14 Smoothie Recipes to Sip on the Go

Smoothies are a quick and easy option for anytime of day: a breakfast you can carry to work, a satisfying snack or a midnight treat. They’re also a great way to use up bananas before they overripen, as bananas lend a naturally creamy texture to smoothies and pair well with things like frozen fruit, veggies, nuts and even coffee. Read on to try some of our favorite refreshing and filling smoothies.

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Frozen Fruit Smoothies (pictured above)

If you have five minutes and can toss frozen strawberries and banana slices in the blender, then you’re ready to make this super-fast treat. 

Food Network Kitchen Super Green Smoothie Healthy Eats Food Network

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Green Smoothie

Worried going green with this kale-based smoothie means sacrificing taste? Don’t be: The fresh pineapple brings plenty of sweetness.

Sandra Lee's Honeydew Smoothie

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Sandra Lee's Honeydew Smoothie

Honeydew Smoothie

Thanks to the combination of naturally sweet, juicy honeydew and ice, this smoothie will be light and refreshing.

Anne Burrell's Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie

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Anne Burrell's Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie

Mango, Strawberry and Pineapple Smoothie

In the mood for something summery? Try Anne Burrell’s smoothie made with frozen mango and pineapple for a burst of tropical flavor.

Papaya-Banana Smoothie

Bobby Flay notes that if you can’t find ripe papaya, you can also make this healthy smoothie with mango, nectarine or pear for an equally tasty treat. Just don’t leave out the banana, which Bobby says is “key” to this smoothie’s creamy texture.

BANANA AND WALNUT SMOOTHIE, Giada De Laurentiis, Giada at Home/FeelGood Food, Food Network, Unsweetened Almond Milk, Coconut Water, Walnut Pieces, Dried Dates, Banana

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Banana and Walnut Smoothie

Giada De Laurentiis gives her breakfast smoothie nutty flavor with chopped walnuts as well as unsweetened almond milk, and she balances that flavor with sweet dried dates and hydrating coconut water.

Giada De Laurentiis's Raspberry Vanilla Smoothie as seen on Food Network

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Giada De Laurentiis's Raspberry Vanilla Smoothie as seen on Food Network

Raspberry-Vanilla Smoothie

“It makes it slightly sweet and has a floral flavor to it, which is really good,” Giada explains of the addition of vanilla extract to her simple smoothie, which she blends with tangy Greek yogurt.

Ellie Krieger's Blueberry Blast Smoothie

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Ellie Krieger's Blueberry Blast Smoothie

Blueberry Blast Smoothie

The key to keeping this simple smoothie light is using nonfat yogurt and milk.

Peach Pie Smoothie

Turn a favorite dessert into an easy-to-make, healthy smoothie with this recipe. Bonus: Because the recipe calls for frozen peaches, you can make this cinnamon-scented smoothie all year long.

Guy's Rockin Smoothie

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Guy's Rockin Smoothie

Guy’s Rockin’ Smoothie

What makes Guy Fieri’s recipe so rockin’? It’s filled with good-for-you ingredients like kale leaves, high-fiber flax seeds and kefir, a drink reminiscent of liquid yogurt.

Sandra Lee's Honeydew Smoothie

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Sandra Lee's Honeydew Smoothie

Vanilla Bean Coconut Yogurt Smoothie

Honey steeped with vanilla bean is the key to getting plenty of vanilla flavor throughout the drink.

Complete Breakfast Smoothie

Want a smoothie with a caffeine kick? Jeff Mauro’s recipe calls for a splash of strong coffee to wake you up, plus peanut butter for protein and a filling frozen banana.

Mango-Cardamom Buttermilk Smoothie

Bobby balances the warm flavor of cardamom, an aromatic spice, with bright mango and tangy buttermilk for creamy results.

Rachael Ray's Frothy-Chilly Fruit Smoothie

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Rachael Ray's Frothy-Chilly Fruit Smoothie

Frothy-Chilly Fruit Smoothies

“The frozen fruits will make the smoothies extra cold and frothy,” Rachael Ray says of the frozen strawberries and peaches in her quick-fix smoothie.

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