3 Smoothies To Prep For Easier Mornings

One of the easiest ways to adopt a new healthy lifestyle is to meal prep. Smoothies are a great entry point into the world of meal prepping because all you have to do is prep your ingredients, place them in plastic bags, and store them in the freezer. Not only does this make your life easier, but it saves you time in the morning, which is the most valuable time in the day.

 

How To Get Started:

Before you get started, you need to have your ingredients and supplies. We are referring to measuring cups, quart-sized bags or mason jars, smoothie ingredients, and a blender. Once you have all of these things, make sure to wash your ingredients (mainly referring to leafy greens, berries, or other fruits with peels).

 

Prep Your Ingredients:

There’s a way to make your life very easy. If you throw all of the prepped ingredients in the bags, the ingredients can freeze together in big clumps. You can still do this and slam the bags against the counter when it’s time to make your smoothie, but we recommend a better way to avoid clumping. Cut up your ingredients and freeze them on lined baking sheets before adding them to your bags.

 

Labeling:

This is an optional step if you need help remembering what is in your smoothies. You can also write the date on there as well.

 

Jars vs. Bags:

You can add your smoothie ingredients to plastic bags or glass mason jars. There’s an advantage to using mason jars because they not only serve as your prep containers, but they also serve as your smoothie cups after you blend the smoothie. It’s a win/win situation.

 

The Ingredients:

We are going to give you three different smoothie recipes, so you can alternate between the three. Each ingredient list is good enough to make 1 smoothie every day for a week. Theoretically, you could have one of these smoothies every day of a Full Body Cleanse.

 

Smoothie #1:

  • 7 bananas, sliced
  • 2 pineapples, cubed (you’ll have some extra to snack on)
  • 7 cups mango, cubed
  • 1 big bag of spinach

Directions:

  • Each bag or jar should contain 1 banana, 1 cup pineapple, 1 cup mango, and 1 cup spinach. When you make this smoothie, add the ingredients and 1 cup of water to a blender and blend away. You can use less or more water depending on the consistency you enjoy.

 

Smoothie #2:

  • 2 pounds strawberries, tops removed
  • 7 bananas, sliced
  • 1 big bag of spinach
  • 2 pounds blueberries

Directions:

  • Each bag or jar should contain 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, ½ cup blueberries, and 1 cup spinach. When you make this smoothie, add the ingredients and 1 cup of water to a blender and blend away. You can use less or more water depending on the consistency you enjoy.

 

Smoothie #3:

  • 4 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 big bag of spinach
  • 3 pineapples, cubed

Directions:

  • Each bag or jar should contain ½ avocado, 2 cups spinach, and 2 cups pineapple. When you make this smoothie, add the ingredients and 1 cup of water to a blender and blend away. You can use less or more water depending on the consistency you enjoy.

 

We hope you enjoyed this smoothie prep and let us know if you tried to make it.

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