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How to Make Your Own Smoothie Recipes at Home in Minutes

How to Make Your Own Smoothie Recipes at Home in Minutes

Today I can’t wait to share some easy, delicious smoothie recipes as well as tips to building your own favorites at home. I have been craving smoothies a lot lately. This tends to happen a lot during the summer and even more during pregnancy. I Think the cold temperature, sweet taste and texture is really satisfying.

Use these tips and tricks to create your very own delicious and easy smoothies from the comfort of your own home. This step by step process helps you decide what flavors to use and includes some favorite recipes! #smoothierecipes #makeyourownsmoothies #smoothies #healthyrecipes #greensmoothie #fruitsandveggies

It’s also a great way for me to get fruits, veggies and protein without having to eat a huge meal. My stomach is already not into eating much at once., so it’s convenient that I’m craving smoothies. Smoothies are so good for you plus there are tons of heart healthy options.

Every day we have countless choices of what foods to put in our bodies. Did you know that some choices could help to lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart related disease? Omega 3 fatty acids, fiber and phytoestrogens are just a few nutrients found in these heart superfoods. When looking for heart healthy options, whole foods are the way to go. The less processed, the better! Salmon, almonds, oatmeal, blueberries, spinach, sweet potatoes and even dark chocolate are a few with the best hearty healthy nutrients.

Here’s what you need to create the most delicious smoothie:

Choose your wet ingredient and use about 1 cup:

You make need a little more than a cup. If you notice your blender struggling to blend, just add a splash more to help create the perfect texture.

  • Water
  • Almond/Coconut milk
  • Regular milk
  • Juice (apple, orange, specialty juices, etc.)

Choose your frozen fruits 1/4-1 cup depending on how many you choose:

  • Banana
  • Orange
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Mango
  • Peaches
  • Avocado
  • Other

Choose your veggie (Optional):

  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Butternut squash

Choose additional Optional ingredients:

  • 1 tsp Chia seeds
  • 1 tsp Flax seeds
  • Scoop Protein powder or smoothie blend mix
  • 1-2 tbsp oats
  • Flavoring extracts such as vanilla, almond or peppermint
  • Other

Put it all together:

Add all ingredients into your blender with several ice cubes. Ice cubes are optional, but I like them to give my smoothies more volume. If you like a creamier smoothie, omit the ice cubes. Mix all ingredients until blended extremely well. Pour into your favorite cup/mason jar/mug and enjoy!

In short, here is the equation to a perfect smoothie:
Liquid + frozen fruit + veggie + other ingredients (optional) + ice cubes + blender = Deliciousness

Here are some easy smoothie recipes to try at home:

Orange Summer Smoothie

This easy smoothie recipe will leave you full and satisfied! Orange Summer Smoothie
  • 3/4 cup of Orange or Carrot/Orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 cup frozen Peaches
  • 1/2 frozen Banana
  • 1 tsp Chia seeds
  • Several (5-7) ice cubes

Protein Meal Replacement

Sometimes you need a quick and easy protein meal replacement smoothie. These are great for breakfast or lunch and are not only packed with protein, but other nutrients that your body needs. My favorite protein meal replacement option is Shakeology! In fact, I have a bag of chocolate, vanilla and coffee or cafe latte in my pantry now. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions!

Coconut Almond Chocolate Smoothie

This easy smoothie recipe will leave you full and satisfied! Coconut Almond Chocolate Smoothie - a healthy dessert made with the most delicious coconut butter!

This is a delicious smoothie that I used to make all the time!

Check out the ingredients needed for this delicious concoction.

Green Monster Smoothie

This green monster smoothie is packed full of nutrients to keep you full and feeling good about what you put into your body. Take a look to see how you can make this smoothie and several others at home!
  • 1 cup frozen Peaches
  • 1/2 frozen Banana
  • 1/2 -1 scoop Vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • Large handful of Spinach
  • 1 cup of Almond milk (or your choice of milk)
  • Several (5-7) ice cubes  

Banana Almond Smoothie

This easy smoothie recipe will leave you full and satisfied! Banana Almond Smoothie

You can find the Banana Almond Smoothie recipe here!

Heart Healthy Banana Berry Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup frozen Blueberries
  • 1-2 handfuls of fresh Spinach
  • Frozen Banana
  • 1 cup Low Fat Milk (or try Almond Milk)
  • Several ice cubes
  • (Optional) Scoop of protein powder
  • (Optional) 1 tsp Chia seeds

Add all ingredients into blender and mix until smooth!

What type of smoothie are you wanting to recreate?

I hope you enjoy these easy smoothie recipes! I highly suggest trying to incorporate some into your diet. If you have a favorite smoothie that you buy from a restaurant, think about trying to recreate it at home. I bet you’ll save on sugar and calories. Who know, you may even like it better!

Craving a smoothie to satisfy your sweet tooth without packing in empty calories? These easy smoothie recipes will hit the spot! Try a green smoothie packed with fruit and veggies or a banana almond smoothie with added protein from almond butter. Find these and several other to create your own smoothies at home! #greensmoothie #peanutbuttersmoothie #orangecreamsmoothie #buildyourownsmoothie #smoothierecipes

What are your favorite flavors of smoothies? 
Any awesome fruits, veggies or other ingredients that I need to try?

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(12) Comments

  1. Yum! My favorite is spinach, with oranges and strawberries 🙂 Any kind of berry really. I will have to try some of these other ideas.

    1. Yummy! I LOVE adding spinach to all of my smoothies for the extra pack of veggie goodness!

  2. I love adding hidden veggies in our smoothies for the kids! I have found that with the combination of spinach, beets, berries, and bananas they have NO idea there are veggies involved. Win! Thanks for the yummy suggestions, I’m excited to change up our smoothies with some of your ideas.

    1. Me too! The kids have no idea and I feel like I at least got something good for them in their bodies that day. My son is obsessed with smoothies which is great since he’s on a strict toddler diet! haha

  3. Sara says:

    I love making smoothies for breakfast. It’s the only way I can get my daughter to eat spinach.

    1. Same with me! I love being able to sneak veggies in for my kids.

  4. I literally JUST finished my morning breakfast smoothie as I was reading this! Good reminder that there are other options for liquid base than just OJ, which is what I use most mornings. 🙂

    1. There are definitely lots of options! One of my favorites is almond milk!

  5. These are amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  6. I love smoothies! I have to try some of these recipes.

    1. They’re my favorite especially on a hot day!

  7. Amanda says:

    Thanks for sharing! I really need to start making my own smoothies!

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