes vitamins and creates a creaminess typically found in milkshakes. A half-cup of strong coffee in the recipe opens your eyes when you drink this smoothie. This breakfast will get you going while still providing you with a fruit serving to start your day.

Strawberry Banana Protein Shake

Strawberry Banana Protein Shake

Photo: Pinterest/Easy Living Today

Maybe you prefer a traditional fruit smoothie but still want a fast meal replacement. Try Easy Living Today’s quick strawberry banana protein shake. Vanilla protein powder increases the protein levels in this morning milkshake, and if you need an extra serving of greens, this recipe includes the option to add spinach. Though, the author says you won’t even taste it in the shake.

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie
Photo: Pinterest/Family Fresh Meals

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