18 Smoothie Recipes That Are Sure to Hit the Spot

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They are tasty. They are filling. They are healthy. And they are thirst-quenching.

Might smoothies be the perfect food?

We’ll let you ponder that question as you click through the following delicious smoothie recipes:

  1. Peach Mango Smoothie Recipe
    • Peach Mango Smoothie Photo
    • I love whipping up this tasty, tropical-flavored mango smoothie when I feel like I’m in need of something really healthy and nutritious.  It’s rich, thick enough to eat with a spoon, and naturally sweet. Thickened with banana and coconut milk, this smoothie is also vegan and cholesterol free.   Even better, as I was checking out the nutrition facts for the …
  2. Mango Smoothie Recipe
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    • Often times, smoothies are thought of as only a breakfast drink. But I think the beauty in a smoothie is the fact that it can be enjoyed any time of day, whether you whip one up to enjoy on the way to work, down one with your sandwich for lunch, make it for a quick …
  3. Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe
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    • There are three things I adore about this Jamba Juice Smoothie recipe: 1) it tastes just like their Peanut Butter Moo’d, which is obviously the best smoothie in the world, 2) it only has 3 ingredients, and 3) none of those ingredients include ice cream or frozen yogurt. Bam. BAM. Best. smoothie. recipe. ever! I grew up …
  4. Kale Smoothie Recipe
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    • Don’t let the color of this smoothie fool you into thinking it’s all nutrition and no fun. Sure, this smoothie is a serious shade of green. Sure, it’s packed with healthful ingredients to start your day off right, but it’s also tasty to boot! No need to plug your nose while drinking this health-in-a-glass – …
  5. Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie Recipe
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    • Sitting on the deck, visiting with friends on a warm Summer afternoon, it doesn’t get much better than that. Oh wait… how about if you add in good food and a Watermelon Strawberry All-Fruit Smoothie? Now, the afternoon just got better. Watermelon is a staple in our kitchen during the Summer. I love to cut large chunks and keep …
  6. Pioneer Woman Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe
  7. Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe
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    • Breakfast not filling you up? Are you a cup of coffee and run out the door kinda person? Say it ain’t so! Breakfast gets you fueled for the day. And helps you from overeating later on in the day. This oatmeal smoothie is my go to breakfast on work mornings. Super fast to toss together …
  8. Green Monster Smoothie Recipe
    • Green Monster Smoothie Photo
    • Some days I have trouble fitting in all of my “5 servings of fruits and veggies” It’s not that I don’t want to eat them, it’s just things like bread and protein tend to fill up my plate first. (Speaking of which, I’m obsessed with this rosemary bread..) Because of this love-of-carbs tendency, I like to start …
  9. Mojito Smoothie Recipe
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    • There’s no other way to say it than to say it: I published a cookbook!!  My first cookbook, Delicious Probiotic Drinks, was released in early February. The book includes 75 recipes for naturally fermented beverages, such as kombucha, ginger beer, kefir, homemade yogurt, smoothies, and more!  Each of these drinks is brewed in a unique way …
  10. Apple Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe
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    • Just because summer is over, it doesn’t mean that smoothie season has to end. Swap summer fruits for all of the warm flavors of fall with this apple cinnamon smoothie and you will be a happy camper. I think I’m officially late on the smoothie bandwagon. It seems to have started years ago, but I …
  11. Cranberry Smoothie Recipe
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    • You guys. Today I am saving your life. WELL, really, I am just cutting back your time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving a weee bit. But, let’s be honest, with the amount of time I know you’re already going to spend in there that is basically the same thing. I don’t know about you, but I like …
  12. Grapefruit Smoothie with Chia Recipe
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    • I am never one to complain about the winter. The winter is glorious. Snow, cold weather, hot chocolate, thick sweaters – what is there to complain about? While I adore winter, I’m willing to admit a small amount of discontent once March rolls around and we’re dealing with the piles of gray snow and the …
  13. Oatmeal Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe
    • Oatmeal Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Photo
    • I am all about my breakfast smoothies lately. Actually, I love them for lunch too. But this smoothie is, by far, one of my favorites. Peanut butter and banana is such a great flavor combo, as witnessed by my peanut butter banana bread. I just love the nutty sweetness. And adding in the honey is like making my favorite sandwich in liquid form. …
  14. Chia Seed Smoothie Recipe
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    • Fruit and protein smoothies were my life for several years. I made one every.single.morning for about two years, and they were so large and hearty that I got several meals out of each one. Smoothies probably made up 1/3 of my daily sustenance for a while there. I am a serious creature of habit though. Similar to …
  15. Pineapple Coconut Kale Smoothie Recipe
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    • With a little organization you can easily freeze kale for use in smoothies or other recipes that don’t require kale to be fresh. These four methods are super easy, plus I’ve got a few recipe suggestions for you. 1. Make freezer smoothies Making freezer smoothies is a great way to freeze your kale for a later …
  16. Vegan Banana Split Smoothie Bowl Recipe
    • Vegan Banana Split Smoothie Bowl Photo
    • Bowls of creamy, frosty banana goodness piled HIGH with crunchy, toast-a-licious peanuts, fresh, ripe strawberries and HEALTHY chunks of chocolate. Which happens to be, UHMMMM, 5 ingredients, 2 steps and, liiiiiiike, dessert for breakfast. Can I make a bold statement and say that I am in LUHVE. Really though, who are we kidding, a statement …
  17. Pumpkin Lassi Recipe
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    • This pumpkin lassi is perfect for the transition into fall when it is still quite warm out. You get your pumpkin fix in a refreshing cold beverage.  I love the heat here in Las Vegas, so much so that some friends call me a desert tortoise and say they wouldn’t be surprised to find me …
  18. Lemon Smoothie Recipe
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    • Well, it’s that time of year again where it’s just really, really hard to get out of bed. Now, I’m not normally a person who springs out of bed before dawn, ready to tackle the day, anyway. But this time of year, when it’s dark and cold, and there’s a 75% chance it’ll be gloomy …

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