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Smoothie Library

Thanks for being a Live Eat Learn Eatmail subscriber! In addition to a free weekly smoothie recipe, I’ve compiled an index of all the smoothies we’ve whipped up over the weeks for your healthy drinking pleasure. Click any of the smoothie names below to jump straight to the recipe!

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie – April 29th, 2018

  • 1 cup strawberry
  • 1 cup pineapple (at least one of the fruits should be frozen for max tastiness)
  • 1 cup pineapple juice

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Watermelon Pineapple Smoothie – April 15th, 2018

  • 2 cups watermelon
  • 2 cups pineapple (at least one of the fruits should be frozen for max tastiness)
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp honey or sugar
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup water

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more water or honey, as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Sour Patch Smoothie – April 1st, 2018

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1/2 cup strawberry yogurt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Honey, as needed

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk or a touch of honey, as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Drink Your Veggies Smoothie – March 19th, 2018

  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana, frozen if possible
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup milk or orange juice

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk or juice as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Strawberry Banana Smoothie – March 4th, 2018

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup milk

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk or a touch of honey as needed. Serves 1.


Go For Gold Smoothie – February 25th, 2018

  • 3 big handfuls spinach or kale
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 Tbsp each chia and flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 2 Tbsp honey, to taste

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk or honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Cashew Green Smoothie – February 18th, 2018

  • 1 cup soaked cashews (in hot water for at least 1 hour, or overnight in room temp water)
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 2 Tbsp honey, to taste

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk or honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Pretty in Pink Beet Smoothie – February 11th, 2018

  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 beet, peeled and chopped
  • 1 apple, cored
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Carrot Sunshine Smoothie – February 4th, 2018

  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen if possible
  • 1 apple, unpeeled
  • 3 carrots, peeled
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk as needed. Serves 1.


Back-On-The-Wagon Smoothie – January 21st, 2018

  • 1 banana (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 heaping cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Creamy Kiwi & Strawberry Smoothie – September 24th, 2017

  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 kiwi (I used a gold kiwi, but you can also use green)
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup strawberry yogurt

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serves 1.


Banana Peel Smoothie – September 10th, 2017

  • 1 banana, washed with woody ends chopped off
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 2 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp honey

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding more honey as needed to suit your taste. Serves 1.


Green Smoothie Shots – August 27th, 2017

  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tsp lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Water as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding water a few tablespoons at a time until you’re able to blend it well. Serves 1 to 2.


Blueberry Protein Smoothie – August 20th, 2017

  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup milk, any variety
  • 1 Tbsp honey

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Taste and add more honey as needed. Serves 1.


Strawberry Limeade Smoothie – August 13th, 2017

  • 1 cup diet Sprite
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup ice (may not need if using frozen berries)
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • Honey as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Taste and add honey as needed. Serves 1.


Watermelon Mint Smoothie – August 6th, 2017

  • 2 cups watermelon, chilled or frozen
  • 1/2 cup chilled green tea, more as needed
  • 2 sprigs of mint, stems removed
  • Honey as needed

Combine watermelon, tea, and mint in a blender until smooth. Taste and add honey as needed, adding more tea to reach a consistency to your liking (you may need a dash more if you used frozen watermelon). Serves 1 to 2.


Red White & Blue Smoothie Bowl – July 2nd, 2017

  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • Toppings: fresh strawberries, blueberries, banana, shredded/shaved coconut, white chia seeds)

Combine banana, strawberries, and milk in a blender until smooth, adding a touch of honey if desired. Top with whatever red white and blue yums you have on hand (I used strawberries, blueberries, banana, coconut, and white chia seeds). Serves 1 to 2.


Peach Cobbler Smoothie – June 25th, 2017

  • 1 peach or nectarine
  • 1 banana, previously chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1/4 cup oats (instant or rolled)
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • Honey as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding a touch of honey if desired. Serves 1.


Watermelon Rind Smoothie – June 18th, 2017

  • 1 cup watermelon flesh
  • 1 cup watermelon rind
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding a touch of honey if desired. Serves 1 to 2.


Frozen Yogurt Parfait – June 4th, 2017

  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • Handful of walnuts (optionally toasted)

Freeze yogurt for 1 to 2 hours. Break into pieces and throw in the blender, blending until smooth. Spoon into dessert dishes, drizzling with honey and orange, and topping with walnuts. Serves 1 to 2.


Berry Cauliflower Smoothie – May 28th, 2017

  • 1 cup cauliflower
  • 1 cup berries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Optionally add a bit of honey for sweetness. Serves 1 to 2.


Pina Colada Smoothie – May 21st, 2017

  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 2 cups coconut milk (from a carton, not a can)

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Optionally topping with shredded coconut and a maraschino cherry. Serves 1 to 2.


Blueberry Rhubarb Smoothie – April 30th, 2017

  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup rhubarb
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 Tbsp honey (or more as needed)

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Carrot Orange Smoothie – April 23rd, 2017

  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 2 mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Chia Yogurt Smoothie – April 9th, 2017

  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Refresher Smoothie – April 2nd, 2017

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp fresh mint

Blend all ingredients until smooth. If desired, strain out coarse pomegranate seeds. Serves 1 to 2.


Rise and Shine Smoothie – March 26th, 2017

  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tsp fresh mint
  • Honey as needed

Blend spinach and milk until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and continue blending until smooth. Add honey as needed to suit your tastes. Serves 1 to 2.


Tropical Turmeric Smoothie – March 19th, 2017

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  • 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped mango
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup milk (or more as needed)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Honey, as needed

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk and/or a dash of honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Hot Chocolate Smoothie – March 5th, 2017

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  • 1 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1/2 cup rolled or instant oats
  • 1 banana
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar (optional)

Heat milk in microwave or on stove until hot. Combine milk and the rest of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve warm and with love. Serves 1.


Blueberry Green Tea Smoothie – February 26th, 2017

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  • 1 cup green tea, chilled
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • Optional: honey, to taste

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding a touch of honey as needed to suit your taste. Serves 1.


Nutella Green Smoothie – February 19th, 2017

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  • Handful of spinach
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 Tbsp Nutella

Blend spinach and milk until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and continue blending. Serves 1.


Black Forest Smoothie – February 12th, 2017

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup milk

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Destress Smoothie – February 5th, 2017

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  • 1 cup packed fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety, I used coconut)
  • 2 to 3 mandarine oranges
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger
  • Ice as desired (blend in or serve smoothie over ice)

Blend spinach and milk until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Creamy Tahini Smoothie – January 29th, 2017

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1.


Turmeric Carrot Smoothie – January 22nd, 2017

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  • 1 carrot
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding a touch more milk or honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Tropikale Yogurt Smoothie – January 15th, 2017

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  • 1 cup kale
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 kiwis
  • 1 mandarin orange
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey

Blend kale and milk until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and continue blending, adding a touch more honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Strawberry Persimmon Smoothie – January 8th, 2017

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  • 1 persimmon
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger
  • Honey as needed

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding a touch more milk or honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


The Hangover Fixer Elixir – January 1st, 2017

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  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

Blend spinach and coconut water until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Carrot Mango Sunrise Smoothie – December 18th, 2016

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  • 1 mango, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • Honey as needed

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding a touch more milk or honey as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Pineapple Basil Green Smoothie – December 11th, 2016

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  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

Blend spinach, basil, and milk until smooth. Add the pineapple and blend, adding a touch more milk if needed to get things moving. Serves 1 to 2.


Grape Green Smoothie – December 4th, 2016

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  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen grapes
  • 1 cup almond milk (or milk of our choice)

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk as needed to reach a nice consistency. If it’s not sweet enough for you, add a touch of honey. Serves 1 to 2.


Holiday Reset Smoothie – November 27th, 2016

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  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen cranberries
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp flax seeds

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve cold, optionally topped with cranberries and flax seeds. Serves 1 to 2.


Vanilla Tofu Smoothie – November 20th, 2016

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  • 1/2 cup cubed silken tofu
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Soothing Banana Date Smoothie – November 13th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 3 medjool dates
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional: A spoonful of nut butter

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl – November 6th, 2016

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  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • Pinch of ground ginger

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth, adding a touch of milk or water if needed (should be thick!). Optionally top with banana, apples, shredded coconut, and puffed quinoa. Serves 1.


Gorilla Green Smoothie – October 30th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 large carrot
  • 2 Tbsp almonds
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup orange juice

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth, adding more juice as needed. Optionally top with chia seeds, shredded coconut, and dried fruit. Serves 1 to 2.


Pumpkin Spice Smoothie – October 23rd, 2016

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 1/4 cup milk (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth, adding more milk as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Cinnamon Roll Smoothie – October 16th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Combine everything but the honey and 1/2 tsp cinnamon until well blended, adding more milk as is necessary to reach a consistency to your liking.

Combine honey and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Drizzle into the glass then pour in the smoothie. Drizzle on top as well, or top with a dusting of ground cinnamon. Serves 1 to 2.


Chai Tea Smoothie – October 9th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk (from a can, not a carton)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp almonds
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp chai tea leaves (from a bag of chai tea)

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth, adding more milk as needed. Serves 1 to 2.


Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie – October 2nd, 2016

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  • 1/2 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk (any variety)
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice (or 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground cloves, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, and 1/4 tsp ground ginger)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • Handful of ice
  • Optional: chopped and frozen banana

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Berry Cabbage Smoothie – September 25th, 2016

Berry Cabbage Smoothie

  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serves 1 to 2.


Go Go Goji Berry Smoothie – September 18th, 2016

Go Go Goji Berry Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup dried goji berries
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 1/4 cup milk (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 1 Tbsp honey or maple syrup

Blend all ingredients, adding more milk or a touch of water as needed to reach your desired consistency. Serves 1 to 2.


Ombre Spinach Smoothie – September 11th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 2 kiwis
  • 1 cup packed fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup milk (can sub dairy-free)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (or dairy-free alternative)

Blend the banana, kiwis, spinach, and milk until smooth. Pour 1/4 cup of the smoothie into a serving glass. Add 2 Tbsp Greek yogurt to the blender, blend, and carefully pour another 1/4 cup of the smoothie into the serving glass. Continue adding 2 Tbsp yogurt, blending, and layering in 1/4 cup until your glass is full (you may have a little leftover in the blender). Serves 1.

For perfect layering, use the same technique used for making Black & Tans (a.k.a. my favorite drink). Pour the smoothie over a spoon to break the fall of the pour. See what I mean here.


Thin Mint Smoothie – September 4th, 2016

Thin Mint Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 banana, chopped and frozen
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tsp honey

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more honey and milk as needed to reach a sweetness and consistency to your liking.


Spiced Plum Smoothie – August 28th, 2016

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  • 1 cup chopped plums, fresh or frozen (about 2 fruits)
  • 1 banana, frozen and sliced
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup milk (or more as needed)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more milk as needed to reach a consistency to your liking.


Zingy Parsley Smoothie – August 21st, 2016

Parsley-Smoothie

  • 1 apple
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed parsley
  • 1/2 inch knob of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp honey
  • Ice and milk as needed

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding ice or milk as needed to reach a consistency and sweetness to your liking.


Blackberry Basil Smoothie – August 14th, 2016

Blackberry Basil Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp chopped, packed basil

Blend all ingredients until smooth. (You can use frozen berries and a fresh banana, or fresh berries and a frozen banana, whatever works for you!)


Super Green Smoothie – August 7th, 2016

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  • 1 cup packed fresh spinach
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1/4 cup chopped or slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more maple syrup as needed to suit your taste.


Lovely Lemon Smoothie – July 31st, 2016

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  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup milk (any variety, I used almond milk)
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 2 Tbsp honey (or to taste)
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of turmeric for color (optional)

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding a pinch of turmeric if you want for a nice pop of yellow sunshine!


Healthy Freakshake Smoothie – July 24th, 2016

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  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 fresh, peeled banana
  • 1/2 cup milk (I used almond milk)
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • Topping ideas: kiwi, berries, whipped cream, shaved coconut, banana (skwered on toothpicks or wooden chopsticks, or just thrown on top all crazy-like)

Blend strawberries, banana, milk, yogurt, and honey until smooth. Pour into a serving glass and top with whatever your heart desires. Make it wild, crazy, and delicious!


Pokemon Go Smoothie – July 17th, 2016

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  • 1/2 cup brewed and chilled coffee
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 2 Tbsp slivered almonds
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more honey as needed. Pour into a to-go glass and go catch ’em all!


Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie – July 10th, 2016

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  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup chopped and frozen watermelon
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 3 mint leaves

Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more water and honey as needed to reach a consistency and taste to your liking.


Red White and Blue Smoothie – July 3rd, 2016

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  • Red: 1 cup frozen strawberries, ½ cup milk
  • White: 1 banana, previously sliced and frozen, ¼ cup vanilla yogurt, ¼ cup slivered almonds, 2 Tbsp milk
  • Blue: 1 cup frozen blueberries, ½ cup milk
  1. Blend the red ingredients, adding more milk if needed to reach a milkshake-like consistency. Taste and add a bit of honey if desired. Transfer to a glass, set in fridge, and rinse out blender.
  2. Blend white ingredients, adding more milk if needed to reach a similar consistency to the red smoothie. Transfer to a glass, set in fridge, and rinse out blender.
  3. Blend blue ingredients, adding more milk if needed to reach a similar consistency as the other two smoothies.
  4. Pour blue smoothie evenly into 2 large or 3 small serving glasses. Gently and slowly pour or spoon in white smoothie, then red smoothie.
  5. Optionally garnish with shredded coconut and berries.

Cherry Spinach Smoothie – June 26th, 2016

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  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 frozen banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1 cup packed spinach
  • 1 cup milk (or dairy-free alternative)

Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding ice or more milk as necessary to reach a consistency to your liking.


Pineapple Carrot Smoothie – June 19th, 2016

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  • 2 cups chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 of a banana, previously sliced and frozen if possible
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Ice as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding ice or more orange juice as necessary to reach a consistency to your liking.


Minty Grape Slushy – June 12th, 2016

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  • 1 cup frozen red grapes
  • 1/4 cups cold water
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp honey

In a strong blender or food processor, combine grapes, water, and mint leaves. Taste slushy and add honey to suit your taste.


Mocha Morning Smoothie Bowl – May 8th, 2016

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  • 2 bananas, previously sliced and frozen
  • ½ cup coffee, chilled
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • Ice as needed
  • Topping ideas: sliced banana, shaved chocolate, sliced almond or other nuts, chia seeds, rolled oats

Blend banana, coffee, yogurt, cocoa, and sugar until smooth, adding ice as needed to reach a nice, thick consistency. Top with whatever delicious additions you desire.


Pineapple Mango Smoothie – May 1st, 2016

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  • 1 1/2 cup chopped mango, frozen if possible
  • 1 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Honey and ice as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice or more milk to reach a consistency to your liking. Taste and add honey to sweeten as needed (depends on the ripeness of your fruit, I didn’t need to add any.)


Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie – April 24th, 2016

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  • 1 cup chopped and frozen rhubarb
  • 1 cup chopped and frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp honey

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice or milk to reach a consistency to your liking.


Soothing Banana Ginger Smoothie – April 17th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, previously sliced and frozen
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • Milk as needed

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice or more milk to reach a consistency to your liking.


Carrot Cake Smoothie – April 10th, 2016

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  • 1 carrot
  • 1 banana, previously sliced and frozen
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (any variety)
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • Optional topping: shaved or shredded coconut

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice or more milk to reach a consistency to your liking. Optionally top with coconut, shredded carrot, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.


Strawberry Green Smoothie Bowl – April 5th, 2016

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  • 1 cup strawberries, frozen
  • 1 pear
  • 2 cups packed spinach
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Topping ideas: shredded coconut, seeds, sliced fresh fruit, berries, edible flowers

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth (should be a bit thicker than your average smoothie). Pour into a bowl and top with whatever your heart desires!


Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie – March 27th, 2016

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  • 1 cup strawberries, frozen
  • 3 mandarine oranges
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice as needed.


4 Ingredient Green Smoothie – March 20th, 2016

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  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1 packed cup spinach, frozen if possible
  • 1 cup milk (any variety)

Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding ice as needed.


Apple Oat Smoothie – March 13, 2016

Apple Oat Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 7 ice cubes

Microwave oats and water for 30 seconds, then combine everything in a blender until smooth, adding more ice or milk to reach a consistency to your liking (smoothie will thicken as it sits).


Sneaky Spinach Breakfast Smoothie – March 6, 2016

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  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh spinach
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • Ice as needed

Blend well. Add ice to reach a consistency of your liking. Top with fresh berries, a sprinkle of oats, and a dollop of yogurt.


Purple Power Smoothie – February 28, 2016

purple smoothie

  • 1/8 to 1/4 of a head of purple cabbage (less if you’re not a huge fan of cabbage!)
  • 1 cup (250g) blueberries, frozen if possible
  • 1 banana, sliced and frozen if possible
  • 1 cup milk (any variety, I used almond)
  • 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • Ice as needed

Blend well. Add ice to reach a consistency of your liking. If it’s too cabbage-y for your liking add a bit more yogurt and honey.


Avocado Green Smoothie – February 21, 2016

green smoothie

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 cups (100 g) packed spinach, frozen if possible
  • 1/2 pear
  • 1 banana, frozen if possible
  • 1 Tbsp honey or sugar (or more to taste)
  • Ice as needed

Blend well. Add ice to reach a consistency of your liking.


Hello Yellow Smoothie – February 14, 2016

yellow smoothie
  • 1 cup (190 g) chopped pineapple
  • 1 cup (175 g) chopped mango
  • 1 banana, peeled, chopped, and frozen if possible
  • 1/2 cup (60 mL) light coconut milk
  • Ice as needed

Blend well. Add ice to reach a consistency of your liking.


Power Orange Smoothie – February 7, 2016

orange smoothie

  • 2 large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped, frozen 30 minutes ahead of time if possible
  • 2 large oranges, peeled
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup (118 mL) milk
  • Ice as needed

Blend well, adding more honey to taste. Add ice to reach a consistency of your liking.


Berry Beet Smoothie – January 31, 2016

beet smoothie

  • 1 cup (200 g) diced cooked beets*
  • 1 cup (170 g) frozen red berries
  • 1/2 pear (about 170 g)
  • 1/2 cup (113 g) almond milk (or whatever you have)
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp (20 to 40 g) honey or agave nectar

Blend well, adding more milk and/or honey to taste.

*Trim, peel, and chop 1 to 2 red beets into 1/2 inch cubes. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp water and place in an aluminum foil pouch. Cook for 50 minutes at 375 degrees F (190 C), until fork tender. Allow beets to cool before using.

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