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)

Lemon Lime Melon Smoothie

Lemon Lime Melon Smoothie Recipe

Make your own healthy lemon-lime soda smoothie! Lemon and lime juice are acidic when they go in but actually have an alkalizing effect on the body’s pH after digestion. Melons are full of juice with the right balance of electrolytes and nutrients to hydrate your cells perfectly. Watermelon is also one of the few fruits containing lycopene, a super antioxidant. This smoothie is refreshing in the summer or just after a strenuous workout and is high in vitamins A and C. At only 77 calories per serving, this smoothie recipe is the ideal replacement for lemon-lime soda, which, in a 12 oz serving, provides no nutritional value but contains 100 calories.

Rating: 
4.5

Average: 4.5 (4 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)

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)

Pear Mint Smoothie

Pear Mint Smoothie Recipe

This refreshing smoothie recipe will satisfy your summer thirst. Drink it or eat it with a spoon like a cool minty frozen sorbet. Pears are an excellent source of fiber, especially the skin. The skin also contains flavonols and flavon-3-ols, antioxidants that may help prevent diabetes. If you use red-skinned pears, you are also getting a good dose of anthocyanins, a blue pigment that also may help keep blood sugar balanced. For smoothie recipes, it usually works best to remove the core, but there is also nutrition in the seeds and, with a high power blender, you can throw in the entire fruit.

Rating: 
4.6

Average: 4.6 (5 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)

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)

Berry Mocha Madness Smoothie

Berry Mocha Madness Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe is a great breakfast or dessert. Packed with 19 grams of protein, you will not be hungry for hours after drinking it! Egg protein is the most perfect protein, providing all of the essential amino acids your body needs to build and maintain muscle. Most of the protein in this smoothie is provided by powdered egg protein, but milk and yogurt are also excellent sources of protein as well as calcium. Keep blood pressure under control with your daily dose of potassium - from banana and milk. Keep your body cells healthy and energized with the antioxidant power of cocoa powder and mixed berries.

Rating: 
4.2

Average: 4.2 (15 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)

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: 
4.227275

Average: 4.2 (22 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)

Superman Fruit Smoothie

Superman Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe proves that you can throw almost any type of fruit together in a smoothie for a sweet and yummy treat. Just make sure to use some frozen fruit or add ice cubes to make it cold. Kids love this smoothie because it is sweet and named after a super hero. Coming up with kid-friendly names for foods or creative ways to present them can make all the difference in whether kids will try them or not. So if you want to call this one “Barbie’s Tropical Smoothie” to appeal to your little princess, go for it!

Rating: 
4.066665

Average: 4.1 (15 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)

Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie Recipe

This recipe can be made using any combination of mixed berries, depending upon the season you can choose whichever are available. The texture will be better if the berries are frozen beforehand. Our berry smoothie will taste great with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, and even snosberries.

Rating: 
4.333335

Average: 4.3 (6 votes)

Dracula Blood Orange Smoothie

Dracula Blood Orange Smoothie Recipe

Yummy!! This creepy smoothie bubbles right out of the glass while making the kiddies smile. Blood oranges are native to Italy and are not always easy to find in other countries. If you are searching for some and do not see them in the produce section, check the juice aisle. It is worth the hunt to make a Halloween celebration extra spooky. Blood oranges contain one of the super antioxidant compounds, namely anthocyanins, normally found only in berries and a few vegetables. The dark red, blood-colored pigment forms when oranges are grown in a cooler temperature. The magic of nature provides what our bodies need in almost any climate.

Rating: 
4.166665

Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

Orange Mango Smoothie

Orange Mango Smoothie Recipe

The mango is called a stone fruit due to its hard, stone-like center. If you decide to use fresh mango for this smoothie recipe, make sure to peel it and cut the soft flesh away from the stony center and add a few ice cubes to make it cold. This is probably one of the most simple smoothie recipes to prepare and also one of the most refreshing! Orange fruits contain carotenoids, precursors to vitamin A, which provides retinal to help you see, and retinol to aid in reproductive system health in both men and women. So make sure to eat orange fruits at least once per week.

Rating: 
4.333335

Average: 4.3 (36 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)

Gluten Free Smoothie

Gluten Free Smoothie Recipe

This topic is still controversial, but evidence shows that in addition to the autoimmune disorder celiac disease, there is a milder form of gluten intolerance called non-celiac gluten sensitivity. If you suspect that gluten is causing symptoms such as GI distress, fatigue, joint pain, or headaches, see a professional to rule out a gluten sensitivity. If you know you are sensitive it is extremely important to completely avoid gluten in your diet for the rest of your life. Wheat flour is the main culprit, but processed foods contain many wheat additives. Fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies are free to be enjoyed in a gluten free diet, so bon appétit!

Rating: 
3.88889

Average: 3.9 (9 votes)

Apple Pomegranate Smoothie

Apple Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

This amazingly flavorful smoothie recipe can been used as an antacid due to the tendency of buttermilk to neutralize stomach acids through its alkalizing effect on the body. Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants as well as dietary fiber. So fight free radicals and give your digestive system a makeover while enjoying this heavenly combination of flavors. You will be amazed at the effect buttermilk has on the flavors of the fruit. You feel like you are drinking a rich, creamy dessert without adding any refined sugars. The pomegranate seeds grind right up in the blender providing almost 5 grams of dietary fiber per serving.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (4 votes)

Paleo Diet Smoothie

Paleo Diet Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie recipe will be the paleo-dieter’s delight! A beautiful green treat with the mild sweetness of guava, less than one serving of net carbohydrates, and 100 wee calories, the paleo smoothie will become your favorite snack. You will be amazed at how well the guava seeds grind up in the blender so that you do not miss out on the concentrated nutrition and fiber inside them. Rather than using milk or juice, which are not allowed on the paleo diet, water is added to thin out the recipe. Guava and tomatoes both contain lycopene, which has been shown to reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

Rating: 
4.21875

Average: 4.2 (32 votes)