02 26 2014.

take-to-work breakfast smoothie

Take-To-Work Breakfast Smoothie - Spice & Dice

I always wait until I’m at work to eat breakfast. My mornings tend to be hectic and I prefer to eat in the relaxed environment of my workplace. I’ve packed everything from cereal and parfaits to oatmeal for work. This week I decided to try something different – travel-safe smoothies.

Take-To-Work Breakfast Smoothie - Spice & Dice

These are extremely easy to do and you can prepare them the night before! Just get all of your ingredients together, put them in a bowl, cover, and let sit overnight in the refrigerator. You can blend the ingredients the night before and store them in a mason jar in the fridge – but I prefer the fresher taste you get from blending it in the morning. The yogurt and almond milk tend to separate if they sit together for hours, too.

Take-To-Work Breakfast Smoothie - Spice & Dice

Take-To-Work Breakfast Smoothie - Spice & Dice

Take-To-Work Breakfast Smoothie (Strawberry Banana)

yields: 1 smoothie (2 cups)


  • 2 tsp & 1 tsp chia seeds, divided
  • 1 large banana, sliced
  • 4 strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • a handful of spinach
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • ice, crushed (optional)


  1. In a blender, mix 2 tsp chia seeds with the banana, strawberries, almond milk, greek yogurt and spinach. Stir to combine any spinach that may have stuck to the side.
  2. Add the cinnamon and crushed ice. Blend again just until the ice and cinnamon are combined.
  3. Pour the smoothie into a mason jar, top with remaining 1 tsp chia seeds and bring to work! (Or you can just drink it right then!)

*You can try this smoothie with other fruity flavors too! Other great combinations:
Strawberry & Kiwi
Peanut Butter & Banana
Mango & Pineapple

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