Have you heard the news? Smoothies have taken Pinterest, and our blenders, by storm! They're the perfect way to get to a well-balanced meal, and can give you tons of servings of fruit and veggies. Having the right equipment is essential to getting you started on your smoothie journey. If you're still looking for the right blender you can check out our buying guide. Once you have your perfect blender, you're ready to start mastering smoothies! Below you'll find some of the best smoothie recipes on the internet, including a few combinations you might not have thought of yet.
Smoothies are the perfect sweet
treat, afternoon snack, or breakfast – it's a powerhouse meal
that can provide all sorts of daily nutrients. With so many options
on the market, it can be difficult to determine which smoothie is
perfect for your day. We put together a list of our favorite
smoothie recipes to get you started.
Blueberries are an excellent smoothie
ingredient, and are high in antioxidant nutrients. Plus, daily
blueberry consumption can improve memory! Their rich purple hue can
even mask leafy greens, making traditional "green" smoothies much
more palatable for children and adults. Check out our favorite
blueberry smoothie recipes below.
Bottoms up Blueberry Ginger
Adding ginger to this delicious
blueberry smoothie adds a nice hint of spice, and is a great
compliment to the sweet honey and vanilla almond milk. This
Blueberry Ginger Smoothie is the perfect
combination for an early morning energy boost with the added
benefit of some immune support mixed in!
Blue Pomegranate Smoothie
This sweet and tart treat features a
hearty handful of spinach, but doesn't feature a bright green
color. Instead, this Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie is a pale
purple, and it features an added boost of protein thanks to its
protein powder and chia seeds
Photo: Love Grows Wild
Blueberry Kale Smoothie
Kale is another great leafy green to
add to your smoothies, and blueberries can mask the bitter flavor
and green color. Plus, adding kale to a smoothie is a great way to
sneak some veggies into your diet. This Blueberry Kale Smoothie is super filling, and
can easily make a hearty breakfast.
Photo: Coffee Cups and Crayons
Our lives can be pretty stressful,
and it's important to unwind and relax. Did you know blueberries
contain antioxidants that help protect and repair cells damaged by
anxiety? Try this Anti-Anxiety Smoothie, which is packed with
ingredients that are known to decrease anxiety, to induce some
Photo: Call Her Happy
Strawberries scream summertime, and
are also a great ingredient to pop into your blender! They're high
in fiber, vitamin C, and potassium, and they add a natural
sweetness to any smoothie recipe. We love these recipes, and think
you will too!
Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie
Tired of traditional oatmeal? Put
your blender to work and incorporate rolled oats into your
breakfast smoothie. This Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie can be enjoyed all
year round by simply swapping out fresh strawberries for frozen
Photo: Cooking With Crystal
Strawberry Coconut Oat Smoothie
On their own, strawberries and
coconut are delightful flavors, but combined in this Strawberry Coconut Oat Smoothie, they create a
decadent treat. Plus, it's chock full of oats and banana, making it
a great on-the-go breakfast option for busy families!
Photo: Cooking Classy
Strawberry Peach Smoothie
Peaches are in season at the same
time as strawberries, and combining them in this Strawberry Peach Smoothie is an ultimate treat.
Stock up on peaches and strawberries when they're on sale, and
freeze them for later use. Your blender will thank you!
Photo: Love Bakes Good Cakes
Triple Berry Smoothie
Ready to up your smoothie game
with not one, not two, but three different types of berries? We
know that blueberries are super nutritious, and blackberries and
raspberries also contain high levels of vitamin C. It's time to put
your blender to work with these berry-licious recipes!
Berrylicious rainbow smoothie
Ready to awaken your taste buds and
impress your family? This Berrylicious Rainbow Smoothie is filled with
all sorts of nutrition to get you going through your day, but its
layered presentation is what will wow everyone drinking it! This
smoothie recipe is triple the berry (and taste)!
Photo: Heather Christo
Breakfast Energy Smoothie
Starting the morning with a
berry-filled smoothie is a guaranteed way to increase energy! This
Breakfast Energy Smoothie is filled with
blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries, and will definitely
aide in banishing bed head worry in the morning -- or at least give
you enough energy to run a comb through your hair!
Photo: Deliciously Sprinkled
Triple Berry Smoothie
Strawberries, raspberries, and
blackberries are a dream combination, but they get an added depth
of flavor in this Triple Berry Smoothie recipe from tart Greek
yogurt. A few drops of added sweetener brighten up this beautiful
purple smoothie. It's sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Photo: Skinny Taste
Clean eating super berry
Smoothies are a great way to reset
your diet and incorporate more healthy ingredients into your
morning. This Clean Eating Super Berry Smoothie also includes
chia seeds and protein powder, which quickly turn this snack into a
Photo: The Gracious Pantry
Triple Berry Banana Power
If you lead a busy life, letting
your blender do the heavy lifting is an easy solution to ensure you
get all your days' nutrients. Smoothies that incorporate more power
foods, like the flax meal in this Triple Berry Banana Power Smoothie, provide
more nutrients and help aide overall health while giving more
Photo: Miss in the Kitchen
Beets and Berries Smoothie
Leafy greens like kale and spinach
aren't the only vegetables you can add to your smoothies. Beets are
another great addition to berry-based smoothies, and they help
improve blood flow and deliver oxygen to parts of your body that
need it. This Beets and Berries Smoothie delivers a punch of
antioxidants that reduce inflammation and can even fight
Photo: Crunchy Creamy Sweet
Healthy Berry Smoothie
Looking for an easy smoothie to
kick-start your morning? Mixed berries and banana are the root of
this Healthy Berry Smoothie, and it gets a boost of
creaminess from just a cup of milk. Need a touch more sweetness?
Add a bit of honey!
Photo: My Organized Chaos
Citrus Smoothie Recipes
What's the first thing you reach
for when you're feeling sick? Yes, tissues, but also citrus fruits!
Citrus fruits are all stars on their own because they're high in
vitamin C and flavonoids, but when they're the star in your morning
smoothie, you know you're in for a great morning. Check out these
smoothie recipes that will give you the citrus kick you (and your
blender) have been looking for
Sunny Hawaiian Smoothie
Fresh orange juice and pineapples
steal the show in this Sunny Hawaiian Smoothie, which also features bananas
and yogurt. A healthy drink that's also a reminder of beautiful
sunny days? Sign us up for the tropical treat!
Photo: Daily Dish Recipes
Raspberry Grapefruit Smoothie
Ready to supercharge your morning
smoothie? Grapefruits are a nutritious breakfast with tons of
vitamin A and C, fiber, and calcium. A Raspberry Grapefruit Smoothie is the perfect
balance of tart, sweet and bitter, and the banana helps thicken it
Photo: The Iron You
Immune Boost Smoothie
Are you looking for a way? Have no
fear with this immune boosting drink! Check out Everyday
Roots to see the recipe.
Photo: Everyday Roots
Refreshing Berry Lemon Smoothie
A hint of tartness from fresh lemon
juice gives this Refreshing Berry Lemon Smoothie a great zing
for your morning or snack. The blend of berries is elevated thanks
to a burst of sherbet. This drink is a great way to refresh and
relax on a hot day!
Photo: Blooming Homestead
Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie
Grapefruit often gets a bad rap for
being bitter, but this Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie blends grapefruit,
orange juice, banana, and mango for a great sweet treat. You'll be
running to your blender each morning to start whipping up this
bright and energizing smoothie!
Photo: Miss Information
Apple Orange Smoothie
Rev up your morning with this
Apple Orange Smoothie! Using sweet apples and
oranges will yield a sweeter drink, but if you choose to use sour
fruits, Swasthi recommends using a pear or a bit of nut milk to
balance the flavors.
Photo: Indian Healthy Recipes
Peach and Carrot Smoothie
Packing extra veggies in your
morning smoothie is the perfect way to get in the recommended
servings of vegetables for a busy family. This Peach and Carrot Smoothie masks the carrots
with peaches, pineapples and a hint of lemon.
Photo: Little Dairy on the
Mango Smoothie Recipes
Did you know just one cup of mangoes
contains 76 percent of your recommended daily amount of vitamin C
and 25 percent of your recommended daily amount of vitamin A? They
can also help alkalize your body and help with your digestion. Want
to get some more mangoes into your life? Check out these tasty
smoothie recipes for some inspiration to incorporate mangoes into
your daily diet.
Healthy Mango and Greek Yogurt
With just three ingredients, this
Healthy Mango and Greek Yogurt Smoothie will
get you out the door quickly in the morning. The softer your
mangoes, the sweeter your smoothie will end up being. The dash of
cinnamon will give you a nice hint of spice, and eating more
cinnamon helps improve brain function.
Photo: Gimme Delicious
Tropical Mango Spinach Smoothie
Incorporating more iron into your
diet can sometimes be a struggle, but this Tropical Mango Spinach Smoothie does the trick.
The mangoes and bananas help mask the spinach flavor, and this
creamy treat is dairy- and gluten-free as well!
Photo: Fascinating Food World
Mango Turmeric Sunrise Smoothie
Turmeric is often used as a spice in
savory meals, but incorporating it further into your diet can give
your body a much needed anti-inflammatory boost. This Mango Turmeric Sunrise Smoothie combines
mangoes, turmeric, cashew milk, dates, and bananas into a smooth
treat, and you're sure to be running back to your blender to remake
this smoothie time and time again.
Photo: Tea and Stories
Cherry Mango Anti-Inflammatory
Smoothies are the perfect way to
pack in nutrients you normally might not get. This
Cherry Mango Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie incorporates
nutrient-packed mangoes and cherries. We know mangoes can help
strengthen your immune system, and cherries can also help reduce
inflammation. This blended treat is sure to be a crowd
Photo: The Pretty Bee
Banana Smoothie Recipes
Bananas are high in potassium and
provide tons of energy to kick start your day. The can also add a
great texture and taste to smoothies. Check out these banana
smoothies for a healthy morning breakfast or an easy way to refuel
after a tough workout.
Banana Orange Avocado Smoothie
Avocados are filled with tons of
healthy fat, and when they're blended up with bananas, orange
juice, and Greek yogurt in this Banana Orange Avocado Smoothie, the result is a
tropical paradise. You'll be instantly transported on an island
getaway each time you make this in your blender.
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Do you love peanut butter and banana
sandwiches? Start your morning with a potassium-packed Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie for a breakfast
that will be as filling as it is tasty. Blend it all together with
your favorite type of milk and a bit of honey for a smoothie your
whole family is sure to love.
Photo: Yummy Healthy Easy
Spinach Banana Protein Smoothie
We know mornings can get busy, but
that's no excuse to skip breakfast! Make your blender do the heavy
lifting and be full through lunch with this Spinach Banana Protein Smoothie. The spinach
will give you an added boost of iron, and a scoop of protein powder
will be sure to replenish tired muscles after an intense
You don't need to reserve your
blender for breakfast or post-workout smoothies! Bring it out after
dinner for a creamy dessert, or surprise your friends and family
with a sweet afternoon treat. Dessert smoothies are delightful any
time of day, and here are a few of our favorite recipes.
Black Forest Smoothie
Black Forest cake is rich and
decadent, and this Black Forest Smoothie is no different! Add
frozen cherries, dates, unsweetened cocoa powder and tons of other
delightful ingredients to your blender for a creamy smoothie you're
sure to love.
Photo: Running with Spoons
Dark Chocolate Coconut Raspberry
Do you love chocolate, coconut, and
raspberries? Why not whip them up in your blender for a delicious
frozen treat? We love this Dark Chocolate Coconut Raspberry Smoothie for
its pretty pink color, and its amazing health benefits.
Photo: Twin Tough
Apple Cinnamon Smoothie
Nutrient-packed smoothies don't need
to be boring; this Apple Cinnamon Smoothie is jam-packed with
flavors straight from your favorite apple pie. A dash of vanilla
and some Greek yogurt make this smoothie sweet and
Photo: Cooking with Ruthie
Watermelon is one of the best parts
of summer. Who doesn't love an excuse to eat (or drink) watermelon?
This Easy Watermelon Smoothie is just four
ingredients and is sure to keep you refreshed all summer
Photo: Kara's Party Ideas
Vegan and Dairy Free Pina Colada
Who doesn’t like Pina Coladas?
We sure do! Try this alcohol and dairy free, vegan friendly version
Foodie with Family.
Photo: Foodie with Family
Pineapple Upside Down Strawberry
Who said pineapples could only be
upside down in cakes? Check out this delicious take on a Pineapple
upside down smoothie from
Fit Foodie Finds.
Photo: Fit Foodie Finds
Green Smoothie Recipes
Ready to embrace green smoothies?
Aside from their distinct green color, these smoothies are chock
full of delicious vegetables and essential nutrients. If you
haven't tried one yet, now's your chance to check out some of our
favorite green smoothie recipes.
Layered Mixed Berry Green Power
Two smoothies in one is like a dream
come true, and this Layered Mixed Berry Green Power Smoothie
delivers! One layer is filled with delicious berries, and the
second is loaded with nutrient-dense spinach, mango, and kiwi.
Impress all your friends and family with this gorgeous
You don't need to be a warrior to
enjoy this tasty treat! This Green Warrior Protein Smoothie is filled with
great ingredients, like kale, grapefruit, cucumber, celery, apple,
and coconut oil. Delicious and nutritious!
Photo: Oh She Glows
Blueberry Green Smoothie
Still not ready for a totally green
smoothie? The blueberries in this Berry Green Smoothie cover the color and taste
of the spinach, but they don't take away from the nutritional
value! You'll still get plenty of iron and antioxidants from this
not-so-green green smoothie!
Photo: Damn Delicious
Smoothie Bowl Recipes
Prefer to make a bit of art with your
smoothie? Try a smoothie bowl instead! These smoothies are usually
thicker in consistency, and contain toppings like granola and
fruit. They're pretty much Instagram stars. Check out some of our
Plum Cardamom Breakfast Smoothie
Beets and cardamom might not be on
the top of your list for smoothie ingredients, but this gorgeous
Plum Cardamom Breakfast Smoothie Bowl uses them
to bring a bit of earthiness to the plums and bananas. A scoop of
protein powder ensures this smoothie bowl will give you enough
energy to last all through your morning.
Photo: Tea and Stories
Berry, Carrot, Beet & Acai
Acai is a bonafide superfood
superstar. Not only is it super delicious, but it contains
anti-aging properties and is packed with protein. This Berry, Carrot, Beet, and Acai Smoothie Bowl is
perfect for the next time you're in the mood for a nutrient rich
meal! It's sure to keep you full for hours.
Photo: Fresh and Happy
Antioxidant Smoothie Bowl
Want to add more antioxidants to
your daily diet? This Antioxidant Smoothie Bowl is filled with diet
delights like bananas, cherries, raspberries, and blackberries.
It's as energizing as it is beautiful!
Photo: Blissful Basil
Coconut Banana Oats Smoothie
Yogurt and granola can get a bit
boring if you're having it every day. Spice up your morning with
this Coconut Banana Oat Smoothie Bowl! With chia
seeds and rolled oats, this breakfast bowl is hearty and
Photo: Half Baked Harvest
Berry Bliss Smoothie Bowl
Have you ever thought of adding
tahini to your smoothie? This Berry Bliss Smoothie Bowl is filled with
traditional smoothie ingredients, and also includes tahini! The
smoothie bowl is high in calcium, potassium, antioxidants, and
magnesium. You're going to start a love affair to remember with
your blender thanks to this delicious treat!
Photo: Will Frolic for Food
We hope this list leaves you
inspired to break out your blender and start creating your own
amazing smoothie recipes!
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