Tasty and Healthy Smoothie Recipes To Start Your Day

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If you have next to no time to wake up, get ready and have breakfast before going to work, then you should look into to making yourself a healthy smoothie. Don’t make the mistake of skipping this all-important meal because of a lack of time – your day will be longer and harder without something to fuel you. Try one of these healthy smoothie recipes to get your day started – they are delicious and quick to make if you are organised. If you make them right, they are packed with the right vitamins and minerals to keep your body energised and nourished.

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Top tips for Smoothie Making

>> Be prepared! Have the recipe you want to make in mind and the ingredients you need at hand. That way you can pop everything in, blitz and go.

>> Invest in a great tool. Choose a smoothie maker that is easy to use and clean, no one wants to be hassling with cleaning a cumbersome machine.

>> Vary it up. You’ll get bored if you have the same thing every day. A great way to do this is to buy fruits and veggies that you want to use and portion and freeze. If you have a good blender it should blitz frozen ingredients easily and will keep your smoothie nice and chilled.

>> Be smart about ingredients. Make sure you don’t load up with too many sugary fruits that taste good but don’t have substance. You need a balance of fruits, veggies and other ingredients like nut mylks and butters for protein, or avo or coconut oil for satiety. Check out this list of potential smoothie pitfalls so you can avoid them.

>> Add substance. Check out this list of superfoods that can help add nutrients to your smoothies to give you the get-up and go you need.

Some of our Favourite Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Avo Smoothies

Avos are so packed with nutrients and they add a great creamy texture to smoothies. As they contain good fats, they keep you feeling full for longer which is a great way to get your day started.

healthy smoothie recipes
healthy smoothie recipes

Chocolate and Avocado Smoothie

Dessert or a smoothie? We’re not sure. It’s good enough to be either.

Recipe for the Avocado and Chocolate Smoothie

Avocado, Almond and Cocoa Smoothie

Avocado lends creaminess to this smoothie making it delicious and satisfying.

Recipe for the Avocado, Almond and Cocoa Smoothie


Berry Smoothies

Berries not only taste amazing but are full of antioxidants. There are a variety of them to choose from, so pick your favourites and get blitzing. Tip: berries work really well if they are frozen and can go straight into your blender to give an icy coolness to your smoothie. This is also a great way of having berries when they are not in season – buy when they are available and freeze for when you need.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Yogiberry Blitz

The bright colour of berries is an indication of their antioxidants, phytochemicals and flavonoids, all the good things our bodies need to fight free radicals.

Recipe for the Yogiberry Blitz Smoothie

Pinkberry

This very pretty in pink, Pinkberry smoothie, is made with antioxidant-rich berries, coconut milk, potassium enriched banana. This is seriously yummy and so satisfying!

Recipe for the Pinkberry Smoothie


Get Up and Go

Nuts and bananas are a great source of energy. Mix and match to find your favourite combo and get a hit of protein from the nuts at the same time.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Nutty Banana Smoothie

A great option for an on-the-go breakfast and one of our favourite healthy smoothie recipes!

Recipe for Nutty Banana Smoothie

Banana and Peanut Butter Breakfast Smoothie

Peanut butter and banana are a great combination for a breakfast booster.

Recipe for the Banana and Peanut Butter Breakfast Smoothie


Green Smoothies

You know when it’s green it’s going to be good for you! A great way to get your veggies in if you can’t face them at dinner time.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Cinnamon, apples, and pears are blended with spinach for a quick, on-the-go breakfast smoothie.

Recipe for the Green Breakfast Smoothie

Get up and Go green

A morning smoothie that is packed full of nutrients and will start your day off right.

Recipe for the Get up and Go Green Smoothie


Love The Flavour

Start your day with something you just can’t get enough of!

Tropical Fun Smoothie

Mango is known to have antioxidant compounds that fight cancer and lower cholesterol. Drink this smoothie every day for your health, and be transported to a tropical island – at least in your head.

Recipe for Tropical Fun Smoothie

Energy Boost Fully Charged Smoothie

With peanut butter for protein and flavour and pumpkin seeds, almond milk and vanilla, you won’t be able to put this one down!

Recipe for Energy Boost Smoothie


Have your cake and eat it too…

How about eating your smoothie instead of drinking it? We love the smoothie bowl trend and this carrot cake smoothie bowl is a winner!

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

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