Weight Gain Breakfast: Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Weight gain breakfast with healthy smoothies are perfect dietary addition of consuming more calories than your body burns.

Weight gain and weight loss is in the case of beauty are in the eye of the beholder.

Gaining weight or adding muscle can be just as difficult as losing weight for others.

This is an issue, as being underweight can be just as bad for your health as being obese.

Underweight people are at the risk of osteoporosis, fertility problems, infections, and early death.

However, some people are by nature very skinny but still healthy. Being underweight is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) below 18.5.

It’s much more common in women and girls compared to men.

Nevertheless, adding certain foods to your diet can make all the difference in your weight gain efforts.

To slowly gain some weight aim for 300–500 calories per day above your maintenance level. Or 700–1,000 calories to gain weight fast.

The key to gaining weight is to take in more calories than your body burns. Smoothies are great for weight gain.

Weight Gain Breakfast: Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies are healthy, easy to prepare and above all contain a lot of calories which will help you gain weight.

A smoothie will be easier to handle than whole foods especially if you have digestive problems due to a medical condition or no appetite.

Even if you do not have an appetite for food, a smoothie is still a great way to get more calories into your diet every day.

Smoothies made with banana, chocolate; mangoes, peanut butter, frozen yogurt, and pineapple are great choices.

Milkshakes are just as good – banana milkshake and other shakes contain enough carbohydrates and proteins to help you gain weight the healthy way.

How Smoothies Can Help You Gain Weight

The key is to use nutritious ingredients that are dense in calories and also provide additional health benefits for example:

  1. Firstly, process 2-3 fruit portions and 2 vegetable portions in a blender. Suggested: banana, mango, and avocado.
  2. Then, add 1 cup of nuts (peanut) and seeds that contain healthy fats. These will translate into additional calories and a host of health benefits.
  3. Non-compulsory: add protein powder or weight gain shake for extra calories and taste. Make sure they are low in sugar or even sugar-free
  4. Lastly, add 1 cup of whole milk – you can also use full-fat yogurt or soy milk.

The trick is to make sure that your smoothies are filled with healthy weight gain foods.

Making your Weight Gain Breakfast: High-Calorie Smoothie

Here are a couple of recipes to get you started:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 cup of raw milk
  • ½ avocado
  • 3 tablespoons organic peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder
  • ½ tablespoon cacao nibs (optional)
  • 1 serving chocolate protein powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon honey to sweeten

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 798
  • Fat: 51 g
  • Protein: 44 g
  • Carbohydrates: 51 g
  • Fiber: 12 g
  • Sugar: 30 g
  • Vitamin A: 6% RDA
  • Vitamin C: 17% RDA
  • Calcium: 36% RDA
  • Iron: 37% RDA

Direction

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blender until smooth. Drink up!

Natural Protein Smoothie Recipe

  • 1 cup kefir (or 50/50 kefir and milk, preferably raw milk)
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds or chia seed gel
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt (full-fat preferred)
  • ¼ cup goji berries
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • A little honey, maple syrup, or stevia to sweeten (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 631
  • Fat: 43 g
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Fiber: 11 g
  • Sugar: 19 g
  • Vitamin A: 99% RDA
  • Vitamin C: 42% RDA
  • Calcium: 53% RDA
  • Iron: 17% RDA

Direction

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blender until smooth. Drink up!

Want to eat 700 plus calories fast, try this:

Peanut Butter Banana Avocado Smoothie

This smoothie makes it easy to get your greens and a sweet fix with no added sugar.

Ingredients

  • ¼ – ¾ cup milk of choice
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter or nut butter of choice
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 handful of spinach leaves
  • 2 bananas, frozen
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Firstly, add everything to blender, starting with ¼ cup of milk.
  2. Then, add more milk as needed to get the blender moving and reach your desired consistency.

Smoothies with this much green are energy in a glass!

Healthy weight gain breakfast smoothies
Healthy weight gain breakfast smoothies

 

 

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