Tofu Smoothie For Breakfast

Having a smoothie for breakfast is an amazing way to quickly get important minerals, vitamins, and nutrients and energize your body.

If you have leftover tofu, just throw it in your smoothies.

Trust me, you WON’T taste it in your smoothies!

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Tofu Smoothie For Breakfast

Tofu Smoothie For Breakfast

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Start your day with a tofu smoothie for breakfast! Combine silken tofu, mixed berries, nut butter, and a splash of soy milk for a delicious, protein-packed morning boost.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup of silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 2 soft pitted dates
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 1/2 cup of soy milk

Instructions

  1. Drain the tofu well, and measure 1/2 cup.
  2. Measure the rest of the ingredients as listed too, and set them aside.
  3. Using a blender or a personal blender (if making a single serving smoothie) add the tofu and milk first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Blend for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth and creamy.
  5. Serve and consume immediately.

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, variations, and more, scroll past the recipe.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 330
  • Sugar: 25.4g
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.1g
  • Fiber: 7.7g
  • Protein: 15.4g

Here’s Why This Tofu Smoothie Is Good For Breakfast

a round glass cup filled with a pink smoothie

Let’s face it, you don’t tend to have tofu smoothies for breakfast very often…if ever!

Which is why I am going to list some of the main reasons why this tofu smoothie is great for breakfast:

  • Rich in Protein: Silken tofu and soy milk provide a high protein content that helps keep you full before your next meal.
  • Energy Boosting: The combination of natural sugars from berries and dates with complex carbs from oats offers sustained energy, ideal for starting your day.
  • Nutrient-Dense: Packed with essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, and vitamin C, to support overall health and immune function.
  • Heart-Healthy Fats: Peanut butter adds healthy fats that are good for heart health and contribute to feeling satiated.
  • High in Fiber: Oats and berries contribute significant fiber, aiding in digestion and promoting a healthy gut.
  • Quick and Convenient: Easy to prepare and perfect for on-the-go consumption, making it a practical choice for busy mornings.

If these reasons have not convinced you to make this tofu smoothie for your next breakfast, maybe you will like some of my other tofu smoothie recipes!

I have a delicious tofu protein shake recipe, as well as my coffee and tofu smoothie!

Tasty Smoothie Variations

berry Tofu Smoothie For Breakfast being poured into a glass cup

If berries, oats, and nut butter aren’t your usual breakfast combination, you could try some other variations of this smoothie!

Maybe you like your breakfast smoothies thicker? Here are some suggestions:

  1. Swap The Oats: If you cannot digest oats, or simply don’t like them, add seeds instead. Flaxseeds or chia seeds are both great choices.
  2. Add Some Aroma! Add a dash of vanilla for an aromatic twist.
  3. Creamy Coconut: Replace soy milk with coconut milk for a tropical flavor boost. Sprinkle shredded coconut for extra texture and flavor when you serve!
  4. Green Power: Incorporate a handful of spinach or kale for added nutrients without altering the taste much. It’s a great way to sneak some greens into your breakfast.

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

This smoothie recipe was compatible when I used my 8 different blenders and models.

Tofu is soft and easy to blend. The only challenging ingredient is the frozen berries, but even a Blendjet managed to process them!

Tofu Smoothie For Breakfast

Recipe FAQs:

Can I Use Firm Tofu Instead Of Silken Tofu?

Yes, you can use firm tofu, but it may result in a slightly different texture. Silken tofu provides a creamier consistency.

Can I Use Fresh Berries Instead Of Frozen?

Yes, fresh berries can be used, but you may need to add ice or reduce the amount of liquid to achieve the similar consistency to using frozen berries.

Can I Make This Smoothie Ahead Of Time And Store It?

It's best to enjoy the smoothie fresh to retain its flavor and texture. However, you can store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Shake or stir the smoothie before you drink it though.

Can I Add Protein Powder To Increase The Protein Content?

Yes, adding protein powder is a great way to boost the protein content of the smoothie, especially for those looking for a post-workout option. A scoop of protein powder is plenty. Also, choose an unsweetened one.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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