If I eat a smoothie in the morning- simply blending any kind of frozen fruit together with some milk and a few almonds- it gets me off to a healthy start and makes me more likely to eat healthy throughout the day.
I use a small hand blender; throw in half a frozen banana and about a cup of frozen or fresh berries with 5 almonds and a half cup of milk. There is no need to add sugar. It's a great boost and tastes great!
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Making this smoothie every morning keeps me on track. CVS one scoop of vanilla whey protein - 140 calories, 2 tbs of Jello fat free sugar free pudding mix, one cup of fat free milk, 1-1/2 cups of frozen fruit unsweetened, one cup of fat free milk and 1-1/2 cups of water. Makes about 42 ounces of a really filling protein breakfast that you can take in a large container to the office or wherever.
Large container with top and use smoothie straw. Sooo filling.
I was on a five week plateau and tried everything to shake it off. It wasn't until I focused on nutrition, that the scale started to move. I met with a nutritionist and learned that the most efficient way to boost the nutrients is through drinking a smoothie every morning. After two weeks, I lost an additional 4.5 pounds!
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