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Gluten-Free Recipes: Breakfast Beverages

Whipping up a high-protein, gluten-free breakfast on your way out the door is easy and takes almost no time at all! Make a satisfying smoothie with fruit juice or milk — or try coconut, rice, or almond milk instead of the traditional dairy type.

Banana Oat Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

1 banana, frozen

1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

1/4 cup gluten-free oats

1/2 cup skim milk

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon sliced almonds

  1. 1Combine the banana, yogurt, oats, milk, honey, cinnamon, and almonds in a b.lender.

  2. Blend the ingredients on high for 30 seconds or until they’re smooth.

Per serving: Calories 442 (From Fat 64); Fat 7g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 6mg; Sodium 82mg; Carbohydrate 82g (Dietary Fiber 9g); Protein 18g.

Berry Delicious Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

1/2 banana, frozen

1/2 cup mixed berries, frozen

1 cup 100% apple juice

1/2 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt

  1. Combine the banana, berries, apple juice, and yogurt in a blender.

  2. Blend the ingredients on high for 30 seconds or until they’re smooth.

Per serving: Calories 316 (From Fat 21); Fat 2g (Saturated 1g); Cholesterol 6mg; Sodium 93mg; Carbohydrate 70g (Dietary Fiber 4g); Protein 7g.

Buying frozen berries can save you money. They’re usually less expensive than fresh, and they ensure that you’ll always have this sweet and nutritious ingredient ready for smoothies. Just throw them in your blender. Simple and delicious.

Piña Colada Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

1 cup refrigerated coconut milk

1/2 cup pineapple chunks

2 tablespoons honey

1 cup ice cubes

  1. Combine the coconut milk, pineapple chunks, honey, and ice cubes in a blender.

  2. Blend the ingredients on high for 30 seconds or until they’re smooth.

Per serving: Calories 284 (From Fat 46); Fat 5g (Saturated 5g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 33mg; Carbohydrate 62g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 2g.

Mocha Coconut Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

1 cup refrigerated coconut milk

1/2 cup coffee, prepared

2 tablespoons chocolate sauce

1 cup ice cubes

  1. Combine the coconut milk, coffee, chocolate sauce, and ice cubes in a blender.

  2. Blend the ingredients on high in a blender for 30 seconds or until they’re smooth.

Per serving: Calories 185 (From Fat 49); Fat 5g (Saturated 5g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 52mg; Carbohydrate 31g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 2g.

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