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Easy smoothie recipes

Published: January 2, 2022 at 9:52 am
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From healthy green smoothies to energy-packed strawberry and banana mixes, try our recipes that use fresh fruits and leafy vegetables to give you a quick, nutrient-packed drink

Looking for easy smoothie recipes? Whether you're looking for breakfast drinks to start your day healthily or just looking to pack more veg into your diet, we have plenty of recipes that are simple to make. For something more substantial, try one of our energising smoothie bowl recipes,healthy oat recipes, high-fibre breakfast recipes and healthy breakfast recipes.


Smoothies are endlessly versatile and a great way to meet your 5-a-day, from blueberries and mango to kale and kiwi.

Easy smoothie recipes

Strawberry and banana smoothie

Check out our quick, vegan smoothie with fresh strawberries, bananas and tofu – ready in 5 minutes. Using silken tofu may sound strange for a sweet recipe but will give a creamy texture to the smoothie.

Vegan Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe

Kiwi smoothie

Four ingredients and a handful of ice is all you need to make this super-green smoothie, the perfect healthy way to start your day.

Kiwi smoothie

Peanut butter, banana and berry smoothie

A great way to use that jar of peanut butter, this vibrant berry smoothie calls for only the simplest of ingredients. Serve on ice for best results.

A glass bottle of smoothie with two glasses in front of it

Super green 'thickie' smoothie

A thickie is just a heartier version of a smoothie, so it makes a great breakfast choice. This one is loaded with spinach, kale, banana and rolled oats.

Green Vegetable Smoothie

Frozen berry smoothie with kefir

Full of plenty of good bacteria, this fruity smoothie recipe makes a great on-the-go breakfast idea.

Banana Smoothie Recipe with Kefir Milk, Frozen Berries and Almonds

Healthy coconut water smoothie

A bright yellow healthy smoothie, great for a detox or cleanse, packed with mango, pineapple, banana and coconut water. Sunshine in a glass! Check out our coconut water taste test to find the best one to add to your smoothie...

Healthy Coconut Water Smoothie Recipe

Supergreen smoothie

This smoothie is packed with green goodness to give you a nutrient packed boost! Lime, kiwi, cucumber, spinach and avocado is a really refreshing combination and a great way to meet your 5-a-day.

supergreen smoothie

Almond milk smoothie

Berry smoothie (without yogurt)

This almond milk smoothie combines banana, cinnamon, porridge oats and nutmeg to make a hearty, high protein and gently spiced shake. A light and creamy smoothie to start the day. Find out which almond milk won our taste test.

Almond Milk and Banana Smoothie in a Glass

Red detox smoothie

Our refreshing detox fruit smoothie, with fruity bursts of watermelon, strawberry, banana and pomegranate is the perfect start to a cleanse.

Strawberry Smoothie Recipe With Watermelon, Pomegranate and Banana

Two-tone freezer smoothie

Avocados freeze brilliantly, and it’s a great way to prolong the life of perfectly ripe ones. Prepping and freezing ingredients ahead means you can just chuck them all in the blender and still get your berry fix in the winter like with our pretty two-tone smoothie.

Healthy green smoothie

A healthy, green smoothie loaded with avocado, baby spinach, lime and pineapple juice. Perfect for a cleanse, diet, detox or just a healthy pick-me-up.

Avocado and limes alongside a glass of green smoothie

Berry smoothie (without yogurt)

Our best berry and banana smoothie, made with avocado for creaminess and texture plus a splash of apple juice and fresh lime juice for a refreshing boost.

Berry Smoothie Recipe (Without Yogurt)

Strawberry and almond breakfast smoothie

This strawberry and almond breakfast smoothie is perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast. A sweet and creamy smoothie to brighten up any morning.

Strawberry and almond breakfast smoothie

Morning smoothie

Enjoy this refreshing fruit smoothie made with mango and banana. Really quick and easy to prepare, this smoothie is perfect for breakfast on the go or for a weekend brunch.

Morning smoothie

4 Easy Smoothie Recipes for Healthy Smoothies

Date almond smoothie

  • Put 1 tbsp almond butter, 1⁄2 chopped frozen banana, 150ml almond milk and 2 pitted chopped dates in a blender.
  • Whizz until smooth.

Blueberry crush smoothie

  • Put 2 tbsp greek yogurt, a big handful of blueberries, 150ml coconut water and 3 ice cubes in a blender.
  • Whizz until smooth.

Super green smoothie

  • Put a handful of baby spinach, 1⁄4 chopped avocado, 1⁄4 chopped frozen banana, 1 chopped kiwi fruit, 150ml chilled apple juice and 1⁄2 juiced lime in a blender.
  • Whizz until smooth.

Easy tropical smoothie

  • Put 1⁄4 chopped mango, 3 chunks of pineapple and 2 tbsp coconut yogurt in a blender.
  • Add 150ml coconut water and 3 ice cubes, and whizz until smooth.

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