10 Delicious Smoothie Recipes to Suit Any Craving

Getting tired of your regular smoothie recipe? Try one, or all, of these 10 unique, healthy and delicious smoothies. One might just become your new favorite.

I think we can all agree that smoothies are delicious. They are a virtually guilt-free sweet treat that is good for you any time of the day, whether it is a breakfast, post-workout snack or an afternoon pick-me-up.

You may have your smoothie recipe that hits the spot every time, but here are 10 smoothie recipes that may be something you wouldn’t think of trying at first, but once you do try them, you won’t able to stop making them.

1. Banana “Milkshake”

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This smoothie is absolutely delicious and I drink it all the time. It is so simple to make, and it really does taste like a vanilla milkshake without the guilt. One tip: If you want more of a vanilla flavor, make sure the bananas aren’t too ripe. You can also add a few strawberries to make it a “strawberry milkshake” or use cocoa powder or chocolate almond milk to make it a chocolate one.

Recipe:

  • 2 Frozen Bananas
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk (or whatever kind of milk you prefer)
  • 1 TS Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 TS Sweetener (Honey, brown sugar, stevia, agave, etc…)
  • A dash of cinnamon
  • Ice

Blend and enjoy!

2. AvoBerry Blast

Avocado in a smoothie? What? Don’t question it. Even if you don’t like the taste of avocado, it will make the texture of your smoothie amazing. This smoothie is full of antioxidants and is a great breakfast that will keep you full.

Recipe:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1½ Cups Almond Milk
  • ½ an Avocado
  •  ½ Cup Blueberries
  • ½ Cup Strawberries
  •  ½ Cup Raspberries

3. The Green Dream

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This green smoothie is great for you and tastes amazing. The benefits of green smoothies are endless, and this one will keep you hydrated and energized while satisfying your taste buds.

Recipe:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk
  •  ½ an Avocado (optional)
  • ¼ Cup Cucumber (Chopped)
  •  ¼ Cup Celery
  • ¼ Cup Spinach or Kale
  •  ¼ Cup Green Apple (Chopped)
  •  1 TS Lemon or Lime Juice
  •  Ice

Blend the ingredients then strain to remove all the seeds and fibers. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

4. Strawberry Shake Up

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A strawberry-banana smoothie is a classic that is simple and easy to make. You can’t beat the taste or the health benefits. This strawberry smoothie has a twist to it that brightens it even more.

Recipe:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk
  •  ½ Cup Strawberries
  • ½ Cup Frozen Mango
  •  ¼ Cup Orange Juice

Blend and enjoy!

5. Apple of My Eye

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Do you love apple pie? If your answer is yes, I can guarantee you will adore this smoothie. This is basically an apple pie in a cup, but unlike apple pie, it is healthy to drink every day.

Recipe:

  • 1½ Cups Almond Milk
  •  1 Cup Apple (Chopped)
  •  ½ Cup Vanilla Yogurt
  • Ice
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon

Blend and enjoy!

6. Tropical Sunrise

pineapple coconut smoothie

This smoothie will have you feeling like you are on a beach sipping on a Pina Colada, but it is so healthy for you. Also, did you know pineapple is great for combatting inflammation? If you love tropical flavors, you will not want to miss this smoothie.

Recipe:

  • 1 Cup Coconut Milk
  •  1 Cup Pineapple
  •  ¼ Cup Pineapple Juice
  • A few coconut water ice cubes
  • Coconut Flakes

Blend and top with coconut flakes! Enjoy!

7. Reese’s in a Cup

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As the title says, this smoothie is basically a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup but turned into a smoothie. If you love the classic candy, you will really enjoy this healthy twist.

Recipe:

  • 1 Banana
  •  1 Cup Chocolate Almond Milk
  • ¾ Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 TS Cocoa Powder (optional)
  • Ice

Blend and enjoy!

8. Peach Melba

peach melba smoothie

This smoothie brings you the bright and fresh flavors of the classic dessert, peach melba. This smoothie is extremely satisfying and refreshing after a workout. Peaches are also an amazing source of Vitamin C.

Recipe:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Cup Almond Milk
  • 1 Cup Chopped Peaches (frozen)
  • ½ Cup Raspberries
  • ¼ Cup Peach Juice
  • Ice

Blend and enjoy!

9. Pumpkin Perfection

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Fall is coming and what screams fall more than pumpkin spice? This smoothie is like a pumpkin pie in a glass, but it is not bad for you like pumpkin pie. This is a perfect fall or, if you love pumpkin like me, any-time-of-the-year breakfast.

Recipe:

  • 1 Cup Almond Milk
  •  ½ Cup Canned Pumpkin Puree (not to be confused with pumpkin pie filling)
  • ¼ Cup Vanilla Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice

10. Morning Melon

This smoothie is delicious and refreshing for the morning time, especially in the summer when melon is in season. This smoothie will fill you up, but it is light and will not make you bloated.

Recipe:

  • ½ Cup Watermelon (Chopped)
  •  ¼ Cup Cantaloupe (Chopped)
  • ¼ Cup Honeydew (Chopped)
  •  ¼ Cup Almond or Coconut Milk
  • Ice

Blend the ingredients together then strain the smoothie to filter out seeds or fibers. Enjoy!

I hope that you recreate some of these delicious smoothies, whether it is for breakfast, after the gym or even a night-time snack! They are so healthy for you, and there is a smoothie on this list for any craving you might have. Have your own favorite smoothie recipe? Comment below

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