These No-Protein-Powder Protein Smoothies are totally plant-based. The raw vegan recipes are easy to make and taste great, even though they all contain a vegetable. You won't even taste the "green"...promise!

No-Protein-Powder Protein Smoothies [Vegan]

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Ingredients

Pina Colada Smoothie

  • 1 cup Fresh or Frozen Pineapple
  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1/2 Cucumber
  • 2 tbsp. to 1/4 cup Raw Mac Nuts or Macadamia Nuts
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • Optional—Medjool Date, pitted as a sweetener
  • Ice, as needed

Mango Tango Smoothie

  • 1 cup Frozen Mango
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1/2 Apple
  • 2 tbsp. to 1/4 cup Raw Cashews or Macadamia Nuts
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Coconut or other Nut Milk from carton
  • Optional—Medjool Date, pitted as a sweetener
  • Ice, as needed

Raspberry Kiss Smoothie

  • 1 cup Frozen Raspberries
  • 1 Grapefruit, fresh squeezed
  • 1 Small Zucchini, peeled
  • 2 tbsp. to 1/4 cup Raw Cashews or Macadamia Nuts
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Almond or Coconut Milk from a carton
  • Optional—Medjool Date, pitted as a sweetener
  • Ice, as needed
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Preparation

To make the smoothie:

  1. Add all ingredients to blender, blend until smooth.
  2. Optional -- add ice and blend to make colder or put in freezer just until chilled.

Or build your own smoothie! Choose ingredients from each of these categories:

1. SUPER FOOD BOOST

  1. Baobab Fruit Powder
  2. Freeze-dried Acai Powder
  3. Freeze-dried Maqui Berry Powder
  4. Camu Camu Berry Powder
  5. Spirulina
  6. Goji Berries

2. PROTEIN

  1. Raw Nuts like cashews, macadamia nuts, or Brazil nuts
  2. Sprouted Quinoa, uncooked like TruRoots Brand
  3. Quick Cooking Rolled Oats
  4. All-natural Hemp Protein Powder like Navitas Naturals Brand
  5. Sprouted Grain Protein Powder like Garden of Life Brand
  6. Hemp Hearts or Hemp Seeds
  7. Chia Seeds

3. NUT MILK

  1. Unsweetened Coconut Milk from a carton not a can
  2. Fresh Cashew Milk -- blend 1 tbsp. to 2 tbsp. raw cashews + 1 cup filtered water
  3. FRUIT: Fresh or Frozen Berries are best, or Any other Fresh or Frozen Fruit of choice
  4. VEGETABLE—sneak a vegetable or two into your smoothies for a healthier option, you won’t even taste it!  Try cucumber, zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, Romaine lettuce, baby spinach, beet root, kale, etc.
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Nutritional Information

Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.