Are your clients constantly telling you the same thing?
“I don't have time to make breakfast on workdays. Scrambled eggs at 5 in the morning? No thanks.”
The reality is, you know how to help their energy levels! Giving them a fun and simple meal plan is the perfect resolution. But once the meal plan ends, they often forget to set aside the time to plan.
One of the best ways to help them reverse the rut is suggesting they commit to a breakfast smoothie challenge.
Your clients can usually throw together a good dinner or grab leftovers from the freezer. But breakfast is typically the toughest challenge. And we all know, what your client eats (or doesn’t eat) in the morning influences how they will feel the rest of the day.
Sometimes all they need is one small change to get back on a healthy path. With a breakfast smoothie challenge, you’ll help them feel like their goals are more attainable and, dare we say, even fun? :)
Why Your Clients Should Do A Breakfast Smoothie Challenge?
- Smoothies save so much time, compared to other breakfast options.
- They can prepare it the night before, or a whole week's worth of breakfast in one day.
- It's portable so they can take it to work.
- Smoothies can help energize their morning and kickstart the day.
- Easily fulfil their daily fruit and veggie requirements.
- There are so many yummy recipes to try.
Pass these tips along to your clients so they can create their very own smoothie challenge!
Tip #1: Collect smoothie recipes
Browse and make a list of your favorite smoothie recipes. You can even provide these recipes for your client in a PDF book using That Clean Life. We recommend sticking with only 2-3 recipes to repeat the entire week. Remember, the less work the better! Our favorites include this Green Apple Cinnamon Smoothie, Green Detox Smoothie (or Juice) and our popular Blueberry Detox Smoothie.
Tip #2: Stock up on smoothie staples
Alternatively, your clients can buy basic smoothie ingredients and experiment with their own recipes. This is the recipe we love to go with: Greens + Frozen Fruit + Water or Almond Milk + Source of Protein
They can also add honey, maple syrup, dates or a banana to help sweeten their smoothie. We typically stick with spinach or kale for our greens as they tend to last longer in the fridge. Buying a variety of frozen fruit can also help save money and ensure you always have a supply available.
Tip #3: Add protein
Add a source of protein to help you feel full throughout the day and eliminate cravings. Here are our favorite ingredients to increase the protein content in our smoothies:
- Hemp hearts
- Ground flax seeds
- Ground chia seeds
- Protein powder
- Almond milk
- Rolled oats
You can also keep a supply of assorted nuts/seeds for an extra energy boost between meals. Keep in mind there are so many meatless ways to incorporate protein into your meals throughout the day.
Tip #4: Up your smoothie prep game
To save time, portion out your ingredients into plastic baggies or containers so they're ready to blend, grab and go in the morning. There are also so many fruits and veggies that hold up in the freezer. Here's how to pick, store and freeze summer fruits and veggies.
Tip #5: Have the right mindset
Keep in mind, this isn't meant to be a cleanse or detox. It's just a fun way to challenge yourself and reinforce those healthy eating habits along the way :)
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