Our Top 10 Most-Pinned Smoothie Recipes
As nutritious as they are delicious, these blended drinks will become your new favorites.
Smoothies are often simple, straightforward ways to enjoy a quick meal. They're great for taking on the go and are typically loaded with healthy ingredients. Generally made from fresh fruits and vegetables, smoothies are the perfect—and perhaps most delicious—method of getting your fill of energy-boosting proteins and healthy fats. We rounded up the 10 most popular smoothie recipes from our Pinterest boards to help make your mornings (or afternoon snacks!) easier.
There's a smoothie recipe here sure to delight anyone's tastebuds any time of the day. That's right: Smoothies aren't just for breakfast, although we do agree that they do make for delicious early morning meals. Still, they're great as a post-workout snack or an afternoon pick-me-up, especially when they're made from more than just a handful of fruit and ice. That's where these popular recipes come in: Our smoothies most frequently pinned on Pinterest feature a colorful medley of superfoods, including nuts, seeds, greens, and alternative milks for a healthy mix of nutrients.
Some of our most popular recipes include traditional strawberry and banana combinations, which are sure to delight even the pickiest of palates. Make them in the summer for a breakfast treat your kids will love—just be warned, you'll want to double the recipe and make one for yourself, too. And if you want something a little different, you'll be pleased to know that some of our most popular smoothie recipes also feature unique ingredients, like pumpkin, pomegranates, and coconut milk for mouthwatering flavor. Blend your way to better health with our 10 most-re-pinned smoothies from our Pinterest boards.
Jam-packed with superfoods that will keep you charged and ready to go for the day ahead, this smoothie parfait recipe is one for the books. Plus, you can make it the night before so you can grab and go in the morning.
Hearty Fruit and Oat Smoothie
The ½ cup of old-fashioned oats blended into the mix make this smoothie thick and heart healthy. Top with 1/4 cup chopped nuts, such as almonds or walnuts, for a more filling meal.
Strawberry Coconut Smoothie
One sip of this light pink smoothie and you'll instantly be transported to the tropics thanks to two tablespoons of light coconut milk. A full cup of frozen strawberries and a banana make it refreshingly cold and creamy.
Banana Blueberry Smoothie
Three ingredients and five minutes are all it takes to make this sweet and tangy purple-hued smoothie recipe. A cup of nonfat plain yogurt adds a subtle—but welcome—tang to the glass.
Pomegranates are dripping in antioxidants and add to this smoothie's beautiful deep-berry color. Meanwhile, an entire orange (peeled and pith removed, of course), gives this recipe a boost of vitamin C.
Juices are smoothies of sorts, and this green juice—a favorite of our founder's—is one of the best recipes around. Broccoli, cucumber, celery, and parsley combine in a juicer for a quick and efficient way to ensure you get your daily serving (or three!) of vegetables.
The secret to this sweet strawberry slushie is to blend it just before it reaches a smooth consistency, giving it the texture we all know and love.
Carrot Mango Smoothie
Pumpkin might not be your first thought as a powerhouse smoothie ingredient, but this recipe is so delicious that it'll become a new staple in your kitchen (in the fall, of course). Frozen banana, maple syrup, fresh ginger, ground cinnamon, and whole milk come together for a tasty treat.
Green Ginger-Peach Smoothie
Nutrient-rich baby spinach gives this smoothie recipe it's green goodness. Plus, peaches and honey lend a natural sweetness to the entire drink.