Simply Healthy Family: Tofu-Berry Morning Smoothie

30.9.10

Tofu-Berry Morning Smoothie



If your anything like me, you get completely bored with breakfast every once and a while. I don't like to give the kids cold cereal very often because most all of them are laden with sugar and processed flour. Also, if you could see how much these 3 boys eat you would know that they easily scarf down a big box of cereal and well, boxed cereal is like $4 ea. That adds up fast. So that leaves the old reliable oatmeal. Even though we doll it up with pecans, flax, honey and dried fruit you can only eat so much oatmeal. That goes for eggs too.
Smoothies are always a fun treat and perfectly nutritious when made with healthy ingredients. You can always use plain, non-fat yogurt or Greek yogurt as a base, then add fruit of choice.

This time I used some soft Organic Tofu instead of yogurt for the protein. I freeze fresh blueberries when they are in season and chopped up frozen banana so the smoothies are nice and cold. That's it, blend it all up, add a tablespoon of flax meal for added Omega's and you have a super power breakfast smoothie!
These will wake you up and keep you energized much longer than cold cereal. Perfect breakfast for kids going to school!


Baby Mona gives her smile of approval!




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5 comments:

  1. I have been so bored with breakfast, so seeing this was a breath of fresh air! I've never thought of adding tofu to my smoothies but I love the thought of the added nutritional benefit. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Adding tofu to a smoothie really is a great idea! Baby Mona is adorable!

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  3. Always love smoothies - and, from the twinkle in her eye, so does your cutie pie! Next time I'll try it with tofu, too.

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  4. Always love smoothies - and, from the twinkle in her eye, so does your cutie pie! Next time I'll try it with tofu, too.

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  5. Adding tofu to a smoothie really is a great idea! Baby Mona is adorable!

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