10+ Healthy Smoothie Recipes to Start Your Day
Short on time but still need to get your daily intake of fruits and vegetables? Try a healthy smoothie recipe from our tasty round-up.
“Whip up this creamy concoction as a refreshing and nutritious snack or a quick chilled breakfast. Because you can use frozen fruit, you don’t have to wait until peaches are in season to enjoy this delicious smoothie.” —Martha Polasek, Markham, Texas
Get the recipe for Peach Smoothie.
Strawberry Lime Smoothies
“Peak-of-freshness strawberries make this thinner, easy drink a summer staple.” —Elizabeth Johnson, Greenville, South Carolina
Get the recipe for Strawberry Lime Smoothies.
Blueberry Pancake Smoothie
“My family loves this pancake smoothie in the morning. I don’t normally measure the blueberries, so go crazy! If you have fresh blueberries, I would recommend freezing the banana ahead of time.” —Kailey Thompson, Palm Bay, Florida
Get the recipe for Blueberry Pancake Smoothie.
Brain Food Smoothie
“My grandson refuses fruits and vegetables almost completely. After he and our son moved home, I tried everything to improve his diet. This smoothie was one of the only ways I could sneak him something nutritious, and he loves it!” —Sandra Roberts, Dexter, Missouri
Get the recipe for Brain Food Smoothie.
“Since I started making this green smoothie recipe for breakfast every day, I honestly feel better! Substitute any fruit and juice you like to make this recipe your own healthy blend.” —Linda Green, Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii
Get the recipe for Ginger-Kale Smoothies.
“My children resist veggies, but they love this carrot smoothie. It packs in lots of good-for-you fruits and veggies—but to my kids, it’s just a super delicious breakfast.” —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Get the recipe for Strawberry-Carrot Smoothies.
“I enjoy drinking a kale smoothie for breakfast or as an after-school snack. The fruit and agave nectar give this healthy version a pleasant sweetness.” —Kimberly Jackson, Marshfield, Missouri
Get the recipe for Kale Smoothies.
“This nectarine smoothie recipe tastes great on a warm summer day. Enjoy it on your patio or at a picnic!” —Joni Rodriguez, Silverton, Oregon
Get the recipe for Nectarine Smoothies.
Creamy Berry Smoothies
“Who can tell that this delicious smoothie is made with tofu? No one (especially your kids)! The blend of berries and pomegranate juice makes this welcoming drink a refreshing delight.” —Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, California
Get the recipe for Creamy Berry Smoothies.
“This tastes like a milk shake, but it doesn’t have the guilt or fat. My husband and I look forward to it in the morning. It’s so good for you, and it will keep you energized for hours.” —Jessica Gerschitz, Jericho, New York
Get the recipe for So-Healthy Smoothies.
Taste of Home
“My cool honeydew and cucumber smoothie has only five ingredients. I sometimes add a small avocado to make it extra creamy.” —Crystal Schlueter, Babbitt, Minnesota
Get the recipe for Cucumber-Melon Smoothies.
Next, check out 10 brain-boosting breakfast recipes.