Back to School Brain Boosting Berry Smoothie

ysm back to school smoothieIt’s like your mother always said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” I know I heard my mom tell my brothers and I that countless times before, but in reality, breakfast is one of the most missed meal of the day.

Summer is sadly over and your kids are getting ready to go back to school. Making sure your kids have a great meal to start the year and their day off is as important as making sure their backpacks are full of all the supplies necessary for the school year. This is a quick breakfast recipe that you do not want to miss out on!

Smoothies are the fastest and tastiest breakfasts that you can possibly make. It’s a cinch to throw together, and it has all of the essential nutrients that you and your kids want. They won’t even know how good it is for them! Smoothies are incredibly versatile. You can switch your favorite fruits, juices or yogurts in and out to tailor-make a recipe perfect for you.


Back to School Brain Boosting Berry Smoothie (serves 3)


  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup pomegranate juice
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons wheat germ
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • 1 avocado, pit removed


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.