5 smoothie recipes for the perfect balance between healthy and heck-yeah

October 6, 2017

Smoothies are an awesome way to pack in nutrients, providing the protein, vitamins, and healthy fats necessary for good nutrition. But no one wants to stare down at a chalky green glop. In fact, those of us who live for the smoothie have mastered that creamy, delicious taste and texture that you want, all while packing in the healthy ingredients you expect.

Here are 5 of our favorite taste good, feel good smoothie recipes:

Because you’re sweet enough low sugar berry smoothie

So many good things about this Low Sugar Berry Smoothie recipe Our unsweetened almond milk is a great alternative to dairy, just one serving has the same protein content as 15 almonds. Almonds are an anti-inflamatory, are loaded with antioxidants and reduce hunger which as a result are great for shedding a few pounds. The naturally sweet berries make this smoothie a low sugar yet deliciously satisfying treat.

Clean, green, and lean smoothie

Clean and Green? Yes, please! Broccoli improves bone health, fennel bulbs treat indigestion, and dandelion greens lower blood sugars. So we took those wonderful greens and a handful of others and blended them up alongside our creamy Unsweetened Almond Milk. Vitamins, minerals, protein, and yumminess!

Cold buster smoothie

Now, when that apple a day doesn’t do the trick and you’re feeling under the weather, give this Cold Buster Citrus Smoothie a try. The vitamin C from citrus fruit combined with our Almond Milk’s 10g of protein per serving, plus the anti-inflammatory powers of ginger root helps take you from under the weather to over the moon.

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Carrot Cake Smoothie Ok, so this one is a little indulgent. But hey, keep your portions on point and everyone deserves a sweet treat now and then, especially when it’s packed with protein. While you sip on this tasty smoothie your body is absorbing Vitamins A, C, and K, as well as antioxidants, potassium, folate and fiber. We’ll take the nutrition boosting goodness of this smoothie anyday! But maybe just save it for a special occasion 🙂

Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie

This one has you covered when it comes to feeling good about food choices and tasting delicious. Did you know that organic raw cocoa powder has forty times the antioxidants of blueberries and is a natural antidepressant? Plus you get the added healthy fats and fiber from flax seed, and half the protein you need for the day! Fun facts that make this plant-based Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie all the more  gratifying.

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