5 Minute, 3 Ingredient Smoothie Goodness

September 25, 2016

We partnered with our friends at Olly, and one of our favorite bloggers, Shannan Monson of Nutrition Simply, to give you delicious smoothie recipes for a protein-packed meal or snack for you (and your kids)!

When it comes to making a smoothie, it can feel overwhelming at times…

What do I even put in it? Do I have to clean the blender by hand afterwards? Can my kids drink it, too? What started out as a good idea suddenly feels like a lot of work…aaand now I’m late. Sound familiar?

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But not to worry, making a nourishing smoothie doesn’t have to be complicated. In just 3 ingredients or less, you can be out the door in 5 minutes flat with this simple, go-to recipe.

To make, just blend the following:

  • 1 cup liquid: milk, almond milk, coconut milk, water, etc
  • ½ – 1 cup frozen fruit: banana, peaches, pears, etc
  • 1 scoop Olly smoothie protein powder

When you’re done, simply add a drop of soap and a few cups of water to your blender and blend. Easy clean up without all the dirty work. Try using mason jars with lids or to-go cups to make your smoothies portable and easy to take on-the-go.

Have any smoothie combinations that you love? Share your favorites in a comment below!

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  • Reply Alex September 25, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    Love this!! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Susan Goldstein October 2, 2016 at 3:26 am

    I appreciate you helping to de-mystify the smoothie!! I was putting so many extras — flax oil, that stinky algae stuff (spirulina!), lecithin, etc etc — it was becoming a huge PITA (Pain in The A**). I’m going back to basics now.

    • Reply Shannan October 2, 2016 at 4:06 am

      LOVE hearing that Susan! All those extras are a great way to add superfoods to your diet and step up your nutrition–and I’ll be the first to jump at the chance to eat a really delicious superfood-packed smoothie bowl… but making one every day is just not always realistic. I’m all about keepin’ it simple 😉 Enjoy!

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