6 Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Delicious Smoothies to Start Your Day With

By Megan Langlais
April 30, 2021
Mint Mango Smoothie

Refreshing Mint Mango Smoothie

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Smoothies are a great and healthy way to start your day—or to enjoy as a simple snack. You can use fresh or frozen fruits. Those fruits that are just a little too ripe to enjoy are perfect to chop up and freeze so that they don’t go to waste. If you want to add some protein to your diet, you can add a protein powder or silken tofu to the mix, too. 

6 Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Whether you regularly make smoothies or you just need some inspiration to get you started, these simple smoothie recipes will delight your tastebuds. 

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

Although peanut butter contains a lot of calories, it’s a great alternative to less-healthy snacks. This simple recipe has just four ingredients and one of them is ice!

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Mint Mango Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is a great way to use mint if you have it growing in your garden. 

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Coconut Banana Smoothi

Check out this tropical combination that will make you want to sit outside and soak up some sunshine.

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Wild Blueberry Smoothie

A super-simple smoothie that is sure to satisfy—especially in early summer, when blueberries are fresh!

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Fruit and Flaxseed Smoothie

This delightful blend will also fill you up thanks to the flaxseeds making it a great choice for breakfast.

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Green Smoothie 

This recipe uses spinach, which has such a mild flavor you will hardly know it is there.

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What’s your favorite smoothie? Share in the comments below!

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Pineapple & yogurt smoothie

Normally use canned pineapple, crushed, in it's own juice. Often I put pineapple in a container & freeze first. Then into blender I add plain or vanilla yogurt, about 1/2 cup orange juice & a bit of vanilla with pineapple & blend until smooth. If not sweet enough add some honey.
Coconut water or milk can be added. This smoothie has a great tropical flavor!
We're not big fans of bananas but one could be added if you'd like. Enjoy!

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie

Put frozen cherries a little over 1/3 of the glass full. Add stevia, cocoa powder and greens. Then fill the glass not quite to the top with soy milk and use whatever method of blending you use. Excellent!


Banana and strawberry with powered milk to save money.