A Protein-Packed Smoothie to Kick Your Sugar Cravings

Kelly Candela, MS, RD
Health Coach
August 6, 2018

We live for breakfast protein smoothies here at Parsley Health. They’re quick to prepare, easy to digest, help you stay you energized all day long and kick that mid-morning sugar craving.

At Parsley Health, our doctors recommend people eat protein and fat with every meal to keep cravings at bay, and we have a few tricks up our sleeve for effortlessly sneaking in enough protein throughout the day. For example: in the morning when you’re strapped for time and not awake enough to chew yet, drink your protein for breakfast !

Our Classic Morning Smoothie from our 5 Day Reset recipe booklet is one of our all-time favorites.

One serving not only contains a whopping 26 grams of protein, it’s also loaded with essential nutrients to support gut healing and general well-being.

This smoothie will surely become a staple of your morning routine in no time.

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Protein-packed smoothie recipe


  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

  • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries

  • 1/3 cup frozen raspberries

  • 1 tbs. almond butter

  • 1 cup baby spinach

  • Add water or ice as desired


Blend. Pour. Sip.

Kelly Candela, MS, RD
Health Coach

Kelly Candela is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist with six years of experience in the health and wellness field, four of which have been spent right here at Parsley Health supporting members with everything from gut issues and autoimmune disease to cardiometabolic health concerns and fertility. She holds a Master's of Science in Nutrition from one of the leading science-based natural medicine schools in the country, Bastyr University, and completed her dietetic internship at Sea Mar Community Health Center in Seattle, WA.

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