A Smoothie a Day … Our Favorite Smoothie Recipes

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Try one of these delicious smoothie recipes for a quick and easy on-the-go snack.
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A Smoothie a Day … Our Favorite Smoothie Recipes

We grew up hearing, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but what about a fruit and veggie smoothie? We’ve rounded up our favorite smoothie recipes so you and your family can get the nutrients you need in a delicious frozen treat!

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Banana-raspberry-flaxseed Smoothie

Put those ripened bananas to good use with some fresh raspberries and high-fiber flaxseed.

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
1⁄2 ripe banana
1⁄2 cup fresh raspberries

1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

1⁄2 cup low-fat milk or milk alternative (soy, almond, coconut)
1⁄2 cup ice

Instructions

1. Combine ingredients in blender and process until smooth 
2. If too thick, add some milk

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Broccoli Blueberry Smoothie

If disguised is the only way your kids (or even you) will eat broccoli, then this smoothie is the perfect solution.

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup steamed broccoli
1 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1 handful ice (2-3 cubes)

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to the blender and mix for 1 minute

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High-fiber Berry Green Smoothie

Need to sneak more fiber into your daily diet? Try this yummy, fibrous recipe!

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
8 leaves spinach, roughly chopped

1 cup blueberries

1⁄2 cup raspberries

1 lemon, juiced

1 rounded teaspoon Metamucil Sugar Free Original Smooth Powder
1 handful ice (2-3 cubes)

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to the blender and mix for 1 minute

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Spiced Carrot Smoothie

Get your daily dose of veggies with a surprisingly spicy twist!

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
1/2 cup apple juice
1/4 cup applesauce
1 cup carrots, cooked and chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup low-fat yogurt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 handful ice (2-3 cubes)

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to the blender and mix for 1 minute 
2. Sprinkle cinnamon on top, if desired

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Green Lemon Smoothie

The tangy citrus of lemon paired with crisp apples and ginger is a match made in smoothie heaven.

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
6 leaves romaine lettuce, roughly chopped

6 stalks kale, inner ribs removed and roughly chopped
1-2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped

1 lemon, juiced

1 inch fresh ginger, peeled

1⁄2 to 1 cup water

Instructions

1. Combine ingredients in blender
2. If too thick, add more water and puree until smooth

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Cleanup, Made Easy!

If you’re enjoying your smoothie on the go, you probably don’t have time to clean up. So throw your dirty blender straight into the dishwasher with Cascade Platinum Pacs – no pre-wash needed! 

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Power Berry Smoothie

This sweet and slightly sour combination of blueberries and strawberries is bound to become a new favorite.

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
You’ll need: A blender

Ingredients
1 cup blueberries

1⁄2 cup strawberries

1 heaping tablespoon protein powder
1 cup milk of your choice

Instructions

1. Combine ingredients in blender and puree until smooth

Which of these smoothie recipes will you try? Let us know in the comments below!

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