Fun and flavorful, these smoothies are filled to the brim with nutrients.
Chia and hemp seeds add omega-3 fats, protein, and fiber to this rich, chocolaty treat. Chia is also the secret to keeping the smoothie thick, even at room temperature. For best results, grind the chia ahead of time in a clean coffee grinder or spice mill. If you can’t find cacao ...read more
Flaxseeds and oats add thickness and extra fiber to this super-satisfying, calcium-packed smoothie. Beets lend it a deep-purple color, plus iron and antioxidants. If you don’t have cooked beets on hand, you can skip them—the smoothie’s flavor won’t suffer. ...read more
This island-inspired smoothie is made with coconut milk for next-day thickness, and is loaded with fruit for a flavor reminiscent of a favorite tropical beverage. Goji berries add antioxidants and a lovely peach blush. If you can’t find goji berries, substitute 1⁄4 cup fresh or ...read more
Matcha is a powdered green tea that’s high in antioxidants; you’ll find it in most large natural grocery stores or Asian markets. If you can’t find matcha, steep 4 green tea bags in 1⁄2 cup boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove tea bags and let liquid cool, then add tea to ...read more
The combination of cool mint and hot chile will wake up your palate while delivering anti-inflammatory and antioxidant goodness to your body. If you prefer milder heat in your morning drink, replace the chile with a teaspoon of freshly grated ginger or a little freshly ground ...read more
Keep a bag of kale in the freezer for a dark, leafy-green smoothie boost any time you want it. A single tablespoon of flaxseed meal in this pear-sweetened drink adds 2 grams of fiber and a healthful dose of essential fatty acids. ...read more