Smoothies are a really easy way to increase your vitamin- and mineral intake!
They can easily replace one or two servings of fruit/ vegetables and thus can make it easier for some people to eat enough vital micronutrients.
Like everything in life, you shouldn’t go overboard with smoothies and still eat salads, vegetables, and fruit like they are – but 3-4 smoothies a week are a great idea!
If you’re worried about some of the bad reputation smoothies are getting I can assure you that most of that criticism is based on store-bought smoothies.
These are often fortified with fruit juice (which isn’t as nutritious), sugar & other additives to keep them fresh. They sit on the shelf for several days or even weeks and lose nutrients in the process.
This is not a fair comparison to freshly made smoothies consisting of organic fruits and vegetables!
So go ahead and make some of the smoothies below to keep your body healthy! ♥︎
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1. Ginger Peach Yogurt Smoothie
Find the recipe on Cozy Peach Kitchen.
2. Mango Chia Seed Smoothie
If you want to increase your fiber intake, add some chia seeds to your smoothie!
Find the recipe on Beaming Baker.
3. Carrot Cake Smoothie
Find the recipe on Well Plated.
4. Sunrise Detox Smoothie
I’m so fascinated by the color of this smoothie!
Find the recipe on Amy In The Kitchen.
5. Coconut Smoothie
Find the recipe on House Of Yumm.
6. Antioxidant Berry Smoothie With Beet
Both berries and beet are very high in antioxidants. Antioxidants help your body to fight off harmful inflammation!
Find the recipe on The Pretty Bee.
7. Morning Mint Matcha Milkshake
Ever tried matcha? It’s essentially a very concentrated green tea powder and has lots of health benefits. It also acts as a light stimulant but isn’t as disruptive as coffee! If you find that the caffein in coffee makes you too anxious, you might want to try matcha!
Find the recipe on Snixy Kitchen.
8. Blue Lagoon Smoothie
I love, love, love this picture! This smoothie recipe looks like vacation!
Find the recipe on Broma Bakery.
9. Blueberry Smoothie
Find the recipe on Rosalie Ruardy.
10. Rainbow Smoothie
A rainbow smoothie might be worth a try to get your kids to eat smoothies!
Find the recipe on The First Year Blog.
11. Creamy Avocado, Spinach & Raspberry Smoothie
A superfood smoothie!
Find the recipe on Fork In The Road.
12. Tropical Green Smoothie
Why green smoothies? Because leafy green vegetables like spinach usually provide more micronutrients than fruit alone! Adding a bit of spinach or kale can drastically increase your micronutrient intake!
Find the recipe on Evolving Table.
13. Banana, Ananas & Turmeric Smoothie
There is a lot of research out there that supports the sometimes unbelievable health benefit claims of turmeric! The active compounds of turmeric act as a powerful inflammatory fighting agent and it can even help your brain to work better! It increases the level of “brain derived neurotropic factor” – a hormon that is linked to the growth of new neurons (essentially brain cells)!
Find the recipe on Baking Ginger.
14. Detox Green Smoothie
Find the recipe on Sugar & Cloth.
15. Triple Berry Smoothie
Find the recipe on The Pretty Bee.
16. Summer Mango Stone Fruit Smoothie
Find the recipe on Skinny Taste.
17. Vanilla Fig Smoothie
Find the recipe on Camille Styles.
18. Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
Find the recipe on Baked By Rachel.
19. Toasted Coconut Espresso Smoothie
Find the recipe on The Almond Eater.
20. Hair Health Vitamin Smoothie
Find the recipe on Hello Glow.
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