from Natural Health Girl
7 Great Smoothie Recipes from Natural Health Girl:
Blueberry Banana Smoothie
• 1 1/2 cups nut milk of your choice or water
• 1/2 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
• 1 ripe banana
• 2 pitted dates, or 1 tablespoon of raw honey or raw agave nectar (optional)
In blender combine blueberries, banana and nut milk/water and. If desired, add ice.
Adjust liquid if necessary. Blend until smooth.
Blueberry Cherry Smoothie
• 1 cup nut milk of your choice or water
• 1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
• 1 cup frozen or fresh cherries, pitted
• 1/2 cup of seedless grapes
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 1/4 cup yogurt or kefir
• Ice (optional)
In blender combine blueberries, cherries, grapes, lemon juice, yogurt/kefir and nut
milk/water. If desired, add ice. Adjust liquid if necessary. Blend until smooth.
Tropical Sunrise Smoothie
• 1/2 mango, peeled and pitted
• 1 ripe banana
• 1 slice of any of the following: papaya, cantalope and or honeydew melon
• 1/4 to 1/2 cup coconut milk or orange juice
• 1/2 cup of yogurt or kefir
Add desired ingredients and blend until smooth. Adjust liquid as needed. Pour into
large glass and enjoy.
Morning Citrus Berry Smoothie
• 1-2 oranges peeled and seeded
• 1/2 cup frozen cherries
• 1 1/2 cups spring water
• 1 tablespoon of raw honey or raw agave nectar if desired (optional)
• 1/2 teaspoon organic vanilla
• ice (optional)
Blend oranges, cherries, vanilla, water and sweetener until smooth. For a thicker
smoothie add ice. Adjust liquid as needed.
Berry Good Morning Riser
by Kelly Parks-Hoffman
• 2 cups spinach
• 1 large banana or 2 small bananas (can be frozen or fresh)
• 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice (about 6 medium oranges)
• 1 cup frozen or fresh blackberries
• 1 cup frozen or fresh strawberries
Add all ingredients to blender and blend. Makes about 2 quarts. (When making
smoothies out of whole foods and frozen ingredients, a quality, high powered
blender works awesome. We really like our Vitamix and it can be used for so many
types of food.)
I usually have frozen bananas in my freezer, and they work great for smoothies. If
you are making this smoothie when it’s cold outside, you might prefer to use fresh
ingredients over frozen so drinking this smoothie doesn’t chill you.
This smoothie doesn’t look or taste green but they’re in there, so you’re getting the
To make this smoothie less sweet, decrease the amount of banana or add more
Low Calorie Smoothies
Berries N Cream Smoothie Under 160 calories!
• 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (50 calories)
• 1/2 cup frozen strawberries (25 calories)
• 1/4 cup frozen blackberries (45 calories)
• 1/2 cup spinach (4 calories)
• 1 tablespoon Spiru-tein Blueberries & Cream protein shake mix (28 calories)
Add all ingredients into a blender, blend and enjoy! I use a high powered Vitamix and it does an awesome job blending frozen fruits and greens into a smooth and creamy shake.
Makes 1 serving
1 serving =152 calories
Just Peachy Smoothie
Under 165 calories!
• 3 cups unsweetened almond milk (50 calories per cup)
• 3 cups frozen peaches (50 calories per cup)
• 1/2 cup Romaine lettuce (4 calories)
• 1 cup spinach (7 calories)
• 1 packet Spiru-tein Peaches N Cream protein shake mix (100 calories per packet)
If ingredients are too thick to blend, let peaches thaw just a bit or add 2 tablespoons
of water or almond milk.
Makes 3 servings
1 serving of 2 cups=164 calories