4 Healthy Smoothie Recipes to Jumpstart Your Day

These delicious recipes will help get you on the right track for swimsuit season and beyond.
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Spring is right around the corner, and by right around the corner, we mean tomorrow. “Wait, what?!” That’s right. Even though it may not feel like spring is in the air, warmer weather, sunshine, and yes, shorts and swim suits, will be a reality before you know it.

So as we adjust our closets from cable knits to maxi dresses, let’s make some changes in the kitchen, too. These healthy smoothies are just the light and fresh recipes to help you make the transition.

Strawberry Almond Coconut Water Recovery Smoothie

Meaningful Eats

Meaningful Eats

“Strawberry smoothies, are OK, I guess,” said no one ever. The quintessential blendable berry is the base for this yummy pink drink. With only four more ingredients (+ ice), you can whip this baby up for a post-workout, pre-summer sip you can feel good about.

Get the full recipe at Meaningful Eats.

Vanilla Lime Green Smoothie

Kitchen Treaty

Kitchen Treaty

Forget everything you think you know about green juices and smoothies, and think again. Yes, there’s a leafy green in there (spinach), but with vanilla (yogurt and extract), honey, banana and lime juice, we promise this drink will be less grassy and more citrusy.

Get the full recipe at Kitchen Treaty.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie [Parfait]

Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Sorry, we forgot what we were talking about because we were too busy staring at the gorgeous fuchsia color of this dragon fruit. This bright smoothie is almost too pretty eat, but because it’s yummy and healthy, we’re going for it. Bonus: Top it with yogurt and granola to make it a parfait.

Get the full recipe at Yummy Mummy Kitchen.

Chocolate-Almond Oatmeal Smoothie

Dishing Up the Dirt

Dishing Up the Dirt

For those of you, ahem, us, who think of smoothies more so as shakes in disguise, this chocolate recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth, while being sneakily healthy, too. Spinach, almond butter and rolled oats make sure this one not only tastes delicious but fills you up to tackle the day ahead.

Get the full recipe at Dishing Up the Dirt.

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