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!

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)

Kids' Pink Swirl Smoothie

Kids Pink Swirl Smoothie Recipe

Kids love this simple smoothie recipe created by an eight-year-old. Kids need at least 800 mg of calcium daily, which equates to about three 8 oz servings of milk or yogurt. Children like to help in the kitchen, and smoothies are an easy and healthy food to prepare. Recruit your kids to mix up this treat, and stock up their bones with calcium. Bananas provide potassium and vitamin C, while berries are excellent sources of antioxidants. Kids today eat too much refined sugar and fat in processed foods. Smoothies are an easy way to include more fresh fruits and vegetables in your kids’ diets.

Rating: 
4.6

Average: 4.6 (5 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: 
4.161765

Average: 4.2 (68 votes)

Orange Smoothie

Orange Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like frozen oranges with a hint of vanilla and smooth banana. If you live somewhere warm like Arizona, Florida, or California this is a great way to help use up all those extra oranges from your backyard. Our orange smoothie recipe is a more healthful version of an orange julius without all the added sugar.

Rating: 
4.666665

Average: 4.7 (3 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)

Strawberry Jamba Smoothie

Strawberry Jamba Smoothie Recipe

Inspired by Jamba Juice smoothies, this smoothie recipe uses sherbet to add sweetness while still retaining the healthful benefits of fresh, ripe fruit. Sherbet is a low-fat alternative to ice cream and also comes in a sugar free variety that tastes great in smoothie recipes. Strawberries are packed with antioxidants, and this smoothie provides two servings of strawberries in one smoothie. Strawberries are also high in vitamin C and have been shown to help keep blood sugar balanced even when eating other foods with added sugar. So go ahead and enjoy this treat without the guilt of consuming a milkshake.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (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: 
4.11111

Average: 4.1 (9 votes)

Blueberry Grape Slush Smoothie

Blueberry Grape Slush Smoothie Recipe

Try this smoothie recipe when you are craving something really sweet. It will remind you of a slush from a fast food restaurant or gas station. It also tastes great with blackberries for even more anthocyanin antioxidant action. Anthocyanins are the blue pigment in blueberries, purple grapes, and blackberries. These pigments, which are flavonoids (a type of antioxidant compound) have been shown in studies to protect against cancer, aging, neurological diseases, inflammation, diabetes, and bacterial infections. The more ice, the more slushy it becomes. The slushies from the gas station are not much more than sugar and water. Instead, drink in health with our blueberry grape slush smoothie recipe.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (7 votes)

Peach Mango Frozen Smoothie

Peach Mango Frozen Smoothie Recipe

Who needs ice cream when you can have a healthy and delicious frozen smoothie treat? Try this summer fun recipe and cool off while you satisfy your sweet tooth. It's easy to make a great tasting smoothie recipe by simply combining fresh and frozen fruits with fruit juices. Pineapple juice is especially sweet, and makes any smoothie taste like a sinful dessert. Frozen fruit keeps it cool, while fresh mango provides a succulent tropical twist. Get more than your recommended daily dose of antioxidants, fiber, potassium and vitamin A with our beautifully flavorful peach mango smoothie.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (2 votes)

Peanut Butter Chocolate Treat Smoothie

Peanut Butter Chocolate Treat Smoothie Recipe

A satisfying dessert smoothie recipe filled with protein and healthy monounsaturated fats from peanut butter. Experience the magic in the flavor of banana, peanut butter and chocolate. Monounsaturated fatty acids reduce low density lipoprotein, (bad cholesterol levels) and may increase high density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol. This smoothie also provides 23% of one's daily calcium needs to keep bones strong. Cocoa powder is packed with antioxidants that have been shown to have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, go on, enjoy this heart-healthy, guilt free dessert smoothie.

Rating: 
4.6

Average: 4.6 (5 votes)

Allergen Free Smoothie

Allergen Free Smoothie Recipe

The common allergens include soy, dairy, eggs, and nuts. This smoothie recipe is free of all of these common allergens and is appropriate for vegans and vegetarians. Of all of the non-dairy milks available, Rice Dream has a much smoother flavor and goes well with fruit in smoothies. It is also great on cereal or with graham crackers. So if you are looking for a good allergen free milk alternative, Rice Dream is the way to go. Pea protein is a nutritious protein powder with a nice mild flavor that also compliments the fruit in the smoothies. Try the pea protein and Rice Dream with various fresh fruits.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (2 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)

Banana Smoothie

Banana Smoothie Recipe

This recipe should taste like frozen bananas with a hint of vanilla. Although this recipe may sound plain by its name, it is in fact very smooth and exquisitely delicious. Our banana smoothie recipe is a great way to use up uneaten bananas as an alternative to making banana bread.

Rating: 
4.61111

Average: 4.6 (18 votes)

Grandma's Green Smoothie

Grandma's Green Smoothie Recipe

This nutritious smoothie incorporates super greens along with fruit and coconut milk to provide a potent dose of antioxidants. Kale and spinach are super heroes of the vegetable world providing everything your cells need to function optimally. Coconut milk is high in medium-chain triglycerides, fats that provides energy for the body, and does not accumulate in the organs. Fat also provides a feeling of fullness, so this smoothie is really a meal in itself.

Rating: 
4.04348

Average: 4 (23 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)

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: 
4.25

Average: 4.3 (12 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)

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)

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: 
4.6

Average: 4.6 (10 votes)

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)