Superfood Smoothies

What earns a smoothie the coveted superfood label? Simple, the addition of a superfood(s). Superfood is a word that gets tossed around rather loosely these days, especially with companies and restaurants trying to cash in on its popularity. The smoothies below all contain legitimate superfood ingredients, each of which possess a vast amount of nutrition, which results in smoothies that are super for your health.

Pineapple Chlorella Smoothie

Pineapple Chlorella SmoothieYou’ve got to try this delicious pineapple chlorella green superfood smoothie that’s overflowing with nutrients. It will tickle you taste buds and ensure you have the best day ever :)

This smoothie is loaded with nutrition from a variety of ingredients with their own unique health promoting properties. To avoid writing a novel only the two main ingredients, pineapple and chlorella, are profiled. The other ingredients are covered in previous recipes and articles.

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Blueberry Chocolate Dream Smoothie

Blueberry-Chocolate-Dream-SmoothieIndulge in this delicious, nutritious, filling, and dare I say amazing treat of a smoothie!

All the credit for this fabulous recipe goes to Ana, a fellow smoothie enthusiast, and chocolate lover. While exchanging emails about smoothies, chocolate, and good food she was kind enough to share this recipe with me, and now the smoothie world. She even supplied the beautiful image to the right. Thanks, Ana!

This dreamy smoothie is similar to the one’s I make for breakfast. It’s loaded with nutrition and macronutrients to keep you full of energy and satiated until lunch. There’s plenty of healthy fat, ample protein, and it’s low in sugar – a winning combo in my book.

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Aloe Vera Lemonade Smoothie

Aloe Vera Lemonade SmoothieI recently purchased aloe vera gel to use in a couple body butter recipes, but made sure to save a little for smoothies :)

In the past I’ve procured fresh aloe leaves, filleted, and scraped out the gel for use in smoothies. As it turns out this aloe vera gel is much easier to work with.

For the complete download on the health benefits and awesomeness of aloe vera, click here to view my article. The Reader’s Digest version: aloe is replete with vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids. Its impressive nutrient profile leads to the following health benefits:

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Bananarama Superfood Smoothie

Bananarama Superfood SmoothieI admit it, I’m addicted! Addicted to superfood smoothies. I like to think of it as a healthy addiction :)

Not only do I love the taste, how I feel after drinking, and the health benefits, tossing a variety of superfoods into my blender is flat out fun. Thankfully, I’m not the only one who share’s this passion.

When I bump heads with a fellow superfood smoothie maker recipes like this ensue. This recipe was inspired by my friend, Ian, a seasoned superfood smoothie maker himself.

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The T-Mac Smoothie

T-Mac SmoothieThis smoothie is dedicated to an old colleague and friend, Todd, aka T-Mac.

Todd and I are both workout warriors and love to play basketball. When we get on the same team, watch out :)

To fuel our active lifestyles we need plenty of nutrient dense foods and nutritionally loaded smoothies. This smoothie was designed to replenish your body after an intense workout or for a complete breakfast.

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Superfood Energizer Smoothie

Superfood Energizer SmoothieThis is one of those throw in everything but the kitchen sink superfood smoothies.

Smoothies can be like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get when you fill your blender with an array of superfoods. That’s not entirely true, you know you’re going to get an extremely healthy concoction that’s typically quite tasty.

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