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Do you rush to get ready in the morning and sometimes skip breakfast due to lack of time? Do you loathe the idea of slaving over a stove first thing in the morning? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then making a breakfast smoothie might be the perfect option for you.

Whether you have a cheap blender or a top of the line machine, a smoothie is a quick, convenient and tasty way to get all your breakfast nutrition in one easy-to-drink liquid meal.

Traditionally smoothies have been made with fruit, yogurt and liquid like water or milk. However, the nutrition and health movement have take these old recipes and enriched them with more nutritionally dense ingredients, like certain vegetables, protein powders, seeds, nuts, oils, and superfoods like hemp, cacao and chia seeds. They are even tastier this way and help you to meet your daily requirements from protein, fats, minerals and vitamins.

Here are 3 delicious superfood smoothie recipes to get you started.

Blueberry Chocolate Smoothie

½ cup blueberries
2 tablespoons cacao powder
1 banana
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 cup of water
Handful of ice cubes

Tropical Mango Smoothie

1 cup coconut milk
1 banana
1/2 cup mango, cubed
1 stick celery
1 teaspoon camu camu powder
1 tablespoon chia seeds

Green Smoothie

1 cup fresh spinach
1 apple, sliced
½ cucumber, sliced up
½ lemon, peeled
2cm sliced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon hemp powder
1 cup water

Method:

Throw all the ingredients into your blender, cover with water and blend until smooth!