Save on Pinterest

The Best Smoothie Recipes

Smoothie recipes are perfect for a quick breakfast on the go or as a healthy snack. We've gathered the best smoothie recipes from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen, our readers and our Facebook friends!

1 / 26
A.M. Power Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

A.M. Power Smoothie

Start with a base of 1 cup flavored kefir (a healthy probiotic drink in the dairy or natural foods case), and ½ cup juice of your choice. Add baby spinach, a small avocado, protein powder if you like it, and ½ cup or more of frozen berries.

2 / 26
Fresh Peach Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Fresh Peach Smoothie


My smoothie recipe uses vanilla almond milk, orange juice, peaches, Greek yogurt and a surprise ingredient: English cucumber.

—Angela Lively,Conroe, TX

3 / 26
Cranberry Zing Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Cranberry Zing Smoothie


Combine orange juice, kefir or low-fat yogurt, avocado for creaminess and frozen cranberries.

4 / 26
Monkey Around Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Monkey Around Smoothie


Give chocolate milk a whir in the blender with a ripe banana and a handful of ice cubes. It’s a great treat for kids—that you’ll actually feel good giving them.

5 / 26
Green Goodness Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Green Goodness Smoothie


I make smoothie recipes with frozen or fresh fruit, kefir, spinach and unsweetened almond milk, plus flax and chia seeds. Yummy!

—Jami Kruse, Baltic, SD

6 / 26
Strawberry Carrot Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Strawberry-Carrot Smoothie

Mix 1 cup each carrot juice, orange juice, 2 cups plain yogurt and 1 cup each of pineapple and strawberries.

—Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, UT

7 / 26
Peach Melba Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Peach Melba Smoothie


I use frozen peaches, raspberries, yogurt, peach nectar, wheat germ and vanilla to make this old-school smoothie recipe.

—Mari Lizzt, Kalamazoo, MI

8 / 26
Cantaloupe Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Cantaloupe Smoothie


Peel and cube half a cantaloupe; blend with ½ cup each vanilla yogurt and orange juice. Add a few ice cubes and more juice if needed to get things moving.

9 / 26
Fresh Peach Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Chocolate-Cherry Power Shake


Pour in equal parts tart cherry juice and pomegranate-flavored kefir. Add 1-2 scoops of chocolate-flavored protein powder, a handful of frozen tart cherries or cranberries, and, if you have it, baby spinach.

10 / 26
Strawberry-Banana Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie


I make this smoothie recipe almost every day for my oldest granddaughter using 1 banana, 1/2 cup strawberry yogurt, a splash of coconut water and a handful of frozen strawberries.

—Don Mellott, Durand, MI

11 / 26
Rich Pumpkin Pie Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Rich Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Blend 1 can pumpkin, two 5-oz. cans evaporated milk, 1 banana and 1 cup orange juice with 1/3 cup brown sugar, ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice and ¼ tsp. cinnamon.

12 / 26
Apple Cider Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Apple Cider Smoothie


Blend 1 cup apple cider and ½ cup vanilla yogurt with apple pie spice and 1 small apple, peeled, cored and chopped. Drizzle in caramel if you fancy it.

13 / 26
Sweet Potato-Cherry Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Sweet Potato-Cherry Smoothie


There’s nothing like a smoothie blend of sweet potatoes, banana and cherries.

—Brenda Nora, Memphis, TN

14 / 26
Blueberry Blast Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Blueberry Blast Smoothie


Blend 1 cup frozen blueberries with 1 small avocado, 1 clementine and 2 cups blueberry kefir. Add 1 tsp. nutrient-rich powdered spirulina or chlorella if you like it.

15 / 26
Coconut-Mango Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Coconut-Mango Smoothie


My favorite smoothie recipe combines coconut milk, mango, pineapple, Greek yogurt and ice.

—Megan Worthington, Birmingham, AL

16 / 26
California Dream Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

California Dream Smoothie

Pulse 2 cups ice cubes in a blender with 1 cup milk, 1 cup vanilla yogurt, ½ cup honey and a 12-oz. can of thawed orange juice concentrate.

—Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, CA

17 / 26
Grandmas Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Grandma’s Favorite Smoothie


To a base of equal parts milk and yogurt, add 1 ripe banana and 1-2 Tbsp. peanut butter and ground flaxseed. Sweeten with honey.

18 / 26
Peanutty Chocolate Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Peanutty Chocolate Smoothie


With baby spinach, banana, dark chocolate soy milk, dairy-free yogurt, powdered peanut butter, instant coffee granules and ice, this tasty smoothie recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.

—Tricia Barlow Walker, Oshkosh, WI

19 / 26
Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie

Blend a can of coconut milk with 1 cup frozen pineapple, ½ cup frozen mango and ¼ cup shredded coconut. To sweeten, blend in 1 or 2 pitted dried dates or honey to taste.

—Gunjan Dudani, Bellevue, WA

20 / 26
Broccoli-Berry Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Broccoli-Berry Smoothie


This is the best smoothie recipe! It includes frozen broccoli, frozen berries, a banana, kiwi, Greek yogurt, fruit juice of some kind and hemp protein powder.

—Lisa Kydyk McGann, Peterborough, ON

21 / 26
Papaya Pineapple Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Mermaid Smoothie


Whir up ½ of a pineapple, ½ papaya, 3 oz. baby spinach, 1-1/2 cups milk and ½ cup ice cubes.

22 / 26
Cucumber-Melon Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Cucumber-Melon Smoothie

Place a peeled seeded cucumber, 1-1/2 cups honeydew, 1 cup each Greek yogurt and crushed ice in a blender with honey to taste and fresh mint, if you have it. Add a small avocado to make this smoothie recipe extra creamy.

—Crystal Schlueter, Babbitt, Minnesota

23 / 26
Mango Carrot Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Mango-Carrot Smoothie


You can’t go wrong with frozen mango chunks, almonds, cinnamon, raw carrot, milk and water. Blend all until smooth.

—Ian Crawford, Deux-Montagnes, QC

24 / 26
Berry Blast Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Berry Blast Smoothie


Blend 2 cups cranberry juice with 2 cups frozen mixed berries, some ice and 1-1/2 cups raspberry yogurt.

—Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, UT

25 / 26
Pumpkin Spice Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie


This smoothie recipe tastes just like fall: pumpkin puree, vanilla Greek yogurt, orange juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and ice.

—Syndee Yurkanin Mears, Round Lake, IL

26 / 26
Creamy Berry Smoothie RecipeTaste of Home/Sydney Watson

Creamy Berry Smoothie

Whir up ½ cup pomegranate juice, 1 cup each frozen mixed berries and strawberries, 1 Tbsp. agave syrup or honey with 3 oz. silken firm tofu. No one can tell there’s tofu in this creamy smoothie recipe.

—Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, CA

Popular Videos