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Breakfast Energy Smoothie

A delicious and energizing breakfast smoothie that will fill you up and get you through your day!

Breakfast Energy Smoothie, easy smoothie recipe to make!

Are you sick of smoothie recipes, yet!? I hope not, but if you are, I promise this is the last smoothie recipe for awhile.



I saved the best smoothie for last. This delicious Breakfast Energy Smoothie is a quick, nutrient packed and will energize you until lunchtime!



This smoothie is loaded with fresh or frozen fruit, orange juice, and yogurt.It’s a great way to start out your day, knowing you started out your day on a healthy foot {which means I can have one of my Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert tonight, right!?} 

Breakfast Energy Smoothie, easy smoothie recipe to make!



 USE FROZEN FRUIT: I like to use frozen fruit instead of ice cubes in my smoothies. For this smoothie you want to use mixed berries, like blueberries, raspberries, blackberries….these berries give you energy! And to make it super easy, I just  buy the chopped frozen mixed berries in the frozen section of my grocery store, because I’m all about making things quicker and easier!



FILL UP YOUR BLENDER: You always want to layer your ingredients softest to hardest (frozen). First, add the orange juice, vanilla extract, and yogurt. Then, add the fresh or frozen fruit. 





Breakfast Energy Smoothie



Breakfast Energy Smoothie

Yield: 2-4 Servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

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  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups mixed fresh or frozen berries


STEP 1: Place all ingredients into blender (liquid ingredients first).

STEP 2: Blend on high for 2 minutes or until smooth. Scrap down sides and blend for another 30 seconds.

STEP 3: Serve and enjoy!


*I used vanilla yogurt but you can use any flavored yogurt you like best.

*Store leftover smoothie covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.





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37 Responses to “Breakfast Energy Smoothie”

  1. Carleen — July 23, 2017 at 9:52 am

    I make a similar smoothie every morning, drink it about 8 and I don’t even think about food until noon. I use, about 1/3 cup almond milk, small banana, 1 cup plain greek yogurt, 1 cup frozen organic mixed berries, 1 cup organic kale, 1 T chia or flax seeds (ground), and 1/4 cup ice.  I add the milk, banana, and kale and grind up first, then add berries, grind, and then add yogurt, chia and ice. It makes a very tall glass so could share with another. You do not need any sugar or vanilla flavoring at all, and  you do not taste the kale at all. It is naturally sweet!

    • Jennifer — August 3rd, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

      Sounds delicious!

  2. Jimmye Porter — September 9, 2016 at 10:59 am

    I just made this with frozen berries/vanilla/pineapple juice & the new Silk So delicious coconut Milk vanilla flavor (dairy/soy free) Yogurt. YUM

  3. Sonia — July 26, 2016 at 10:42 am

    I will definitely try this smoothie recipe but will use soya yogurt as I don’t like to have to much dairy.😊

  4. Bonnie Sharpless — July 10, 2016 at 11:42 am

    I don’t like to use flavored yogurt…too much processed sugar. If I use plain yogurt, how much honey would be needed?

    • Jenn — August 31st, 2016 @ 11:42 am

      I would use maybe about 1 Tablespoon of honey.

  5. Jennie — June 7, 2016 at 1:20 am

    Does it have to have yogurt?

    • Jenn — June 15th, 2016 @ 11:10 am

      No, you don’t need to add yogurt. I just like my smoothies a little thicker, but you can just add more ice! 🙂

  6. Mille — March 30, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    Can this be made without orange juice?

    • Jenn — April 5th, 2016 @ 1:05 pm

      YES! 🙂

  7. Neha Ahmed — March 29, 2016 at 6:56 am

    For sure I’ll try this as I really need to get less snugglish early in the morning. Sounds delicious too. 
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  8. Amber C — March 7, 2016 at 7:22 am

    These look delicious! But, I was wondering if the recipe can be adapted to take out the dairy products? Is it possible to make the smoothie without using milk or yogurt, and have a similar result taste-wise? I understand that the texture may not be as smooth and creamy. Thank you for your time. 

                                                      Amber C. 

    • Jenn — March 7th, 2016 @ 2:42 pm

      I’m not sure because I have never made this smoothie without yogurt but I assume the taste will be the same, just not as thick. You could use almond milk instead, too!

  9. Anna @ Anna Can Do It! — March 5, 2016 at 8:53 am

    What a wonderful color! I love energy, vitamin packed smoothies and it’s one of them, so I have to try it as soon as possible! Great recipe, thank you for sharing it! – Love, Anna

  10. Joseph Losoya — February 10, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Your blog is giving me a reason to buy a blinder. I always wanted to incorporate more fruits in my diet, and now I can. i like that i will not dirty many dishes making this. Can’t wait to try this.   

  11. Christina Aleman — February 4, 2016 at 7:51 am

    These is perfect for energy boosters.

  12. Preeti — January 9, 2016 at 12:02 am

    Lovely color and healthy… Thanks for sharing

  13. John T. Allen — November 6, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    These look so delish! Thank for sharing

  14. Christine — October 15, 2015 at 10:55 pm

    I will try this one on the morning! So pretty.

  15. Lindsay — July 9, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Just a tiny addition-add 1/2 Tbsp chia seeds for extra nutritional punch & filling effect! 

  16. Andrea — May 27, 2015 at 9:38 am

    This is so good! so beautiful and tastes amazing!

  17. Whitney — April 27, 2015 at 9:16 am

    This smoothie is as delicious as it looks!  2 cups of orange juice is a little much, however, so cutting back to 1 cup balances it out nicely to get rid of the overabundance of citrus.

  18. Lindsey — April 12, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    Looks yummy can’t wait to try it

  19. Monica — April 9, 2015 at 8:10 am

    The straws are so cute! Can t wait to try this. I will use agave nectar instead of sweet and low. Thanks for sharing.

  20. Danielle — April 8, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    This recipe is really good and the colors are so great!!

  21. Daniel — April 5, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    i do not like to use artificial sweeteners in my smoothie. I use natural raw honey or coconut oil to sweeten it naturally. 

  22. Ginny McMeans — January 13, 2015 at 9:17 am

    That looks so rich and delicious!

  23. Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious — January 13, 2015 at 7:53 am

    I am never tired of smoothie recipes! Especially ones this pretty. 

  24. Beth — January 12, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    I am loving the colors in this smoothie.. perhaps it has me thinking about Valentine’s Day! Pinned!

  25. Kristine @ Kristine's Kitchen — January 12, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    This smoothie is just gorgeous! I love the vibrant color. I never get tired of smoothies and this one looks like the perfect way to start my day!

  26. Tonia from TheGunnySack — January 12, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    What an awesome way to start the day! Now I just need someone to make it for me…LOL! 😉

  27. Jessica @ Sprinkle Some Sugar — January 12, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    This smoothie looks amazing! Smoothies always make me feel so refreshed and energized in the morning and judging by the ingredients in this, it’s sure to give a jump start to your day. The vibrant pretty purple-y pink color is a definite plus, too!! 🙂 p.s I love those straws!!!

  28. Ashley | The Recipe Rebel — January 12, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Love this vibrant color! And smoothies for breakfast definitely mean chocolate chip cookies for dessert 😉

  29. Kelley — January 12, 2015 at 10:35 am

    This looks amazing! The color is beautiful and I bet it tastes even better!

  30. Sheena @ Hot Eats and Cool Reads — January 12, 2015 at 9:45 am

    What a gorgeous smoothie! I bet it tastes as good as it looks!!

  31. Cookin Canuck — January 12, 2015 at 9:36 am

    The color of that smoothie is absolutely stunning and I’ll bet it tastes even better!  We are regular smoothie makers here, so I’ll never get tired of smoothie recipes.

  32. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice — January 12, 2015 at 7:10 am

    I don’t think I could ever get sick of smoothies! This energy one looks fantastic, Jenn! I love the pretty color. And those straws are the cutest! Such a great way to get going in the mornings!

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