Fun Smoothies

All smoothies are fun, but these recipes are especially so! The fun smoothie recipes below are quite unique and generally not smoothies you’d make on a regular basis, but better suited to special occasions, or just to change things up and have some fun!

Citrus Smoothie Popsicles

Citrus Smoothie PopsiclesThere’s nothing quite like a cool popsicle on a hot summer day.

Ditch the store bought variety loaded with sugar and artificial food coloring and make your own healthy treats.

Pretty much any smoothie recipe is a candidate to make popsicles with. However, this recipe is particularly tasty, cooling, and not too far from the real thing.

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

Carrot Cake SmoothieAll you carrot cake lovers have to try this smoothie. Anyone who doesn’t like carrot cake should try it too :)

Do you ever feel guilty eating dessert? I certainly do, and my sweet tooth still gets the best of me from time to time. Ditch the guilt and indulge yourself with this treat of a smoothie that’s healthy and nutritious.

Sharing recipes and variations of recipes with others is great fun. The idea and inspiration for this recipe was from fellow smoothie enthusiast, Niko. When you’re enjoying this recipe be sure thank him :)

The star ingredient of this smoothie is obviously carrot, which imparts these wonderful health benefits.

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4th of July Smoothie

4th of July SmoothieCelebrate this national holiday with a festive and healthy red, white, and blue smoothie.

For those of you who don’t live in the United States, make this smoothie because it’s nutritious and delicious :)

One thing I always notice at holiday gatherings is a smattering of unhealthy food. Don’t get me wrong, indulging once in a while keeps you sane, and the 90/10 diet, or eating healthy 90% of the time resonates with me. However, some holiday food spreads are just plain ridiculous.

Why not bring something healthy to the table? This fruit smoothie is perfect as a tasty snack or dessert. You can even freeze it and serve as ice cream.

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Blueberry Coconut Kombucha Smoothie

Blueberry Coconut Kombucha SmoothieMy foray into the wonderful world of kombucha began last summer and has now come full circle with my first kombucha smoothie!

For those that don’t know, kombucha is a fermented tea. It’s teaming with probiotics or friendly bacteria, which are increasingly getting more attention because of how important they are not only for digestion, but overall health.

Kombucha has a long history of use, in fact, the ancient Chinese went as far as labeling it “Immortal Health Elixir”.

Here are a few of the key health benefits associated with this bubbly fermented beverage.

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Why not drink your pie :)

Apple pie is one of my favorite desserts. Although it often leaves me feeling guilty after eating because I know it’s not that healthy.

This smoothie solves that problem. Think of drinking a delicious slice (or two) of apple pie that’s loaded with good nutrition leaving you feeling good about yourself after consuming.

That’s the beauty of many smoothie recipes, you can transform an otherwise unhealthy food into something that’s highly nutritious and tastes just as good, if not better.

There’s obviously apple in this recipe, and we all know an apple a day keeps the doctor away; so I’m going to focus on the health benefits of each of the three spices this recipe calls for.

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Healthy Halloween Smoothie

Healthy Halloween Smoothie

Replace the treats with a healthy smoothie!

Ditch the sugary candy and satisfy your sweet tooth with this healthy treat. Most kids will love this smoothie; so give their little bodies a break from the Halloween sugar overload :)

Growing up Halloween was my favorite holiday because of my insatiable sweet tooth. Now I cringe thinking about how much candy I would consume this time of year.

It’s pretty much inevitable that children are going to eat some candy. Although, you can mitigate the damage by replacing some of that candy with this healthy and delicious alternative.

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