These smoothie recipes are lifesavers when you want something quick, filling, and very delicious.
There are 30 amazing shakes on this list, ranging from the healthy to the hedonistic, and everything in between.
If you like your drinks thick, creamy, and fruity go for strawberry and banana.
But if you crave some sweet, the chocolate, peanut butter, and banana can’t be beaten.
We’ve got something to help you celebrate any occasion, be it St Patrick’s Day, a day by the pool, or the 4th of July.
So, it’s about time to dig out your blender and swoon over these smoothie recipes!
How to Make a Smoothie + 30 Simple Smoothie Recipes
1. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Unleash your inner Elvis with this decadent and dreamy smoothie.
Rich and thick, it tastes like dessert but is surprisingly healthy (sorry Elvis).
All that peanut butter gives a quick hit of protein while the bananas provide a serving of essential nutrients like potassium.
If you’re looking for a quick yet satisfying breakfast or lunch option, look no further!
2. Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Set yourself up for a great day with this breakfast-worthy fruit smoothie.
It’s made with raspberries, strawberries, bananas, non-dairy milk, and a hint of honey.
The secret to this amazing shake is the banana. Use frozen chunks for a thicker consistency and a refreshingly chilled texture.
3. Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie
This informative and delicious recipe tells you everything you need to know to make the perfect green smoothie.
It’s like a cheat sheet for healthy shakes, covering the ideal fruit to greens ratio and tips on natural sweeteners.
If you want to start making green smoothies that don’t taste like grass, this is the recipe for you.
4. Smoothie King Angel Food Smoothie
Serve up this creamy treat and prepare to be crowned the king of smoothies.
Inspired by the popular beverage chain, this homemade version is less expensive, more convenient, and has just as much delicious flavor.
Made with banana, strawberries, sugar, dry milk powder, and a drop of pure vanilla extract, it’s like drinking your favorite berry pudding.
5. 5-Minute Banana Smoothie
Five minutes and a couple of bananas are all you need to make your smoothie dreams come true with this super easy recipe.
It’s a healthy yet satisfying blend of bananas, yogurt, and orange, and tastes like breakfast in a glass.
And the other great thing about this recipe is that it’s so adaptable. You can enjoy it as-is, or use it as a base for other flavors.
Pile in some pomegranate, go nuts with nut butter, or shove it some strawberries – almost any flavor combination will work!
6. Kale Pineapple Smoothie
Kale smoothies get a bad rep. And that’s a shame because paired with the right ingredients, they can be a delicious way to get your greens.
In this recipe, kale is blended with bananas, pineapple, and peanut butter for a rich, nutty taste that completely hides the kale.
Pro tip – this is the best way to smuggle vegetables into your kids. They’ll even thank you for it!
7. Frozen Fruit Smoothie
Sweating in the summer heat? Make this refreshing ice-cold smoothie for some sweet relief.
Blend apple juice together with frozen raspberries, blueberries, cherries, and mango, and you’ll have a tart but sweet heat-busting beverage.
It’s perfect for those days when you want to be cool by the pool.
8. Patriotic Layered Smoothie
On the 4th of July, Presidents Day, or Labor Day weekend this red, white, and blue smoothie is welcome any time you’re celebrating the great US of A.
It looks intimidating but, trust me, assembly is a cinch. You’ll make three separate smoothies and pour them over each other to create a striped effect.
First comes the cherry-laden red layer, then a white banana and yogurt mix, then a blueberry layer to finish things off.
Chilling helps the layers stay separate before serving so you don’t have to worry about your careful artistry getting wrecked in the journey from blender to table.
9. Strawberry Blueberry Cream Smoothie
Another tie-dye smoothie, this recipe is an eye-catching shake in the colors of the flag.
Made with strawberries, blueberries, and vanilla, it’s the perfect way to show your patriotism.
10. Smoothie King Peanut Power Plus Chocolate Smoothie
Skip the line-up at Smoothie King and enjoy a healthier, cheaper homemade version!
This DIY recipe is the perfect breakfast snack. It’s loaded with energy-boosting ingredients to help you power through to lunch.
Protein powder, dates, almond milk, bananas, peanut butter, and cocoa powder are all in the mix, blending into a dark and chocolatey milkshake.
11. Mango Smoothie
Mangoes are a great smoothie choice, thanks to their tropical flavor and nutrient profile.
These gorgeously tropical fruits are loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C.
They taste amazing, especially when blended into a thick puree along with vanilla yogurt, milk, and heart-healthy flax seeds.
12. Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
Packed with vitamin C, this smoothie is an immune system powerhouse.
But you won’t care about that when you’re slurping up the sweet, citrus juiciness.
With tangy notes of orange and vanilla, this shake really does taste like an orange creamsicle… but without all the sugar and additives.
13. Perfect Raspberry Smoothie
Bright pink and deliciously chilled, this is a party in a glass.
It’s berry-tastic, made with tart frozen raspberries and blended with banana.
There’s some yogurt for a creamy taste and texture, and a dash of either maple syrup or honey for all-natural sweetness.
14. Cinnamon Apple Smoothie
Perfect for fall, this spicy shake is full of autumnal flavor.
In fact, it tastes a little like liquid apple pie!
Flavored with hints of cinnamon and vanilla, it’s bulked out with apple, banana, and thick Greek yogurt.
15. Lemon Blueberry Smoothie
This amazing recipe nails that sweet spot between healthy and tasty.
It’s not just vegan and sugar-free, it’s also very delicious!
Made with fresh lemon juice and juicy blueberries, this incredible shake is naturally sweetened with banana and rounded out with a drop of almond extract.
16. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Take your smoothie game to a whole other level with this sinful shake.
With ingredients like banana, peanut butter, yogurt, and milk you could easily eat this for breakfast.
But there’s cocoa powder in there too, so it’s also a great dessert choice.
Top it with granola, chia seeds, and/or more fruit and you’ll have a crowd-pleasing sundae!
17. Easy Berry Smoothie
Fresh berries, chia seeds, milk, and yogurt. That’s it. That’s all you need for a healthy, easy, and very satisfying shake.
This is the best grab n go breakfast. Just blend it up, pour it into your usual coffee container, and head for the office!
18. Peach Smoothie
This summery smoothie is amazing in the warmer months when peaches are at peak ripeness and bursting with juicy flavor.
Frozen peaches, frozen bananas, yogurt, honey, and a hint of spices like cinnamon and ginger. This gorgeous treat is like sunshine in a shake.
19. Sunrise Super Smoothie
Start your day with this super smoothie, and you’ll be buzzing until lunch.
It’s an immune system booster, an anti-inflammatory, and a fruity detox with plenty of nutritious ingredients.
Carrots, ginger root, turmeric, hemp, orange, and pineapple – this is the perfect smoothie for people who watch what they eat.
It may even convert a few fast-food junkies!
20. Strawberry Spinach Smoothie
Don’t worry, you can’t taste the spinach in this nutritious smoothie. There’s just lots of fruity goodness.
And it’s no wonder, as this recipe packs a lot of fresh produce into one glass. Pineapple, strawberries, bananas – yum!
It’s thickened with omega-3 loaded chia seeds and bulked out with a dash of almond milk, making it vegan-friendly and deliciously creamy.
21. Creamy Pineapple Smoothie
There are only four ingredients in this smoothie, it’s healthy fast-food at its finest!
All you’ll need is pineapple, banana, coconut milk, and orange juice for this amazing recipe.
On the extremely rare chance that you have leftovers, pour them into popsicle molds for an irresistible frozen treat!
22. Green Detox Smoothie
If you’re still in recovery mode after a heavy night or coming down from holiday eating, this smoothie is the answer to your prayers.
Loaded with delicious detox ingredients like spinach, celery, apple, banana, and ginger, it’s a hug for your insides.
23. Almond Cherry Smoothie
Forget cherry pie, this holiday season, I’m all about this cherry shake.
Beautifully balanced with both tart and sweet notes, it’s a frothy blend of frozen banana, cherries, almond butter, vanilla, and milk.
24. Warming Winter Smoothie
Smoothies aren’t just for summer with this creative recipe.
You won’t believe how much nutrition you can pack into one smoothie.
This one is loaded with carrots, bananas, zucchini, hemp, and warming spices like turmeric, cinnamon, and fresh ginger.
A pinch of black pepper adds a fiery kick that keeps the flavor lingering long after the last sip.
25. Skinny Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie
I’ve only recently jumped on the adding-oatmeal-to-smoothies bandwagon, but it’s already been a wild ride.
Heart-healthy oats are a great choice for adding sweetness and creamy texture to shakes.
Their slightly sweet but neutral flavor goes with everything, and they’re filling enough to work as a meal.
This version combines oatmeal with almond milk, vanilla, and spices for that oatmeal cookie taste.
It’s ideal for holiday breakfasts, quick brunches, or any time you need a quick fix of oat deliciousness.
26. Banana Split Smoothie
After a long day, the last thing you want to do is make a complicated dessert. So don’t. Make this delicious shake instead.
It’s all the goodness of a banana split, with a fraction of the work.
Simply dump bananas, cacao powder, almond butter, almond milk, vanilla, and dates in a blender and whizz until smooth.
Pile into a frosted sundae dish and top with cacao nibs and shredded coconut for the full effect.
27. Banana Cream Pie Smoothie
This insanely good smoothie is a winner with kids.
It’s made with frozen bananas, yogurt, and graham crackers.
The kids can help you decorate it, too, piling on cracker crumbs, chocolate shavings, nuts, or sprinkles.
28. Birthday Cake Smoothie
Make every day your birthday with this celebratory treat.
Loaded with colorful sprinkles, it’s pure happiness in a tall glass.
Creamy, sweet, and so good, start your birthday with a fun and festive breakfast.
29. Vanilla Date Smoothie
Dates, bananas, and vanilla – this simple smoothie is naturally sweet with vanilla-caramel notes.
Made with almond milk, it’s vegan too, so it’s suitable for anyone following a plant-based diet.
Thick and chunky, it’s full of little date pieces, which add chewy goodness.
Soak your dates before blending if you’re looking for a smoother texture.
30. Light Oreo Smoothie
Diet-friendly shakes are great. But sometimes, you’ll just want comfort food in a glass.
When cravings strike, try this chocolatey recipe, which tastes like Oreos in creamy liquid form but is actually low in fat and made with nutritious ingredients.
A dreamy blend of bananas, vanilla yogurt, and milk, it’s really simple to make.
Top it with crushed Oreo cookies and add a touch of sweetener if you’re serving sweet-toothed guests.
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