Vegan Smoothies

The smoothie recipes below don’t contain a hint of animal products and therefore can be categorized as vegan. Note, none of these recipes contain cooked food either; so they also qualify as raw vegan for anyone adhering to that diet.

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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Guacamole Green Smoothie

Guacamole Green Smoothie

I love guacamole just as much as the next person, but a guacamole smoothie didn’t sound that appetizing for whatever reason. Glad I gave it a blend because it turned out great.

This smoothie gave me an outlet for all my beautiful organic heirloom tomatoes, I could only make so much gauc.

This is my first smoothie with tomatoes so I’m going to touch on their health benefits. First, heirloom tomatoes come in many different shapes and sizes and almost always taste better than their conventional counterparts. The better taste is a sign of more nutrition.

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Blueberry Applesauce Smoothie

Blueberry Applesauce SmoothieJust when I thought I’d exhausted all the possible smoothie ingredients along came one I somehow overlooked, applesauce :)

My friend and I recently harvested a couple hundred apples and I decided to make applesauce to preserve most of my share. I found this awesome crock pot applesauce (no sugar added) recipe that I highly recommend. Turning apples into delicious applesauce was a piece of cake.

Now what to do with my bounty of applesauce. Freeze some, eat some, use in pancake batter, and naturally add to my smoothies.

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Wild Berry Smoothie

Wild Berry SmoothieTake a trip to the wild side with this delicious and nutritious smoothie featuring wild berries and a few other choice ingredients.

It’s the time of year in my corner of the world when local fruit is most abundant, cultivated and wild. Blueberries and cherries galore, as well as wild fruits such as black raspberries, mulberries, blackberries, and service berries.

My most recent foraging adventure resulted in an epic haul of wild black raspberries and white mulberries. On my way home I knew I’d be using both in a smoothie.

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Dandelion Berry Smoothie

Dandelion Berry SmoothieOne of my favorite new pastimes is harvesting wild edibles. It’s so much fun being out in nature gathering nutrient dense, delicious wild food, for free!

Dandelion is at the top of my favorite things to harvest list. It’s loaded with nutrition and the whole plant can be used as food and medicine. It’s no longer a pesky weed in my book.

We all know how important green leafy veggies are for our health. Consuming ample amounts each day can be a challenge. What I love about wild edibles is that a little goes a long way. Let me explain.

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Coconut Macadamia Nut Smoothie

Coconut Macadamia Nut SmoothieThis is one of those smoothies that tastes as good as the name would suggest :)

Crunchy, creamy, sweet tasting macadamia nuts are one of my favorite snacks, but it wasn’t until today that I tried them in a smoothie. My mistake.

Besides being quite delicious, macadamias nuts are loaded with health supporting nutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein, and healthy fats.

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