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!

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: 
3.65517

Average: 3.7 (29 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: 
4.48148

Average: 4.5 (27 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: 
4.23077

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Sweet White Wine and Fruit Smoothie

Sweet White Wine and Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This delicious smoothie will cool you off on a summer day or add festivity to any holiday! Sweet white wine ranges from the very inexpensive muscato to exclusive ice wines from various countries. Similar to a white wine sangria, this smoothie recipe satisfies your craving for dessert or a summer cocktail. Impress your guests at a dinner party while drinking in the health benefits of antioxidants. White wine contains tyrosol, which may have anticoagulating effects on the blood vessels similar to resveretrol in red wine. Keep your heart and all your body cells healthy while enjoying this sweet white wine smoothie.

Rating: 
4.285715

Average: 4.3 (14 votes)

Low Carb Fruit Smoothie

Low Carb Fruit Smoothie Recipe

At only fifteen grams net carbohydrates per serving, this smoothie satisfies your sweet cravings while providing blood sugar balancing soy protein to satisfy your hunger. Use this smoothie as part of your weight loss plan or simply as a satisfying, guilt-free dessert. For a milder flavor, use less cantaloupe and more watermelon. Melon and berries are low carbohydrate fruits. Spinach is a super green vegetable that has a place in any smoothie recipe you can throw it into. Very few people eat enough green vegetables, so fit them into almost any fruit smoothie, and although the color may not always be the most appealing, the taste is amazing.

Rating: 
4.52778

Average: 4.5 (36 votes)

Dairy Free Smoothie

Dairy Free Smoothie Recipe

This creamy non-dairy breakfast smoothie provides a healthy dose of vegetarian protein that will keep you full until your busy schedule allows you to take a lunch break. Packed full of potassium, calcium, healthy fats, and antioxidants, this smoothie is an awesome way to wake up. Take it with you in the car, and fill yourself with the vitality you need to get you through a hectic day at the office. Pea protein provides all the essential amino acids. If you are trying to build muscle we recommend complimenting the recipe with a whole grain, since some amino acids in pea protein are present in smaller amounts than are needed for sufficient muscle building.

Rating: 
4.285715

Average: 4.3 (7 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: 
4.216215

Average: 4.2 (74 votes)

Tomato Oregano Smoothie

Tomato Oregano Smoothie Recipe

For a spicy cool treat, try this Italian-food-inspired smoothie recipe. Call this recipe the V-6 if you like, since it contains six healthy ingredients to rev up your day. Try this smoothie in the morning before work, and start your day off right. Use herbs in smoothies whenever possible! They almost always contain large amounts of super-nutrients in just a small portion. Oregano is an excellent source of vitamin K, a very good source of iron and calcium, and a good source of vitamin E and the amino acid tryptophan. Oregano has been shown to inhibit bacterial growth and is used in place of antibiotics by natural healers.

Rating: 
4.333335

Average: 4.3 (3 votes)

Pineapple Lime Smoothie

Pineapple Lime Smoothie Recipe

An interesting twist on a virgin pina colada, this smoothie will take you to the tropics! The mint leaves make it even more refreshing. If it is too tart, try it with less lime juice. Coconut water is known for its hydrating properties and has a natural balance of electrolytes. Pineapple contains bromelain, a protease enzyme that helps muscles heal after exercise. Mint leaves have long been used to aid in digestion, and mint oil has been shown to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome by relaxing the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal tract. Enjoy this tasty smoothie recipe as a medicinal treat for your muscles and digestive system.

Rating: 
4.153845

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Cherry Lime Margarita Smoothie

Cherry Lime Margarita Smoothie Recipe

A healthy margarita smoothie is just what you need to unwind after a long week at work. Learning to make delicious margarita smoothies at home is simple with a little practice. Using whole fruit with 100% agave tequila and fresh lime juice or whole limes is the key to delicious margarita smoothies. Also, preparing a simple syrup for sweetening is the secret to the flavor of your favorite mixed drinks. You do not have to completely throw your healthy lifestyle out the window to enjoy a weekend cocktail. Cherries are packed with antioxidants and alcohol has been shown, in moderation, to have positive effects on the cardiovascular system. So enjoy!

Rating: 
4.333335

Average: 4.3 (3 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: 
4.243245

Average: 4.2 (37 votes)

Carrot Leek Smoothie

Carrot Leek Smoothie Recipe

Tune up your cardiovascular system while drinking a delicious smoothie. Carrots and leeks both contain compounds that improve cardiovascular health. Although scientists have not been able to pinpoint exactly what it is about these vegetables that protects the cardiovascular system, studies have shown that people who eat more carrots have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. It is thought that the benefits come from the unique combination of antioxidants present in the orange color pigment. Leeks are in the same family as garlic, which is known to improve blood flow by actually lowering cholesterol. This smoothie is a spicy treat for a healthy heart!

Rating: 
4.444445

Average: 4.4 (9 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: 
4.11111

Average: 4.1 (9 votes)

Guava Margarita Smoothie

Guava Margarita Smoothie Recipe

This is a basic margarita smoothie that is so delicious you may want to double the recipe! Blend with the ice for a frozen cocktail or blend without the ice and serve on the rocks. This smoothie recipe is a true masterpiece, and the key is the guava juice. There is something about guava and tequila that is downright delicious, and I cannot wait for you to discover it for yourself. Guava also contains vitamin A, folate, potassium, copper and manganese. Who says you are not allowed to consider an alcoholic drink healthy? Choose your favorite tequila and enjoy this smoothie with a friend.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (1 vote)

Brazilian Avocado Smoothie

Brazilian Avocado Smoothie

A popular recipe from Brazil that many people make in the summer. A friend of mine lived there for two years and raves about them! Although avocados are high in fat they are a health omega 3 fat, and avocados provide wide ranging anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits as well as making your skin look great!

Rating: 
4.444445

Average: 4.4 (27 votes)

Wheat Grass Green Tea Smoothie

Wheat Grass Green Tea Smoothie Recipe

Wheat grass can be purchased as a juice or powder, or you can grow it yourself and trim it to use in smoothie recipes and other dishes such as soup, salad or stir fry. It has been shown in studies to help heal ulcerative colitis, a severe inflammatory disease of the large intestine, specifically the colon. It has also been shown to protect cells during chemotherapy. Both wheat grass and green tea are chock full of antioxidants to rid your body of free radicals and protect your youth. This green smoothie recipe will be one of your favorites, and your body will thank you!

Rating: 
3.87755

Average: 3.9 (49 votes)

Clear Skin Smoothie

Clear Skin Smoothie Recipe

A clear complexion can be a lot of work if you were born with oily skin. Doctors usually recommend chemicals applied to the skin that can severely dry it out. Why not work from the inside out by including plenty of vitamins A, E and water in your diet. Get all of this and more with our clear skin smoothie recipe. This is a mild tasting, brightly colored smoothie that supplies vitamin A, which strengthens skin cells and reduces sebum, an oil-producing substance. This smoothie also has Vitamin E, which helps protect the skin from damage by free radicals. Additionally, the recipe has healthy fats to give you the building blocks needed for continued skin renewal.

Rating: 
4.411765

Average: 4.4 (17 votes)

Peach Smoothie

Peach Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste just like frozen vanilla peaches with a smooth hint of banana. You can use both cut up fresh peaches as well as canned peaches for an alternative style dessert recipe. The riper the fresh peaches the better as they will be much sweeter. Using fresh fruit will be more healthful and won't have all the added sugar. Our peach smoothie recipe is a great way to use up all those extra peaches from your tree.

Rating: 
3.8

Average: 3.8 (10 votes)

Papaya Margarita Smoothie

Papaya Margarita Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe may be changed in several delicious ways depending on your preference when it comes to a margarita. Using frozen papaya allows you to have the nutritional benefits of the fruit while providing ice at the same time. You can also try fresh papaya and add ice cubes to get to the consistency that you desire. Also, try agave nectar in place of the simple syrup for a taste combination to die for. This way you will be gaining the health benefits of agave and experiencing the magic of fermented agave (aka tequila) at the same time!

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (3 votes)

Strawberry Apricot Cream Buzz

Strawberry Apricot Buzz Cream Smoothie Recipe

Is it the strawberries or apricots and cream that make this recipe so great? Our strawberry apricot cream buzz smoothie recipe has a nice smooth juxtaposition of flavors balanced by the apricot and cream along with the vodka, making this smoothie a great option for dessert and showing off your culinary blender skills while entertaining guests.

Rating: 
4.4

Average: 4.4 (5 votes)