Smoothies – they are fast, easy, delicious, and often healthy. In this list of the best smoothie recipes we detail several great smoothie recipes that will have you breaking out your blender on a daily basis. Perfect for breakfast or an on the go snack, all of the smoothies on this list are truly tasty.
Plus, as an added bonus, most of the smoothies on this list are actually very healthy, ensuring that you start the day out right. And, while there are some classic standbys on this list, several of the smoothies on this list are quite unique, ensuring that even smoothie regulars have something new and tasty to try.
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List of the Best Smoothie Recipes
Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie
The perfect combination of sweet and sour, this refreshing strawberry lemonade smoothie is made with just four ingredients: strawberries, lemon juice, a touch of sugar, and some vanilla yogurt. Perfect for summer or anytime you want a bit of summer flair, this smoothie is a breeze to whip up. For an even more vibrant smoothie, try adding some raspberries or other berries.
Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Smooth, creamy, and healthy, this blueberry banana smoothie is chock full of healthy goodness. Greek yogurt and coconut milk act as the base here while blueberries, bananas, vanilla protein powder, and chia seeds provide a full range of delicious nutrients
Tropical Orange Smoothie
Made from just four ingredients, this tropical orange smoothie will have you dreaming of the beach. Pineapple, banana, orange, and almond milk round out the ingredients for this smoothie, and while frozen pineapple is recommended, fresh pineapple can easily be substituted as long as you add some ice.
Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie
Reminiscent of chocolate dipped strawberries, this tasty chocolate strawberry smoothie is a frosty and healthy smoothie option. Greek yogurt acts as a base here, while frozen strawberries and dark cocoa powder replicate the chocolate dipped strawberry taste.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
The classic flavors in this chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie don’t disappoint. Extra ripe, frozen bananas work best in this recipe, while almond milk, ice, peanut butter, cocoa powder and vanilla extract round out the rest of the ingredients. For an even sweeter smoothie, try adding a bit of honey.
Strawberry Mango Smoothie
Inspired by a refreshing margarita, this strawberry mango smoothie looks almost too good to eat. Frozen mango chunks and orange juice make up the mango layer, while frozen strawberries, orange juice and honey (or sugar) make up the strawberry layer. While both layers can of course be blended together, keeping them separate creates a truly good-looking smoothie.
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
For a taste of Thanksgiving year round, this pumpkin pie smoothie hits the spot. Pumpkin puree, bananas, ice, vanilla yogurt, milk, pumpkin pie spice, and agave nectar (or honey) all combine in this recipe to create a truly tasty smoothie. If you are pumpkin pie addict, this is one recipe not to be missed.
Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie
For a fun, summery smoothie, this strawberry watermelon smoothie is just the ticket. Watermelon and strawberries combine with lime juice, ginger, maple syrup, and chia seeds to create a unique and tasty smoothie. As an added bonus, the chia seeds in this recipe are full of omega 3 fatty acids.
Tropical Carrot Smoothie
Who says vegetables can’t taste good? In this tropical carrot smoothie recipe, carrots meld wonderfully with coconut water (or regular water), strawberries, mangos, oranges, pineapples, and a pinch of sugar to create a smoothie that is as good for you as it is tasty.
What’s the perfect complement to your coffee in the morning? A coffee smoothie of course! In this coffee smoothie recipe frozen coffee (make the night before and freeze in an ice cube tray) combines with bananas, rolled oats, cocoa powder, flaxseed, cinnamon, honey, and milk to create a smooth, creamy, delicious smoothie.
Best Smoothie Recipes Conclusion
The right smoothie should be something that you look forward to eating, but is also going to have some great health benefits for you as well. This list of the best smoothie recipes is going to provide some great options that will meet both of these criteria.
We each have our own taste buds and preferences though, so find the right smoothie recipe from this list for you and then let us know in the comments how much you enjoyed it!