Looking for some healthy smoothie recipes to add to your collection?
Here are 13 delicious and nutritious smoothie drinks that are loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that will help you fight disease and aging.
A few of our smoothies below can also be designed for when you want to workout in the gym as they’re packed with protein.
Now all you need is a good blender, some ice and choose from the list below.
1. Crazy Healthy Smoothie
Weelicious’ Crazy Health Smoothie combines fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts all into one. Where can you get that much value in one beverage drink.
The dark red color of beets stand out giving your that lively looking glass. And as far as nutrition is concerned it’s tough to beat a drink that includes kale, flaxseed, walnuts, carrots and bananas. And that’s not it, there’s even more.
2. Chocolate Protein Smoothie
Enjoy the healthy benefits of cacao powder. It’s what gives chocolate its color, flavor and heart helping benefits.
This is a great breakfast smoothie that gives you the energy you need for the day as it’s packed with protein and fiber. The recipe from My Whole Food Life also lets you choose between using superfood quinoa flakes or rolled oats.
3. Banana Blueberry Smoothies
Super simple to make, this lets you mix 2 super foods into your smoothie. What’s Gaby Cooking gives us that special combination of the antioxidant powers of blueberries with Omega-3’s protective abilities in chia seeds.
The best thing is, there’s just one item in the instructions. Blend everything till smooth.
4. Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
For that protein punch, consider this Chocolate Peanut Butter smoothie from Bless This Mess. This is no mess at all as it gives you a fair share of protein without having to add any of the powdered supplements.
You get the protein from natural sources like almond or cow’s milk (your choice), Greek yogurt and peanut butter. There’s also a few teaspoons of cocoa powder to give you have healthy chocolate flavor.
5. Copycat Aloha Pineapple Smoothie Recipe
If you can’t get enough of pineapple when they’re in season, you shouldn’t miss a chance to enjoy this Aloha Pineapple Smoothie from A Mom’s Take.
Combining the vitamin C and fiber benefits of pineapple with the antioxidant properties of strawberries you get a flavorful pink smoothie drink that’s refreshing and nourishing.
6. Healthy Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie
With a good heaping of dietary fiber and loaded with protein, calcium and iron this is peanut butter and jelly in smoothie form. It uses healthy sweeteners so you don’t have to deal with lots of sugar.
It also replaces cow’s milk with almond milk and tops that off with greek yogurt. For those who like dairy and want to get more calcium into their diets, this smoothie from Desserts with Benefits is a great breakfast or snack time drink to have.
7. Green Smoothie Bowl
If you haven’t been able to get enough fruits and veggies lately and want to make up for the lack of it, try this Green Smoothie Bowl from Kitchen Confidante.
It’s got everything from spinach to bananas and mangoes. This recipe has a smoothie base then includes extra toppings to add even more nutrition. You get chia seeds and kefir that will help digestions thanks to the probiotics in kefir and the fiber in the chia seeds.
8. Cranberry Orange Smoothie
Get your daily dose of vitamin C, fiber and potassium in one healthy smoothie. From Shugarysweets, it takes but 5 minutes to make and you can add your favorite protein powder to it if you want to use it for your workouts.
This pink nutritious drink combines fresh cranberries, a banana with orange juice. There’s also an extra hint of vanilla for extra sweetness.
9. Healthy Eggnog Smoothie
A much better eggnog alternative than those store bought, you can enjoy these during the holidays or when you just feel like it.
This creation, from Raia’s Recipes, combines some of the healthy blood sugar regulating properties of cinnamon with the overall nutrition of eggs and milk. By the way you can choose the type of milk you use so it fits your current diet.
Gluten free, no refined sugar and no dairy (if you don’t use cow’s milk), what more can you ask for?
10. Merry Matcha Melon Smoothie
This is another gluten free creation, but this time for vegans and vegetarians. This fruit smoothie from Fitful Focus includes the use of protein powder so it’s something that you can use regularly to go with your workouts.
The one different ingredient included is melon, which isn’t that common with most smoothies. So go ahead give it a try.
11. Mixed Berry Yogurt Smoothie
Enjoy this high fiber, high protein berry drink from Nutritioulicious any time of the day. It is loaded with nutrients including potassium, vitamin C and potassium. With but 4 ingredients this is one of the easiest smoothies to prepare for.
Add ice if you want it cold and refreshing for those warm days. This is a drink that can be made for snack time or for breakfast.
12. Green Apple Energizer
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. If you enjoy green apples or have a bunch of them lying around, you can make this vitamin C packed drink from Tried and Tasty to ward off colds.
The cucumber, apples and mint give offer a healthy dose of vitamin A, iron and fiber as well.
13. Berry And Banana Oat Breakfast Smoothie
This is a complete meal in a glass. Backed by the antioxidant powers of your choice of berries, you can fight off aging and all the issues that come with it.
Stephanie over at Eat.Drink.Love. recommends raspberries, blueberries and strawberries which are what she uses. So give that a try then experiment with your own mixed frozen berry concoctions.
With your choice of milk and yogurt, this breakfast smoothie also includes oats to give you that morning boost.