Monday, January 2, 2012

Breakfast Smoothie (C2)

Recipe Author: Simmie Sinow

A great smoothie to go along with your breakfast!  Shown below, this comes to 460; if you eliminate the oil, it's 400 calories.

3/4 cup Kefir (or yogurt)
2 cups blueberries (I use frozen)
1 Tbsp flaxseed meal
1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
1/2 Tbsp olive oil (optional)

I use frozen blueberries and microwave them just a bit -- about 1.5 minutes, to soften them from being rock hard when blending them.

Put all the ingredients in your blender and let it go!

What you wind up with is a thick smoothie.  If you use yogurt, I'd recommend using some oil to give it a creamier consistency.

This is both of your fruit servings for the day; obviously, you can make this with only 1 cup of blueberries and save your other fruit serving for later.


  1. This sounds good! Quick question...can I have more than two probiotics a day? I had yogurt this morning and plan to have it as a snack. For Dinner tonight, I am having Grilled Chicken and thought about mixing up the taziki suace, but that would have me over in probiotics. Just wondering :)

  2. Technically, you should stick to just 2 probiotics a day. But some have found if they mix things up -- more probiotics one day, then a few days later, back off on them by 1...that seems to keep the weight loss going at a good clip.


  3. Thank you for your recipes! I don't think I would of done this diet if it wasn't for this page or the Facebook pages!!!

  4. maegsb: Thanks!!! There's so much good information out there. Please feel free to ask away with any questions you have!

  5. We made this smoothie this morning. It was really yummy my hubby and I split it for breakfast! Quick question, i was telling a friend about it today and he said whey protein is a weight gainer....ahhh I do not need a weight gainer, how correct is that?

  6. It's not very correct; it's missing some details. IF you mix it with things that are either high fat or high sugar, then it would be. Look at the nutritional information on the label -- most have less than 2 grams of sugar and less than 3 grams of carbs per serving. THAT is very low.

    Now if you were to mix it with whole milk which is high in both fats and sugars....then that would be a different story -- which is what athletes do to "bulk up."

  7. are you allowed tofu..that has low carbs and calories..its called shirataki tofu..its like spaghetti