Smoothie Recipes

Mixed Berry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries

  • 1/2 banana 

  • 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt (vanilla is good)

 

  • 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder, optional

Chocolate Mixed Berry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries

  • 1 scoop protein powder

  • 1 tbsp cacao powder  

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • handful of spinach

 

Want it thicker? Add a few ice cubes.

Here are a few tips for making a smoothie:

 

Basic Ingredients:

1 cup liquid, 1 cup fruit

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Try adding something smooth:

1/2 banana, avocado,

nonfat yogurt or kefir

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How about some extra goodness:

protein powder

cacao powder

handful of spinach or kale

peanut or almond butter

herbs and spices:

cinnamon, mint, 

fresh grated ginger, turmeric, rosemary, cayenne.

 

Add ice if you want it chilled.

Orange-Berry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries

  • 1/2 banana

 

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, optional

* For less sugar, replace 1/2 cup oj with 1/2 cup water

 

Try adding 1/2 tsp of turmeric to any smoothie. This magical spice is a powerful anti-inflammatory and has a light scent of orange and ginger.

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

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  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries

  • 1/2 cup lowfat yogurt or 1/2 avocado 

  • handful of fresh spinach

  • a few cubes of ice

 

  • 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder, optional

Cran-Berry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup cranberry juice (unsweetened for less sugar)

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries

  • 1/2 banana

  • 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt

 

  • 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder, optional

Watching Your Sugar Intake?

 

Thankfully, berries are the right kind of sweet!

 

  Here are two very helpful links showing grams of sugar, calories and fruits low on the glycemic index chart.

 

Low Sugar Smoothie Ingredients from

Pop Sugar Fitness

 

 

The Best Fruits For

Diabetics

Grapefruit Ginger Smoothie

Courtesy of: www.almondbreeze.com

 

  • 1 cup almond milk unsweetened

  • 1/4 grapefruit, peeled

  • 1/2 banana

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1 tbsp. honey

  • ½ to 1 tsp. fresh ginger

 

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, optional

 

Orangelicious Smoothie

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  • 1 cup milk (almond, rice, non-fat, 2%... your choice) 

  • 1/2 orange, peeled 

  • a few ice cubes

  • 1 scoop protein powder

 

*Want it thicker? Add more ice.

 

 

Black and Blue Smoothie

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  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut water

  • 1/2 cup blackberries

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

  • 1 lrg or 2 small kales leaves, stalk removed

  • 1/2 avocado

Try using avocado

as your base for a rich, smoothie texture. It's a good choice for a low sugar option.

A Super Hydrating Paleo Smoothie

Courtesy of: www.oursavorylife.com/a-super-hydrating-paleo-smoothie-recipe

 

  • 1/2 cup cold, 100% pure coconut water

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk or almond milk

  • 1/2 cup frozen mangos

  • 1/2 orange, peeled

  • a few ice cubes

 

 

* Portions adjusted slightly for 16oz serving. Click the link above for original recipe.

Peach Smoothie

Courtesy of: www.diabeticlifestyle.com/recipes/beverages/peach-smoothie

 

  • 1/2 cup unsweetend almond milk or skim milk

  • 1 medium peach, peeled, pitted and sliced

  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt

  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

  • cinnamon to taste

 

 

* Portions adjusted slightly for 16oz serving. Click the link above for original recipe.

Sickness-be-gone Jalepeno Mango Green Smoothie

Courtesy of Lacy at: www.superstrengthhealth.com/spicygreensmoothie/

 

  • 1 cup unsweetend vanilla almond milk or coconut water

  • 1/2 banana

  • 1 large leaf of curly kale

  • 1/2 large mango

  • 1 inch fresh ginger

  • 1/4 jalepeno (without seeds if spice irritates you)

 

* Portions adjusted slightly for 16oz serving. Click the link above for original recipe.

* I have not tried this one yet but it looks amazing...and hot!

Pear Cinnamon Smoothie

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  • 1/2-1 cup unsweetend almond milk (or rice milk or low-fat milk)

  • 1 medium pear, sliced

  • 1/2 avocado

  • cinnamon to taste

 

*Add honey if you want it sweeter

 

 

Pomegranate Smoothie

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  • 1 cup rice milk

  • 1 cup pomegranate

  • 1/2 cup vanilla nonfat yogurt

  • 1 scoop protein powder

 

This is what the

Smoothie Press strained out!

Basic Berry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup mixed berries

  • 1 scoop protein powder

  • handful of ice

 

Blueberry Smoothie

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  • 1 cup almond milk

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 handful fresh spinach

  • 1/2 cup non-fat blueberry yogurt

  • 1 scoop protein powder

  • handful of ice

 

Green & Sweet Smoothie

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  • 1 cup cold, filtered water

  • 1/2 organic banana

  • Few chunks of pineapple

  • 2 large leaves organic romaine

  • 10 sprigs Italian parsley

  • fresh grated ginger and turmeric 

  • handful of ice

 

Green Goodness Smoothie

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  • 1 cup cold, filtered water

  • 1/2 organic banana

  • 4  leaves organic romaine

  • handful of spinach

  • handful cilantro (about 10 sprigs)

  • juice from 1/2 lemon

  • 1/2 pear

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