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20 Smoothie Recipes to Fuel Your Mornings

Need a morning boost? Maybe you aren’t big on sitting down
for breakfast, or you’re usually in a hurry? Smoothies are a great option,
since they’re quick, simple, filling and a healthy way. Plus, they get you going
in the morning without crashing they way you would with caffeine! So grab a
nice smoothie in the morning for a healthy energy boost!

Unless we way otherwise, all these smoothies are dump and
go, meaning that all you have to do is put the ingredients in the blender and
mix until smooth.

1. PB&J Smoothie

Recipe from DessertsWithBenefits.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain, nonfat Greek
    yogurt
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla
    almond milk
  • 2 packets Truvia or Stevia
  • 25 organic green grapes
  • ½ cup peanut flour
  • 4 ice cubes

Instructions:

In a high-speed blender, add the Greek yogurt,
milk, sweetener and grapes. Blend until you no longer see the grape skins. Add the peanut flour and ice and blend until
completely smooth. Serve immediately or
store in the refrigerator for later.

2. Pineapple Coconut Smoothie

Recipe from PBS.org

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup vanilla (or coconut!) flavored yogurt
  • 1 tbsp sweetened flaked coconut
  • ice

3. Coffee and Banana Smoothie

Recipe from Health.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 peeled, sliced banana
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • ½ cup cold black coffee
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ cup ice 

4. Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

Recipe from EatingWell.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cold pure coconut water, without added sugar or flavor
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh mango chunks
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups ice

5. Raspberry Blackberry Smoothie

Recipe from AllRecipes.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 small
    banana
  • ½ cup
    blackberries
  • 1 cup
    fresh raspberries
  • 1 6-ounce container vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon
    honey
  • 4 ice
    cubes 

6. Banana Ginger Smoothie

Recipe from Prevention.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana, sliced
  • ¾ cup (6 oz) vanilla yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp freshly grated ginger 

7. Green Tea, Blueberry, and Banana Smoothie

Recipe from Prevention.com

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ med banana
  • ¾ cup calcium fortified light vanilla soy milk

Instructions:

Microwave water on high until steaming hot in a small bowl.
Add tea bag and allow to brew three minutes. Remove tea bag. Stir honey into
tea until it dissolves. Combine berries, banana and milk in a blender with
ice crushing ability. Add tea to blender. Blend ingredients on ice crush or
highest setting until smooth. (Some blenders may require additional water to
process the mixture.)
Pour smoothie into a tall glass and serve.

8. Chocolate Cherry Breakfast Smoothie

Recipe from Food.com

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup frozen unsweetened cherries (not thawed)
  • ½ cup sugar-free vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ cup nonfat
    milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon honey
    (optional)

9. Mango
White Bean Smoothie

Recipe from SometheWiser.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup rice milk
  • ⅔ cup white beans, rinsed
  • 1 ½ cups mango chunks, frozen or fresh
  • 12 small mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • ⅓ cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • ice as needed

10. Pineapple Passion Smoothie

Recipe from Prevention.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup low-fat or light vanilla yogurt
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks 

Instructions:

Combine the yogurt and ice cubes. Blend, pulsing as needed,
until the ice is in large chunks. Add the pineapple and blend at
“whip” speed until smooth.

11. Banana-Blueberry-Soy Smoothie

Recipe from Prevention.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup light soy milk
  • ½ cup frozen loose-pack blueberries
  • ½ frozen banana, sliced
  • 2 tsp sugar or 2 packets artificial sweetener
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 

12. Sweet Spinach Smoothie

Recipe from PopSugar.com

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups spinach leaves, packed
  • 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 15 green or red grapes
  • 6 ounces fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped avocado
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 

13. Cinnamon Apple Smoothie

Recipe from PopSugar.com

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces coconut water
  • 4 raw almonds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped apple (about 1 medium apple)
  • 1/2 scoop unsweetened protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal (ground flaxseed) 

14. Pineapple Kale Blueberry Smoothie

Recipe from PopSugar.com

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup kale
  • 3/4 cup water 

15. Papaya Smoothie

Recipe from PopSugar.com

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pineapple
  • 1/2 cup papaya
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cucumber (with skin)
  • 1 cup chilled coconut water (or 4 coconut water
    ice cubes
    and 1/2 cup chilled coconut water)
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 4 ice cubes 

16. Creamy Date Smoothie

Recipe from RealSimple.com

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup halved pitted dates
  • ½ cup ice

Instructions:

Place the milk and dates in a blender. Cover and refrigerate
until the dates have softened, about 15 minutes. Add the ice and blend until
smooth and frothy.

17. Raspberry Chia Smoothie

Recipe from RealSimple.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • ¾ cup apple juice
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional)

18. Gingery Berry and Oat Smoothie

Recipe from RealSimple.com

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • ½ cup ice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Instructions:

Place the oats and ½ cup water in a blender. Let soak until
the oats have softened, about 15 minutes. Add the blueberries, yogurt, ice,
sugar and ginger. Blend until smooth and frothy.

19. Melon Melody Smoothie

Recipe from LifeHack.org

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup watermelon cubes
  • 1 cup cantaloupe cubes
  • ½ cup honeydew melon cubes
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries

20.  Peachy Keen
Smoothie

Recipe from LifeHack.org

Ingredients:

  • 1 large peach, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup red strawberries or raspberries
  • ½ cup peach or berry low-fat yoghurt
  • ¼ cup milk (dairy or non)

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