Find delicious and creative raw smoothie recipes to create in your favorite blender, perfect as a breakfast meal or dessert.
Unfortunately in this modern day in age our bodies have to deal with many pollutants from those found in the air we breath to the water and foods we ingest. We can't avoid them completely, but what we CAN do is make sure to provide our bodies with foods that are highly detoxifying. This recipe by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles has lots of alkalinizing greens including cilantro (which helps draw out heavy metals), avocado for a healthy dose of brain-nourishing fat, and fresh citrus for a hefty dose of fiber, bioflavonoids and vitamin C. This is the perfect clean-fuel recipe to start your day off on the right foot.
The weekend time calls for at least one special treat, and if you're looking for absolute healthy decadence than this recipe by Emily Von Euw is it! Avocado combines with banana, dates, fresh nut milk and chocolate protein powder to create a thick milkshake-like consistency. The recipe's real pizazz comes from a layer of coconut whipped cream, made simply from coconut milk, vanilla bean, and a pinch of stevia. Top with cacao nibs and you have one tasty creation!
A creamy fruit smoothie rich in anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids from flax and walnuts along with a powerful dose of antioxidants from blueberries. Ground cinnamon gives it a bit of spicy warmth while molasses adds another layer of flavor, a touch more sweetness, and blood-building iron.
When you combine the right ingredients together even the most healthy food can be exciting and taste absolutely amazing. This Super Love Smoothie Bowl was created by Summer Sanders of Radiantly Raw Lifestyles with a few key ingredients serving as inspiration: hemp seeds, avocado, maca and fresh strawberries. Show your body some LOVE this Valentines day by serving this vibrant superfood smoothie for breakfast. The whole family will enjoy it!
The perfect balance of creamy texture, sweetness and carrot cake spice.... Have your (carrot) cake and drink it too with this absolutely delicious and satisfying smoothie recipe by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries! Garnish with a sprinkling crumbled Dastony coconut butter to mimic the flavor of a coconut butter frosting. So yummy!
A sweet and creamy mango beverage by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly inspired by a delicious yogurt drink known in India as lassi. Traditionally this blended beverage is served with spicy food to help refresh the palate and cool the system. This yummy raw version is free of all dairy, and instead relies on cashews for creaminess, fresh lemon juice for an added tang, fresh mango and banana for that deliciously fruity flavor and natural sweetness, and spices of nutmeg and cardamom for a traditional Indian flavor. Try it out, you wont be disappointed!
A thick and creamy double decker peppermint and chocolate smoothie creation by Rebecca Almazan of A Raw Education! No refined sweeteners are used in this recipe, only dates and frozen bananas. You also get the benefit of additional fiber from psyllium husk which helps give the chocolate layer an amazing pudding-like texture without having to rely on nuts or additional fats. If you love peppermint and chocolate you're going to love this healthy recipe!
Do you have a picky eater in your household who refuses to eat their veggies? The trick is all in the presentation! If you're on the look out for ways to sneak those leafy green veggies into your child's (or your own!) diet than this recipe by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen will be very well received! A creamy green smoothie with spinach, fresh mango, banana, cashew milk, ginger, vanilla, and a dash of green tea powder forms the actual base of a deliciously fruity cake. Agar, a thickener derived from algae, is added to help things set properly. Serve it with a sprinkling of macadamia shavings and fresh mint leaves to garnish.
If you love to start your day with a nutrient dense smoothie you'll love this delicious recipe by Koko Brill of Kokos Kitchen! A base of pure homemade almond milk combines with frozen peaches and raspberries, dates, banana, and a handful each of some of the most classically adored superfoods: hemp seeds, chia seeds, goji berries, and cacao. Enjoy for breakfast and start your day nourished and fully charged up!
Feeling a tell-tale tickle in your throat? If so do not waste another moment! Bust out this amazing Cold Bustin Smoothie by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish and drastically decrease your chances of falling ill. This is a completely tasty smoothie with a potent dose of the following medicinal plant foods: fresh (or powdered) turmeric root, ginger, lemon, pomegranate, and cranberries. Banana and apple or pear add body, additional vitamins, energizing carbohydrates and yummy flavor. Use frozen banana for an icier effect. Keep this recipe handy in your virtual wellness cabinet whenever your body feels like it could benefit from a little immune system boost.
Hey you! Craving a little energy boost this afternoon? If so than you've stumbled upon the perfect recipe to wake up the senses, energize, hydrate those thirsty cells and generally add a little pep to your step. Enjoy this beautiful smoothie by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen featuring fresh young coconut water, celery (electrolyte central!) banana, cucumber, melon, and a blend of whichever berries suit your fancy. You'll feel utterly renewed!
A powerfully nutritious, creamy and delectable yet simple raw milkshake by Kristina Ladecka of Spiced Blueberry Shake made with several amazing superfoods: hemp seeds, goji berries, raspberries and fresh vanilla bean! You will get a mega dose of omega fatty acids, antioxidants, immune boosting polysaccharides and tissue repairing protein with every delicious sip! Garnish with extra hemp seeds and goji berries!
Looking for ways to sneak a little more dark green action into your life? This is it... After one sip of this delicious shake you'll be so lost in the zesty, citrus-infused chocolate flavor and thick, creamy texture to ever suspect that hidden within is one of the world's most healthy and nutrient dense foods: beet greens. Try it out for yourself - in doing so you'll benefit from loads of Vitamins K, C, A and minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and copper - all of which are found abundantly in beet greens!
Thank you to Lisa Viger of Raw on 10 a Day or Less for another great recipe!
A vegan milkshake made from scratch with all raw and organic ingredients by Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen! A base of fresh, creamy and richly nutritious macadamia nut milk combines with the last of the season's strawberries, a banana, some avocado for texture and a touch of the healthy sweetener of your choice. Creamy, delectable and perfect for a healthy dessert or fancy breakfast treat! Top with raw cacao nibs.
Once upon a time... this amazing smoothie transformed Fall mornings into delectable treats!
This creamy morning milkshake stars Dastony's sprouted pumpkin seed butter, seasonal fruit and warming spices.
Pumpkin seeds are packed with beautifying foods like zinc and vitamin E so Prince Charming will be rushing over. And this smoothie is a great way to triumph over evil stepmothers... or evil parasites, inflammation and kidney stones. Rich in protein, fiber, probiotics and vitamins, this is the perfect way to start the day with energy or end it happily ever after!
This creamy concoction is perfect for these end of summer, early Fall days since it takes advantage of the last of the summer’s seasonal fruit, but is also a rich and satisfying mélange to ease the body into heavier foods as the autumn and winter seasons roll around. This is the crème-de-la-crème of creamy beverages – so simple, but elegant!
With Fall comes the promise of many delicious culinary creations utilizing all that Nature has to provide - including apples! What better way to celebrate apple season than with the enjoyment of a healthy, creamy, apple pie flavored smoothie complete with fresh almond milk, dates, raw oats, cinnamon, all-spice and vanilla. This "apple pie in a glass" comes courtesy of Stephanie from Good Girl Gone Green. Click the links below for her amazing raw apple sauce and quick almond milk recipes too!
Refresh and nourish yourself with a deliciously creamy peachy green smoothie by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com featuring young coconut, almond milk, chia, spinach, ginger and of course fresh peaches! It's the perfect recipe to enjoy while soaking up these precious final weeks of Summer.
An indulgent, creamy, milkshake-like smoothie by Marquis Matson of Real Raw Kitchen that just so happens to be rich in chlorophyll and packed to the brim with nutrition! A base of fresh brazil nut milk blends with frozen banana, kale, spinach, and a dash of chlorella and maca to create something equally pleasing to both your taste buds and your body. Have fun with your green smoothies and try out a base of fresh nut milk for an added creaminess that is so delicious!
An epic icy cold chocolate superfood shake by Heather Pace of Sweetly Raw with chocolate syrup drizzled throughout! Start by blending chilled medicinal chaga mushroom tea with raw cashews to create a creamy milk. Then add in your superfood powerhouse ingredients: lucuma, maca, mesquite, chia, raw cacao, ashwaganda and more! Blend with ice and frozen banana until completely smooth, creamy and delicious!