Health-Packed On the Go Smoothie

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This on the go smoothie is my absolute favorite. I’ll often blend it up real quick when I want a fast, health-packed breakfast that’s also really yummy. 

Health a yummy CAN go together. This is one of my favorite examples. 

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This smoothie is thick and delicious. Its filling enough to be a meal and sometimes I'll even make it for an on-the-go dinner cause its so easy. The fruit gives it lots of sweetness. If you've got a sweet tooth add in some additional honey and you'll be good to go.

I’ve made this so many times and so many different ways. I’ll swap out the strawberries of mixed berries or blueberries. I’ll often add in two eggs and put in more berries so it’s thicker. Sometimes I put in the chia seeds, sometimes I skip them. It’s up to you. Make it how you like it best. My favorite way is with the greens, but if you prefer to skip them you can do that too. I usually use mild-flavored greens like romaine lettuce but you can also use spinach, just know it will be stronger tasting. 

I make the nut milk first and even skipping the straining step. Because this is a thick smoothies with lots of additives you'd never notice the milk wasn't strained. I love time and dishes saving little things like this.

Okay. . . Lets make the smoothie!

health-packed on the go smoothie recipe


  • 10 almonds of pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 scoops collagen (or one serving size for your favorite brand)
  • 1 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons hemp hears
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries 
  • Dash of apple cider vinegar
  • A handful of lettuce or other greens (I often use romaine or whatever greens are growing in my garden)
  • a pinch of sea salt

Blend together the nuts and water for 2-5 minutes on your Vita-Mix speed 4. 

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Add in collagen, chia seeds, hemp hearts, strawberries, apple cider vinegar, lettuce and salt.

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Blend slowly at first gradually increasing speed. Blend for a minute or two until smooth. 

Poor and enjoy! 

Serving size: I make and drink all of this myself. It makes about a quart, so you may prefer a half batch and say it serves two. Up to you. :)

on the go smoothie variations

Here's a quick list of some of my variations you can try. 

  • banana
  • 2 eggs
  • mixed berries, frozen
  • powered vitamin c, just a dash
  • maple syrup instead of honey
  • stevia if you want less carbs
  • goat or cow milk instead of nut milk
  • could use your favorite protein powder instead of collagen. If it's already sweetened you might want to skip the honey. 
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Enjoy your delicious health-packed on-the-go smoothie! 

Soli Deo Gloria!  (Glory Be to God Alone!)

~ Julia

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