23 Nutritious Smoothie Recipes That Will Supercharge Your Mornings
These smoothies are easy to make and jam-packed with nutrients.
Cranberry Ginger Smoothie
The cranberries in this low-calorie smoothie are a good source of vitamin C to help boost your immune system — especially during cold and flu season. Plus, the coconut water helps you stay hydrated.
Recipe: Cranberry Ginger Smoothie
Ginger Peach Smoothie
We’ve blended up peaches with the smooth taste of rice drink and the zest of disease-fighting ginger.
Recipe: Ginger Peach Smoothie
Citrus Energy-Boosting Smoothie
Who needs caffeine when you have the energy-boosting power of natural sugars plus the iron in spinach and folate in citrus fruits? The almond milk is a great protein source, too.
Recipe: Citrus Energy-Boosting Smoothie
Shape-Shifter Green Smoothie
This antioxidant-rich smoothie is packed with the goodness of greens.
Recipe: Shape-Shifter Green Smoothie
Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie
Though each serving is packed with an incredible full cup of spinach, the sweetness of fresh strawberries and banana is front and centre in this deliciously drinkable treat.
Recipe: Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie
Classic Mango Lassi Smoothie
A lassi is a yogurt-based drink from India that is served either salty or sweet. Mango is a standard sweet-lassi ingredient — and it’s a delicious one.
Recipe: Mango Lassi Smoothie
Watermelon Bliss Smoothie
Watermelon is a refreshing treat that’s also an excellent hydrator. Blended with low-fat plain yogurt and fresh or frozen strawberries, this smoothie is a delicious way to load up on antioxidants.
Recipe: Watermelon Bliss Smoothie
Peach Avocado Smoothie
A medium peach has almost 10 percent of your recommended daily fibre (leave the skin on for the most benefit), and the stone fruit is also a great source of vitamin C. Avocado adds creaminess and healthy fat.
Recipe: Peach Avocado Smoothie
Apple Cucumber Refresher
We paired the goodness of apples with cucumbers and basil in this refreshing drink.
Recipe: Apple Cucumber Refresher
Boost your immunity during the winter months with antioxidant-packed blueberries and cranberries and vitamin C-rich strawberries and apples.
Recipe: Immunity-Boosting Smoothie
Spicy Banana Smoothie
Stuck in the banana-smoothie doldrums? We spiced things up by adding three aromatic (and antioxidant-packed) spices: cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. They give this creamy smoothie a dessert-like appeal.
Recipe: Spicy Banana Smoothie
Blueberry and Celery Smoothie
Take advantage of those wild blueberries you froze this past summer — or pick up a fresh pint — and blend them with celery for a nutritious snack. Celery is also a very good source of fibre and vitamins A, C and K.
Recipe: Blueberry and Celery Smoothie
Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie
This smoothie is a healthy, fruit-filled way to start your day.
Recipe: Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie
Beet and Strawberry Smoothie
Want a little push for your next workout? Beets, which have lots of nitrates, can help to keep you moving. According to one study, nitrates improved oxygen use and helped study subjects exercise for up to 16 percent longer.
Mango is a standard sweet-lassi ingredient, but we’ve come up with a version that takes advantage of all the seasonal rhubarb. (If you find it too tart, up the honey.) It’s pretty enough to serve for dessert, and also makes for a perfect snack or breakfast smoothie.
Recipe: Rhubarb Lassi
Tropical Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie
Sipping on this healthy strawberry and pineapple smoothie will help you feel like you’re relaxing on a wonderful beach getaway.
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie
This smoothie encompasses all the flavours of fall.
Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie
Refreshing Orange Smoothie
Regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol levels and improve your heart health with this irresistible zesty smoothie recipe.
Recipe: Refreshing Orange Smoothie
Berry Beet Detox Smoothie
Beets, which are rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant phytochemicals, can’t be beat when it comes to fighting off achy muscles.
Recipe: Berry Beet Detox Smoothie
Raspberry Mocha Smoothie
This well-rounded smoothie offers a little bit of everything: fruit, protein and even chocolate (for the antioxidants, of course).
Recipe: Raspberry Mocha Smoothie
Immunity-Boosting Cantaloupe Smoothie
The vitamin C found in oranges will bolster your immune system and energy levels in this cool and refreshing cantaloupe smoothie.
Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie
Rhubarb and strawberries are both good sources of vitamin C, which helps the body absorb iron and acts as an antioxidant. One serving of this smoothie has 90 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin C. Nice!
Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie
Triple Melon Smoothie
This smoothie has cantaloupe (a great source of vitamins A and C plus potassium), watermelon and honeydew. It’s sweetened with agave nectar. (Or use honey if desired.)
Recipe: Triple Melon Smoothie