49 Different smoothie recipes to try

Do you love smoothies, so do I. In this article we give you 49 varied recipes to make. See if you can find a new variety or just try something different

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On with the recipes

Pineapple Smoothie

1 (20 ounce) can unsweetened pineapple chunks
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons liquid sweetener
Mint leaves (optional)

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks.

Place juice, buttermilk, vanilla extract, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a blender container. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint, if desired.

Pumpkin Smoothie

1 3/4 cups canned pumpkin, canned, chilled
12 ounces evaporated skim milk, chilled
1 1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cup banana, sliced
1/3 cup brown sugar, packed

Place all ingredients in blender and blend well. If desired, serve over ice and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Purple Cow Smoothie

1/2 cup grape soda
2 cups vanilla ice cream
10 cubes ice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a blender, combine grape soda, ice cream, ice cubes and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick, add milk until desired consistency is achieved. Pour into glasses and serve.

Ruby Smoothie

Yield: 2 cups

1 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt
1/2 cup cranberry juice
1 cup hulled and quartered fresh strawberries, frozen
1 cup fresh raspberries, frozen

Combine the yogurt and cranberry juice in a blender. Add the strawberries and raspberries. Blend until smooth.

Pineapple Colada Smoothie

1/3 cup crushed pineapple, slightly drained
1 cup nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

Combine all ingredients in blender. Process until smooth. Serve immediately.

Makes 1 serving.

Amaretto Smoothie

4 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers amaretto liqueur
4 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream

In a blender combine amaretto, milk and ice cream. Blend until smooth. Pour over ice into 4 glasses.

Serves: 4

Fruit Salad Smoothie

1 cup Tropicana Pure Premium Orange Juice
1 cup plain or vanilla nonfat yogurt, soy milk or tofu
2 kiwi fruit, peeled and cut into chunks
1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 large banana, cut into chunks
1 cup strawberries, halved
1 tablespoon honey

In blender container, place all ingredients; puree until smooth and creamy. Pour into four glasses and serve garnished with additional whole fruit.

Makes 4 servings.

Apple Pie Smoothie

1/2 cup nonfat yogurt
8 ounces nonfat milk
2 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate
Dash ground cinnamon
1/2 whole green apple, seeded and cut into pieces

Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. You can add ice while blending if desired.

Makes 1 (12 ounce) serving.

Banana Orange Smoothie

1/2 cup low fat yogurt
1 banana
1 cup orange juice
1 ice cube

Combine all of the above in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Makes a natural and delicious breakfast or snack.

Candy Bar Smoothie

14 ounces chocolate sweetened condensed milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
2 candy bars (your choice), broken into pieces
2 cups crushed ice

In blender container, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Cantaloupe Smoothie

1/2 ripe cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
1 cup skim milk
1 cup vanilla fat-free yogurt
1 cup crushed ice
2 tablespoons sugar, or to taste

Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

Makes about 4 cups.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Freeze the fruit first to make a thicker, more flavorful smoothie.

1 banana (peel before freezing)
3 tablespoons chunky or smooth peanut butter
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
3/4 cup milk or soy milk

Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Serves 1.

Cinnamon Apple Smoothie

1 cup milk
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 small apple
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Handful of ice cubes

Wash and peel apple. Remove seeds, and cut into cubes. Add all ingredients to blender, and blend for one minute.

Serves 1.

Fruit Smoothies with Variations

Servings: 5

1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed
milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1 (8 ounce) carton plain yogurt
1 small banana, cut up
1 cup frozen or fresh whole strawberries
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple packed
with juice, chilled
2 tablespoons lemon juice from concentrate
1 cup ice cubes
Halved fresh strawberries, optional

Chill sweetened condensed milk.

In blender container, combine sweetened condensed milk, yogurt, banana, whole strawberries, pineapple with its juice and lemon juice from concentrate; cover and blend until smooth.

With blender running, gradually add ice cubes, blending until smooth.

Garnish with halved strawberries if desired. Serve immediately.

Strawberry Smoothies
Omit banana and crushed pineapple. Proceed as directed.

Peach Smoothies
Omit strawberries and pineapple. Add 2 cups frozen or fresh sliced peaches. Proceed as directed.

Key Lime Smoothies
Omit strawberries, pineapple and lemon juice from concentrate. Add 1/3 cup Key lime juice. Proceed as above. Tint with green food coloring if desired. Garnish with lime if desired.

Irish Mocha Smoothie

1 tray frozen coffee cubes
3 scoops frozen coffee yogurt
3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/4 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream
1/2 cup milk

In a blender process six coffee cubes, frozen yogurt, chocolate syrup, Irish Cream and milk until smooth. Serve in a tall glass.

Yield: 1 smoothie

Jell-O Lime Margarita Smoothie

1/2 cup boiling water
1 package lime Jell-O gelatin
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk
1/2 cup canned pineapple tidbits, drained (fresh can be substituted)

In a blender, pour in boiling water then gelatin powder. Cover and blend for a couple of seconds; scrape sides of container.

To blender, add the ice cream, milk, and pineapple; also add a few handsful of crushed ice. Replace cover and blend until smooth; serve immediately.

Kahlua Smoothie

1 pint vanilla ice cream
1/3 cup creme de cacao
1/3 cup Kahlua

Combine ingredients in blender and process until smooth. Serve after dinner.

Mango Raspberry Smoothies

1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and cubed
1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 cup raspberry frozen yogurt
1 cup ice cubes
1/4 cup fruit juice (cranberry, orange or any juice blend)

Combine all ingredients in a blender container and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 chilled glasses.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition per serving: 221 calories, 5.3 g protein, 53 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, .68 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium

Raspberry Julius Smoothie

1 cup low-fat raspberry yogurt
3/4 cup low-fat milk
1 cup frozen unsweetened quartered strawberries
1/2 cup frozen unsweetened raspberries
1/3 cup powdered milk

Combine yogurt and low-fat milk in a blender. Add all remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.

Fresh Fruit Smoothie

1 envelope Knox Unflavored Gelatine
1 cup orange juice, divided
6 strawberries, washed and hulled
1 ripe banana
1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
6 large ice cubes
Additional strawberries and orange slices (for garnish)

Sprinkle gelatine over 1/4 cup orange juice in saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Over low heat, stir until gelatine completely dissolves, about 2 minutes.

Blend remaining orange juice, strawberries, banana and vanilla yogurt in blender at high speed until smooth. Add gelatine mixture; process until blended. Add ice cubes; process at high speed until smooth and frosty. Garnish with additional strawberries and orange slices. Serve immediately.

Apple Banana Smoothie

1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup orange juice
1 Gala apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1/4 cup milk

In a blender combine frozen banana, orange juice, apple and milk. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Blueberry Smoothie

1 pint fresh blueberries or 2 cups (10 ounces) frozen blueberries, slightly thawed
1 cup pineapple, orange and strawberry juice blend or pineapple-orange juice
1 (8 ounce) container low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 teaspoons granulated sugar

In container of an electric blender, combine blueberries, juice, yogurt and sugar. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Serve immediately in tall glasses. Garnish with blueberry skewers spiraled with thin strips of orange peel, if desired.

Makes 2 servings.

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

1 banana
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
1 cup milk
1 cup crushed ice

In a blender, combine banana, chocolate syrup, milk and crushed ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Peanut Butter Smoothie

1 cup vanilla or chocolate ice cream
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons peanut butter

In a blender container, blend together ice cream, milk and peanut butter.

Makes 1 or 2 servings.

Key Lime Smoothie

1 small box Jell-O Brand Lime Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Gelatin
1/2 cup boiling water Ice cubes
1/2 cup cold water
1 1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip Free Whipped Topping

Place gelatin in blender container. Add boiling water; cover, venting lid. Blend on low speed 1 minute or until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add enough ice to cold water to measure 1 1/2 cups. Add to blender container along with the whipped topping; cover. Blend on medium speed until thickened and well blended.

Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Great Substitute: Prepare as directed, using your favorite flavor JELL-O Brand Sugar Free Low Calorie Gelatin.

Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories 60, Total fat 1.5g, Saturated fat 1.5g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 75mg, Carbohydrate 10g, Dietary fiber 0g, Sugars 4g, Protein 2g

Kiwi Smoothie

1 cup milk
1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
1 scoop vanilla ice cream

Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve at once.

NOTE: The enzyme in kiwi will produce off-flavor with milk if left standing. Drink within about 15 minutes of making.

Morning Mocha Smoothie

1/2 cup fat free milk
1 cup (8 ounces) low fat coffee yogurt
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
6 ice cubes

Place ingredients in smoothie machine or blender in order given. Blend.

Pour into tall glass to serve.

Nectarine Smoothie

2 soft, ripe nectarines
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 cup low-fat milk

Cut the nectarines into chunks and discard the pits. Put into blender with yogurt and milk, and puree until smooth.

Peach Apple Smoothie

2 (8 ounce) cartons low fat peach yogurt
1 (6 ounce) can frozen apple juice concentrate
1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
4 ice cubes

Add each of the ingredients in the order listed to a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into glasses and serve.

Makes 4 (6 ounce) servings.

Peach Melba Smoothie

Serves 2.

1 cup peeled, sliced peaches
1/4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 cup chilled peach juice
1/2 vanilla yogurt
3 ice cubes

Pour all items in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with fruit.

Peaches and Cream Smoothie

1 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup vanilla yogurt
2 fresh peaches, washed, pitted and sliced

Blend for one minute.

Serves 1.

Sherbet Smoohies

2 pints lemon sherbet, softened
1 1/2 cups cold milk
2 cups frozen fruit, such as peaches, blueberries or raspberries

In blender or smoothie machine, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately in chilled glasses.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Strawberry Smoothie

1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
4 ice cubes

Put all the ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Strawberry Soda Smoothie

1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries
6 ounces frozen pineapple-orange concentrate
1 (2 litre) bottle ginger ale or lemon-lime soda

Mix strawberries and pineapple-orange concentrate in blender; add ginger ale.

Cherry Smoothie

1 cup cherry juice
1 cup soy milk
1 cup cherries
1 cup strawberries
1 cup frozen yogurt
1 cup ice

Blend well in blender, then serve immediately.

Tofu Fruit Smoothie

1/4 (12.3 ounce) package Silken Tofu
1/2 medium ripe banana
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup honey
3/4 cup fresh or frozen strawberries or fruit of choice
1 cup ice

Blend together tofu, banana, orange juice, honey, and fruit until smooth. Add ice, then continue to blend until creamy. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

VARIATIONS: You can use about 1/2 cup of soy milk or soy yogurt instead of the tofu

Tropical Smoothie

1 cup low fat strawberry yogurt
1 can crushed pineapple, drained
1 small orange, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 cup ice cubes
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 strawberries

In blender combine yogurt, crushed pineapple, oranges and ice at high speed and blend for 1 minute. Pour mixture into 2 (16 ounce) glasses. Sprinkle top of drink with cinnamon; garnish with strawberries. Serve immediately.

Watermelon Smoothie

Source: National Watermelon Promotion Board

Makes 2 servings.

2 cups seeded watermelon chunks
1 cup cracked ice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon almond extract

Combine all ingredients in blender container, blend until smooth.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories, 115; Fat, 2g; Fiber, 1 g; Cholesterol, 4mg; Sodium, 46mg; percent calories from fat, 13%

Yogurt Smoothie

Yield: 1 servings

1/4 cup flax seeds
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup Davinci Syrup, any flavor
1/2 cup plain full-fat yogurt
1 cup frozen strawberries
6 ice cubes

Blend all ingredients EXCEPT the ice in your blender until smooth. Add the ice and blend.

Per Serving: 414 Cal (60% from Fat, 12% from Protein, 28% from Carb); 13 g Protein; 29 g Tot Fat; 30 g Carb; 14 g Fiber; 266 mg Calcium; 3 mg Iron; 83 mg Sodium; 57 mg Cholesterol

Cappuccino Smoothie

1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk, chilled
5 to 6 teaspoons instant coffee granules
1 cup (2 large scoops) vanilla ice cream
1 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking cocoa

Place evaporated milk and coffee granulates in blender; cover. Blend until coffee is dissolved. Add ice cream, ice and sugar; blend until smooth. Pour into glasses. Sprinkle with cocoa.

Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie

4 servings

6 cups 1/2-inch cubes seeded watermelon, divided
1 pint strawberry sorbet, divided
Fresh strawberries
Watermelon chunks (with rind)

Combine 3 cups watermelon and half of the sorbet in blender or smoothie maker. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a pitcher. Repeat with remaining watermelon and sorbet.

Divide smoothie among 4 glasses. Garnish with strawberries and watermelon chunks. Serve immediately.

Banana-Peach Buttermilk Smoothie

Makes 4 cups.

2 large ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
2 cups frozen peaches
1 cup fat-free buttermilk
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon honey

Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Serve immediately.

Nutrition facts per 1-cup serving: 221 calories (4 percent of calories from fat), 1.1 g fat, 3.7 g protein, 52.6 g carbohydrates, 3.3 g fiber, 3.8 mg cholesterol and 76 mg sodium

Raspberry Yogurt Smoothies

1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 (8 ounce) carton lemon yogurt

In blender container, combine raspberries and sugar. Cover; blend until raspberries are crushed. Add milk and yogurt; blend until smooth. Serve immediately

Makes 2 (1 cup) servings.

Gazpacho Smoothie

1/2 cup peeled and chopped cucumbers
1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 shallot, pureed
1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
1/4 cup V-8 juice
1/2 cup carrot juice
1/2 cup pineapple yogurt or sour cream

In a blender place cucumbers, tomatoes, shallow and bell pepper and blend at high speed. Add V-8 juice, carrot juic and yogurt. Blend with vegetables until smooth. Serve in a glass.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

1 (15 ounce) can pure pumpkin, chilled
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk, chilled
1 cup (8 ounce container) vanilla low fat yogurt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Whipped cream or Cool Whip

Combine all ingredients except whipped topping. Blend well. Top with whipped topping and a pinch of pumpkin pie spice.

Raspberry Smoothie

1/4 cup coconut milk
3/4 cup water
2 cups raspberries, frozen
2/3 cup granulated sugar

Combine all ingredients in blender, breaking raspberries apart if clumped together. Blend until combined.

Southwest Smoothie

Servings: 3

1/2 cup sliced banana
1/2 cup mango, papaya or guava, chopped
2 cups milk
1 tablespoon honey

Add all ingredients to a blender container; cover and process on high speed until smooth. Strain if using mango.

Strawberry-Blueberry Smoothie

1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 frozen banana (peel banana before freezing)
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup frozen vanilla, strawberry or blueberry yogurt

Whirl all ingredients together in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Serves 3 to 4.

Tropical Fruit Smoothie

1 (15 ounce) can cream of coconut
1 medium banana
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, in juice
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon bottled lemon juice
2 cups ice cubes

In blender, combine all ingredients except ice. Blend well. Gradually add ice; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.