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SMOOTHIE RECIPES . . . BEGINNING WITH B

On this page you will find a selection of easy to make smoothie recipes.

For further recipes vist the main page on How to Make Smoothies

Additional information on making healthy drinks or smoothies can also be found under Fruit Juices Smoothies and Shakes

Smoothies

   
Banana Blueberry Smoothie
Banana Nutbread Smoothie
Banana Oatmeal Smoothie
Banana Orange Twist
Banana Pearberry Smoothie
Banana Split Smoothie
Basic Fruit Smoothie
Berry Almond Blast
Berry Banana Smoothie
  Berry Bliss Smoothie
Berry Blue Smoothie
Beta Carotene Blast
Black And Blue Bomber
Blackberry Smoothie
Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Blueberry Maple Smoothie
Blueberry Orange Smoothie

Banana Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

2 bananas
1/2 cups blueberries
1 cup plain yoghurt
Peel bananas, slice and place on a cookie sheet

  • Put banana slices in freezer and freeze until solid. Remove from freezer and place in blender.
  • Slice berries and add to blender.
  • Pour in yoghurt. Blend until smooth.

  • Pour into glass and serve.

Additional smoothie information:

Bananas prevent varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Banana Nutbread Smoothie Recipe

1 ounce hazelnut liqueur
2 ounces banana liqueur
2 ounces vanilla syrup
2 ounces half banana
2 cups of ice
1 teaspoon chopped walnuts
2 ounces whipped cream

  • Pour liqueurs, syrup, half and half, banana and half of the walnuts into blender.
  • Add ice and blend until smooth. Pour into glass and top with whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts on top.

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Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

1 cup milk
1 packet instant oatmeal, regular flavor
1 whole banana, cut in chunks
1 cup orange juice

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Cover and blend on high speed for 1 minute.

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Banana Orange Twist Recipe

3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cups milk
1/2 cups water
1/2 small banana, sliced
5 ice cubes

  • Combine everything except ice and blend for 15 seconds.
  • Add ice and blend for 2 minutes.

Additional smoothie information:

Orange can dissolve kidney stones and may even help prevent colon cancer.

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Banana Pearberry Smoothie Recipe

1 medium banana
1 cup pear nectar
1 tablespoon seedless raspberry jam
6 ice cubes or 1 cup of ice

  • Place all ingredients into a blender.
  • Blend on high speed until all of the ice has dissolved and the consistency is smooth, about 2 minutes.

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Banana Split Smoothie Recipe

1 cup non-fat milk
1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices
1/2 cups pineapple chunks
5 frozen strawberries
1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons sweetened cocoa powder (to taste)

  • Pour milk into the blender first.
  • Add cocoa and then fruit.
  • Put cover on and blend until smooth.

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Basic Fruit Smoothie Recipe

1 quarter strawberries, hulled
1 banana, broken into chunks
2 peaches
1 cup orange or peach or mango or apple juice
2 cups ice

  • In a blender, combine strawberries, banana and peaches.
  • Blend until fruit is pureed.
  • Blend in the juice.
  • Add ice and blend to desired consistency.
  • Pour into glasses and serve

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Berry Almond Blast Recipe

1/2 cups frozen whole berries (use blackberries,strawberries or raspberries)
1 cup non-fat soya milk
3/4 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cups silken tofu (about 4 ounces)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
  • Makes 2 smoothies.

Additional smoothie information:

"Omega-6 fats in Almonds boost E1 levels, key to maintaining energy and mood", explains Dr Teitlbaum.

Almonds contain Magnesuim which helps the brain produce dopamine, a neuro transmitter that stabilizes mood swings caused by surging progesterone during ovulation - says Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, author of The Miracle of Magnesium.

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Berry Banana Smoothie Recipe

1 large banana, peeled, sliced and frozen
3/4 cups frozen or fresh strawberries, raspberries or blueberries
3/4 cups low or non fat vanilla frozen yoghurt
1 12 ounce can or bottle of regular or diet ginger ale, chilled

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  • Cover and blend at highest speed until smooth.

Note:

If you use fresh berries, try to use a frozen banana, and if you use a fresh banana, go for frozen berries otherwise your drink will be too thin. Both fruits being frozen will give you a satisfyingly thick drink.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Berry Bliss Smoothie Recipe

2 scoops raspberry sherbet
4 strawberries
15 blueberries
5 blackberries
16 ounces orange juice (or juice of your choice)

  • Put all ingredients in a blender, juice last, then blend until smooth.
  • To add thickness try adding more sherbet or ice to the smoothie.
  • Pour into a tall glass to serves.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Berry Blue Smoothie Recipe

2 cups fresh or slightly thawed frozen blueberries
1 (8 ounces) container low fat vanilla yoghurt
1 (6 ounces) cups milk
1 (12 ounces) can pineapple juice
3 tablespoons honey
12 to 16 ice cubes

  • Place all ingredients, except the ice cubes, into container of electric blender and blend on high until smooth.
  • With blender running, add 2 to 3 ice cubes at a time through the center opening in the lid until all ice cubes have been added.
  • Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
  • Makes 4 servings.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Beta Carotene Blast Recipe

3 small ice cubes
2 apricots (sliced and pitted)
1/2 papaya (frozen in chunks)
1/2 mango (frozen in chunks)
1/2 cups carrot juice
1 tablespoon honey

  • Add ingredients (except for honey) to blender in the order listed, then blend on high speed for 30 seconds.
  • Add honey and blend a few seconds more. Serve in a frosted glass.

Option:

  • Add orange juice for a thinner consistency.

Additional smoothie information:

Carrots contain carnitine, a compound that increases stamina by transporting fat to the mitochondria and burning it for energy.

Just one serving of Apricot brings on deeper, more restful sleep, thanks to the fruit's rich stores of tryptophan. Norwegian researchers discovered that the amino acid boosts levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter key to regulating healthy sleep patterns.

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Black and Blue Bomber Recipe

1/4 cups blueberries
1/4 cups blackberries
1 banana
1/2 cups apple juice
1/3 cups raspberry sorbet

  • Put all ingredients into blender.
  • Blend until smoothie consistency is reached.

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Blackberry Smoothie Recipe

3/4 cups apple juice
1/2 cups plain yoghurt
1 1/2 cups frozen blackberries
1 banana

  • Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. yoghurt is a liquid ingredient.
  • All fruit goes into blender at one time. Put cover on and blend until smooth.

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Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

1/2 bag of frozen blueberries
2 tablespoons blueberry preserves
7 or 8 ice cubes
1 1/2 cups of soymilk
1 banana

  • This is super easy. Just toss everything into a blender, switch to the highest setting, and let fly until you stop hearing ice cubes crunching and everything is fairly smooth.

Note:

There are an infinite number of variations on this using different combinations of fruit and jam.

You might also consider adding protein powder, ground flax seed, or any other supplement that strikes your fancy. It's best to wait until near the end, and just blend long enough to mix the protein powder of whatever in.

You can also substitute apple juice for the soya milk to create a tangier concoction.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

1 banana, preferably frozen
Handful of blueberries, frozen or fresh
1 cup of milk reduced fat or skim milk (or soya milk)

  • Combine in a blender or with a hand blender.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Blueberry Maple Smoothie Recipe

1 cup low-fat blueberry yoghurt
3/4 cups low-fat milk
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups fresh blueberries, frozen

  • Combine the yoghurt, milk, syrup, and cinnamon in a blender.
  • Add the blueberries and blend until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

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Blueberry Orange Smoothie Recipe

12 ounces frozen blueberries, unthawed or 2 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
8 ounces vanilla low fat yoghurt
1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Whirl all ingredients together in a blender until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.

Additional smoothie information:

Prevent Varicose veins: Blueberries boost enegizing blood flow, are rich sources of Vitamin C that enhances anti-infalmmatory bioflavonoids which improve vein elasticity to increase blood flow in the extremities, a recent study finds.

Orange can dissolve kidney stones and may even help prevent colon cancer.

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