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Top 10 Healthy Smoothie Recipes
This collection of healthy smoothie recipes includes my top-rated and most-requested healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies. All of these smoothies are loaded with good-for-you vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and protein. And they're all made with only natural ingredients, like frozen fruit, natural fruit juices, yogurt, soy milk and natural add-ins, like nuts, coconut and peanut butter.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Strawberry Smoothie Recipe
This strawberry smoothie recipe is a classic -- and for good reason: it tastes great! Be sure to use an all-natural, fruit-juice sweetened cranberry raspberry juice for this recipe. Otherwise, you may get a lot of additives and fake ingredients you don't want in your smoothies.
When strawberries are in season, a fresh strawberry makes the perfect garnish for this kid-pleasing fruit smoothie recipe. A sprig of mint would make a nice garnish for this recipe, too.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Blueberry Fruit Smoothies
It's hard to imagine a healthier snack or breakfast than these blueberry fruit smoothies. With just four ingredients, these blueberry smoothies take less than ten minutes to prepare. The kids can even make this recipe all by themselves.
I recommend using organic frozen blueberries. If you want to use fresh blueberries, just add some ice and reduce the amount of pineapple juice by 1/4 cup.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Chocolate Banana Smoothies
This is a healthy smoothie recipe that is made for chocolate-lovers. While these chocolate banana smoothies taste like chocolate banana milkshakes or frozen drinks you'd get at a coffee store, they are far healthier.
These chocolate smoothies are made with bananas, vanilla soy milk, vanilla yogurt and chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella). For a twist, try this recipe with homemade chocolate walnut butter instead of chocolate hazelnut spread. You'll get a boost of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids in each serving.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Green Smoothies
This healthy green smoothie recipe gets its vibrant color from uber-healthy fresh kale. Kale is loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein, but it can be slightly bitter. This green smoothie recipe solves that problem by pairing the kale with sweet pineapple chunks, vanilla yogurt and pineapple coconut juice. Once the kids try these healthy green smoothies, they will beg you to make it again and again.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
It's amazing how great just three simple ingredients can taste. This watermelon smoothie recipe is made with just fresh watermelon chunks, milk, vanilla yogurt and maple syrup. The watermelon chunks are frozen first to make this fruit smoothie icy and refreshing. This all-natural fruit smoothie is the perfect treat on a hot summer's day.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Peach Smoothie Recipe
Even though you don't have to wait for peach season to make this peach smoothie recipe (because it can be made with frozen peaches), this is smoothie tastes like summer. Fresh and full of vibrant fruity flavor, these peach smoothies are guaranteed to be a hit with anyone who tries them.
I like to serve these smoothies for breakfast or a snack with a slice of zucchini bread.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Chocolate Strawberry Smoothies
This chocolate strawberry smoothie recipe is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth in a super healthy way. Made with strawberries, vanilla yogurt, milk, pineapple juice, chocolate chips and cocoa powder, this is one of those smoothies that tastes like dessert, but it's healthy enough to serve for breakfast.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Lemon Blueberry Smoothies
This lemon blueberry smoothie recipe consistently ranks as a favorite among kids and adults alike. The pairing of lemon and blueberries is a natural one (think: blueberry muffins with lemon streusel topping). And the frozen lemonade concentrate really brings out the lemon flavor in this fruit smoothie recipe.
If you want to make these lemon blueberry smoothies even more lemony, add the zest of one lemon to this smoothie recipe.
You can serve these blueberry fruit smoothies for breakfast, a snack or even a light dessert on hot summer days.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Pumpkin Smoothies
This healthy pumpkin smoothie recipe tastes just like pumpkin pie in a glass. Made with many of the same ingredients you would use to make a pumpkin pie, these pumpkin smoothies really hit the spot when you're craving those fall flavors.
I like to serve these healthy smoothies for breakfast on Thanksgiving and Christmas with a slice of pumpkin bread.
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Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Sunrise Smoothies
What better way to greet the day than with these refreshing, healthy sunrise smoothies? Made with orange juice concentrate, soy milk, banana, yogurt and honey, this smoothie recipe tastes like sunshine in a glass. And it will give the kids a great, healthy start to the day, too!