Christmas Morning Smoothie & a Breakfast Hop!

I warned you. The Breville Boss arrived in our home and here I am thinking I am Martha Stewart. Though I strongly suspect Martha would be making avant-garde smoothies with home grown kale and mystical chia seeds from some plant she propagated on her own that I’ve never heard of.

So you get my recipe – a 3 ingredient smoothie for all the time you do not have on Christmas morning, while asking your kids to non-chalantly pose in front of the Christmas tree before they tear apart the presents. Is one good family photo too much to ask for? Apparently so. Now, we always do cinnamon buns and pancakes and bacon for breakfast on Christmas morning. But aside from coffee, the kids usually drink milk or OJ.

Well not this year. This year they get their pretend fancy drinks, which for the record, killed me to photograph in this daylight savings time lighting nightmare. But they’re so easy to make. Ready? 3 ingredients.

  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1 cup of vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup of ice cubes

If you want to be rebellious add some frozen peaches in this to give it a different sweetness. And if you want an adult version at 8 am on Dec 25th, grab the champagne and make yourself a smoothie Mimosa (PSA – this is after we make the kids the one without champagne and if you’re wondering why I had to even write that, you should see the comments bloggers get). Put everything into your blender, mix and in a minute you’re the best kitchen morning chef ever.

And now for gratuitous photos of the same item, as per unofficial blogging rules.

Want more Christmas Breakfast ideas? Of course you do!

So go and take a look at these GREAT Christmas Breakfast ideas from our amazing Canadian Blog Hop!

Starting at Top Left

Christmas Morning Smoothie by Alex of Northstory

Cinnamon Christmas Breakfast Wreath by Christina of The DIY Mommy

Overnight Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole by Jo-Anna of A Pretty Life

Eggnog Brioche French Toast Bake Recipe by Janella of Ma Belle Vie

Breakfast Toast Bar by Brittany of My Daily Randomness

Pomegranate Cranberry Mimosas by Krista of Happy Housie

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Buns by Ashlea of This Mamas Dance

Christmas Apple Cranberry Cobbler by Robin of Frugal Family Times

Candy Cane French Toast Kabobs by Jenn of Clean & Scentsible

Swedish Tea Ring by Rita of Harbour Breeze Home

Cranberry Banana Muffins by Shannon of AKA Design

Breakfast Enchiladas by Tara of Suburble

Cranberry Pear French Toast with Vanilla Cream Sauce by Kendra of Joy In Our Home

Christmas Morning Breakfast Quiche by Sara of The Project Pile


  • Reply
    Jo-Anna Rooney
    December 11, 2017 at 11:17 am

    Looks delicious Alex! I love smoothies so much! Merry Christmas xoxo

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    Janella Panchamsingh
    December 11, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    This smoothie looks so refreshing and tasty! perfect for all that crap we consume over the holidays

  • Reply
    December 11, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Mmm… This smoothie looks amazing!!!! I am so going to try this Christmas morning, maybe every morning??! It looks soooo good!

  • Reply
    December 11, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    I’m sure that my kids would go crazy for this! I’m going to try it!

  • Reply
    December 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    simple and tasty- what is not to love about a smoothie! 🙂

  • Reply
    December 12, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Looks delicious! My boys would love to start their Christmas morning with these!

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