Smoothies have grown up from grab and go to bonafide breakfast or brunch beverages. Cool, beautiful smoothies are a superhealthy alternative to breakfast or brunch cocktails.
Learn how to make fruit smoothies, and you'll always have the perfect summer snack solution. These snack/drink hybrids are delicious and refreshing, but the true triumph is in how waistline-friendly they are. Practically any fruit mixture you choose will provide healthy doses of Vitamin C and dietary fiber, not to mention the more specific benefits of individual fruits. Perhaps best of all, these little miracle drinks are super simple to make. When you know how to make fruit smoothies, you can spend the rest of the summer happily sipping away.
No one will guess a handful of spinach is hiding in this blueberry and grape yogurt smoothie!
Chia seeds offer fiber and make this berry and yogurt smoothie a bit thicker.
Don't spend another dime of your hard-earned cash at expensive fruit smoothie shops -- you can whip up your own smoothies at home in a standard blender, using fresh or frozen fruits and juices. Once you know the basics for how to make smoothies (the secret is all in the fruit-to-liquid ratio), you can easily adapt the recipe to include your favorite fruit, the season's best picks or whatever you have on hand. Homemade smoothies are often more nutritious than the kind you buy at a shop because you have control of the ingredients and can skip the added sugar that some places add.
Who needs a juicer? This fruit and vegetable health drink is blended for easier clean-up.
With 15 grams of protein per serving, this peanut butter shake can be a quick and healthful on-the-go breakfast or snack.
Peanut butter adds extra thickness and protein to this smoothie, making it perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
All of the most popular fall flavors (apple, maple syrup, pie spices, pumpkin, sweet potato) make an appearance in this sweet smoothie recipe.
With a quarter of an avocado per serving, this mango smoothie is packed with healthy fats.
A frozen banana gives this chocolate and peanut butter smoothie a milkshake-like texture.
Learn how to make strawberry smoothies, and you'll have breakfast or an afternoon snack in virtually no time. Simply combine a handful of ingredients and let your blender do the work.
Dates are the all-natural sweeteners in this easy banana smoothie.
The combo of fruit and vegetables in this smoothie provides a whole serving of vegetables and a whole serving of fruits. It's a blast to drink, too.
Get your antioxidant fix from this smoothie that features blueberries, blackberries, and pomegranate juice. Substitute other berries in according to what you like.
Get your coffee fix and the benefits of a balanced breakfast with this creamy smoothie. With instant espresso powder, banana, milk, and honey, it has just the jolt you need.
Flax seeds add essential omega-3 fatty acids to this delectable peach and banana smoothie. No peach nectar? Simply use more milk in its place.
Enjoy this cool drink for a quick breakfast. Or have it as a snack after working out.