10 Healthy Smoothie Recipes to Get You through Your Day

10 Healthy Smoothie Recipes to get you through your Day
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This article will list 10 smoothie recipes that make for healthy alternatives to your important meals, like breakfast and lunch, as well as for your snacks. These smoothie recipes are perfect for those busy people who don’t have time to prepare a full meal, those who want to lose weight, and those who wish to make healthier food choices throughout their workday.

Healthy Breakfast Smoothies

Smoothies take only a few minutes to prepare and can be enjoyed during your morning commute to work. Breakfast smoothies are usually packed full of fiber, carbohydrates, and protein, to keep you feeling full all morning and keeping your energy levels high.

Here are three healthy smoothie recipes that you can try for breakfast:

1. The Best Breakfast Smoothie

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This recipe utilizes peanut butter, oatmeal, and protein powder to keep you feeling full well into your morning and only has 204 calories a serving.

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of rolled oatmeal
  • ¼ cup protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon of creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup almond milk

To make this smoothie recipe, blend all the ingredients together in a blender to your desired consistency. This smoothie is ready in 5 minutes and makes 2 servings. Each serving of the smoothie has 204 calories; 13 grams of sugar; 126 grams of salt; 6 grams of fat; 29 grams of carbohydrates; 6 grams of fiber; and 12 grams of protein.

2. Breakfast-to-go Smoothie

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This recipe makes 2 servings and is ready within 5 minutes. Blend the following ingredients in a blender to make this deliciously filling smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup plain, fat free, Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed

In each serving, the breakfast-to-go smoothie has 315 calories; 5.4 g of fat; 43.4 g of carbohydrates; 23.8 g of protein; 5 mg of cholesterol; and 191 mg of sodium.

3. Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Smoothie

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This breakfast smoothie recipe contains baby spinach, almond butter, and chopped fruit to provide a protein and vegetable packed meal to start your day off right. You can add ice to thicken the smoothie or add extra almond milk to thin it out.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium banana
  • ½ cup chopped fruit (like mangos, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries)
  • ¼ cup 2% fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • Optional: 1-2 basil leaves; 2-3 mint leaves; ½ teaspoon of peeled and chopped ginger

This smoothie has 300 calories in each serving. It also has 11 g of fat; 12.5 g of protein; 135 mg of sodium; 40 g of carbs; 7 g of fiber; and 22 g of sugar. Additionally, this smoothie also has 20% of your daily recommended intake of calcium and 15% of your daily intake of potassium.

Healthy Lunch Smoothie

Healthy smoothies aren’t only a great alternative for breakfast, they can also be a quick substitution for your lunch. Here are 3 healthy smoothie recipes that can make an extremely nutritious and filling lunch to help you power through the last half of your workday.

4. Avocado and Banana Smoothie

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If you are a fan of avocado smoothies, then this recipe is a perfect fit. Avocados are very filling and are full of fatty acids, fiber, and other vital nutrients to keep you going through to the end of your shift.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 of a ripe and frozen avocado
  • ½ of a ripe banana
  • ¼ cup protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon of flax seeds.

To make an avocado smoothie, blend all ingredients together until they are well combined and at your desired consistency.

5. Green Monster Smoothie

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This green smoothie is a perfect meal replacement for those who want to lose weight and have a clear complexion.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 6-8 oz. of vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2-4 cups raw spinach
  • 1 ripe, frozen banana.

To make this healthy lunch smoothie, add all ingredients into a blender and combine to your desired consistency and serve.

6. Fat Burning Smoothie

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This next green smoothie recipe uses a large mix of vegetables, fruit, and spices to give you a hearty, yet delicious, metabolism boosting power smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups spinach
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1 cup green tea
  • 1 large grapefruit, peeled and seeded
  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • ½ avocado
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

To make this recipe, first add the spinach, mint, celery, and green tea together and blend until the ingredients are smooth and combined. After blending, add the rest of the remaining ingredients to your smoothie and blend until smooth and serve.

Snack Replacing Smoothies

The next two recipes on this list provide a perfect snack to tide you over between your main meals. These smoothies are packed with protein and energy boosting ingredients to keep you full and energized until dinner.

7. Coconut Milk and Blueberry Smoothie

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This incredibly simple smoothie recipe is perfect for those with a raging sweet tooth.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup plain coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

To make Coconut Milk and Blueberry Smoothie, mix all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and serve.

8. Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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The final snack smoothie recipe combines healthy fruit and protein packed ingredients to make a sweet snack for the middle of a day.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 frozen bananas chopped
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons creamy almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Blend all ingredients until well combined and smooth. Serve immediately.

Caffeinated Smoothies

The final two recipes on the list are for those who are addicted to caffeine and need it to get through their day.

9. Vanilla and Black Tea Smoothie

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This deliciously sweet smoothie has the perfect amount of caffeine to get your workday started and will keep you feeling full until lunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup black tea
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 cups of ice

To make this smoothie, blend all the ingredients until smooth and serve with fresh slices of almonds.

10. 7-Ingredient Coffee Smoothie

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This smoothie works as a perfect, healthy alternative to your sugar packed latte.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon ground coffee (not brewed or instant coffee)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup chilled, brewed coffee
  • ½ frozen banana
  • Honey for sweetness
  • Ice to thicken

Combine all ingredients together and blend until smooth and serve immediately.

And there you have it, 10 healthy smoothie recipes to help you get through your day.