As it turns out, my blender came into my life at the perfect time. I'm trying to kick the coffee habit, and I'm looking for some new morning pick-me-up's of the less addictive kind.
So far, the smoothie is doin' the trick! When hitting the snooze button, the thought of my smoothie comes to mind, helping me to hit snooze just 3 times instead of my usual 5.
My favorite combination these days is a real simple one, but I sure like it:
- 2 cups of frozen blackberries (usually a little less than half a bag)
- 1 & 1/2 bananas (or just 1 is fine too)
- a little shake or squeeze of sweetener (I've been using agave lately)
- about a half teaspoon of bee pollen (good for energy)
That's it. It's super thick, which gives it a kind of ice cream-y quality. It's true luxury in the form of a healthy morning drink.
And I have to say, it's absolutely addictive (in a good way)!