The top 10 superfood smoothies

Super quick, packed with vitamins and delicious, due in part to the innovation of the Nutribullet smoothies have quickly earned a place as a staple when it comes to eating well. Here's our pick of the bunch!

The top 10 superfood smoothies

Perhaps the best way to boost your fruit and vegetable intake, smoothies are great for getting a variety of produce into your diet. Healthy, light and incredibly versatile, why not make your next one a superfood smoothie and reap the health benefits.

Give these smoothie recipes a go! Simply put all ingredients in the blender, blitz and enjoy.

Oat, banana and coconut smoothie

  • 1/2 banana
  • 40g old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 30g Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 30g freshly squeezed orange juice
  • A handful of ice

Spinach super smoothie

  • 110ml almond milk
  • 110g fresh spinach
  • 1 small Frozen Banana (fresh is ok, but frozen gives the best taste and texture)
  • 110g frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Tiny pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (helps balance blood sugar)
  • 1/2 of a small avocado (add extra liquid if using)
  • 1 tbsp Goji Berries

Super red smoothie

  • 110g beetroot, cooked and chopped into small chunks
  • 110g pineapple
  • ½ inch ginger, sliced
  • 2 satsumas, peeled
  • 3 tbsp cashew nuts
  • 225ml water
  • A handful of ice cubes

An excellent source of iron and antioxidants, beetroot has numerous benefits. Said to lower blood pressure, recent studies also indicate it boosts exercise performance. Packed full of nitrates, the body converts these to nitric oxide during exercise, increasing your blood flow capacity and lowering the amount of oxygen your muscles need, meaning you can train more efficiently. Great news for runners!

Carrot, mango and orange vitamin booster

  • 1 orange, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, roughly chopped
  • 50g mango, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 200ml water

Berry breakfast shake

  • 100ml full-fat milk
  • 2 tbsp natural yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 150g frozen blackberries/raspberries
  • 50g blueberries
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp goji berries
  • 1 tsp mixed seeds
  • 1 tsp honey

Super green breakfast booster

  • 50g spinach
  • 1 small avocado, stoned, peeled and halved
  • 1 ripe mango, stoned, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 apple, cored and cut into chunks
  • 200ml almond milk
  • 1 dragon fruit, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 100g mixed berries (best if frozen)

Almond butter and banana smoothie

  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 225ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4-6 ice cubes

Tropical smoothie

  • 3 passion fruit
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 1 small mango, peeled, stoned and chopped
  • 300ml orange juice
  • A handful of ice cubes

Blueberry chia seed smoothie

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 350ml almond milk
  • 220g blueberries
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 heaped tbsp coconut butter or coconut oil
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • A drizzle of runny honey

Blueberries are valued for their high levels of antioxidants, making them the perfect addition to any smoothie. Said to aid weight loss and support digestion due to their high fibre content, they are also high in gallic acid which researchers have indicated has the ability to boost focus and memory. 

Antioxidant chia berry smoothie

  • 75 grams frozen mixed berries
  • 120ml unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 120ml water
  • ½ tablespoon chia seeds

Chia seeds - said to boost energy, aid digestion, stabilise blood sugar, and lower cholesterol, chia seeds tick the boxes when it comes to their potential as a superfood. Packed full of vitamins, the super seeds are excellent for digestive health, with one serving providing recommend daily fibre intake for the day.

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