27 Juice and Smoothie Recipes
Smoothies, juices, and more
This quick recipe offers a delicious protein-packed blueberry fix.
Want to power up your morning? Try this yummy blend of yogurt, pecans, nutmeg, and a splash of maple syrup. It’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth—while also providing 3 grams of fiber and 200 to 300 mg of potassium from the one-half of a banana in the recipe.
Calories: 304 calories per 1-cup smoothie
Prep time: 5 minutes
Try this recipe: Banana-Maple Smoothie
Mango and Maca Smoothie
Try this recipe: Mango and Maca Smoothie
This smoothie calls for hemp or almond milk, so it’s ideal for you if you prefer a dairy-free smoothie. Coconut or cashew milk would also work well.
Ingredients: Unsweetened hemp milk or almond milk, lemon juice, fresh mangoes, dried mango, almond butter, flaxseeds, maca powder, vanilla extract, pitted dates, Himalayan salt
Need an energy boost? For a powerful morning pick-me-up, try this nutritious green juice by blogger Tina Haupert. It has good-for-you ingredients like apples and kale; is rich in natural sugars to keep your energy levels consistent; and is packed with vitamins A, C, and K.
Try this recipe: Coconut-Kale-Ginger Juice
Tropical Treat Smoothie
One sip of this refreshing blend of pineapple, mint, coconut, and fresh ginger, and you'll feel like you are on the beach somewhere warm and sunny. This recipe contains 11 grams of belly-filling protein (thanks to the silken tofu) and a splash of vitamin C-containing lime juice.
Calories: 310 calories per one and one-quarter cup serving
Prep time: 7 minutes
Try this recipe: Tropical Treat Smoothie
Immune Booster Juice
This vitamin-packed juice contains oranges, grapefruit, and kiwis. It has almost twice your recommended daily intake of vitamin C so it will help keep your immune system in tip-top shape.
Double C Smoothie
This drink is a great source of immunity-boosting vitamin C and low in saturated fat and sodium, so you don’t have to feel at all guilty about satisfying your sweet tooth.
For a sweet treat that's also good for you, try this beet-apple-ginger juice recommended by Tina Haupert. The recipe calls for a beet, a superfood rich in iron, potassium, beta-carotene, and folic acid. Another main ingredient is apple, a superfood that's high in vitamin C, but also low in calories and relatively low in natural sugars.
Try this recipe: Beet-Apple-Ginger Juice
Here’s a protein-packed smoothie that will satisfy your sweet tooth without stretching your waistline. Just combine a few everyday ingredients like yogurt, peanut butter, and banana, with chocolate milk and fro-yo, and you can indulge in the delicious peanut-butter-cup flavor without the guilt. Watch the video to learn how.
Whip up this fresh and flavorful smoothie; the ginger adds a spicy (and healthy) twist. Ginger supports healthy digestion, and has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, just to name a few of the benefits of this miracle root.
Calories: 133 calories per serving
Try this recipe: Mango-Ginger-Strawberry Smoothie
This smoothie combines kale, apple, grape, and cucumber. Grapes contain phytonutrients associated with anti-aging, as well as flavanols, which stimulate fat burning. The kale in this smoothie has over 1000% of your daily value of vitamin K, which supports healthy bones.
Calories: 110 calories per 1 cup serving
Try this recipe: Power Gulp
Total Health Booster
This recipe packs vitamins A, B, C, E into one delicious juice for an overall health boost. And as an added bonus, the anti-aging benefits in vitamins A and C will help make your hair and skin glow. Watch the video to learn how to make it.
This berry-rich juice packs serious anti-aging punch. The antioxidants make your skin look younger and your brain work better. And the natural sugars give it some sweetness for only 151 calories. Watch the video to learn how to make it.
Do you need an afternoon pick-me-up and want to avoid the caffeine-fueled jitters from coffee? This juice recipe provides you a natural boost, plus the coconut water’s electrolytes keep you hydrated. Watch the video for a step-by-step demonstration.
This juice combines almonds with sweet potato and apple. The almonds’ protein helps with muscle repair and the potassium in sweet potatoes help balance your electrolytes and fluids. So blend one up and take it to the gym for a post-workout refueling beverage. Watch the video to learn how.
This smoothie is incredibly light and easy to make. The pears contain a compound that helps your body burn fat. Enjoy this drink without a guilty conscience as it is low calorie, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, you name it!
Calories: 143 calories per 1 cup serving
Try this recipe: Pear-Fect Smoothie
Power Berry Smoothie
This smoothie is quick and easy and ideal for fueling your body pre or post-workout. Add some Greek yogurt for an extra dose of protein, which is essential for muscle rebuilding. Clocking in at only 139 calories per serving, along with a hefty, 9 grams of protein, this drink is ideal for losing weight and toning up your bod for the summer!
Calories: 139 calories per 1 1Ž2 cup serving
Prep time: 5 minutes
Try this recipe: Power Berry Smoothie Calories: 231 calories per 1 cup serving
Try this recipe: Post-Workout Refueler
Spiced Banana-Almond Smoothie
This smoothie is full of protein-rich almonds. The nuttiness combined with cardamom and honey makes for a yummy treat with a vacation vibe. Lucky for you, this drink also packs in an impressive 6 grams of protein (which feeds your muscles and fills you up) and 6 grams of fiber, which is essential for a healthy GI tract.
Calories: 310 per 1 1/2 cup serving
Try this recipe: Spiced Banana-Almond Smoothie
The Pumped-Up Smoothie is packed with iron, promoting blood vessel and nervous system health, and vitamin C, which supports the immune system as well as increasing collagen production (hello natural anti-aging remedy!) It’s also good to know you can enjoy this smoothie without a worry about calories, it’s only a trivial 144 calories per serving!
Calories: 144 calories per 1 cup serving
Try this recipe: Pumped-Up Smoothie
Smoothie With Benefits
Spring Salad Smoothie
Mix up your salad routine, and toss all your ingredients in a blender and create this green concoction. The avocado in this recipe has plenty of fiber to aid with digestion, as well as wide-ranging anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. Spinach is also a key ingredient, which we know to be one of the top superfoods, with off-the-charts- vitamin K content, which is great for bone health.
Calories: 270 calories per 1 cup serving
Prep time: 15 minutes
Try this recipe: Spring Salad Smoothie
Take your iced coffee to a whole new level. Just zip it in the blender with some almond milk, yogurt, and a few other everyday ingredients, and you’ll have a delicious morning smoothie. The coffee will give you a healthy dose of antioxidants, and the yogurt will give you the protein you need to fuel your day. Watch the video to get started.
Blackberry-Banana Slim-Down Smoothie
While it’s certainly tempting to pick up a premade smoothie at the grocery store or snag a fruity drink from the juice cart near your office, beware: these beverages often contain tons of added sugars, which can negate your healthy-eating goals.