Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie

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As the mom of 3, I am one busy mama. Mornings are especially busy in my home as I get myself and my children fed, ready for the day and off to school and work.  My favorite busy morning breakfast gets me ready for the day and brings back happy memories of sharing breakfast with my father when I was young.  I’ve updated the breakfast treat that my dad used to share with me to now be my go-to nutritious breakfast chocolate plus breakfast smoothie.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

 

When I was around 3 years old, I remember treasured mornings when I was able to share breakfast with my dad before he headed off to early morning duty in the military.  He always drank Carnation Instant Breakfast (the original version of Nestlé Carnation Breakfast Essentials) on those early mornings.  If I woke up early enough, I was able to share his breakfast with him – and that was a big treat for me. I was able to spend one-on-one time with my dad and share his chocolate breakfast drink with him.

Now days, I’ve updated that nostalgic drink to make it a breakfast smoothie that is chocolate plus. The plus is peanut butter and banana but is only about 365 calories and around 28 grams of sugar. It’s so easy to make with ingredients you can easily have on-hand.

Ingredients

1/3 cup Chocolate Carnation Breakfast Essentials

1 cup skim (fat free) milk

1 Tbsp peanut butter

1/2 large banana or 3 Tbsp fresh berries

Add all the ingredients to the blender (you can just throw them in). Blend the ingredients until well blended (about 5-10 seconds).  Pour and serve immediately.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start (the plus is peanut butter and banana) #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

I’m able to drink my breakfast smoothie while I’m busy making my children’s lunches before they head off to school.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

I also enjoy sharing this chocolate plus breakfast smoothie with my children on special occasions and carry on the treasured tradition my dad started.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start (the plus is peanut butter and banana) #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

It makes a convenient breakfast on a busy morning and is also a delicious afternoon or evening treat.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

My children enjoy it as much as I do or maybe even more than I do.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

I needed to pick up several different things for the house so I popped over to Walmart to run my errands and pick up some more Carnation Breakfast Essentials.  I found it on the breakfast aisle.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start (the plus is peanut butter and banana) #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

Lucky for you right now CarnationFreeBreakfast.com  has a promotion that you can take advantage of:

  1. Buy any 2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials products
  2. Get a clear photo of your entire receipt and then text with keyword BREAKFAST to 811811 for submission instructions or email it to redeem@CarnationFreeBreakfast.com or upload your receipt.
  3. You will receive a code back once the receipt has been verified that you can share with your friends and family for a free breakfast! (up to a $7.99 value). Participants can enter by texting a number, emailing, or uploading a photo of the receipt to the website 

You could also use the code to donate a nutritious breakfast to your local food bank.  As you’re sharing breakfast with your family, friends and community, Carnation Breakfast Essentials® is giving back to the community, too.  They will donate $25,000 to Feeding America to help those in need. Learn more by following along on Facebook. Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #adDo you ever have a busy morning when you could enjoy a chocolate plus breakfast smoothie? Enjoy a cup tomorrow with me.Easy Chocolate Plus Breakfast Smoothie for a quick and nutritious start #50YearsofBreakfast #ad

 

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11 Comments

  1. I can remember Carnation Instant Breakfast! I loved it! I remember telling my daughter about this great breakfast drink when she was in college. I knew that she didn’t always have time to make a complete meal and I knew she could get what she needed from Carnation. I love the idea of adding peanut butter and a banana.

  2. My grandmother used to make me Carnation Instant Breakfast every afternoon when I got home from school. I always thought I was getting away with a special treat since it was chocolate. I love chocolate, peanut butter and banana together and so do my kids. We’ll be making this soon!

    1. I know how special the treat and time spent with your grandmother was, especially while sharing a chocolate treat!

  3. Aloha from Maui! My daughter has been diagnosed with EOE therefore we are trying to figure out what foods she is allergic too. One of the first things we need to cut out is dairy products. May I ask does carnation have dairy in it and if so do you have a suggestion what I can do to substitute for dairy in your shakes. They look so good I don’t want her to miss out! Thanks so much!
    Jennifer jenn

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