Do you get hooked on breakfasts? It happens to me all the time. I’ll go months only eating one thing for breakfast, then — switcheroo — one day, I’m onto a hot and heavy affair with something else. I’m fickle like that.
Let me introduce my new breakfast fling, cherry vanilla smoothie.
I woke up this morning at 6 a.m., hours earlier than needed. I groaned and rolled over to go back to sleep. And then, I remembered my new breakfast paramour. I jumped out of bed and was at the blender before both eyes were open.
To feed my addiction, I’ve been buying fresh cherries whenever I find a sale. I’ll pit dozens at a time and toss them in the freezer. I’m hoping to stockpile enough to last me through October. I figure the mornings will be cold by then and I’ll launch into a dalliance with something warmer like oatmeal.
Until then, this is the reason I get out of bed in the morning.
1 cup vanilla almond milk
1 cup frozen cherries
1 handful spinach (I often freeze spinach for smoothies but fresh or frozen works well in smoothies)
1/2 scoop of a vanilla-flavoured whey protein fortified powder
1/2 scoop of ProGreens powder
Throw everything in blender. Blend away.