Eating healthy doesn’t have to taste like grass. Try out this super healthy and super delicious breakfast smoothie from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe!

Calories per serving 209 | Protein 13 g | Yields 1 serving


  • 1 cup kefir or almond milk (see Mel’s website for notes)
  • ¼ to ⅓ cup unsalted cashews
  • ⅓ to ½ cup packed spinach
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cocoa powder, natural unsweetened or Dutch-process
  • 1 scoop, or more protein powder
  • 10 to 15 frozen cherries
  • ½ to 1 frozen banana


  1. Add the ingredients in the order listed to a high-powered blender and process until smooth, scraping down the sides if needed.


For tips and tricks for this recipe, visit Mel’s Kitchen Cafe.

Nutrition Facts
Yields 1 serving
Calories 209
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Carbohydrates 23 g
Protein 13 g

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