Breakfast : a time to feast on chocolate chip pancakes , strawberry cr锚pes , waffles , bacon , and buttery toast. But these might not be *healthiest* options when you鈥檙e pregnant . At the same time, your busy mornings likely mean that you don鈥檛 have time to sit down and eat a proper meal. Instead of skipping this much-needed meal or stopping for a donut on your way to work, try whipping up one of these quick and nutritious breakfast smoothies instead.

1. Mandarin Morning Smoothie: Start your day off right with a sunny orange delight. Bonus: It has fresh ginger in it 鈥 which is perfect for mamas-to-be with morning sickness . (via A Beautiful Mess )

2. Peach, Banana, Honey, and Cottage Cheese Smoothie: When you鈥檙e craving something sweet, this smoothie hits the spot. In addition to the fruit-filled goodness, the cottage cheese packs an extra protein punch. (via Rachel Cooks )

3. Dairy-Free Banana Pudding Smoothie Bowl With Chia Seeds: Technically it isn鈥檛 a drinkable smoothie, but this pudding-like smoothie bowl will shake up your morning routine in the most delicious way. (via Bowl of Delicious )

4. Creamy Mango Madness Protein Smoothie: Somehow this refreshing tropical treat makes it a little easier to face the rush hour commute. Just be sure to check with your doc before adding the recipe鈥檚 protein powder 鈥 you can always mix it up minus the whey. (via Lexi鈥檚 Clean Kitchen )

5. Blueberry Pancake Batter Smoothie: Don鈥檛 worry, this isn鈥檛 actually raw pancake batter. It鈥檚 just a healthy, mouthwatering smoothie that鈥檒l happen to give you your flapjack fix. (via The Healthy Foodie )

6. Green Apple and Spinach Smoothie: Getting your vegetables in isn鈥檛 always easy. Finally, there鈥檚 a breakfast that makes you want to eat (er, drink) your fruits and veggies . (via A Beautiful Mess )

7. Fairytale Fruit and Yogurt Smoothies: This recipe comes with seven variations for different colorful flavors so you can try a new one every day of the week. (via Chocolate Covered Katie )

8. Raspberry Mango Coconut Water Smoothie: We don鈥檛 know about you, but if we had this to wake up to, we definitely wouldn鈥檛 be hitting the snooze button . Spoiler alert: Spinach is the secret ingredient. (via Rachel Cooks )

What鈥檚 your favorite breakfast smoothie? Tweet us @BritandCo to let us know!