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Sophie’s quinoa, banana & pecan smoothie

A yummy banana, kefir & quinoa breakfast smoothy!

Ilove making drinkable breakfasts, don’t you? Sometimes,wecan be a bit lazy. This is what I made.

Recipe: For 2 persons, each 1 large glass
500 ml of unsweetened kefir
1 ripe large banana, peeled & cut into chunks
2 tablespoons of finely chopped pecans
a few drizzles of agave syrup or brown rice syrup
1 tablespoon of vanilla extract ( I use home-made )
1. Put every ingredient, except the agave syrup or brown rice syrup in a bowl & mix everything together or put into a blender. Mix finely.
2. If necessary, add a few drizzles of agave / brown rice syrup into the bowl & mix well.
3. Pour into 2 breakfast glasses & serve.
A delightful combination!

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Hello! My name is Sophie & I love to cook & bake mostly healthily but with a twist! There is a bit of gardening & travelling in here too! Enjoy! :)

99 thoughts on “Sophie’s quinoa, banana & pecan smoothie

  1. OK that sounds delish! So tasty! Im dropping by after my next work-out for one of these babies! 😉 hehe Hope your well Sophie!

  2. SophieThis comes in the nick of times since my son is now on a extra-healthy diet and is losing a lot of weight I am going to tell him about it so that he would try something else besides egg whites for breakfast!

  3. Such a fantastic idea putting quinoa in the smoothie! I will be sure to try this recipe!This is my first time on your blog, I am most definitely bookmarking you 🙂

  4. Sophie, this would be one terrific smoothie to start the day. I need to head over to my health food store and get some Quinoa flakes and give this a try. Many thanks…

  5. Can you believe this, when I saw your blog post in my mailbox, I was just having a smoothie I made tonight, I made with banana, frozen strawberries, wheatgerm, honey, low fat milk and natural yogurt. Next time I would try yours, I have never tried quinoa.

  6. Those glasses are adorable, and once more I am awed by your creativity Sophie 🙂 Btw, thks for stopping by my blog and sending your best wishes for my new baby boy!

  7. That really sounds and looks yummy, I have been thinking about adding a breakfast shake to my weekly lineup!

  8. Sophie, what a FABULOUS idea. I never ever thought to grind quinoa into a smoothie- helloooo tomorrow's breakfast!!!!

  9. I love quinoa flakes but never thought to add them to a smoothie, silly cuz I've done it with oats. The quinoa really amps up the nutrition!

  10. i love smoothies!! i just bought some bananas to make some tonite….Ill have to try ur version soon. thats is a great foto Sophie!!!

  11. I generally like my breakfasts to be solid (I feel more full that way) but I could definitely see myself having this for dessert. Love dessert smoothies!

  12. Actually I never tried to make drinkable breakfast other fresh juices. This is just fantastic idea Sophie!

  13. Quinoa in a smoothie? How unusual. Bet it makes it thicker and more filling. Love your flavors, Sophie.I like a liquid breakfast too….have one 3 days a week. Soy milk and something called Ultra Meal my nutritionist gave me, along with some frozen strawberries. yummy.

  14. Like your other readers, I have to admit I have never seen quinoa in a drink before. I've never seen quinoa flakes either, so thank you so much for shairng this delicious and healthy looking breakfast.

  15. Drinkable Quinoa–Clever! Great for a snack too… thanks for giving me a new way to use the quinoa flakes in my pantry. Enjoy your weekend Sophie!

  16. Soounds like a mouth watering smoothie!!! I love making smoothies in the summer. They are so refreshing!

  17. Hi Sophie! Once I'm home again I really want to make this for breakfast! Looks simple but delicious. And quinoa — wow! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Hi Sophie, I love the idea of a drinkable breakfast too! I never have the time to sit down for a meal in the morning when I am off to work so early but having something like this ready would be perfect.

  19. rhoooo j'aime aussi beaucoup ce genre de petit déj !!!j'utilise du kéfir maison et c'est vrai que c'est vraiment très très bon !!!veux tu que je t'envoie des graines ????

  20. Simply nourishing and delicious! This is exactly the sort of smoothie/snack I've been favoring lately… Thanks for the new combination, love the addition of quinoa flakes!

  21. I've never seen quinoa flakes, but what a brilliant idea to add them to a smoothie. We have "drinkable breakfasts" every day here, Its a great way to get our vitamins in. Thanks f or all the wonderful creative ideas.

  22. Wow – quinoa in a smoothie, definitely a new one for me. I haven't used quinoa flakes before, so I'll definitely be on the lookout for them now!

  23. A very unusual breakfast recipe, I too will have to look out for quinoa flakes. I like breakfast in a glass, it looks lovely.

  24. Never heard of quinoa flakes…sure have to try this…the smoothie looks very tasty and healthy as well 🙂

  25. How fantastic is this shake. I didn't know quinoa flakes existed. Now I have a new mission…to find them and make this smoothie. Thanks!

  26. I had no idea you could find quinoa like that! It looks like oats that you use for porridge! This looks delicious Sophie.

  27. this is the first time i've seen quinoa used in a smoothie–great idea, sophie! the banana and pecans are awesome components too. 🙂

  28. looks lovely, I always look at quinoa flakes when I go to my favorite organic food store, but never buy them, but you've inspired me, I should finally try them 🙂

  29. @ everyone of you, dear foodies: Give it a try, I am sure you will love it!! It is healthy & apart too!

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