21 Healthy Smoothie Recipes To Kick Start Your Day

Here Is A List Of Easy Healthy Smoothie Recipes That Will Help You Eat Clean With Fruits, Veggies And All Ingredients High On Nutrition.

Why limit your clean eat regimen only to weekends, when you can replace those complicated breakfast ideas with easy to prepare, healthy smoothies?

Smoothie is a perfect blend of fruits, vegetables, protein and healthy fats that lets you stick to your diet plan without giving you any reason to procrastinate.

It’s a powerhouse of nutrients that not only serves as a great alternative to your main meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner but also helps you to satiate your sweet cravings, between the meal yearnings and post workout starvation.

However, you got to ensure that you’re putting together right ingredients to make it healthy and not a mixture that is laden with high calories and sugar.

Just like detox juices and protein snacks, the craze for healthy smoothie bowls is picking up amongst the health conscious lot.

Here are some health enthusiasts who have done the healthy smoothie recipes the right way! Have a look!

1) Papaya Mojito

Papaya Mojito, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: choosingchia

Ingredients:

1 cup papaya
½ banana, frozen
juice of 2 limes
4-8 mint leaves
½ cup almond milk (or other plant based milk)
1 tbsp hemp hearts
1 handful ice

Instructions:

1) Blend the papaya, banana, lime juice, mint leaves, and almond milk together in a high speed blender.
2) Pour into your glass and garnish with hemp hearts.

Recipe By: choosingchia.com

2) Nana Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl

Nana Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: mylifeisforliving

Ingredients:

1 large frozen banana
1/2 cup chopped frozen cauliflower (replace with chopped mango if you’ve got a sweeter tooth)
1/2 cup greek/coconut yoghurt
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp almond butter
1 tsp maple syrup •1/2 tsp each of ground ginger, cinnamon, turmeric and maca (optional)
And 50ml coconut water

Instructions:

Top as desired. I used granola, fresh berries, nut butter and bee pollen.

Recipe By: mylifeisforliving.com

3) Blueberry Banana Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Banana Smoothie Bowl, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: thefeedfeed.com

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas
1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Optional: 1/4-1/2 cup liquid

Instructions:

Add ingredients to high-speed blender. If the frozen ingredients won’t blend, add a bit of liquid. Pour into bowl and top with frozen blueberries, blackberries, fresh banana and coconut flakes.

4) The Glowing Green Smoothie

The Glowing Green Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: kimberlysnyder

Ingredients:

7 cups chopped spinach (about a medium bunch)
6 cups chopped romaine lettuce (about 1 small head)
2 cups cold filtered water
1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 medium stalks)
1 medium apple, cored and coarsely chopped
1 medium pear, cored and coarsely chopped
1 medium banana, peeled and cut in thirds
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1⁄2 cup minced fresh cilantro (stems are okay)(optional)
1⁄2 cup minced fresh parsley (stems are okay)(optional)

Instructions:

1) Combine the spinach, romaine and water in a blender and begin processing on low. Gradually move to higher speeds and blend until smooth.
2) Next, add the celery, apple, and pear, and the cilantro and parsley (if using). Lastly, add the banana, lemon juice and ice (if using), and blend until smooth. Serve at once or refrigerate, covered, for up to 2½- 3 days.

Recipe By: kimberlysnyder.com

5) Sweet Beet Smoothie Recipe

Sweet Beet Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: kimberlysnyder

Ingredients:

2 cups coconut water
1 red apple, cored and sliced
1 small or ½ medium beet, raw – (use a high powered blender or cook beet before blending)
¼ teaspoon fresh ginger root
½ bunch spinach, chopped and rinsed
6 dates (to taste) —if less sugar is desired sweeten to taste with stevia instead

Instructions:

1) Add the coconut water, apple, beet, ginger root, spinach and dates to the blender. Starting the blender on a low speed, blend until smooth. If needed gradually increase to higher speeds and blend until smooth.
2) Enjoy!

Recipe By: kimberlysnyder.com

6) Warming Glow Smoothie Recipe

Warming Glow Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: kimberlysnyder

Ingredients:

1 cup strawberries
1 cup mango chunks
½ banana
1 tsp lime juice
¼ tsp finely grated fresh ginger
1 cup water
Optional garnishes: coconut yogurt, strawberries, mangos, banana, bee pollen, mint leaves

Instructions:

1) Add strawberries, mango, banana, lime juice, ginger and water to blender. Blend till smooth starting on low and increasing speed just until smooth.
2) Layer into glass with coconut yogurt if desired and pull up with a toothpick to make designs. Garnish with optional garnishes if desired.

Recipe By: kimberlysnyder.com

7) Sweet Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Sweet Cherry Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: kimberlysnyder

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen cherries
1 frozen banana
2 dates
1 cup coconut water
Optional toppings: coconut, fresh cherries, or frozen berries

Instructions:

1) Blend cherries, banana, dates and coconut water starting on low and increasing speed until smooth.
2) Top with suggested toppings if desired.
Enjoy!

Recipe By: kimberlysnyder.com

8) Fireworks Festive Smoothie Recipe

Fireworks Festive Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: kimberlysnyder

Ingredients:

Red Layer:

¾ cup frozen strawberries
½ frozen banana
¼ cup chopped raw red beets
½ cup coconut water ice cubes
½ Tbs. coconut nectar (if desired not required)

Blue Layer:

½ cup frozen blueberries
½ cup coconut water ice cubes
½ cup fresh blueberries

White Layer:

1 frozen banana
½ fresh banana
1 cup coconut milk
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 Tbs large flaked coconut
¾ cup coconut milk ice cubes
Garnish: sliced strawberries, coconut whipped cream or shredded coconut

Instructions:

1) Assemble each smoothie. Chill each smoothie in a bag or freezer safe container in the freezer for 2 hours. Mash up each smoothie to a smooth consistency.
2) Using frosted glasses begin assembling the smoothies.
3) Place enough red smoothie in each glass to fill ⅓ of the glass.
4) Next, pour another ⅓ full amount of blue smoothie mix in each glass.
5) Next, spoon the white layer smoothie into the glass until it is filled to the brim.
6) Garnish: Place a sprinkling of coconut, coconut whipped cream and extra berries to garnish.

9) Blackberry Smoothie

Blackberry Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: bakewithshivesh

Ingredients:

2 cups frozen blackberries
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup yogurt
1/4 cup oats

Instructions:

Blend all the ingredients in the blender until everything is well combined and smooth.

Recipe By: bakewithshivesh.com

10) Kale Smoothie Recipe

Kale Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: boostyourself

Ingredients:

1 banana
½ avocado
1 cup of kale (chopped, packed)
1 slice of pineapple
½ lime, squeeze in
1 cup of cold water or almond milk

Instructions:

1) Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth
2) Serve and enjoy

Recipe By: boostyourself.com

11) Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl

Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: phruitfuldish

Ingredients:

Smoothie:

1/3 cup oats
2 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup almond milk
0.5 cup raspberries, frozen, organic if possible
0.5 cup blueberries, frozen, organic if possible

Toppings:

Goji berries
Dragon fruit
Hemp, sesame & buckwheat seeds

Instructions:

1) Soak oats and chia seeds in almond milk overnight.
2) In the morning, mix the soaked mixture with frozen fruit in a blender.
3) Pour into bowl and decorate with toppings.

Recipe By: phruitfuldish.com

12) Hazelnut Vanilla Chocolate Smoothie

Hazelnut Vanilla Chocolate Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy:dhmaya

Ingredients:

1/2-2/3 cup oats
1/3-1/2 cup water
1 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 cup water
1/2 cup hazelnuts
pinch of Himalayan salt
4 dates
dash of vanilla
1 small banana
1 tsp maca powder (optional)
2 tsp cocoa powder

Instructions:

1. Soak oats with water and apple cider vinegar for at least four hours
2. Now add all ingredients besides cocoa powder in the blender and blend until very smooth
3. Add cocoa powder to the half and blend until mixed
4. You can serve it with fresh fruits on top, some cocoa nibs, ground roasted hazelnuts, chunks of chocolate, coconut chips…you choose
5. Enjoy

Recipe By: dhmaya.com

13) Pear Apple Green Smoothie

Pear Apple Green Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: dhmaya

Ingredients:

1 cup water (or plant milk)
1 pear
1/2 apple
1/2 banana
2 tsp ground flax seeds
a small piece of fresh ginger
a small bunch of parsley
2 handfuls of spinach or swiss chard (only leaves, without stems)
1 tsp wheatgrass powder

Instructions:

1. Place liquid, fruits, seeds and wheatgrass powder in the blender first and then add the greens on top. if your blender isn’t very strong, chop the greens in small bits before blending.
2. Blend everything on high speed, pressing the greens down if needed, until very smooth.
3. Drink in small sips

Recipe By: dhmaya.com

14) Mint Chocolate Shamrock Smoothie

MINT CHOCOLATE SHAMROCK SMOOTHIE, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: feastingonfruit

Ingredients:

Mint Layer

3 frozen bananas
1 large handful spinach
1/2 tsp mint extract
1 cup non-dairy milk I used coconut milk

Chocolate Layer

2 frozen bananas
1 cup frozen cauliflower
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 cup non-dairy milk

To Serve (OPTIONAL)

1/2 cup chocolate chips
Coconut whipped cream
Chocolate shavings and mint leaves to garnish

Instructions:

1) Melt the chocolate chips. Dip the rim of your jars/glasses into the melted chocolate and use a spoon to drizzle/drip more around the top.
2) Coat the spoon in chocolate and shake it in the bottom of the jar to create the small chocolate splatters. Freeze for 5 minutes.
3) Blend each smoothie layer separately until very creamy.
4) Layer into the decorated jars/glasses. Top with coconut whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and mint leaf.
5) Enjoy!

Recipe By: feastingonfruit.com

15) Winter Detox Smoothie

Winter Detox Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: blackwhitevivid

Ingredients:

Green Smoothie:

30 grams / 1 cup / 1 handful fresh spinach (or kale or any other dark salad greens)
80 grams / 1 small cucumber
150 grams / 1 cup chopped pineapple
Juice of 1 lemon
235 ml / 1 cup water

Green Smoothie Bowl:

2 bananas
Toppings of your choice like walnuts, almond butter, hemp seeds, vegan white chocolate, oats

Instructions:

1) In a high-speed blender, combine spinach, cucumber, pineapple, lemon and water and blend for at least 60 seconds or until smooth
2) Divide between 2 jars and enjoy
3) For the Green Smoothie Bowl
4) Either pour half of the juice in a jar and add 1 banana to the remaining juice in the blender or add two bananas to the blender
5) Blend until smooth and creamy
6) Top with nuts, vegan chocolate, nut butter, seeds, oats, slices of banana, coconut flakes

Recipe By: blackwhitevivid.com

16. Pistachio Milk Green Smoothie

Pistachio Milk Green Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: heals

Ingredients For the Home-Made Pistachio Milk:

1 cup of pistachio nuts, soaked for 2 hours
3 cups of water
1 date, pit removed
1 tiny pinch of salt

Ingredients For The Smoothie:

2 cups of pistachio milk
1/2 avocado
1 date, pitted
1 banana
1 cup/handful of seasonal greens such as baby spinach
1 teaspoon spirulia or wheatgrass powder (optional)

Instructions:

1) Soak the pistachio nuts in filtered water for at least 2 hours or overnight. When they are ready, strain them and place them in a high speed blender, together with the date, salt and water, then blitz until smoothie.
2) Strain the mixture through a cheese cloth or muslin cloth. Save the pulp in a container in your freezer for future baking.
3) Then measure out 2 cups of pistachio milk and place in a high speed blender together with the avocado, pitted date, banana, spinach and spirulina/wheatgrass powder if using. Blend until nice and smooth. Enjoy!
4) Top with seasonal fruit, cacao nibs or edible flowers.

Recipe By: heals.com

17. Waterlemon Slushy

Waterlemon Slushy, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: groenemonster

Ingredients:

For 1 watermelon slushy
1 frozen banana cut into pieces
200 grams of frozen watermelon cut into pieces
Half lime juice
150 ml of vegetable milk

Instructions:

1) Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until you have an ice-cream texture. You are still ready!
2) Serve in a glass and decorate with fresh or dried fruit. Tasty!

Recipe By: groenemonster.com

18. Fresh Pear Cucumber Smoothie With Mint

Fresh pear cucumber smoothie with mint, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: groenemonster

Ingredients:

For 1 pear cucumber smoothie
1 pear, peeled and cut into pieces
70 grams of cucumber, cut into pieces (and peeled if you prefer)
Hand of fresh, washed mint leaves
2 oats of oatmeal
200 ml of vegetable milk

Instructions:

1) Put all ingredients in a blender and mix to a smooth whole. Do not you think the smoothie is sweet enough? Add 1 or 2 days and mix again.
2) Serve the smoothie into a large glass and add another piece of fresh mint.

Recipe By: groenemonster.com

19. Pumpkin Mothie

Pumpkin mothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: groenemonster

Ingredients:

For 1 large smoothie

75 grams of pumpkin puree
1 (frozen) banana
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 piece of peanut butter. Ideally, you use peanut butter without added salt or sugar.
250 ml of vegetable milk
Half teaspoon of cakes and spices. You can also use cinnamon.

Instructions:

Make all the ingredients in a blender and mix into a smooth and creamy whole. Your pumpkin moth is ready!

Recipe By: groenemonster.com

20. Banana-Orange Smoothie

Banana-orange smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: groenemonster

Ingredients:

For 1 smoothie
1 ripe banana, preferably frozen
1 orange, peeled and cut into pieces
2 oats of oatmeal
1/4 tc cork powder
1/2 tl vanilla extract or vanilla powder
250 ml of vegetable milk. I use rice-coconut milk for this recipe.

Instructions:

Put the ingredients in a blender and mix it all together. Make sure that the orange juice is well mixed. Otherwise, when drinking, you will come across an orange juice and that is not so delicious.

Recipe By: groenemonster.com

21. Chia Pudding And Smoothie

Chia Pudding And Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Image Courtesy: plant-fueled

Ingredients:

The chia pudding:
– 1/3 cup chia seeds
– 1 cup plant milk

The smoothie:

– 1 banana
– 1 orange
– 1 mango
– 1 tsp maca powder

Instructions:

1. The evening before mix the plant milk with the chia pudding. Stir it again after some minutes, then let it sit until the next morning.
2. Blend all the ingredients for the smoothie.
3. Layer the chia pudding and the smoothie, top with some more fruits and enjoy!

Recipe By: plant-fueled.com

About the Author: Akanksha

<p>Akanksha Bajaj is the Content Head for Shopholicx.com. She is a B.Com Honours graduate and has done masters in Marketing and Finance. She started her career with Deloitte, Hyderabad, India working for the Securitisation Service Line. Since she was really good in romanticizing and penning her thoughts and articulating them well, throughout this period she used to get appreciation and encouragement for her writings and articles that she had been writing. So finally Shopholicx was the right place to hit to follow her passion.</p>

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