As the warm weather approaches, you’ll want to get your nutrition in a delicious and refreshing way: smoothies! They taste like a treat, but can be packed full of nutrients from fruits and veggies. Bored of your standard smoothie recipe? No problem! Our amazing bloggers have your back with these creative smoothie recipes to keep it exciting. Check them out on our Food Monster App – and then check out more of our Blogger Tips!
1. Get Creative With Fruits
Image Source: Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie
If you’re bored with typical smoothies, adding new fruits that you don’t usually incorporate is a good way to keep things exciting and try new combos! Start out with this Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie from Daniela Modesto. You’ll be blown away by this Star Fruit Delight Smoothie from Desiree Rodriguez! If you want to get really adventurous (and have something really delicious), try two fruits that aren’t standard smoothie ingredients at once in this Pomegranate Guava Smoothie from Viktoria Radichkova!
2. Add Nutritious Veggies
Image Source: Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl
If you want to get maximum nutritional benefits from your smoothie without sacrificing amazing flavor, these veggie add-ins and combos will be so totally delicious and are the way to go! Just look at how amazing this Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl from Ambra Torelli looks – who could say no to that? This bright and vibrant Beetroot Smoothie from Gabriela Lupu might be one of your new favorites! For a classic green drink with a refreshing taste, try Julie Zimmer’s Green Smoothie.
3. Herb and Spice it Up
Image Source: Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie
Adding herbs and spices into your smoothie can be a wonderful way to add new flavors and dimension to your breakfast or snack. Check out this Strawberry Beet Cinnamon Smoothie from Claire Ragozzino if you don’t believe us! The anti-inflammatory properties of this Turmeric Smoothie from Anti-Inflammatory Drinks For Health by Maryea Flaherty will make you feel awesome. The comforting spices of this Vanilla Spiced Breakfast Smoothie by Tiana Haines will be the perfect way to start your day, and this Mint Matcha Shake from Robin Runner tastes more like a dessert!
4. Berry Delicious Smoothies!
Image Source: Beautiful Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowls
There’s a reason berry smoothies are a well-loved classic: they’re awesome! These berry smoothie recipes will be new takes on ones that you already love, like the combo with coconut in these Beautiful Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowls from Tori Cooper! The vibrancy of this Raspberry and Blue Spirulina Smoothie from Melanie Sorrentino makes it almost too gorgeous to drink. For swirls of flavor, check out Sirke Reivo‘s Blueberry Smoothie Parfait!
Need more smoothie ideas? Check out 15 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes and our Smoothie Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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