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Hello and welcome to Mommy Tell All Monday where anything *mommyhood* goes!
Mornings around our house are BUSY. I’m sure most of you mommies can relate. I often struggle with finding time to prepare a well balanced breakfast. And since it’s the most important meal of the day, I know that breakfast is necessary to add into our morning routine. So the other day when I was grocery shopping at Safeway, I picked up a box of Carnation Breakfast Essentials powders. My daughter was super excited to get home to concoct smoothies! The first one we made was a Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Green Breakfast Smoothie… YUM!
Isn’t my smoothie partner the cutest?! We picked up the Variety Pack so that we can try all kinds of different smoothies in the mornings. And my daughter picked the Dark Chocolate to try first. We took the opportunity to dress it up a bit and turned it into a Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Green Breakfast Smoothie!
Doesn’t it look SO tasty?? It is, my friends. It totally is. And Carnation Breakfast Essentials is packed with 21 vitamins and minerals, 13 grams of protein, and as much calcium as 6 ounce cup of yogurt. Plus I added 1/4 of an avocado to the mix, which is where the ‘green’ comes in. Avocado is a great addition to smoothies… it’s a healthy fat and adds lots of potassium plus it makes your smoothies extra creamy.
I love how easy these smoothies are for the kiddos to make themselves! There’s minimal ingredients and you throw it all into a blender or bullet and viola! It’s like a delicious, nutritious dessert for breakfast! Are you ready for the recipe so that you can make your own? Here we go!
- 1 packet of Carnation Breakfast Essentials Dark Chocolate powder mix
- 1 1/2 cups cold almond milk
- 2 heaping tbs of Cookie Butter
- 1/4 avocado
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 3/4 cups ice
- whip cream (optional)
- sprinkles (optional)
- Put all ingredients into a blender or bullet and blend.
- Pour into a glass and top with whip cream and sprinkles for fun!
Thanks for stopping by today, friends! I hope you have a great week! Let me know if you try out our breakfast smoothie recipe!