Convenience, satiety and flavor are often tough to find when you’re rushing around for breakfast in the morning. That is why I will never give up on trying to create all the make-ahead breakfasts. Chia seeds are known for their high fiber properties which is something often overlooked when considering high nutrient foods. However, some people do feel bloating when eating chia seeds. When mixed with water, chia seeds expand. So, eating chia seed pudding can make us feel the opposite of how we would like when eating a healthy breakfast. Cue the blended part of this meal. By blending the chia seeds, they are already broken down so it helps your stomach and takes the hard work out of the digestion process. And could it get any easier? Blend, refrigerate and enjoy the next morning with the toppings of your choosing. Hint: always add a little crunch. Crunch is the ultimate satisfier!


Blended Chia Seed Pudding Recipe


  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • ½ ripe banana
  • 1/4 tsp pure maple syrup


  1. Put all ingredients into the Magic Bullet cup and blend for 1-2 minutes, or until all chia seeds are ground down into a thick pudding-like texture.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and serve with optional toppings. I added the rest of the banana and some grain-free granola for crunch.
  3. Enjoy!



Brazilian Lemonade


It is a great mystery why this special Brazilian drink is called Brazilian “lemonade” when it is actually made with limes. Maybe somewhere along the way people decided limes taste better in the recipe than lemons, and didn’t bother to change the name. This “lemonade” is made with fresh lime juice and zest, with condensed milk to make it creamy. It is a special treat all year round!


Brazilian Lemonade Recipe


  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 limes
  • 1 tbsp lime zest


  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet pitcher and blend.
  2. Pour over ice.

Makes 1 pitcher



This mango apple banana smoothie is one of my favorite breakfast smoothies. It is so simple, with only 4 ingredients: mango, apple, banana and water. No extra sweetener is needed, since all three fruits have plenty of natural sugar. The water gets things moving, while the frozen mango chunks and banana adds a nice, thick and creamy consistency.


Mango Apple Banana Smoothie


  • 1 Gala apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend.


Makes 1 smoothie



This smoothie is a seasonal favorite! It’s a great breakfast or a pick me up snack, especially when it’s pumpkin season! Feel free to add a nice dollop of whip cream on top, with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Pumpkin Pie Oat Smoothie


  • 1/4 cup pumpkin pie puree
  • 1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 – 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Ice


  1. Add all ingredients in the Magic Bullet Blender until creamy. Serve immediately! Enjoy!



Grapefruit Slushy


There’s something about a tart grapefruit that puckers your taste buds in just the right way. This grapefruit slushy is not too tart, not too sweet, and just the right amount of satisfying.


Grapefruit Slushy Recipe


  • 1/2 grapefruit
  • 4-6 ice cubes
  • 1-2 tsp. sweetener (agave, syrup or sugar)


  1. Combine grapefruit slices with ice and sweetener in Magic Bullet and blend. That’s it! Taste to make sure sweetness is where you want it (start small and work your way up!).



Watermelon (and alcohol) are a staple for the 4th of July! This year, celebrate with this refreshing and chilled white wine watermelon frosty! Skip the white wine and make smoothies for the kids. Everyone will love this refreshing drink.


Watermelon White Wine Frosty


  • 3 cups frozen watermelon
  • 1 cup chilled white wine
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lime or lemon Juice (depending on your flavor preference)



  1. Chop watermelon and freeze for at least two hours. Once frozen, add watermelon to Magic Bullet and puree.
  2. Combine wine and lemon or lime juice with watermelon in Magic Bullet and blend briefly.


Your 4th of July BBQ just got a lot more delicious!



To celebrate summers arrival, I used up some strawberries I had in my refrigerator to make this refreshing strawberry lime spritzer. I love mixing fruit juice with carbonated drinks, such as mineral water, ginger ale or club soda. Enjoy this beverage with any meal – it works well as an outdoor BBQ drink or dressed up for a fancier setting. I like to make this on the 4th of July.


Strawberry Lime Spritzer


  • 1 12 oz. can of ginger ale
  • 5 strawberries, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup ice cubes


  1. Add all ingredients to you Magic Bullet cup and blend.
  2. Run a damp towel or lime around the rim of your glasses, then immediately dip them in a can of sugar.
  3. Serve cold.

Makes 2 cups


There’s nothing quite like a natural drink with a subtle sweetness to refresh you as weather starts to warm up. This banana agua fresca is unique, tasty, and full of natural goodness. And, it’s easy to make!


Banana Agua Fresca


  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar


  1. Combine all ingredients in Magic Bullet and blend. Chill before serving.


Be ready to want to make two or three more batches!



There is something about sparkling drinks that make them more sophisticated than other drinks. If you add sparkling water to any plain juice, it magically transforms into a fancy drink. In this non-alcoholic spritzer, sparkling water is mixed with pomegranate juice and lime juice in the Magic Bullet blender, and infused with mint, lime wedges and fresh pomegranate seeds. These flavors combined with carbonation create a refreshing drink suitable for any special occasion.


Pomegranate Mint Spritzer Recipe


  • 2 cups sparkling water
  • 4 cups pomegranate juice
  • 3 limes, quartered
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves


  1. Add the sparkling water, pomegranate juice, and juice from 2 limes to a Magic Bullet cup and blend.
  2. Divide into 6 glasses and drop 1/4 lime, a few mint leaves and 1-2 tbsp pomegranate seeds.


Makes 6 drinks



Most store-bought carrot juices are full of sugar and flavors that compete with the carrot’s natural health benefits and taste – the flavor of which is strong and delicious enough to stand alone in a simple juice.

With help from the Magic Bullet, this recipe blends a handful of chopped or baby carrots with water to make a light and extraordinarily healthy drink that’ll pack your body with vitamins and energy. I’ve used a nut milk bag to filter the shredded pulp out of the juice, but feel free to add some of that in if you like the texture!


Simple Carrot Juice Recipe


  • 2 Cups Chopped or Baby Carrots
  • 1 Cup Water



  1. Blend carrots and water together.
  2. Pour mash into bowl through nut milk bag or cheese cloth. Squeeze all liquid out and into bowl.


No added sugars to negate the natural health benefits of the carrots: just simple delight!