50 of Our All-Time Favorite Smoothie Recipes (2024)

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Strawberry Banana Spinach Smoothie Low-Calorie Chocolate Almond Smoothie Pineapple Kale Smoothie Pineapple Papaya Banana Debloating Smoothie Vegan Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie Strawberry-Watermelon Hydrating Smoothie Chocolate Strawberry Banana Better-Sex Smoothie Metabolism-Boosting Smoothie Monkey Flip Smoothie Broccoli Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Cracked Oats and Flaxseed Smoothie Nutty Chocolate Strawberry Banana Smoothie Thin Mint Smoothie Orange Green Smoothie Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Cherry Smoothie Banana Choco-Malt Smoothie Banana Bread Smoothie Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie Tropical Coconut Water Smoothie Lean Green Smoothie Chocolate Cashew PMS Smoothie Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Apple Banana Cinnamon Smoothie Fig Honey Yogurt Smoothie Creamsicle-Inspired Smoothie Smoothie Bowl Clear-Skin Smoothie My Popeye Smoothie Detox Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie Cranberry Smoothie Vegan Chocolate Shake Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Pear Weight-Loss Smoothie Vegan Vanilla Milkshake Smoothie Carrot Ginger Orange Smoothie Kimberly Snyder's Green Glowing Smoothie Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie Chocolate Spinach Smoothie Frothy Protein Milkshake Pre-Workout Smoothie Flat-Belly Smoothie Almond Berry Banana Yogurt Smoothie Avocado-Pear Smoothie Piña Colada Smoothie Chocolate Coconut Water Smoothie Supergreen Cacao Smoothie Cinnamon Bun Smoothie Overnight Apple Cinnamon Smoothie Postrun Recovery Smoothie Chia Berry Smoothie Mojito Smoothie Sweet Spinach Smoothie Blueberry Green Monster Smoothie Papaya Ginger Mint Smoothie Mango Kiwi Smoothie Cherry Berry Sore-Muscle Smoothie Cinnamon Honey Green Tea Smoothie Eggnog Smoothie

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Updated on 9/7/2018 at 9:15 PM

50 of Our All-Time Favorite Smoothie Recipes (1)

A smoothie is a convenient meal or snack option anytime — just throw your ingredients in a blender, pour into a glass, and enjoy. Even better: the ingredient possibilities for shakes and smoothies are endless. We should know; we're always in the kitchen creating and re-creating our favorite healthy smoothie recipes. Keep reading to see which healthy smoothies we've been blending up lately!

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Strawberry Banana Spinach Smoothie

This sweet and creamy smoothie offers 16 grams of protein without a drop of dairy.

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Low-Calorie Chocolate Almond Smoothie

Whether PMS has you obsessing over chocolate or you're just in need a little something sweet and don't want to indulge in a 400-calorie dessert, this low-calorie smoothie has got your fudgy cravings covered!

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Pineapple Kale Smoothie

This pineapple kale smoothie follows the perfect equation for weight loss, offering 10 grams of filling fiber.

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Pineapple Papaya Banana Debloating Smoothie

If you enjoyed an enormous dinner last night or if something you ate didn't agree with you, sip on this debloating smoothie.

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Vegan Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie

This chocolaty smoothie is just 350 calories, and since it offers 22 grams of protein and almost 10 grams of filling fiber, it's the perfect breakfast to keep you feeling full and satisfied all morning.

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Strawberry-Watermelon Hydrating Smoothie

It's smooth, light, and ultrarefreshing, and at just 145 calories and offering 15 grams of protein, this smoothie makes the perfect post-workout snack.

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Chocolate Strawberry Banana Better-Sex Smoothie

If you're looking to have better sex tonight — who isn't?! — then whip up this smoothie made with libido-boosting foods.

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Metabolism-Boosting Smoothie

In this metabolism-boosting smoothie, you'll find calcium-rich Greek yogurt, almonds, and broccoli, which has been shown to help the body break down fat. The almonds, cannellini beans, and yogurt also add a great deal of protein, and what's more, the zinc in the yogurt may increase the production of the hormone leptin, shown to improve metabolism and suppress appetite. Other metabolism boosters in this smoothie include vitamin C, green tea, and cinnamon.

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Monkey Flip Smoothie

After a long, sweaty run, you need to refuel and rehydrate fast. Whip up this quick coconut-water recovery smoothie from ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes.

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Broccoli Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Want a delicious meal replacement that's full of nutrients? Try this fiber- and protein-rich banana berry peanut butter smoothie. It's only 330 calories, making it a great light meal, and the protein and fiber (from the secret ingredient broccoli) help keep you full without the bloat.

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Cracked Oats and Flaxseed Smoothie

Serious athletes need a serious pre-workout drink. This cracked oats smoothie, from professional soccer player Kelley O'Hara, is not too heavy but packed with the nutrients you need to get through a hard workout.

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Nutty Chocolate Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Made from chocolate soy milk, peanut butter, and Greek yogurt, this nutty chocolate strawberry banana smoothie is full of protein, fiber, and a touch of sweetness from the banana and strawberries.

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Thin Mint Smoothie

Craving a Thin Mint? Blend up this chocolate mint smoothie, from dancer and actress Julianne Hough, instead. Using Greek yogurt makes this creamy drink a milkshake-like treat.

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Orange Green Smoothie

Gwyneth Paltrow's go-to trainer, Tracy Anderson, blends up this orange smoothie when she's craving a creamy, metabolism-boosting drink.

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

As much as we'd like to, we can't sit down to a slice of pumpkin pie all season long. Instead, blend up this six-ingredient pumpkin pie smoothie for a healthier treat.

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Cherry Smoothie

Jennifer Aniston loves this cherry smoothie, and you will too. It's full of fiber and protein, as well as anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe sore muscles after a workout.

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Banana Choco-Malt Smoothie

Gone Paleo? This light banana choco-malt smoothie is full of fiber and tastes like dessert.

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Banana Bread Smoothie

Unlike real banana bread, this banana bread protein smoothie can help you lose weight; it's packed with 34 grams of protein to help regulate your appetite and feel satisfied all morning long.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie

Who needs a pint of diet-sabotaging mint chocolate chip ice cream when you've got this dairy-free mint chocolate chip smoothie to sip on?

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Tropical Coconut Water Smoothie

You've suited up and sweated it out at the gym, and now you need to recover. Our tropical coconut water smoothie is not only delicious but also high in electrolytes for those extrahard workout days.

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Lean Green Smoothie

This iron- and vitamin C-packed lean green smoothie is perfect if you're feeling under the weather; vitamin C helps fend off a cold, and the mint in the recipe helps open up sinuses and soothe an upset stomach.

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Chocolate Cashew PMS Smoothie

This chocolaty smoothie is made with Greek yogurt and chocolate soy milk, both of which are rich in calcium, which has been shown to help reduce PMS. There's also fiber-rich spinach, full of B vitamins such as riboflavin and thiamine, proven to decrease PMS symptoms. The banana and cashews offer magnesium, which relieves bloating and constipation and also eases cramps. Then throw in some avocado, since studies show healthy fats can also reduce symptoms.

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

If you're in the mood for a pumpkin smoothie that's not too sweet, look no further. This pumpkin banana spice smoothie has a clean, fresh, slightly sweet taste and packs a punch when it comes to fiber and vitamin A.

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Apple Banana Cinnamon Smoothie

Whip up this breakfast smoothie from celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak (who helped Jessica Simpson shed her postbaby pounds). Made with just a few ingredients, this smoothie packs major protein, fiber, calcium, and vitamins to get your day off to a good start.

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Fig Honey Yogurt Smoothie

Blend this creamy fig honey yogurt smoothie when your taste buds are craving something sweet. At 358 calories for a large 20-ounce serving, this smoothie will keep you full all morning.

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Creamsicle-Inspired Smoothie

Missing the old-school ice cream trucks in your neighborhood? No need to be blue! You can bring a Summer classic to your table at home with this healthy orange creamsicle smoothie recipe.

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Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies taste even better when they're in a bowl! Wake up your morning with this recipe for a berry smoothie bowl.

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Clear-Skin Smoothie

Soothe and clear your skin from the inside out with this vitamin E-rich spinach avocado smoothie. Skin-brightening ingredients like strawberries, almond butter, and flaxseed help calm acne or inflammation issues on your face.

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My Popeye Smoothie

As you may have guessed from the name, the My Popeye Smoothie is chock-full of spinach. Don't let that scare you; the vanilla yogurt and fresh fruit mask the taste of the veggie.

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Detox Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

If you overdid it on the indulgent foods, then a refreshing, light smoothie with amazing detox properties is exactly what you need. This spinach strawberry lemonade smoothie will get your digestive tract back on track.

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Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberries aren't common in smoothie recipes, but they should be! Try a handful in this cranberry smoothie recipe — it's the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

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Vegan Chocolate Shake

Thrive Juice Bar gets the credit for this creamy vegan chocolate shake recipe. Enjoy it as a post-workout recovery drink or as a healthy milkshake stand-in.

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This pumpkin pie protein smoothie recipe is an easy way to enjoy Fall every day.

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Pear Weight-Loss Smoothie

Pears, berries, kiwi, avocado, greens, and flaxmeal are known for their high fiber content. Throw in some Greek yogurt for protein, and you've got a tangy breakfast weight-loss smoothie that'll keep hunger at bay for hours, which means fewer calories consumed throughout the day.

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Vegan Vanilla Milkshake Smoothie

Made with only four ingredients, this vanilla smoothie tastes more like a luscious vanilla milkshake — and it's vegan. The secret? Soft tofu.

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Carrot Ginger Orange Smoothie

This liquid-based carrot ginger orange smoothie is similar to a fresh-pressed juice (without the cleanup), making it ideal for the morning. The high amounts of beta carotene and fiber in this smoothie mean you should have this recipe ready to go for a day-after detox.

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Kimberly Snyder's Green Glowing Smoothie

Made up of about 70 percent green vegetables, nutritionist Kimberly Snyder's Green Glowing smoothie helps you eat far more greens than you ordinarily would. She recommends this filling smoothie to her celeb clients to help them lose weight.

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Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

Something to look forward to after your workout — this delicious peanut butter protein smoothie. It's ready in a flash and packs 28 grams of protein so you can feed your tired muscles in no time.

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Chocolate Spinach Smoothie

Chocolate and spinach may not seem compatible, but this sweet smoothie blend proves that they're a match made in smoothie heaven. High in vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron, this green-powered drink makes for a tasty breakfast treat or refreshing and light afternoon snack.

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Frothy Protein Milkshake

This frothy protein milkshake looks so rich and creamy, you wouldn't guess that it's actually good for you!

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Pre-Workout Smoothie

This low-calorie, quick pre-workout smoothie keeps pro surfer Erica Hosseini energized to catch the waves. You'll love this smoothie whether your own workout is on land or sea.

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Flat-Belly Smoothie

All the ingredients in this flat-belly smoothie are great for busting bloat, such as Greek yogurt and blueberries. If that's not enough, you also get the sweetness of pineapple, which contains an enzyme that helps ease digestion and banish bloat.

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Almond Berry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

The Greek yogurt in this almond berry banana smoothie makes it rich and creamy. Best of all, the recipe is filling and balanced enough to be a complete breakfast!

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Avocado-Pear Smoothie

Avocados add a creamy texture, a burst of fiber, and vitamin C to smoothie recipes. Whip up this recipe for an avocado pear smoothie the next time you need a little MUFA-love in your life.

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Piña Colada Smoothie

A tall, frozen piña colada can clock in at 245 calories and 31.5 grams of sugar, so blend up this fresh colada-inspired smoothie that cuts out 102 calories and nearly half the sugar content instead.

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Chocolate Coconut Water Smoothie

This three-ingredient coconut water smoothie plays up the flavor of chocolate ZICO coconut water, but the smoothie is thickened by a frozen banana and raw hemp seeds.

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Supergreen Cacao Smoothie

A scoop of greens is a great way to add a dose of nutrition to your smoothie. This supergreen banana cacao smoothie gets its green hue from the supergreen spirulina but doesn't lose its chocolatey taste.

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Cinnamon Bun Smoothie

Cinnamon buns are tempting, but one large roll from the mall can be a whopping 800 calories, 17 grams of saturated fat, and 59 grams of sugar! If you're craving all the flavors of the classic, then try blending up this fiber- and fruit-filled cinnamon bun smoothie that's less than a quarter of the calories, with hardly any saturated fat whatsoever.

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Overnight Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

When it comes to breakfast, fast and healthy often don't go hand in hand. You can grab something at a cafe, but even if you opt for granola or oatmeal, it's usually unhealthier than if you made the same meal at home. If you're looking for a quick and healthy breakfast, then try this apple cinnamon smoothie that you can make the night before.

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Postrun Recovery Smoothie

Skip the sports drink, and reach for this refreshing postrun recovery smoothie instead. It's made with Greek yogurt and chocolate milk to offer muscle-building protein, and banana and the chocolate in the milk provide energy-packed carbs. Since a long run can be really taxing on your body's immune system, the blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries will offer your body an antioxidant boost.

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Chia Berry Smoothie

Chia seeds offer an easy source of plant-based protein, anti-inflammatory omega-3s, and antioxidants to your diet. If you find their crunchy texture a little off-putting on their own, try tossing them into this refreshing chia berry smoothie.

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Mojito Smoothie

If sipping a mojito on the beach isn't in the cards anytime soon, then serve up this refreshing mojito smoothie that tastes spot-on to the boozy tropical treat. This riff on a green machine does more than offer a full serving of fruit and veggies — it helps alleviate hangover pains! Instead of leaving you with a nasty headache, this virgin mojito is high in potassium, manganese, and B vitamins.

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Sweet Spinach Smoothie

Spinach is the star in this sweet smoothie from celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak, and for good reason — with just one 16-ounce serving, you'll be getting your entire recommended dietary allowance of vitamin A (great for healthy skin, hair, and eyes) and bone-building vitamin K, as well as an impressive amount of essential nutrients like manganese, potassium, and vitamin C.

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Blueberry Green Monster Smoothie

This simple blueberry green smoothie is full of nutrients like protein and also easy when you're on the move.

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Papaya Ginger Mint Smoothie

If you're feeling bloated, sluggish, or otherwise low-energy, it's time to whip up this digestion-relieving smoothie. Almost every ingredient in this recipe is good for your gut: papaya helps you debloat and relieves constipation, Greek yogurt offers healthy probiotics for your system, and ginger and mint help calm any stomach upsets. It even has a splash of lemon juice to help flush out toxins.

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Mango Kiwi Smoothie

Made from hair-healthy ingredients like Greek yogurt, blueberries, and kidney beans, this mango kiwi smoothie will help moisturize the scalp and encourage growth. The beans also offer biotin, which is great not only for your hair but also for your skin.

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Cherry Berry Sore-Muscle Smoothie

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) can cause discomfort after a workout, so reach for this recovery drink. This sore-muscle smoothie contains antioxidant-rich strawberries and kale, both of which are full of pain-easing vitamin C, as well as wheat germ, an excellent source of vitamin E, which can help decrease exercise-induced muscle damage. The omega-3s in the walnuts can help reduce inflammation as well.

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Cinnamon Honey Green Tea Smoothie

Not only will the caffeine in the green tea give you much-needed energy, but cinnamon and green tea have also both been shown to have metabolism-boosting properties. In addition, research has shown that honey may help regulate blood sugar levels, meaning you won't feel groggy after this afternoon snack. The next time you're feeling like you could use a frosty, sweet caffeinated beverage, forgo the Frappuccino for this 139-calorie green tea smoothie instead.

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Eggnog Smoothie

Eggnog may be a holiday rite, but all that cream and sugar come with a heavy caloric price tag. Now, you can enjoy a similar flavor and texture of the tradition with this healthy vegan smoothie, which is low in calories and high in potassium and fiber.

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