Refreshing Smoothie Recipes
Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
Enjoy all the same refreshing citrus flavor featured in the classic freezer pops—minus all the added sugars. This fruit smoothie recipe is plenty sweet thanks to a tablespoon of orange juice concentrate and the natural sugars in the vanilla yogurt (the latter also imparts the “cream”)!
This pretty pink smoothie recipe is brimming with dark cherries and subtle almond flavor. To achieve the sweet-nutty taste, include a splash of almond extract before blending. (That's right—extracts aren't just for baking!)
Spiced Sweet Potato and Coconut Smoothies
Searching for a bone boost? Turn to this fall-flavor healthy smoothie that combines sweet potatoes (rich in potassium and magnesium) with yogurt and milk (which provide plenty of vitamin D). Add a dash of cinnamon―plus nutmeg, ginger, and cloves―if you're a fan of PSL flavors.
You’ll definitely go on a date with this healthy breakfast smoothie recipe! Sweetened with medjool dates and a drizzle of honey, it’s a meal in a glass once you add a banana and a scoop of almond butter. Mix it up the night before and chill overnight for a fast-fix healthy breakfast smoothie.
This strawberry-banana smoothie is scrumptious and satisfying. All it takes to make this fruit smoothie more like a meal: a scoop of thick, creamy peanut butter. Think of it like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in sippable form!
One sip is all the proof you need that avocados are good for more than guac and toast! Avocado and banana meet in this creamy, rich smoothie. Add a splash of orange juice to the mix for a bright, fresh burst in this green smoothie recipe.
Blend frozen fruit, yogurt, orange juice, and (surprise!) baby spinach for a sweet and healthy smoothie you'll love. This is a green smoothie in disguise since the berries do a remarkable job of hiding any trace of the color or flavor of the spinach. Yes, that means this is an easy sell—even for picky eaters.
This sweet sipper features tropical mango for plenty of island vibes. Blend in a bit of banana and some grated ginger to achieve an ultra-creamy consistency. The results are so tasty you might just swap this healthy smoothie recipe for your tiki drink!
The surprise ingredient in this fruit smoothie? Spinach! (We won't tell the kids this is a vegetable smoothie if you don't.) The leafy green is rich in antioxidants and lends the healthy smoothie recipe a dose of iron and vitamin A.
This refreshing smoothie recipe combines colorful berries and cherries for a tasty supply of antioxidants. Use leftover fruit to garnish your glasses. Try it as an afternoon energy-booster or a morning pick-me-up as you get ready for the day.
Banana, Peach, and Flax Swirly Smoothies
Wake up to this swirled peach-packed fruit smoothie. It features fresh mango, banana, and flaxseed for a dose of potassium and fiber. The pretty two-tone look is courtesy of vanilla yogurt, which adds a bit of a protein boost, too.
Sweet Beets and Greens Smoothies
Sweet beets, tart blueberries, and good-for-you kale mingle in this vitamin-packed strawberry smoothie recipe. Less than a tablespoon of honey is required per serving to sweeten things up since the natural sugars from the fruits and veggies are sweet as-is. If you can't find (or don't love) pomegranate juice, try cranberry juice instead.
Pina Colada Smoothie
One sip of this fruity concoction and you'll be dreaming of warm weather and golden beaches. Banana, coconut, and pineapple flavors are all featured in one glass! Enjoy these island-style smoothies in place of the alcoholic version of pina coladas.
Ultimate Berry Smoothie
Four cups of mixed berries are the highlight, but the secret to this creamy smoothie recipe is tofu. It sounds odd, but the flavor is neutral and it offers a nice dose of protein, which helps keep you satisfied for hours. Flaxseed also adds nutrition to the berry smoothie blend.
These childhood favorites meet again in our peanut butter-packed, jelly-filled healthy smoothie recipe. The addition of a banana and Greek yogurt creates a luxurious texture. Feel free to customize with your go-to jelly flavor.
Raspberry-Citrus Swirly Smoothies
Step 1: Blend the raspberry mixture. Step 2: Rinse blender. Step 3: Blend the banana-yogurt portion. Step 4: Swirl for a showy effect that will earn oohs and ahhs. Raspberries and OJ create a dazzling drink that's equal parts delicious and nutritious.
Whip together a thick, satisfying fruit smoothie that's light on calories but high in flavor, thanks to kiwifruit, honeydew, and apple juice. Freeze the melon and kiwi for a slushy sip that's perfect for sipping on a scorching day.
An icy blend of pretty pomegranate, beautiful berries, and a spoonful of honey makes this yummy drink one showstopping fruit smoothie. Since it's made with all frozen fruit, there's no wrong time of year to fuel up with this ruby-hued healthy breakfast smoothie.
Creamy Green Smoothies
This ridiculously light and refreshing smoothie gets its color from lime sherbet, zucchini, and broccoli. Two small apples add familiar crispness. To save time the day of serving, blend up a batch of green smoothies and refrigerate (for up to 3 days) in single-serving cups.
You’d never guess by looking or tasting it, but this berry smoothie recipe includes half a red sweet pepper per serving! A half tablespoon of coconut oil or almond butter helps bring this healthy smoothie together and aids in the vitamin absorption process.