Smoothie Recipes


** All of our amazing smoothie recipes have been co-created by both a smoothie expert and a registered dietitian and nutritionist. They are professionally photographed and include full nutrition information. We hope you'll love them as much as we do!

The Most Healthy Smoothie

Most Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Based on our nutrition matrix this is our famous Most Healthy Smoothie recipe, and contains every basic vitamin and nutrient within any normal multi-vitamin as well as fiber and most newly researched beneficial phytochemicals such as antioxidants, carotenoids, flavonoids and Resveratrol.

Rating: 
4.353845

Average: 4.4 (130 votes)

Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie

Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie Recipe

This low calorie smoothie contains green tea, which stimulates fat loss via substances called catechins, while lowering cholesterol. At 46 calories per serving, you will burn more calories digesting this smoothie than you will absorb from it. The apple mellows the spicy flavor of the watercress while the mint enhances the green tea tanginess. Try our green tea weight loss smoothie recipe as an appetizer or a pre-workout thirst quencher. Check out this exhaustive list of greatness in this smoothie: it is a good source of calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6. It is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C.

Rating: 
4.1962

Average: 4.2 (158 votes)

Coffee Smoothie

Coffee Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like a Starbucks Coffee Frappucino with a hint of frozen bananas. The type of coffee you use shouldn't matter, feel free to experiment with your own flavors and brands. Our coffee smoothie recipe is one of the only recipes we have that has a significant amount of caffeine, so you'll get the benefits of increased mental focus without all the guilt of spending 5 dollars at Starbucks!

Rating: 
4.151515

Average: 4.2 (66 votes)

Kale Smoothie

Kale Smoothie Recipe

Spinach and kale are both super green vegetables that contain between them just about every identified vitamin and mineral, including large amounts of vitamin K, the vitamin responsible for proper clotting of the blood when the skin is injured. Fresh ground flax seeds provide a delicious nutty flavor that compliments the flavor of the greens, while also providing ALA, a precursor to omega-3 fatty acid, which keep blood flowing smoothly by reducing triglycerides. So, your entire circulatory system will benefit from this tasty green smoothie recipe. Apples and vanilla yogurt always add sweetness and texture to smoothie recipes, and this one is no exception.

Rating: 
4.184615

Average: 4.2 (65 votes)

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

This recipe will have the perfect taste combination of sweet strawberries and smooth bananas. Simple yet a longstanding tradition, our strawberry banana smoothie recipe is the most commonly made recipe according to our fellow smoothie lovers. For an uncommon twist try using chocolate protein powder instead of the vanilla to give it a chocolaty low guilt delicious taste.

Rating: 
4.441175

Average: 4.4 (34 votes)

Red Bull Energy Smoothie

Red Bull Energy Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe is a little nontraditional and contains the commercial beverage Red Bull with caffeine and taurine, which have been shown in some studies to enhance athletic performance and to improve concentration. One of nature’s most abundant energy sources are carbohydrates, so to enhance the energy beverage, this recipe includes fruits that are high in carbs. Also, water is important to keep blood pressure up and blood flowing, so the fruits in this smoothie are also high in water. Red Bull contains added B vitamins, which enhance cellular energy production. You will not believe how good this smoothie tastes!

Rating: 
4.285715

Average: 4.3 (28 votes)

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

All of the ingredients in this smoothie recipe have been said to have anti-inflammatory effects on the body. Inflammation is a process that is basically an exaggeration of the immune response in the body. When the body thinks there is an intruder, it fights back by mounting an army of special warrior cells called neutrophils and macrophages. These white blood cells build up at the battle site causing swelling and sometimes pain. This is the body’s natural defense system, but sometimes the culprits are harmless and the inflammation itself begins to cause problems in the body leading to chronic disease. So, to help prevent this unnecessary war, try this delicious smoothie recipe.

Rating: 
4.1875

Average: 4.2 (16 votes)

Help Me Sleep Smoothie

Help Me Sleep Smoothie Recipe

This calming, tasty smoothie recipe contains bananas, which are a good source of B-6, a precursor to melatonin production in the body. Melatonin is a hormone that regulates circadian rhythms (our sleep-wake cycles). Kale and milk are both good sources of calcium. A calcium deficiency may contribute to insomnia. Tart cherry juice was shown in a study to aid in sleep because it also contains melatonin. This smoothie recipe combines all of these natural sleep-inducing ingredients while providing a slightly tart but sweet bedtime treat. Try it with sweet cherry juice in place of the tart juice for a mellower flavor.

Rating: 
3.75

Average: 3.8 (12 votes)

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal Smoothie

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Breakfast in a glass, this smoothie will satisfy your morning carbohydrate cravings and provide satisfying fiber to get you through a busy morning. Fiber, along with cinnamon, may help keep blood sugar balanced as you go about your business prior to lunch. For quick preparation, the next time you make oatmeal save ½ cup in the refrigerator to throw in your smoothie when rushing off to greet your day. If you are in the mood for something not-so-cold, try this smoothie with warm oatmeal and a fresh rather than frozen banana. Make sure to fit in the most important meal of the day by grabbing this quick and delicious breakfast smoothie.

Rating: 
4.458335

Average: 4.5 (24 votes)

Multivitamin and Mineral Smoothie

Multivitamin and Mineral Smoothie Recipe

This amazing, health-giving green smoothie contains almost all known vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of potassium, which keeps the heart functioning properly. Grapes are a good source of manganese, which helps keep blood sugar under control and supports thyroid function. Spinach is among the super green vegetables, a natural multivitamin and mineral in itself, it protects against cancer and inflammation. Apples are known for their high soluble fiber content, which has a cholesterol-lowering effect, and yogurt provides calcium to keep bones strong.

Rating: 
4.57143

Average: 4.6 (14 votes)

Hangover Cure Smoothie

Hangover Cure Smoothie Recipe

Asparagus contains a specific mix of amino acids that have been shown to alleviate symptoms of a hangover by helping the liver process alcohol. Kale is high in potassium, which helps the body’s electrolytes get back into balance. Carrots provide beta carotene and antioxidants to help liver cells function optimally. You could try using beets in place of carrots in this smoothie recipe for the same effect. Garlic has a liver cleansing effect. Milk thistle has long been known to the herbal community as a liver cleanser, and it may also help keep blood sugar balanced. Our hangover cure smoothie recipe will fix you right up after a crazy night!

Rating: 
4.213115

Average: 4.2 (61 votes)

Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Here is a great use for leftover oatmeal. Throw it in a quick smoothie that you can take with you on your commute to work or school. The whole grain oats and high protein content will make you feel satisfied until even a late afternoon lunch. Keep your gastrointestinal tract healthy with probiotics while stocking up your bones with calcium from milk. Egg protein is the most perfect protein providing all the essential amino acids needed to keep muscles strong. This smoothie recipe tastes great and provides all the components of a balanced breakfast.

Rating: 
4.416665

Average: 4.4 (48 votes)

Beet Smoothie Recipe

Beet Smoothie Recipe

Yum! This smoothie tastes as good as it looks. There is no need to cook the beets prior to blending, but it is a good idea to scrub them with a vegetable brush under cool running water and to cut the ends off. Any time that vegetables are bright in color, it means that they are full of antioxidant power. The red pigment in beets comes from betalains, an antioxidant that protects your body from harmful free radicals. The longer beets are cooked, the more betalains are damaged and lost, so enjoy this smoothie recipe and get the full benefit of beets.

Rating: 
4.366195

Average: 4.4 (71 votes)

Tropical Rum Smoothie

Tropical Rum Smoothie Recipe

Great to help relax and refresh in those hot and humid summer nights, our Tropical Rum Smoothie has a blend of rum combined with nutritious fruits high in vitamins, potassium, calcium, and Beta-carotene. Consumed as a refreshing drink throughout the humid tropics, this smoothie keeps you seriously easy going.

Rating: 
4.526315

Average: 4.5 (19 votes)

Watermelon Smoothie

Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like iced watermelon with a hint of lemon. It is perfect for the summer time and is also a great way to help use up any left over watermelon slices you may have. Our watermelon smoothie recipe is an excellent source of lycopene, shown to be the most potent of all the antioxidants and proven to help protect against prostate and other forms of cancer.

Rating: 
4.157895

Average: 4.2 (19 votes)

Healthy Liver Smoothie

Healthy Liver Smoothie Recipe

Our healthy liver smoothie recipe contains ingredients that are proven to keep your liver healthy and detoxified. This recipe is very high in fiber and vitamins A and C. The liver's normal function is to remove toxins from food and your body's metabolic wastes. It's the major organ for metabolism which needs cleansing every once in a while. Lycium Berries are superb for the liver and act as a blood tonic; the Milk Thistle seeds help to protect the liver and the lemon juice acts in a regenerative fashion. The liver cells live for approximately for 18-24 months so you can drink this smoothie regularly until your liver cells regenerate.

Rating: 
4.5

Average: 4.5 (30 votes)

Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Lean Green Protein Smoothie

A filling meal in a glass that will keep your energy up. Use this smoothie to start or end your day in place of a meal. It contains all of the essential macronutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrates and water. Not your average protein source, pea protein is a healthy alternative to soy or whey protein powder with a mild flavor and reports of easy digestibility due to the removal of the fibers that cause flatulence. Pea protein is great for those allergic to dairy or soy. Protein smoothies make convenient meal replacements to help you meet your weight loss goals or just as part of a busy but healthy lifestyle.

Rating: 
4.310345

Average: 4.3 (29 votes)

Low GI Fruit Smoothie

Low GI Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe has it all! Sweet, tart, satisfying, and surprisingly it will not raise your blood sugar as much as other foods! The glycemic load is a concept based on the glycemic index of foods. The glycemic index is an estimate of how much the food will raise blood sugar. The glycemic load is a calculation that considers carbohydrate to fiber, fat and protein ratio in the food, which attenuates the effects on blood sugar. The total glycemic load of this smoothie recipe is 16. This means that this smoothie has a medium effect on blood sugar. Not bad for a sweet treat!

Rating: 
4.666665

Average: 4.7 (3 votes)

Basic Protein Smoothie

Basic Protein Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie can be made with any type of protein powder. Some choices are pea protein, whey protein, soy protein, or powdered egg white. Any flavor works, but vanilla or plain is recommended. Also, any type of milk beverage may be used, such as cow’s milk, soy milk, rice beverage, almond milk, etc. You can also feel free to get creative with the additives. We used wheat grass and flax oil to add important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and omega 3 fatty acids. But chia seeds, spirulina, or nutritional yeast are also good nutrition hoices to add in.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (8 votes)

Acai Berry Smoothie

Acai Berry Smoothie Recipe

Acai berries are stocked with super antioxidants to prevent cancer and keep your cells functioning properly. Acai berries have been shown to contain more antioxidant power than other super berries such as blueberries and cranberries. It may be difficult to find whole acai berries, so this smoothie recipe calls for acai berry juice, which is readily available at the grocery store. Chia seeds also have been touted to provide a slew of health benefits, but it comes down to the old nutritionist’s adage that eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds will provide all the nutrients you need. So do not limit yourself to one type of berry or seed, and enjoy this acai berry smoothie recipe.

Rating: 
4.363635

Average: 4.4 (11 votes)