10 Favorite Smoothie Recipes

January 4, 2013 by Ali

Happy, happy new year to everyone! Hope that your 2013 is off to a fabulous start!

In honor of the Smoothie Maker Gift Set Giveaway that we have going on this week, and because I just returned home from a carb-loading trip in Europe and am craving some lighter meals, I thought it would be fun to do a smoothie recipe roundup!

Smoothies are without a doubt one of my favorite healthy meal (or snack) options. They are quick, tasty, good for you, and easy to make year-round with fresh or frozen produce. And it seems like there are always new ideas popping up everywhere for extra things you can add to make them all the healthier (hidden greens like spinach, all sorts of seeds like chia/flax/wheat germ, fresh ginger, etc. come to mind).

So here are 10 of my favorites from the blog. Hope you enjoy! And don’t forget to enter the giveaway which includes a rockin’ Blendtec amongst other great finds!

10 Favorite Smoothie Recipes from Gimme Some Oven

Pineapple Ginger Smoothie

Rainbow Chard Banana Smoothie

Green Smoothie (spinach, apple, banana, orange, ginger)

White Smoothie (apple, banana, peanut butter, etc.)

Yellow Smoothie (pineapple, banana, coconut milk, etc.)

Orange Smoothie (different kinds of oranges, ginger, etc.)

Red Smoothie (strawberries, mango, cranberries, etc.)

Purple Smoothie (berries, pomegranate, banana, etc.)

Pineapple Orange Banana Smoothie

Fresh Orange Smoothie (a la ‘Orange Julius’)

**Update: Since this post was published, we have also added these other great smoothies:

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About Ali

Ali Ebright is a freelance recipe developer and food writer/photographer, and blogs at Gimme Some Oven and Gimme Some Life. She also loves all things music, traveling near and far, actually making things from Pinterest, cozying up with a good book and her sweet pup, Henry, and spending time with a wonderful group of friends. Come say hello and follow Ali on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ & Instagram.

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14 thoughts on “10 Favorite Smoothie Recipes

  1. Want to tell you that I enjoyed the smoothie recipes…
    Great…thanks a million….xoxo
    Hope your feeling better sooon…

    - Beth Davis

  2. These smoothies look amazing! I was just searching for some nutritious and delicious smoothie recipes on google- and thought of your website from something I’ve made before. These are SIMPLY AWESOME!

    - Celine

  3. Now THAT’S what I’m talkin’ about! I was just looking for more smoothie recipes before Christmas. Gotta get that Vitamix back to work again… but it’s so cold! :)

    - Katie | The Hill Country Cook

  4. Oh my gosh. I want all of these! Except the green ones. ;)

    I just made some banana orange smoothies and was wishing I had some fresh pineapple. I’m happy to see that on there! Can’t wait to try.

    - Erin @ Texanerin Baking

  5. I love these all! I’ve been trying to have a smoothie a day so I’m sure I’ll get to make each and every one of these!

    - Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious

  6. I love smoothies! And I love how your favorites are all different colors, very pretty collection of recipes. I just got a juicer for Christmas, so I have been experimenting with that… although most of these recipes should work in juice form too. :)

    - Alley @ Alley's Recipe Book

  7. I must write over here, that I had a banana smoothie on my 1st of January breakfast and it was like a miracle in my mouths :)

    - Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today

  8. welcome home ali!! i’m a sucker for smoothies – have them probably 3-4x per week after a workout. the gresh orange smoothie (orange julius!) is a must try! I love this round up.

    - sally @ sallys baking addiction

  9. I love all of these! Welcome home!

    - Jen @ Savory Simple

  10. I LOVE this!! Welcome home :)

    - Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen

  11. Smoothies seriously make me a happier person. LOVE this post! I want to try all the colours!

    - Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

  12. Welcome home! Your post hits home with me a bit – when I lived in Europe for 5 months I came home several pants sizes larger. (Whoops!) Love these gorgeous, bright smoothies!

    - Liz @ The Lemon Bowl

  13. I have just discovered that my food processor can make pretty good smoothies so I’m very excited to start experimenting and this round up is a great place to start. Thanks Ali!

    - Kathryn