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Our Members' Top 5 Healthy Recipes for Lunch

Emily Hurd | Jul 7 2021 | Tags: Recipes, Health & Wellness

We love hearing from our members about their favorite recipes using their SmoothieBox smoothie mixes.

Smoothies and smoothie bowls are great for lunch and unlike a high-carb diet that gives you an instant burst of energy, a smoothie can provide you with a steady release of energy throughout your afternoon. Prepare these yummy and healthy recipes for your lunch and let us know your favorite.

Recipe 1: Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Bowl

This healthy recipe for lunch is as delicious and as filling as it can get. If you love chocolatey flavors, you will love this protein-rich smoothie bowl.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Calories: 451kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 SmoothieBox Cacao smoothie mix
  • 1 frozen avocado pitted and peeled
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • A frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 pitted fresh dates
  • 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Prep instructions

Place all your ingredients in a blender and blend on medium for 2-3 minutes. Serve in two bowls and top with coconut flakes, frozen blueberries, sliced banana, and 1 tsp of chia seeds.

Recipe 2: Mocha Protein Smoothie Bowl

This thick and creamy smoothie bowl has hints of coffee and cocoa flavors that taste delicious.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Calories: 320kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 SmoothieBox Cacao smoothie mix
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 1/4 cup strongly brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk

Prep instructions

Blend the smoothie ingredients to a smooth consistency and serve in two bowls. 

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Recipe 3: Creamy Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

This creamy and chocolatey blueberry smoothie is a superfood with plenty of natural sugars and fruity flavors. It’s the ultimate smoothie bowl to have when you only have a few minutes to spare for lunch.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Calories: 400 kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 SmoothieBox Cacao smoothie mix
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup avocado
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp protein powder
  • 2 tsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Prep Instructions

Blend your ingredients on medium for 2 minutes until smooth. If it’s too thick, add almond milk and a few ice cubes and blend some more. Serve in two bowls and garnish with fresh blueberries and chia seeds.

Recipe 4: Thick Almond Berry Smoothie Bowl

Enjoy this fruity and thick berry smoothie bowl at lunch with fresh berries.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 bowls
Calories: 450kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 SmoothieBox Berry smoothie mix
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped baby spinach
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh mixed berries and seeds
  • 1 fresh almond, sliced
  • Chia seeds

Prep Instructions

Mix all your smoothie ingredients in the blender except the fresh almond and mixed berries. Blend to a smooth consistency and serve in two bowls. Garnish your smoothie bowl with slices of almond, mixed berries, and chia seeds.

Add a protein boost to your smoothie

Our whey and vegan proteins are the perfect nutrient-rich addition to your Berry smoothie to provide fuel for the day or support your post-workout recovery.

By adding just one scoop of protein to your smoothie you can adapt this recipe to create an even more well-balanced and hunger-satisfying meal.

Find out more about our vanilla and chocolate protein smoothie powders:

Final thoughts

As you prepare these easy healthy smoothie recipes, try out different ingredient substitutes for a different texture in your smoothie. For example, try whole nuts instead of protein powder or low-fat milk in place of almond milk and compare the difference in flavors.

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Emily is the Director of Member Experience at SmoothieBox and loves creating new recipes to share with our smoothie community. She gets help and ideas from her two toddlers, especially if it involves our Green Super Smoothie. In her spare time she can be found outside with family.

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