12 Smoothie Recipe Ideas

Food Network Magazine whips up 12 delicious smoothies, from sweet chocolate chip cookie to cooling cucumber.

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Photo By: Yunhee Kim

Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie

Blend 2 cups strawberries, 1 cup crumbled pound cake, 1 1/2 cups each milk and ice, and sugar to taste. Top with whipped cream and more strawberries.

Pineapple-Mango Smoothie

Blend 1 cup each chopped pineapple and mango, 1 cup coconut water, a dash of ground allspice and 1 cup ice. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.

Pomegranate-Berry Smoothie

Blend 1 cup blueberries, 3/4 cup each beet juice and pomegranate juice, 1 cup ice, and honey to taste.

Spa Cucumber Smoothie

Peel, seed and chop 2 medium cucumbers. Blend with the juice of 1 lime, 1/2 cup water, 1 cup ice and 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar or honey.

Creamsicle Smoothie

Blend 3/4 cup frozen orange or orange-tangerine concentrate with 1/2 cup cold water and 1 cup each vanilla ice cream and ice.

Honeydew-Almond Smoothie

Blend 2 cups chopped honeydew melon, 1 cup each almond milk and ice, and honey to taste.

Black Raspberry-Vanilla Smoothie

Blend 1 pint blackberries, 1/2 cup raspberries, 1 cup vanilla yogurt and 1 tablespoon honey.

Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie

Freeze about 2 cups coconut water in 1 or 2 ice-cube trays. Blend 2 cups each chopped pineapple and coconut ice cubes, 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon honey and 1/2 cup coconut water.

Raspberry-Orange Smoothie

Blend 1 cup each orange juice and raspberries, 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1 cup ice, and sugar to taste.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Smoothie

Blend 1 cup each vanilla ice cream, milk and crumbled chocolate chip cookies with 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips. Top with a cookie.

Blueberry-Banana Smoothie

Blend 1 banana, 1 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk, 1 tablespoon each honey and lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and 1 cup ice.

Vietnamese Coffee Smoothie

Blend 1/2 cup chilled espresso or strong coffee, 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk and 1 1/2 cups ice. Top with chocolate shavings and/or chocolate syrup.

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