They’re refreshing, tasty, and also provide you with a unique opportunity to get lots of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients quickly and easily.
But here’s the thing.
A lot of people struggle when it comes to creating epic smoothie recipes.
How do you even make a tasty smoothie, anyway?
Well, don’t get it twisted.
You can throw some random fruit into a blender and call it good.
But there are also a ton of amazing smoothie recipes out there that taste incredible.
So why not give some of those well-engineered recipes a test-run at your own smoothie station?
In this post, you’re going to learn about 5 delicious smoothie recipes that you really need to try.
It’s time to break out that blender and get to work.
1. Classic Strawberry And Banana Smoothie
Nothing beats a classic.
And it doesn’t get more ‘classic’ than this time-tested treat.
You’ll need fresh strawberries, a banana, some Greek yogurt, and milk as the base ingredients.
Pro tip: Want a bit of extra pizzazz? Consider adding ½ tsp of pure vanilla extrac to the mixture, to give it just a little bit of ‘vanilla’ flavoring.
Freeze your banana to get started. Then, blend it together with fresh strawberries, adding the Greek yogurt and milk to taste.
For best results, don’t mix ice into this one. That frozen banana will do the trick!
2. Orange Almond Smoothie
This one is a bit more ‘exotic.’
Start with your ingredients:
- 2 peeled navel oranges
- 2 peeled cara cara oranges
- 1 banana
- ½ tsp of pure (real) vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp almond butter
- 1 cup of water
Put your ingredients into a high-powered blender, and let it grind for 30 seconds.
Your mind will be blown by the incredible blend of orange and almond flavors!
3. CBD Infused Dragon Fruit Smoothie
If you love CBD, then this amazing CBD-infused smoothie is going to be your number-one new favorite.
Start with your ingredients:
- ½ cup of fresh or frozen dragon fruit
- ½ cup each of organic pineapples, strawberries, and mangos (all frozen)
- A small handful of fresh, organic mint leaves
- ¼ cup of fresh rhubarb (you can leave this out if you’re not a rhubarb fan)
- 2 tbs of sliced fresh ginger
- 8 oz of coconut water (pulp included)
- 1-3 drops of CBD Oil Tincture
After combining the ingredients, blend for 2 to 3 minutes. You’ll want the texture to be smooth and creamy.
This recipe will give you two servings. So feel free to invite a friend to enjoy it with you!
4. Chocolate Callagen Smoothie
This smoothie isn’t just delicious. It’ll also give you a healthy daily dose of callagen peptides, which are awesome for strengthening your skin, muscles, joints, and bones.
Start by assembling the ingredients:
- 2 cups of coconut milk (you can use a different milk base if desired)
- 1 banana, frozen
- 2 tbsp of almond butter
- 2 scoops of your favorite collagen peptide protein powder
- ¼ cup of raw cacao powder
After getting your ingredients together, it’s a simple matter of tossing them into the blender and blending them until they’re smooth and drinkable.
Easy, and healthy!
5. Dark Cherry Bowl Smoothie
This awesome smoothie is actually topped with decadent whole cherries, almond slices, coconut flakes, and raw cacao nibs.
This is one of those ice-cold smoothies that you can make for dessert for your hot date!
Let’s start with the ingredients for the smoothie:
- 5 cups of pitted cherries, frozen
- 1 banana
- ½ cup coconut water
And then, the ingredients for the topping:
- Whole cherries
- Sliced almonds
- Cacao nibs
- Coconut flakes
First, blend the smoothie ingredients together until smooth.
Then, pour your mixture into some beautiful bowls, and add the toppings.
Note that this particular recipe makes one decent-sized bowl. So if you’re going to invite a friend to join you, make sure to make two portions.
There you have it.
5 smoothie recipes to rock your world and refresh your palate.
Of course, you can also add more ingredients to each of these to turn them into your own custom creations
What kind of smoothie will you create next?
It’s time to break out the blender and give it a try!