5 Easy Smoothie Recipes For A Boost Of Energy And Health

Smoothies are perfect for those days where you simply don't have time to sit down and finish a complete meal. They're also a great and quick alternative to inject your body with all of the necessary nutrients and vitamins it needs to maintain its optimum performance. Whether you're new to making smoothies or are simply looking for new recipes to add to your rotation, here are 5 easy smoothie recipes that will certainly give you a boost of both energy and health!

1. Pomegranate berry smoothie 

Pomegranate smoothie served in a glass cup, with some pomegranate in the background

Recipe adapted from: Good Housekeeping

What you'll need: 

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and consume immediately. 

2. Green smoothie 

Green smoothie served in a glass with an orange slice

Recipe adapted from: Half-baked harvest

What you'll need: 

  • Blender 
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Glass
  • Knife 
  • Cutting board
  • 1 small-medium banana peeled + sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup kale 
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3/4 cup orange juice preferably freshly squeezed
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds 

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and consume immediately. For a thinner smoothie, add an additional splash of orange juice until you reach your desired consistency. 

3. Superfruit smoothie

superfruit smoothie in a glass

Recipe adapted from: delish

What you'll need: 

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and consume immediately. 

4. Antioxidant berry banana smoothie 

3 glasses of antioxidant berry banana smoothie

Recipe adapted from: the spruce eats

What you'll need: 

  • Blender 
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Glass
  • Knife 
  • Cutting board
  • 1 cup unsweetened organic coconut water 
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen mixed organic berries, such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, or blueberries
  • 1 ripe banana (preferably frozen) peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon protein powder, optional
  • 4 ice cubes, optional

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and consume immediately. 

5. Strawberry citrus and ginger smoothie 

Strawberry citrus and ginger smoothie served in mason glass jars

Recipe adapted from: Culinary Hill 

What you'll need: 

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and consume immediately. 


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