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!

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)

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)

Raspberry Chocolate Protein Dessert Smoothie

Raspberry Chocolate Protein Dessert Smoothie Recipe

Ready for a decadent, yet guilt-free, dessert? You will love the raspberry chocolate protein dessert smoothie recipe. I felt like I was eating a milk shake from a restaurant, but it was also filling enough that I did not want anything else afterwards. The whipped cream, chocolate syrup and ground walnuts add a minimal amount of calories for a maximal presentation! The whipped cream also added sweetness, while the walnuts added texture, along with healthy omega-3 fatty acids. At only 219 calories, this smoothie recipe provides a whopping 14 grams of protein per serving. An ingenious way to trick yourself into thinking you have splurged.

Rating: 
4.1875

Average: 4.2 (16 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)

Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is strictly for the blueberry lover. Because blueberries can be expensive even when purchased frozen we recommend adding other fruit with a neutral flavor such as an apple and banana. Our blueberry smoothie recipe is a unique alternative to the other common flavors and a healthful antioxidant powerhouse. Just don't come running back to us when the Oompa Loompas have to press you after you start turning blue.

Rating: 
4.708335

Average: 4.7 (24 votes)

Green Machine Smoothie

Green Machine Smoothie Recipe

Yummy! This smoothie recipe tastes like fresh green vegetables out of the garden. Why cover up that awesome flavor with too much sweet fruit or juice? The parsley gives the smoothie a fresh, almost savory taste. One serving of this smoothie is only 120 calories. It is high in at least 10 important nutrients, including fiber and iron. The fact that the leaves are ground up may increase the absorption of the iron from the fibrous leaves of the spinach and kale. The high vitamin C content provides an acidic environment for iron to be absorbed in the body.

Rating: 
4.14815

Average: 4.1 (27 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: 
4.5

Average: 4.5 (4 votes)

Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie

Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie Recipe

After an intense workout, you need to restore electrolyte balance, your muscles need to recover from exertion and tearing, and you must also replace your muscle glycogen stores. Muscle glycogen is basically sugar that is stored near the muscles for quick energy when muscles are being exerted. The perfect post-workout beverage should include carbohydrates, sodium, potassium and protein. Hence, the Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie! Enjoy the classic pina colada blend with an egg protein twist. You do not even notice the flavor of the egg protein. This is a purely tropical tasting smoothie that is perfect for cooling off after working up a sweat.

Rating: 
4.31818

Average: 4.3 (22 votes)

Orange Dream Smoothie

Orange Dream Smoothie Recipe

This holiday-inspired smoothie recipe can be served all year round with its refreshing citrus overtones. Bathe your cells in healthy vitamin A, and keep your digestive tract flowing smoothly with this high fiber, brightly colored smoothie. You will not be able to control your craving for this one after you make it for the first time. Pure pumpkin combined with fresh carrots light up the room and your day with a bright orange hue! If you have oranges in refrigerator that are high in pulp and not very tasty to eat, juice them and use that fresh juice for this recipe. Or you could try throwing the entire orange in – minus the skin and seeds.

Rating: 
4.333335

Average: 4.3 (9 votes)

Alkaline Ash Smoothie

Alkaline Ash Smoothie Recipe

When the body’s pH balance leans toward the acidic both inflammation and chronic health conditions such as arthritis may develop. Some foods have the tendency to neutralize acid or have an alkaline effect after they have been digested. These are the "alkaline ash" foods. Every ingredient in this smoothie recipe has an alkaline effect on the body’s pH (except for the ice cubes, which may be neutral to slightly acidic). In addition, this smoothie contains green vegetables that are high in potassium, as well as flax seeds that provide healthy fats for heart health. Counteract excess acid from eating meats and grains as well as excess stomach acid while enjoying this creamy, green, health-giving smoothie.

Rating: 
4.214285

Average: 4.2 (28 votes)

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

The best thing about this recipe is the simplicity and the need for just one type of fruit. Our strawberry smoothie recipe is a healthy alternative to something like a McDonald's strawberry shake. Our version doesn't have added sugar and is balanced with both natural sugar (fructose) and added protein.

Rating: 
4.666665

Average: 4.7 (9 votes)

Berry Berry Protein Smoothie

Berry Berry Protein Smoothie Recipe

It is always a good idea to combine a sweet treat with a protein source to satisfy your cravings and keep your blood sugar from spiking. This prevents a reactive drop in blood sugar later that triggers cravings for more sweets. Egg protein is the most perfect protein available, and now comes in various flavors just like whey protein. So break out of the blood sugar roller coaster cycle with a sweet yet high protein smoothie recipe. Whey or soy protein powders may be substituted for egg protein powder if desired. Also, try it with vanilla soy milk or rice milk.

Rating: 
4.375

Average: 4.4 (8 votes)

Green Slime Smoothie

Green Slime Smoothie Recipe

This Halloween-inspired smoothie is a great way to serve a healthy beverage at a fall party or to your kids during the fall season. Trick or treat! No one will know that they are drinking spinach because the green apple flavor dominates the taste. This treat in disguise will trick them into healthy eating. This smoothie is high in dietary fiber, magnesium, vitamin A, and it has 100% of the daily recommended vitamin C and 14% of the daily recommended iron. Our photo features an interesting fruit in the background called Buddha’s Hand. A citron fruit, it may be used in place of lemon rind or zest in recipes.

Rating: 
4.555555

Average: 4.6 (9 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: 
4.403845

Average: 4.4 (52 votes)

Papaya Pineapple Jumble

Papaya Pineapple Jumble Smoothie

Our papaya pineapple jumble smoothie recipe is a delicious combination of tropical fruits found in southeast asia. All of the fruits have a not too sweet smooth taste which gives the smoothie a very refreshing finish. Enjoy the great hydrating mixture of colorful asian fruits!

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (2 votes)

Vegan Protein Smoothie

Vegan Protein Smoothie Recipe

A vegan diet is a healthy way to eat and live, especially if careful attention is paid to getting “complete proteins” from foods. The human body will only use protein from food to build muscle if it contains all of the essential amino acids. Animal foods contain all of them in a similar proportion to that of our muscles so it is simple for the body to take them and build body tissue. Plant foods contain different ratios of amino acids, but it is easy to get them all if your diet contains a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Soy beans are one of few plant foods that contain all the essential amino acids, so enjoy this delicious high protein smoothie recipe.

Rating: 
4.25

Average: 4.3 (4 votes)

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie

Kiwi Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

Make sure to use ripe fruit for this smoothie since kiwis and strawberries are both tart before ripening due in part to their high vitamin C content. The frozen yogurt sweetens and dulls the tartness providing an exotic-tasting snack or dessert. Kiwifruit is native to China, and is now cultivated in many other countries such as India and Italy. Once a delicacy and rare, it is now a common fruit in many Western households. The easiest way to remove the skin is to slice the kiwi in half and then run a spoon around the edges rather than trying to peel it.

Rating: 
4.42857

Average: 4.4 (7 votes)

Blue Nana Smoothie

Blue Nana Smoothie Recipe

Get ready for an antioxidant power shot! Nutritionists recommend eating blue fruits and vegetables since the blue color indicates that anthocyanins are present. Anthocyanins are the blue pigment with antioxidant power to prevent cancer in the cells. Our blue nana smoothie recipe is great first thing in the morning to get your metabolism started up. With almost seven grams of protein per serving and a good dose of medium chain triglycerides from the coconut milk, this smoothie provides plenty of quick energy for your muscles and brain. So start your day off right with a quick and delicious blue-nana smoothie!

Rating: 
3.826085

Average: 3.8 (23 votes)

Peanut Butter Smoothie

Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like a peanut butter milk shake with a smooth hint of bananas. You can swap out the vanilla protein powder for chocolate to give it more of a chocolaty flavor. Our peanut butter smoothie recipe is a perfect alternative to something like Reese's peanut butter cups without all the saturated fat and guilt.

Rating: 
4.30769

Average: 4.3 (13 votes)

Lemon Lime Sherbet Smoothie

Lemon Lime Sherbet Smoothie Recipe

Alkalize your body with the power of citrus! Lemons and limes, though acidic prior to digestion, actually have an alkaline effect after passing through the gastrointestinal system in our bodies. Sherbet is a good way to get some of the benefits of cow’s milk, like calcium and potassium, while feeling as if you are eating a decadent ice cream treat. This smoothie recipe is tart yet sweet and refreshing for those hot summer days. Peeling the lemons and limes first is generally recommended, but it is okay to include some of the peel in your smoothie recipe. The peel contains tannins that are bitter tasting but provide antioxidants.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (2 votes)