5 Minute, 3 Ingredient Smoothie Goodness

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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September 25, 2016 at 5:46 pm

Love this!! Thanks for sharing!

Susan Goldstein

October 02, 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.


October 02, 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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