20 Smoothie Tips, Hints, and Recipes

Smoothies are a fast, easy breakfast, and many of us are devoted to our morning shake of fruits, vegetables, and yogurt. What about you? Are smoothies part of your routine? If you would like a few tips to help build a better smoothie, look no further. We've rounded up our best ideas and tips covering everything from blenders to protein powder, plus inspiring recipes with fruit, greens, and even whole grains. There's a raspberry rosewater smoothie with yogurt and honey, and another with fresh coconut and kale. Plus — the fastest way to a morning smoothie! It involves the freezer and muffin tins...

Tips for Making Smoothies

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Time-Saving Tip: Freeze Smoothie Ingredients in Muffin Tins
Tips for Making Better Smoothies in the Dead of Winter
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5 Things To Do With That Little Bit Of Leftover Smoothie

Smoothie Ingredients

How Can I Make My Breakfast Smoothie More Filling?
What Is the Best Protein Powder for Smoothies?
Good Substitute for Banana in Smoothies?
Try This! Add Oatmeal to Smoothies
Spotlight Ingredient: Bee Pollen
Winter Smoothies: 5 Seasonal Add-Ins

Smoothie Recipes & Ideas

Creamy, Green, and Sweet: The Avocado Smoothie
Fresh Blueberry Smoothie
Green Piña Colada Smoothie
Kale, Spinach & Pear Smoothie
Low Sugar, High Protein, Dairy Free Smoothie
Mango Yogurt Smoothie
Orange Smoothie
Raspberry Rosewater Smoothie
5 Nourishing Whole-Grain Smoothie Recipes

What are your favorite smoothie tips, hints, and recipes?

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(Images: Chris Perez; Muffin Tin Mania; Sarah Britton/My New Roots; Faith Durand)