A Year of Smoothies

We've got satisfying, seasonal smoothies for every month of the year.
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Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

12 Seasonal Smoothies

Take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients to create healthy and satisfying breakfast smoothies all year round. And if you happen to crave, say, July's smoothie in January, go for it anyway: When certain ingredients aren't in season, you can always rely on frozen alternatives. 

January

This pretty green smoothie is packed with fiber, vitamin C and lutein (which may be good for eyesight). Keep frozen grapes in your freezer so you can whirl this up in a pinch for breakfast or for a healthy refresher any time of day.

Get the Recipe: Green Smoothie

February

When fresh berries aren't in season, use frozen berries in drinks like this brilliantly colored, high-fiber smoothie. The beet adds a wonderful earthiness plus antioxidants and fiber.

Get the Recipe: Red Berry-and-Beet Smoothie

March

The combination of beta-carotene-packed carrots and vitamin-rich pineapple is a delicious and healthy one in this refreshing smoothie. Freezing carrot juice cuts out the need to add regular ice cubes, and we love using dried dates as a natural sweetener.

Get the Recipe: Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie

April

The combination of sweet strawberries, tangy lime, and earthy mint and green tea makes this smoothie balanced and refreshing. It's packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, and if you keep green tea ice cubes in your freezer you can make it in a flash!

Get the Recipe: Strawberry-Green Tea Smoothie

May

This tropical-inspired smoothie is loaded with vitamin C and also delivers a fair amount of potassium. Chia seeds are packed with fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, and they add a texture that makes this smoothie reminiscent of bubble tea.

Get the Recipe: Mango, Coconut and Chia Smoothie

June

There are few things in life that are as glorious as a juicy, ripe summer peach. This smoothie combines peaches with heart-healthy oats that are plumped and softened in hot water to add body and creaminess.

Get the Recipe: Peachy Oat Smoothie

July

Roasted almonds add body and toasty flavor to this smoothie that's loaded with fiber and vitamin C.

Get the Recipe: Blueberry-Almond Smoothie

August

This uber-refreshing smoothie is loaded with vitamin C, thanks to its watermelon. Keep chunks of watermelon in your freezer all summer long so you can blend this up anytime.

Get the Recipe: Watermelon-and-Cucumber Smoothie

September

This fiber-packed smoothie is a perfect afterschool snack. Try a tablespoon of wheat germ instead of the peanuts for a nut-free alternative (nutrients will change).

Get the Recipe: Apple-Nut Smoothie

October

This fiber-packed smoothie gets its tang from a healthy dose of low-fat yogurt and a splash of apple cider vinegar. It's a welcome change from the rich pumpkin desserts that tempt us during the fall months.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin-Ginger Smoothie

November

This tangy smoothie is a perfect way to use up leftover cranberries from your holiday celebrations. It gets a touch of sweetness from maple syrup, and wheat germ gives it a nutty note as well as a dose of iron, zinc, and B and E vitamins.

Get the Recipe: Cran-Sicle Smoothie

December

Loaded with fiber and low in fat, this holiday-inspired smoothie is a satisfying alternative to eggnog. We use dried dates to add some natural sweetness.

Get the Recipe: Banana Nog Smoothie

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