Best Smoothie Recipes For Fresh Start

Start your day off right with these quick and healthy smoothie recipes!
Routinely consuming healthy smoothies is beneficial for a number of reasons.
This habit has personally helped me tremendously on my own journey to better health.
Breakfast is by far the best time of day to drink a green smoothie, especially if you are only going to drink one a day.
Healthy, convenient and portable, smoothies are ideal fuel-on-the-go for breakfast, an afternoon snack or dessert.
They provide important protein, vitamins and minerals from ingredients like tofu, yogurt and fruit.
For an easy breakfast or snack, try making one of these recipe ideas.

Best Smoothie Recipes For Fresh Start

1. Wake – Up Smoothie

With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein.

Ingredients and preparation:

Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu (or yogurt) and sugar (or Splenda), if using, in a blender,cover and blend until creamy.

  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice, preferably calcium-fortified
  • 1 banana
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1/2 cup low-fat silken tofu, or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or Splenda Granular (optional)

Wake - Up Smoothie

2. Pineapple Green smoothie

Use ripe bananas for this creamy Greek yogurt, spinach and pineapple smoothie. Chia seeds add healthy omega-3 fats, fiber and a little protein for an extra nutritional boost.

Ingredients and preparation:

Add almond milk and yogurt to a blender, then add spinach, banana, pineapple, chia and sweetener (if using); blend until smooth.

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup frozen banana slices (about 1 medium banana)
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey (optional)

Pineapple Green smoothie

3. Banana Spice Smoothie

Ingredients and preparation:

Combine kefir, bananas, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and ice cubes in a blender; blend until smooth.

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups vanilla kefir (see Tip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 12 ice cubes

Banana Smoothie

4. Orange Flax smoothie

Ingredients and preparation:

  • Combine peaches, carrot juice, orange juice, flax seed and ginger in blender. blend until smooth.
  • 2 cups frozen peach slices
  • 1 cup carrot juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax-seed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger

orange carot smoothie

Best Smoothie Recipes For Fresh Start.. ENJOY!

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