Sunshine Smoothie – A Healthy Breakfast

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Do you feel like Spring and Summer are just around the corner? Even if you don’t, this smoothie will bring a little warm sunshine into your life. Smoothies are a healthy start to your day providing plenty of vitamins, minerals and energy all in one delicious drink. Add in protein powder to round out your fruit & vegetable servings.

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This recipe was adapted from the Ninja Blender Inspiration Guide that I received with my fantastic Ninja blender. I don’t know what I ever did without it! Oh yes, I remember now, start the blender, stop it to push the fruit down, start it again, stop it & push…well you get the idea. Now that I am using my Ninja, I just put all the ingredients in and it whips it together in seconds. Woohoo! I am doing a happy dance every time I use it. Check the Ninja Ultima out here. You won’t be sorry!

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Sunshine Smoothie


  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cucumber, peeled
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder


Place all in blender or single serve cup and pulse until smooth.

Serves 1.

Love smoothies? Check out these other tasty concoctions!

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