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.
This 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)
Summertime 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 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)
Made 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)
Okay, 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)
If 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)
Think 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)