Make the Most of Your Smoothies

Making smoothies can be fun but sometimes it can be a challenge to come up with the right ingredient combos.  Smoothies can be a quick and easy way to incorporate more fruits and/or vegetables into your diet.  They’re simple and kids love them too!  With unlimited combinations, here are some ingredients that work (and taste) best!  Following the ingredients below, is the ultimate smoothie recipe!

Best Fruits:

  • Berries
  • Mangos
  • Pineapple
  • Peaches
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Melons
  • Cherries
  • Apricots

 Best Vegetables:

  • Carrots
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Avocados
  • Cucumbers

Smoothie Additives for Flavor/Nutrition:

  • Flaxseed
  • Chia seed
  • Old fashion oats
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger
  • Vanilla
  • Coconut water
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder

Best High-Protein Ingredients:

  • Non-fat plain yogurt
  • Non-fat milk
  • Tofu
  • Natural peanut butter
  • Almond butter
  • Soy milk
  • Plain, high protein almond milk

Ultimate Smoothie Recipe:

½ C Liquid (almond milk, skim milk, coconut water, etc.)

1 C frozen banana slices

½ C other frozen fruit

1 C greens (spinach/kale)

1/3 C protein (tofu, Greek yogurt, etc.)


Feel free to comment below with any ingredients you love to use that aren’t listed here!  We would love to hear your feedback! SY