DIY bloody Mary mix. This classic savory smoothie has the perfect balance between salty celery, tangy lime and hydrating cucumber. Tomatoes are packed with vitamins A, C, and E, and with the antioxidant lycopene. Antioxidants fight free radicals in the body and specifically, lycopene can help reduce the risk of cancers such as prostate, stomach and breast and may help your skin's ability to protect itself against UV rays.
Ground cherries aka husk cherries are amazing little things. They look like small tomatillos on the outside, and like yellow cherry tomatoes under their husks. But, they taste like a combination of a mangos and pineapples. The husk cherry is a member of the nightshade family just like eggplants and tomatoes and holds a lot of the same healthful properties as tomatoes. The Spicy Black Plum smoothie is just what you need on a crisp fall afternoon. Adding fresh ginger with a handful of arugula, an especially peppery green, will give this drink quite a kick. Arugula is rich in chlorophyll, which helps to cleanse blood, detoxify cells, and boost oxygen.
No back-to-school sniffles here. This smoothie is refined with hints of black tea and blueberries. Earl Grey aids in digestion and contains antioxidants. If you do not have time to let the tea steep, simply add the leaves and cold water in the blender first while you prepare the rest of the ingredients. You can totally beat cold season this year with fruit and veggie smoothies, especially ones with camu camu!
Rich in various amino acids, camu camu works wonders on the digestive system, cognitive functions, heart and kidney health, and muscle repair. You will not believe that the Cookies and Cream smoothie is actually good for you. You may even find yourself coming back for seconds.
Lucuma powder, which comes from the Peruvian Lucuma plant, is a low glycemic sweetener and has a unique caramel, maple flavor. It adds the perfect natural sweetness to really make this smoothie come to life. To avoid turning that treat into a train wreck that derails your best laid diet plans, focus on adding in health-enhancing superfoods like cacao and sunflower seed butter.
This creamy, cacao-filled smoothie reminds me of chocolate zucchini bread. Intense exercise requires that you replenish your electrolytes, especially potassium, magnesium, and sodium. Ditch the sports drink filled with processed sugars and unhealthy additives and blend up this refreshing cooler instead. This smoothie is the perfect immune-boosting drink. Did you know that pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of zinc? This helps the body fight off bacteria and viruses. Cantaloupe provides tons of vitamin A, vitamin C, and beta-carotene.
Wheatgrass contains chlorophyll, a green pigment in plants that has been shown to support the liver and possibly even provide a boost of energy. The thyme adds a great refreshing kick at the start and the lemon contributes a wonderful tartness at the finish. With almost five times the amount of vitamin C as an orange, kiwi berries are fuzz-free, bite-sized versions of regular kiwi fruit! Minty Avocado Banana Smoothie. We're lucky enough to have Phillips Farms, a family farm in Milford, New Jersey, provide the sweet Jonagold apple for this awesome blend.
Vitamin A and vitamin C are both antioxidants that help fight off free radicals. Drink this smoothie right through flu season. We know you did this just like we used to This smoothie packs a punch for sure. We amped up the vitality of this smoothie with pomegranate. Fall is in the air, and what better way to kick it off than with a seasonal smoothie? As the temperature drops, adding in warm foods and beverages can help your digestion adjust accordingly; cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger are three superfoods that do the trick.
Enjoy this slightly sweet treat as an afternoon snack in lieu of relying on carbs or caffeine to power you through. Enjoy the vitality Mesclun brings to this smoothie. Mesclun is an assortment of young salad greens that are sown, grown and cut all together. We're lucky enough to have Phillips Farms, a family farm in Milford, New Jersey, provide the sweet Jonagold apple for this awesome blend.
These apples are a cross between the Jonathan and Golden Delicious. It's like Bennifer but with a happy ending. Is there a more perfect combination than chocolate and peanut butter? The world just makes sense when chocolate and peanut butter join forces. These mini bell peppers are literally the cutest things ever. Our tastebuds are super happy with the results. Flu season? What flu season. Although you may have thought the lemonade you were selling as a kid was the best, this lemonade is much better. And not to mention, healthier. We love bok choy because it is sweet with hints of spice.
Whatever you decide to call it, bok choy does the body good.
It has tons of antioxidants, fiber and vitamins, which help reduce LDL cholesterol and protect against breast, colon, and prostate cancers. Some historians say that it stands for hardiness and valor while others say its a nod to the British. The thyme adds a great refreshing kick at the start and the lemon contributes a wonderful tartness at the finish. Thyme is one of those herbs found in many puns but very few smoothies. A surprising fact given that thyme is high in antioxidants and has anti-aging properties.
These ingredients are all you need for an orchard-in-a-glass smoothie. Between the vitamins A and C, your immune system will be rock solid. Plus the fiber content in the fruits and veggies will keep you feeling full, satisfied, and ready for a day of apple picking.
A smoothie so sweet, it'll make you realize that apples and pears truly are the perfect pair. There is nothing like watermelon in the summer. Watermelon juice is nearly as refreshing as coconut water and much easier to obtain. This smoothie is our take on the classically refreshing drink. The cucumber and mint only heighten the refreshment.
Check out some of our favorite homemade smoothie toppings for this banana smoothie below! Print Recipe. Yield: 2 1 x. Category: Smoothie. Method: No Bake. Cuisine: American.
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Prep Time 5 minutes. Total Time 5 minutes. Instructions Add banana, watermelon, yogurt and honey to a blender. Blend until smooth. Add ice and blend until smooth or serve over ice. Top with whipped cream if desired and serve immediately.