Monday, March 27

Optimum Smoothie Recipes – 10 Awesome Smoothie Recipes

Here Are 10 Optimum Smoothie Recipes to Kick Start Your Day With A Optimum Blender

Banana & Strawberry Almond Healthy Smoothie

strawberry and almond smoothie

This smoothie is made out of Banana and strawberries with some added ground almonds


  • 1 small banana
  • 7 strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons of 0% bio-yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons of skimmed milk
  • 2 tablespoons of ground almond


  • Cut up your banana and place them into your blender, add all the other ingredients and blend for 2 minutes or until all the almonds have blended.

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The Green God Healthy Smoothie

banana avocado mango smoothie

Although this looks like a complicated smoothie, you will soon realise that its probably the best smoothie you have ever tasted.


  • 2 sliced bananas
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 mango
  • 100 grams of spinach
  • 250ml of your proffered milk choice
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Ingredients Seed mix

  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of linseeds
  • 4 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds
  • 4 tablespoon of sunflower seeds
  • 4 tablespoon of coconut flakes
  • 4 tablespoon of flaked almonds
  • ¼ tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup


Step 1

Peel the mango and avocado, remove the stones and chop them into chunks.

Step 2

Peel the bananas and slice them up , place the sliced bananas onto a backing tray lined with non stick oven paper. Place the baking tray in the freezer and freeze for approximately 2 hours or until frozen. These frozen slices will last up to 3 months in your freezer.

Step 3

Preheat your oven to 180c, 160c if it is fan assisted or gas mark 4 if its a gas cooker. Line another baking tray with oven paper.

Using all the seed ingredients tip them into a bowl, and stir until the seeds are well coated with the maple syrup and the cinnamon. once everything is well mixed, scatter evenly on the baking tray and bake for about 15  minutes, or until the seeds are toasted. Remove the seed mix from the oven and let them cool down. If you wish to store this mixture and save for a later date?! You can place these into a Tupperware container and they will be fine for about one month.

Step 4

Place the rest of the main ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Scatter one or two tablespoons of the seeds on top of each smoothie and you now have a healthy breakfast.

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The Special Berry Smoothie

mixed berry smoothie recipe

If you love the zing from berries you will definitely love this smoothie recipe, this recipe is packed full of berries and my favourite yoghurt flavour strawberry.


450g of frozen mixed berry’s
450g of your favourite strawberry yoghurt
100ml of your preferred milk choice
25g of porridge oats
2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup (optional)


Place your mixed frozen berries and your oats in to your blender and blend until the mixture is smooth. Pour your smoothies into 4 smoothie glasses and serve, for added sweetness and a drizzle of your honey or maple syrup to the mixture.

Avocado and Banana Smoothie

SummaryA really nice smoothie, which actually tastes a lot nicer than it sounds.

avocado and banana smoothie


  • One Avocado which is peeled
  • Half a cup of greek yogurt
  • One Banana
  • One cup of Almond milk
  • One tablespoon of Vanilla extract
  • Three tablespoons of honey
  • Six ice cubes


  1. Blend for two minutes and you have your Avocado and Banana Smoothie.

Peach & Raspberry Smoothie

This classic combination relies on the sweetness of a ripe peach to work well. Make sure the peach is not over-ripe, else it will have an unpleasant taste.

peach and raspberry smoothie


  • 1 peach; pitted & chopped
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup raspberries; plus extra to decorate
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • mint leaves; optional for decoration


Combine the peach raspberries, Greek yogurt and milk into your smoothie blender and process for 1 minute or until smooth. Pour immediately into chilled serving glass and decorate with mint leaves and extra raspberries.

Smoothie tip: Try adding a couple of mint leaves to the blend, as well as decorating the serving glass with them.

Papaya & Lime Smoothie

A rich, thick and sustaining smoothie, but delicately fragrant with the scents of tropical fruits.

Papaya & Lime Smoothie


  • 1 cup papaya; peeled, pitted & chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • optional – melon slices and mint leaves for decoration
Place the papaya, lime juice, Greek yogurt and milk into your smoothie blender and process for approximately 1 minute or until smoothielicious. Pour into a glass to serve. Optionally, decorate your smoothie with melon slices and mint for a nice touch.

Smoothie tip: If the lime is too tart for your taste buds, try leaving out the lime juice and substituting it with a teaspoon of honey.

Double Berry Orange Smoothie

Take advantage of fresh blueberries, strawberries and oranges for this mouth-watering very berry smoothie recipe.

Double Berry Orange Smoothie


  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries; hulled
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice


Combine the blueberries, strawberries, Greek yogurt and orange juice in your smoothie blender and process for 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into glass to serve.

Smoothie tip: Want an even smoother smoothie? Replace the orange juice with the same quantity of milk. You’ll love it!

Plum Smoothie

This combination makes a deliciously creamy smoothie with a wonderful color.

plum smoothie


  • 3 red or purple plums; halved & pitted
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk


Place the plums, greek yogurt and milk into your blender and process for about 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into glass to serve.

Smoothie tip: Try adding 1/4 cup stewed rhubarb to the mixture before processing

Nana Breakfast Smoothie

banana smoothie

Enjoy this Banana smoothie recipe with a twist. Why the twist? Because this breakfast smoothie adds a pinch of allspice to get things kicking first thing in the morning. Give it a try. We think you’ll really like it.


  • 1 banana; peeled and cut into slices
  • 6 oz buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • Pinch of allspice


Pour the buttermilk into your Ninja blender. Add your tablespoon of brown sugar so that it begins to dissolve. Add the rest of the ingredients into your blender and process until smooth.

Pour into a glass that contains 2 or 3 ice cubes.

Apple Delight Smoothie

apple healthy smoothies

Say goodbye to constant cravings with our Apple Delight smoothie recipe. If you’re trying to lose weight and are fighting those constant cravings of hunger, this rich-tasting smoothie is the creamy and sweet solution that the doctor ordered.


  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 3/4 cup diced apple; peeled or unpeeled
  • 3/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 banana; sliced
  • Pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg


Pour the apple juice into your blender. Next you add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smoothielicious.

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