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We researched the green smoothie recipes our community seeks out the most and the results are in! These top seven easy healthy smoothie recipes are curated to do just what their names suggest: inflammation-fighting smoothie, fat-burning smoothie, chocolate peanut butter smoothie for energy and more.

They help us find the perfect sweet treat that we can enjoy without guilt.

Today we’re sharing these recipes with you and answering some common smoothie questions you have. This way you know that the smoothie you’re sipping is truly helping you live your best life.

Table of Contents
  1. Top-Rated Healthy Smoothie Recipes
  2. How to Boost Your Smoothie
  3. Healthy Smoothie Recipes FAQs
  4. Healthy Habits That Stick

Top-Rated Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Based on community ratings and reviews on all our smoothies, these are the most blended and most loved healthy smoothie recipes. I like to call smoothies the healthiest fast food since they take just minutes to make and can literally fill me up like a meal. Which one of these gorgeous beauties are you blending today?

Best Green Smoothie
4.8 from 1891 votes
The best green smoothie recipe is a tasty tropical treat packed with iron, potassium and vitamins galore. There's no need to be scared of a spinach smoothie when it tastes like this.
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Anti Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe with ginger and beets
Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
4.8 from 32 votes
Help calm your body and fight inflammation by blending up this vibrant anti-inflammatory smoothie that is loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and taste!
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2 mason jars of chocolate peanut butter smoothie with straws.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
4.6 from 339 votes
Better than a milkshake! This plant-based peanut butter chocolate smoothie is so creamy and decadent, you'll think it's ice cream. Your body will thank you for enjoying this all-natural, no-sugar-added sweet treat.
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2 glasses of blueberry spinach smoothie with paper straws.
Blueberry Spinach Smoothie
4.7 from 591 votes
Oh, this blueberry spinach smoothie is a good one! It’s full of iron, potassium and vitamin C— and it tastes so good. My kids love it!
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fat burning smoothies for weight loss
Fat Burning Smoothie for Weight Loss
4.4 from 180 votes
Make fat cry by adding this fat burning smoothie to your day. The natural ingredients are paired together to help boost your metabolism and burn fat in one delicious weight loss smoothie.
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Healthy Blueberry Smoothie
4.6 from 311 votes
This deliciously thick blueberry smoothie is infused with nutritious superfood blueberries, nutty cashew milk and creamy cashew yogurt. It's a vegan smoothie using four ingredients and no added sugar. This smoothie is simple, easy to make and full of delicious blueberry flavor. 
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Epic Almond Smoothie
4.6 from 277 votes
Start your morning with a protein fueled breakfast all wrapped up in a perfectly sweet smoothie. This almond smoothie is delicious and an easy on-the-go beverage for a busy day.
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How to Blend the Perfect Smoothie

I like to follow what we call the 60/40 method for blending: 60% fruits & 40% leafy greens. This balance gives me the best of both worlds: a delicious, drinkable smoothie loaded with nutrients. Who wouldn’t want that perfect combo on a daily basis?

One serving of the perfect green smoothie is:

Every ingredient in Simple Green Smoothie is intentional yet all result in delicious, drinkable creations that make adding to our daily routine a breeze. The fruit and leafy green combinations are endless. That’s why it’s so easy to add in this healthy habit, no matter where you live.

If you choose a non-green smoothie, that’s okay too! I use smoothies like the Chocolate Peanut Butter one above for natural energy before or after a workout. The Epic Almond smoothie makes a protein-powered breakfast option. And the Healthy Blueberry smoothie is a deliciously sweet treat without added sugar or other weird ingredients.

How to Boost Your Smoothie

Different types of leafy greens including kale, Swiss chard and spinach, laying on top of each other.

If you want to boost any smoothie, here are a few tips to do so:

  • If the smoothie recipe doesn’t list leafy greens as an ingredient, feel free to toss in a handful anyway!
  • Sometimes I want my smoothie boosted with a specific superfood to combat illness, energize me or boost a nutrient so I turn to Top Superfoods List.
  • To turn any smoothie into a meal, add one serving of plant-based protein powder. This helps you feel full longer and uses the protein and healthy fat in that protein powder to give you longer-lasting energy without a sugar crash.

How do you like to boost your smoothies?

Healthy Smoothie Recipes FAQs

What are the healthiest ingredients to put in a smoothie?

If you use only whole food, plant-based ingredients in your smoothies then you’re off to a good start. I like to add leafy greens to any smoothie I make to boost the nutrients and fiber. You can also toss in superfoods like hemp hearts or chia seeds for both healthy fat and protein.

Are smoothies good for losing weight?

They can be! Losing weight is so much more than just eating the ‘right’ things, yet I find when I focus on filling my meals with plants and drinking at least one green smoothie a day, I am able to better manage my weight as well as have energy for exercise and adventure.

What should you not mix into a smoothie?

I avoid adding dairy to smoothies as I find they do not help with my digestion and dairy easily inflames my joints. I choose water or unsweetened plant milk liquid bases over fruit juice to cut down on the natural sugar that can lead to a sugar spike and then crash.

Healthy Habits That Stick

I’ve found that a common topic among my friends and family is how to eat healthier. We’re always trying a new fad or trending diet just to eat healthier. Most of the time they end up making us eat worse by the end.

If you’re looking for a super easy way to better nourish your body, then sign up for my next 10-Day Challenge. I host four FREE challenges a year and each one focuses on one simple, healthy habit. Or grab my 10-Day Challenge book and host your own! When you tie in a new, consistent habit with a community of others doing the exact same thing at the same time, you get accountability, vulnerability and an easy win!

Ready to discover easy healthy smoothie recipes for yourself? Join our Smoothie Challenge where we make it as simple and affordable as possible to blend a daily smoothie.

Drop a comment with your favorite smoothie from this list. I’d love to know which ones you are blending!

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  1. I so need this somehow sitting at a desk all and working at a computer for 8 hours have allowed the weight and bad snack habits creep in. My entire being is in need of a overhaul, better food choices and delicious and healthy smoothies. All the way in!!!! Can’t wait to try every recipe with the chocolate one leading the pack.

  2. I so need this somehow sitting at a desk all and working at a computer for 8 hours have allowed the weight and bad snack habits creep in. My entire being is in need of a overhaul, better food choices and delicious and healthy smoothies. All the way in!!!!

  3. I am most excited about trying #1! I want to get in the smoothie habit, and this super simple recipe might work to get me addicted.

  4. I haven’t tried the Anti-inflammatory smoothie and I’d love to try it because I have an autoimmune disorder and would think the ingredients would benefit me!! Thank you!

  5. I love beginners luck and so do my grands so I make it quite often.
    But I’m excited to try the Banana Chocolate “milkshake”!
    So glad I found Simple Green Smoothies!!

  6. As much as I hate grapefruit. I am going to try the fat burning smoothie. It looks delicious as do they all.

  7. I NEED to try the chocolate banana smoothie!! This is my dream combo of sweet and satisfaction. I think my perfect day would start out with the Beginners Luck smoothie(my go to) and end with the Chocolate Banana and drift off into sweet dreams ❤️

  8. Most excited to try the chocolate banana smoothie. Also want to try the iron rich smoothie bowl but honestly, doesn’t look too appetizing.

  9. I’m most excited to try #3, the anti inflammatory smoothie because I’m dealing with inflammation. However, #7, the banana chocolate smoothie is a close second!

  10. I am most excited to try the Tropical Turmeric because although I have been taking turmeric by capsule, I have yet to work it into a smoothie! I LOVE the benefits and look forward to being BRAVE enough to put it in my DAILY green smoothie! (And I LOVE coconut, pineapple, and mango already!)

  11. Right now I’m working my way back through the Autumn 2019 7-day challenge. Once I’m though this I’d like to try the Iron-rich smoothie bowl to switch it up from smoothies to a bowl. Also, it just sounds so nourishing.

  12. I am looking forward to making the iron rich smoothie bowl. I suffer from anemia and would like some of my energy back. The ingredients are things I’ve never tried before but my body is missing them so! Can’t wait!

  13. It’s a tie for me! I’m most interested in blending up the fat burning smoothie and the anti-inflammatory smoothie, because I can make both of them without having to make allergy friendly substitutions.