Fruit Smoothies

Delicious and fast, fruit smoothies make a great snack between meals on a warm day. Explore recipes such as Mixed-Fruit Smoothies, Mango-Ginger Smoothie, Cherry-Berry Smoothies, or Tutti-Fruity Smoothies to find just the right smoothie for you.

See Popular Fruit Smoothies Recipes

How to Make Fruit Smoothies

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.

Apricot Smoothie

Midwest Living

This fruity smoothie has only six ingredients milk, apricots, orange juice, wheat germ, banana, and nuts and one step: blend. It's a perfect meal for busy mornings.

Protein-Packed Smoothies

Midwest Living

Peanut butter adds extra thickness and protein to this smoothie, making it perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

Total: 10 mins

Banana, Peach, and Flax Swirly Smoothies

Midwest Living

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.

Total: 10 mins

Antioxidant Power Smoothies

Midwest Living

Get your antioxidant fix from this smoothie that features blueberries, blackberries, and pomegranate juice. Substitute other berries in according to what you like.

Total: 10 mins

Fresh Fruit Blender Drink

Better Homes and Gardens

Whip up this morning blender drink, fresh with fruit and tangy with yogurt, in minutes. Serve for breakfast or snack.

Pink Drink

Parents

This yogurt and fresh strawberry drink is good for breakfast or a snack.

Total: 10 mins

Carrot-Orange Smoothie

Better Homes and Gardens

Blended with bright clementines and carrots, no one will even notice this smoothie is hiding extra antioxidants courtesy of romaine lettuce.

Total: 10 mins

Tropical Morning Smoothie

Midwest Living

Mango and pineapple add sweet, tropical flavor, and flaxseed, Greek yogurt, and banana will keep you full until lunch.

How to Make Smoothies

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.

Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

Fitness

Enjoy this cool drink for a quick breakfast. Or have it as a snack after working out.

Super Soy Smoothies

Better Homes and Gardens

This soy milk and fruit drink is a nutritious fast breakfast or snack. For a frostier drink, use a peeled frozen banana.

Strawberry-Mango Soy Milk Smoothie

Better Homes and Gardens

Soy boosts the protein in this creamy-smooth beverage, which makes a great breakfast or light lunch.

Total: 10 mins

Strawberry Banana & Flax Smoothie

Fitness

The flax in this fruit drink provides healthy fats and fiber to your diet. Make it with soy milk for even more health benefits.

Tutti-Fruity Smoothie

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids love this beverage that blends bananas, blueberries, strawberries, frozen yogurt, and juice. Serve it as an after school snack.

Total: 10 mins

Tofruity Sipper

Diabetic Living

With sweet mangoes and berries, you won't even know that tofu is in this drink. Make this quick sipper for breakfast or a snack.

Total: 10 mins

Cherry-Berry Smoothies

Better Homes and Gardens

Loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants, these smoothies offer a simple and healthy cooling treat.

Total: 15 mins
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