Creative Smoothies

Smoothies can be a convenient way to squish a little more produce into your diet, but they can become monotonous very easily when your ideas for new combinations run a little dry. These recipes involved some less common smoothie ingredients (and temperatures) for liquid nutrition that’s handy on the go.

Citrus Ginger Smoothie

3 Guiding StarsThis smoothie is best made in winter when more citrus is available, but use it as a jumping off point to get creative with citrus in your smoothies! (3 Guiding Stars)

Peach, Strawberry & Pineapple Smoothie

3 Guiding StarsSummertime perfection in a glass. If you haven’t thought to use pineapple in a smoothie before, trust us: it’s awesome. If you can, splurge for the fresh stuff. (3 Guiding Stars)

Peanut Butter Banana Cocoa Smoothie

2 Guiding StarsPeanut butter and banana are, of course, smoothie classics, but this recipe is for a warm smoothie. Think of it as nutritious hot cocoa for breakfast. (2 Guiding Stars)

Tea Berry Smoothie

2 Guiding StarsMade with African red bush tea, this caffeine-free, tea-flavored smoothie uses grapes and berries to achieve a light, summery flavor that would make a stellar popsicle. (2 Guiding Stars)

Red, White and Blue Fruit Smoothie

2 Guiding StarsOkay, okay…nothing all that unusual about this one. But with berry season sneaking around the corner, this one is a classic that’s perfect for pouring into a popsicle mold. (2 Guiding Stars)

Double Green Smoothie

2 Guiding StarsIf you’re stuck on spinach as a smoothie green, get unstuck! Use unusual greens or multiple greens in combination for more innovative flavors. (2 Guiding Stars)

Warm Cinnamon Almond Rice Drink

1 Guiding StarThink of this as warm, deconstructed rice pudding. It’s unusual, no doubt, but don’t let that scare you off from this surprisingly pleasant warm smoothie. (1 Guiding Stars)