10+ Best Healthy Vegetable Smoothies

Vegetable smoothies are a culinary delight that’s hard to resist. Not only do they quench your thirst on a hot day, but they’re also packed with nutrients from an array of colorful vegetables and fruits. For busy mornings, there’s no better way to start the day than with a refreshing veggie smoothie. Even kids and teens can’t get enough of them, especially when sweetened with apple juice. With countless recipes available online, you’ll never run out of ideas for your next creation.

The best part? These smoothies are incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and some basic equipment. Plus, they’re a sneaky way to get kids to eat more veggies, making them the perfect breakfast or lunch option.

Avocado Smoothie


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While avocados are often associated with Mexican cuisine and guacamole, they have a wealth of untapped potential. This recipe for an avocado smoothie will revolutionize your perception of this versatile fruit. With only five basic ingredients and a quick preparation time, it’s hard to resist the allure of this creamy treat.

The key to this recipe is simplicity – avocados, milk, spinach, frozen banana, and either frozen mango, pineapple, or peaches are all you need to get started. Feel free to add a touch of sweetness with honey and further enhance the nutritional profile by incorporating collagen, protein powder, flaxseed, or bee pollen.

To ensure the best results, be sure to select soft and ripe avocados. With this recipe, you’ll be enjoying a delicious and healthy treat in no time.

Broccoli Smoothie


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Indulge in a nutrient-dense breakfast or snack with this delightful broccoli smoothie, packed with an impressive array of vitamins and minerals. Not only does it boast an impressive protein content, but it’s also naturally sweetened, dairy-free, vegan-friendly, making it a perfect fit for any dietary requirement. The star ingredients include unsweetened almond milk, dairy-free plain yogurt, broccoli, spinach, frozen banana, and frozen mango. To ensure a silky texture, use broccoli florets instead of the stems, which can be slightly tougher. With this simple recipe, you’ll not only reap the rewards of incorporating more broccoli into your diet but also experience the satisfaction of sipping on a deliciously healthy treat.

Green Veggie Smoothie


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This ‘Happy Green Monster’ smoothie is a potent blend of kale, spinach, pear, coconut water, lime juice, agave syrup, and coconut milk, yielding a powerhouse drink that’s sure to energize your day. The combination of these ingredients not only creates a delicious flavor profile but also packs a punch when it comes to health benefits.

The star players in this smoothie are the supercharged greens kale and spinach, which have been linked to numerous health advantages – we’re talking anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant capabilities, and so much more. Then there’s the pear, which contributes its own share of healthy perks, including hydration-boosting coconut water.

But what really sets this smoothie apart is its well-balanced flavor profile. The natural sweetness of the pear, combined with the creamy richness of coconut milk and a touch of agave syrup, keeps the veggie taste in check, making it easy to enjoy as part of a daily routine.

Pumpkin Smoothie


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Pumpkins often evoke images of Halloween and pies, but this recipe brings America’s favorite squash to life in a unique way. The combination of pumpkin puree, banana, ice, vanilla yogurt, pumpkin pie spice, agave nectar (or honey), milk, and whipped cream with nutmeg for garnish creates a creamy, sweet blend that will taste like heaven for those who love pumpkins. This smoothie is also quick and easy to prepare, making it an excellent choice for a busy day. For added depth of flavor, consider adding a splash of Amaretto or non-alcoholic almond liqueur.

Easy Cucumber Smoothie


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Indulge in the refreshing simplicity of this cucumber smoothie, perfect for hot summer days. With just five ingredients – cucumber, frozen banana, almond milk (or water), frozen peach, and a sprinkle of parsley – you’ll be enjoying a cooling treat in no time. Feel free to swap out the banana for a fresh apple if you prefer. Note: we’re assuming that freezing a banana for over three years was intended as a humorous quip! In addition to almond milk, coconut milk also works well, adding a subtle hint of coconut flavor for those who enjoy it. The parsley adds a delightful freshness, but if you’re not a fan, consider substituting with mint or cilantro for an extra boost of flavor.

Kale Smoothie


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Kale’s impressive nutritional profile has earned it the nickname ‘superfood.’ It’s hard to deny the many benefits of incorporating this green powerhouse into your diet. But for those who find its strong flavor overwhelming, there’s a solution.

This smoothie recipe cleverly masks kale’s robust taste by combining it with sweet and creamy ingredients. The result is a delicious and healthy drink that packs a nutritional punch.

The recipe requires just a few simple components: kale leaves, banana, pear (or apple/pineapple), water or coconut water, frozen peaches, frozen mango, Greek yogurt, and honey for added sweetness. Feel free to experiment with substitutes like coconut milk for an extra creamy texture.

One of the best things about smoothie recipes is their adaptability. You can remix them endlessly to create unique flavor combinations. For example, adding a few mint leaves transformed this drink into a refreshing treat. The possibilities are endless!

Beet Smoothie


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From a young age, I’ve had a special affinity for beets. My family would often enjoy canned beets with a pinch of salt and pepper, and I found them utterly delightful. This beet smoothie recipe combines the earthy sweetness of roasted beets with frozen banana, creamy unsweetened coconut milk, pomegranate powder, Amazing Grass Berry Green Superfood (or your preferred berry-flavored protein-energizer), and flaxseed (or chia seed) to craft a delectable treat. Beets themselves boast an impressive array of health benefits, boasting potassium, vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B6, iron, manganese, folate, and two grams of fiber among their nutritional credentials. They’ve also been shown to combat inflammation, high blood pressure, improve digestive health, support brain function, enhance athletic performance, and potentially even exhibit anti-cancer properties. In short, it’s hard not to appreciate the remarkable power of beets!

Carrot Smoothie


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Carrot smoothies are a tasty way to enjoy the nutritional benefits of carrots, but when juiced, the fiber-rich goodness is lost. This recipe combines carrots with other delicious ingredients like apple, ginger, lemon juice, ice, and honey to create a super-boosted breakfast drink. The addition of grated ginger adds an extra layer of flavor and health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant effects, and digestive aid. With vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, beta-carotene, and more, this smoothie is a nutrient-packed way to start your day. Whether you’re looking for a morning pick-me-up or a mid-day energy boost, this carrot smoothie recipe has got you covered.

Spinach Smoothie


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Indulge in the incredible benefits of spinach with this scrumptious smoothie recipe, reminiscent of Popeye’s iconic strength-boosting habit! Spinach, a powerhouse superfood, boasts an impressive array of nutrients, including magnesium, calcium, and iron, as well as numerous vitamins. Its impressive credentials include reducing cancer risk, lowering blood sugar, promoting bone health, facilitating weight loss, enhancing eyesight, offering anti-inflammatory properties, aiding relaxation, supporting brain health, nourishing the skin, and even preventing heart attacks! To harness these benefits, blend together baby spinach, a fuji apple core, frozen pineapple chunks, chia seeds, and unsweetened almond milk. Coconut milk is also an acceptable substitute, yielding a tropical flavor that’s almost imperceptible to the spinach’s subtle presence. This harmonious blend will leave you wondering how something so nutritious can be so deliciously enjoyable!

Celery Smoothie


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The humble celery deserves more praise than it often receives. Its impressive list of benefits has earned it a special spot in our household, where we regularly create a large batch of celery juice. While juicing does result in the loss of some valuable fiber content, its nutritional value remains unparalleled. To rectify this issue, we’ve developed a tasty and nutritious celery smoothie recipe that retains the best of both worlds.

This refreshing blend combines celery with baby spinach, green apple, frozen banana, avocado, lemon juice, freshly grated ginger, and vanilla extract. The resulting flavor profile is nothing short of exceptional, thanks in part to the sweet and spicy notes introduced by the vanilla and ginger respectively. Meanwhile, the green apple contributes a tangy and slightly sweet undertone that complements the other ingredients harmoniously.

As a bonus, this smoothie recipe doesn’t require any special equipment or expertise, making it accessible to anyone looking to incorporate more celery into their diet.

Sweet Potato Smoothie


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In recent times, sweet potatoes have gained immense popularity as people are discovering their impressive nutritional profile and delectable flavor. This recipe is a masterclass in combining sweet potatoes with water, vanilla protein powder, roasted cashews, cinnamon, and sea salt to craft an indulgent treat that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.

Summary

Get ready to delight your loved ones with these scrumptious recipes! Whether you’re cooking for a quiet morning or a lively gathering, there’s something for everyone. We’d love to hear your thoughts on these dishes and what makes them special to you.

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