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!

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)

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)

Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberry Smoothie Recipe

What says festive like a cranberry smoothie? We used fresh cranberries in this recipe, but you could also try it with the canned variety. Fresh cranberries are lower in calories and have more of the antioxidant power retained, but they may not be easily found all year round. The wheat germ adds a strong satisfying wheat flavor. If this is not your thing, optionally you can leave out the wheat germ. You can also try it with another additive such as chia seeds or flax oil, which will not add a lot of extra flavor. The stevia sweetens up the tart berries for a tasty holiday treat that will impress!

Rating: 
4.2

Average: 4.2 (5 votes)

Beet Smoothie Recipe

Beet Smoothie Recipe

Yum! This smoothie tastes as good as it looks. There is no need to cook the beets prior to blending, but it is a good idea to scrub them with a vegetable brush under cool running water and to cut the ends off. Any time that vegetables are bright in color, it means that they are full of antioxidant power. The red pigment in beets comes from betalains, an antioxidant that protects your body from harmful free radicals. The longer beets are cooked, the more betalains are damaged and lost, so enjoy this smoothie recipe and get the full benefit of beets.

Rating: 
4.29885

Average: 4.3 (87 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)

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)

Basil Pesto Smoothie

Basil Pesto Smoothie Recipe

Our basil pesto smoothie recipe proves that you can combine flavors that you know are good together and come out with a delicious smoothie every time. It is fun to savor each sip of this smoothie and notice all the nuances of flavor. Try giving it to someone who does not know what is in it and ask them to try to name each ingredient. One sip might have a little more garlic flavor or a little more tartness, but all-in-all, this is a recipe bursting with flavor. If you like pesto, you know how it can make you eat more pasta than you should. With this healthy smoothie, you get all the flavor without all the calories.

Rating: 
4

Average: 4 (5 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)

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe

This is a special holiday recipe because it is one of the few recipes we have that contains added sugar. Our pumpkin smoothie recipe should taste just like smooth iced pumpkin pie. If you can perfect this recipe you'll be able to surprise the whole family come Thanksgiving with an alternative to the normal boring pumpkin pie.

Rating: 
4.473685

Average: 4.5 (19 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)

Tofu Lychee Smoothie

Tofu Lychee Smoothie Recipe

The delicate flavor of lychee fruit blends perfectly with the sweetness of pineapple juice, which adds flavor to the soft tofu. If you cannot find fresh lychee, the canned variety works in smoothie recipes too. Make sure to remove the skin and the stone from the lychees before blending. Lychees are a good source of copper, and pineapple is a good source of manganese. Copper and manganese are both components of the superoxide dismutase enzyme. The SOD enzyme fights free radicals in the body, keeping you young and healthy. So enjoy this delicate smoothie recipe and know that you have discovered the fountain of youth.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (1 vote)

Summer Chiller Smoothie

Summer Chiller Smoothie Recipe

Cool off as summer heats up or winds down by enjoying a delicious yet healthy frozen smoothie. This smoothie supplies all the vitamin C that you need for the day as well as various other antioxidants to keep you healthy and smiling after a day in the sun. If it is too tart, reduce the amount of lemon juice. Lemon juice helps quench thirst and combats dry mouth by increasing saliva production, making you feel cooler and more satisfied. Anything with citrus is a great choice for someone with a medical condition that requires a fluid restriction. You can drink less to quench your thirst.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (4 votes)

Vanilla Soy Smoothie

Vanilla Soy Smoothie Recipe

Silken tofu makes a great base for smoothie recipes due to its ability to soften and absorb the flavor of fruits and other ingredients. This is a simple smoothie recipe that makes a great dessert while providing the amazing benefits of soy protein. Soy is one of the few plant sources of “complete protein,” meaning that it contains all the essential amino acids needed to repair and build muscle and tissues. Soy has also been shown to be helpful in preventing heart disease, especially when used to replace meat in the diet. It is easy to add soy to smoothies by using soft tofu, which adds very little flavor, a little texture, and a lot of healthy protein.

Rating: 
5

Average: 5 (1 vote)

V-10 Smoothie

V-10 Smoothie Recipe

You have heard of the V-8, now try the V-10 for even more of a nutritional power shot! When combined, all of these vegetables provide most of the needed macronutrients (carbohydrates and protein) and virtually all of the micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) needed for the day. The only nutrient lacking here is fat, which probably is not lacking in the remainder of your diet for the day. However, to add this final nutrient to the mix to make a complete meal, 1 tablespoon of flax seed oil could be added as a source of healthy fats that would aid in satiety and promote a healthy immune system.

Rating: 
4.555555

Average: 4.6 (9 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)

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)

Banana Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Cream Pie Smoothie

A delicious combination of bananas, whipped cream, and your favorite berries or grapes (we chose green grapes). Our banana cream pie recipe is a fun dessert style alternative recipe that tastes like a banana cream pie in your blender!

Rating: 
4.785715

Average: 4.8 (14 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)

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)

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)