17 Smoothies to Make the Day After Thanksgiving

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If there was ever a morning to start the day with a smoothie, this is it. From super-fresh green smoothies to tropical twists, here are 17 smoothies to help you start your day of eating leftovers with something light, wholesome, and still good to eat — or rather, drink!

Frozen orange segments, coconut water, ginger, and turmeric join forces for a banana-free smoothie that’s the light and bright antidote to your Thanksgiving feast.

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If you have a weak spot for cardamom (guilty!), you’ll love the way this warm spice and a squeeze of fresh and tangy lime juice make this sweet smoothie pop.

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While this recipe uses coconut milk to blend up a more decadent smoothie, you can also swap in coconut water for a lighter option.

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Kiwi, avocado, and lemon lace this creamy coconut smoothie with bright flavors and a generous dose of vitamin C.

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Inspired by fruit salad, this refreshing smoothie starts off with sliced strawberries, banana, and pineapple.

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If the bright-green hue hasn’t won you over already, one sip of this cool smoothie will certainly do the trick. This is the recipe that proves fresh cilantro has a place in your morning pick-me-up.

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Imagine your favorite banana bread whipped up into a cool, nourishing drink. This blend of bananas, dates, and cashews is a welcome respite from rich holiday fare.

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For an extra dose of creaminess, this quick-to-make, fruity smoothie relies on a surprise ingredient: coconut oil

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This smoothie will help you ease into the day with a light and fresh start. A pinch of salt and a squeeze of fresh lime juice are the crucial ingredients that help the flavor of the fruit and fresh mint come through.

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Some mornings call for a tried-and-true favorite, like this fresh green smoothie blended with kale, banana, nut butter, and coconut water.

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If you’re still craving all things dessert after last night’s pie spread, this naturally sweetened, sundae-inspired smoothie will hit the spot.

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Fragrant rosewater adds a delicate, sweet aroma to this raspberry-packed smoothie. You only need a little — it goes a long way!

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This refreshing green smoothie uses fresh, seasonal pears to balance the bite of ginger and tartness of fresh lemon juice. They also help give this smoothie its creamy texture.

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This pale orange smoothie puts cantaloupe front and center as the main ingredient that makes this smoothie unique. Reduce the amount of liquid and you can easily turn this into a smoothie bowl.

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Hang out in your sweats all day while you take your tastebuds on a tropical vacation with this banana- and pineapple-filled green smoothie.

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Or, if you’d rather eat your smoothie from a bowl, grab a few kiwis and limes for a sweet, tangy, extra-thick smoothie bowl.

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If you didn’t quite get your fill of pumpkin pie, there’s this smoothie — a pie-inspired number blended with pumpkin purée, bananas, dates, and almond butter to help you hit all your seasonal goals.

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