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!

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)

Cancer Prevention Smoothie

Cancer Prevention Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is full of antioxidant power, and it surprisingly tastes great with the combination of green vegetables, nutty flaxseeds, wheat germ, sweet apples and pineapple juice. The garlic adds another spicy dimension that has been called addictive! It is very high in vitamins A and C, which both protect the skin. It is very high in manganese, which has strong antioxidant properties in the body. Our cancer prevention smoothie recipe is also high in fiber to protect the colon, potassium to protect the heart, magnesium to protect the bones, and vitamin B6 to protect the nervous system. Feed all your body cells, and protect yourself against the cancer epidemic with a nutty yet sweet green smoothie.

Rating: 
4.061225

Average: 4.1 (49 votes)

Black Cherry Smoothie

Black Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Inspired by the black cherry smoothie served at Panera Bread, this smoothie recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing an intense antioxidant kick. Black cherries are just common sweet cherries differentiated from tart cherries by their darker color. They are usually a deep dark red rather than actual black. Cherries contain the hormone melatonin, which helps regulate sleep but also has been said to have antioxidant properties and contribute to a positive mood. Have an uplifting dessert smoothie while knowing that you are protecting your cells from cancer. Make sure to remove the pits from the cherries prior to blending.

Rating: 
4.444445

Average: 4.4 (9 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: 
4.4

Average: 4.4 (15 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)

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)

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)

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)

Lemon Smoothie

Lemon Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like smooth iced lemons. A great alternative to the summer time lemonade tradition. Also a great way to use up lemons from your backyard if you live in a warm climate. Our lemon smoothie recipe is an excellent source of vitamin C and if you leave the skin on the lemon you'll be getting healthful phytonutrients not found in any other food.

Rating: 
3.866665

Average: 3.9 (15 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)

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: 
4.46154

Average: 4.5 (26 votes)

Green Jello Carrot Smoothie

Green Jello Carrot Smoothie Recipe

Before you scoff at the strangeness of this recipe, look at the beautiful presentation, and know that this is one of our most delicious smoothies! Just the right amount of sweet and cold to provide a refreshing summer treat. The protein in the jello provides satiety, while the sweet lime flavor and the grapes compliment the smooth carrot flavor. The carrots and the grapes provide fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C and a host of antioxidants. This smoothie serves well as a low calorie sweet treat to help you reach your weight loss goals or as a tasty summer barbeque appetizer.

Rating: 
4.38095

Average: 4.4 (21 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)

Kiwi Smoothie

Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like sweet kiwis with a smooth hint of banana. Because kiwis have so many beneficial nutritional properties you can feel great about eating something so healthy. Our kiwi smoothie recipe is a healthy way to get potassium and vitamin C while trying out something a little different from the norm.

Rating: 
4.324325

Average: 4.3 (37 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 (35 votes)

Holiday Creme De Menthe Smoothie

Holiday Creme De Menthe Smoothie

If you like mint during the holidays, or any time, you will love this smoothie! We added only half an ounce of crème de menthe due to the strong mint flavor that tends to overpower the fruit flavors. You could experiment with other types of alcohol along with the crème de menthe, such as amaretto, Irish cream, or crème de cacao. When using the sweet liqueurs, it would be best to use fruits with rich flavors such as oranges or bananas. We were going for a distinctive mint flavor with this smoothie recipe, which was achieved by using mild flavored fruits and vegetables (cucumber and pear).

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (1 vote)

Afternoon Tea Smoothie

Afternoon Tea Smoothie Recipe

Lemon curd is a sweet, lemony condiment made from sugar, eggs, butter and lemon juice that can be very high in calories and fat. However, if you use the recommended serving size of one tablespoon (as we did in this smoothie recipe), it will not put you over your calorie or fat limit, and it will add a little bit of a creamy satisfying texture. The raspberries provide natural sugars and antioxidants, and the green tea will pep you up in the afternoon due to its naturally occurring caffeine. Oh, and did we mention the myriad of studies proving that green tea prolongs life by preventing disease? Enjoy!

Rating: 
4.1

Average: 4.1 (10 votes)

Peanut Butter Cup Raspberry Smoothie

Peanut Butter Cup Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

What do you get when you combine Ben and Jerry’s Peanut Butter Cup ice cream with raspberries, bananas and almond milk? An awesome malt-like smoothie dessert!! We added malt flavoring to really enhance the sweet richness of all of these combined flavors. A great way to incorporate fruit into your family’s dessert, this smoothie will satisfy your sweet craving while providing two and a half fruit servings. Most national nutrition recommendations call for at least two to three servings of fruit daily for an average adult, and basically as many vegetables as you can eat (5-8 servings daily). So eat plenty of vegetables with each meal and have this smoothie for dessert to meet your nutrition goals.

Rating: 
4.5

Average: 4.5 (2 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)