Smoothies featuring honey

Chocolate Almond Avocado Smoothie

Chocolate Almond Avocado SmoothieThis is what I call a “thickie”. It’s so dense you may need to eat with a spoon…right from your blender.

Rich, creamy, chocolaty, nutritious – what else can you ask for?

Avocados are one of the most popular ingredients in the smoothie recipes on my site. Nothing else brings the same thickness and creaminess. They also pair well with many other ingredients and offer a nice array of health benefits, which include:

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Key Lime Pie Smoothie

Key Lime Pie SmoothieWho else loves dessert in a glass?

Key lime pie is probably my favorite non-chocolate dessert. This recipe is my best approximation of this tasty treat made with nothing but healthy ingredients.

While perusing several key lime pie recipes on the internet I was disappointed to see most included large amounts of refined white sugar. No thanks!

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Lemon Lime Avocado Smoothie

Lemon Lime Avocado SmoothieThere’s nothing quite like a glass of ice-cold lemonade on a hot summer day. Except maybe this citrus smoothie, which is both refreshing and filling.

Starting your day with a little lemon juice and warm water is a proven health strategy. It wakes up your digestive system, flushes toxins, and is hydrating. To change things up and get more lemony goodness (pulp and pith are loaded with nutrition) you can blend the whole thing.

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding Smoothie

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Smoothie

A special glass for a special smoothie :)

This is the perfect dessert recipe if you enjoy rich, creamy, chocolatey goodness.

It’s also a tasty, healthy, and filling breakfast or meal replacement.

After years of making smoothies I rarely get as excited over new recipes as I did this one. It really was out of this world delicious. Mind you, that’s coming from someone with an extreme weakness for chocolate ;)

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Cold & Flu Buster Smoothie

Cold & Flu Buster SmoothieKick colds and flu bugs to the curb with this immune boosting smoothie!

Or consume periodically to prevent catching colds and the flu.

The idea for this recipe is from a fellow health and smoothie enthusiast, Amber. She tweaked this recipe she found online by adding a super cold and flu busting ingredient, garlic. I took her recipe a step further by using ginger tea instead of water and adding a little coconut oil.

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Chocolate Ginger Elixir

Chocolate Ginger ElixirHello warm, chocolatey, gingery goodness!

The ginger cookie taste I was aiming to recreate didn’t quite happen. However, this is still one flavorful and nutritive elixir.

This recipe is loaded with spices that offer myriad health benefits. The star spice of this recipe, ginger, delivers potent anti-inflammatory action, rivaling non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Ginger is perhaps best known for settling an upset stomach and providing gastrointestinal relief. It has also been implicated in protecting against certain cancers and is an immune system booster.

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