7 Lip Smacking Smoothie Recipes

The Goodness of Smoothies

Whether your goal is to lose weight or build muscle, smoothies and protein shakes are great meal options for any healthy diet.

What makes smoothies and shakes healthy is that they’re low in carbs (other than natural sugars found in fruits), low in fat, and high in all the good stuff – vitamins and minerals, fiber, and even protein (with some added protein powder of course!).

All of these ingredients are ideal for boosting your metabolism, which is what makes them so great for fat loss. The protein and other nutrients are also ideal for supporting lean muscle growth and improving your muscle recovery. So as a snack or as a meal replacement, you can’t go wrong with a good smoothie.

The best approach to smoothies is to make them yourself. A lot of the smoothies you buy from stores and smoothie shops have a ton of added sugar to make them extra tasty, so just plan to make them at home as much as possible.

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Now on with the recipes…

7 Tasty and Healthy Smoothie Recipes

For all of these recipes, add the ingredients into a good blender and blend to desired consistency. Add ice as much as your heart desires.

1. Veggie Protein Smoothie – This first one supports both fat loss and muscle building, and it contains completely plant-based ingredients with a major nutritional punch!

2. Super Hydrating Smoothie – This smoothie is one of my favorites, not only for its ability to hydrate, but also for its ability to flush and cleanse your kidneys (thanks to the cucumber) and offer an overall cleanse.

  • ¾ cup of coconut water or aloe water
  • ½ of a cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup of fresh or frozen melon (cantaloupe, honey dew, or mixed)
  • 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of raw honey

3. Fat-Burning Blueberry Smoothie – If you want all the best metabolism-boosting ingredients in one pop, this smoothie is the perfect option. And it tastes great too!

  • 1 cup of all-natural almond milk
  • 2 medium-sized banana
  • ¾ cup of frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon of Nutiva Organic Extra-Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon

4. Cranberry Detox Smoothie – Cranberries are a great ingredient for keeping your bladder healthy and aiding in digestion, offering a totally effective and natural detox.

  • ½ cup of cranberry juice
  • ½ cup of water
  • ¾ cup of mixed frozen berries
  • ¼ or ½ of a ripened avocado
  • 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Organic Chia Seeds

5. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie – Looking for an effective, lip smacking post-workout recovery shake? Or just want a satisfying meal replacement? This is one of my favorites.

  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 medium-sized banana
  • 2 tablespoons of all-natural peanut butter
  • 1 scoop of Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion milk chocolate flavor
  • ½ cup of fresh baby spinach

6. Blackberry Vanilla Smoothie – This one is pretty delicious, and it contains blackberries, which are great for supporting overall health and improving your calcium absorption.

  • 1 cup of vanilla-flavored almond or soy milk
  • ½ cup of plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 splash of vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey

7. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie – Yup, you heard me right! For something totally lip smacking and delicious (but still healthy), this smoothie is pretty amazing.  The following recipe should make 2 smoothies.

  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • ¾ cup of pureed pumpkin
  • ¼ cup of coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon of pumpkin spice
  • Ice is recommended for this one

Make Your Own…

All of the ingredients recommended in these recipes can be combined and mixed any way you like! Remember, the more protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals you have, the better the smoothie!

Have any questions or feedback about these lip smacking smoothies? Please leave a comment below…