18 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Breakfast, Snacks and Workouts
Smoothies make easy breakfasts, quick snacks and if made right, healthful meal options. Get healthy recipes and whip up an easy smoothie in your blender today.
From breakfast to dessert, smoothies are a quick, please-everyone solution; they require little prep (just toss everything in a blender and press a button) and are completely customizable. To make smoothie prep even easier, keep your freezer stocked with frozen fruit that you can blend up at a moment's notice.
How to Make a Healthy Smoothie
These deliciously frosty drinks can be sipped for a snack or a meal. Pay attention to portion sizes and higher-calorie ingredients (like frozen yogurt or nut butter) to make sure you don't overdo it. A snack-sized smoothie should be about 150-200 calories, and to make your smoothie a healthful meal, shoot for more protein and 350-450 calories (and less sugary ingredients).
Start the day with any of these fruit-filled drinks.
Protein-packed smoothies are your best option after exercise, they'll also give you a boost of fluid and electrolytes — give those muscles what they crave.
A little something for the sweet tooth, these blends keep it sweet, but healthy.