5 Delicious Smoothie Recipes to Kick-Start Your Day

Every day, I love having a smoothie to start my day! I feel more refresh, energized, and like I can conquer anything.

To help you kick-start your day, I am going to share with you five of my favorite smoothie recipes that will fill your soul and more! Some of these recipes I created on my own and some of them I found on one of my favorite websites, of course, no other than the Food Network!

Cheers to some delicious smoothies!

FIRST SMOOTHIE: Post Workout Power Smoothie – aka Apple Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 Cup Milk of Choice

Handful of Baby Spinach

1 Cup Frozen Berries

1 Banana (frozen is better!)

2 T Peanut Butter

Spash of Cranberry Juice

  • Add a cup of Almond Milk
  • Spruce in a handful of baby spinach
  • Add a cup of frozen berries
  • Peel and chop in 1 banana
  • Drop-in 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • Add a splash of cranberry Juice

 

SECOND SMOOTHIE: Berry Banana Blend Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 Frozen Banana

Handful Frozen Bananas

1-2 Scoops Plain Greek Yogurt

Handful of Frozen Baby Spinach

Optional for sweetness: Splash of Apple Juice

  • Peel and chop in 1 frozen banana  
  • Add in some frozen strawberries  
  • Add one/two scoops of plain Greek yogurt 
  • Add a splash of apple juice 
  • Add a splash of almond milk 
  • Place a handful of frozen baby spinach

  

THIRD SMOOTHIE: Spa Cucumber Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 Medium Cucumbers

1 Lime

1/2 Cup Water

2 Cup Ice

Optional: Sweetener of your choice

  • Peel, seed and chop in 2 medium cucumbers
  • Blend with the juice of 1 lime
  • Add 1/2 cup water
  • Add in 1 cup ice
  • Drop in 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar or honey.

 

FOURTH SMOOTHIE: Blueberry-Banana Blend Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 Banana

1 Cup Blueberries

1/2 Cup Unsweetened Milk of Choice

1 T Honey

1 T Lime Juice

1/4 Tsp Almond Extract

1 Cup Ice

  • Peel and chop 1 banana
  • Add 1 cup blueberries
  • Add 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • Drop in 1 tablespoon each honey and lime juice
  • Drop in 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Add 1 cup of ice

 

FIFTH SMOOTHIE: Chai Blend Smoothie

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Chai Tea Concentrate

1 Cup Milk of Choice

1 Cup Ice

Sprinkle: Chai Spice or Ground Cinnamon

  • Add in 1/2 cups chai tea concentrate
  • 1 cup each milk and ice.
  • Blend then...
  • Finally, sprinkle onto it some chai spice or ground cinnamon.

Are you still craving more delicious smoothie recipes? Well, head over to the food network will this article will definitely please your appetite! Bon Appétit!

  

About the Author: Yeelen Edwards

I am a published co-author in a Behavioral Assessment Journal from research done at Stanford University Psychology Laboratory Behavioral Health and Social Scientist from Brown University’s School of Public Health Master’s Program. I love meditation, exercise, home cooking, music, social justice, and writing enthusiast!! I was raised in Northern California, born in Brooklyn, NYC!

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