Easy, healthy, and delicious, smoothies work wonderfully for breakfast, as a meal replacement, or an on-the-go snack. But if you rely on the same smoothie recipes to get you through the week, your taste buds will quickly tire of your regular go-tos. When your daily drink starts to get a little drab, we recommend turning to these six recipes. Filled with zesty and hearty ingredients, such as cherries, limes, avocados, carrots, and even coffee, these thick and creamy beverages are much more exciting than a standard smoothie.
Grab your blender and make sure you have plenty of ice on hand — it’s time to whip up an oh-so-satisfying smoothie!
1. Cherry Revitalizer Smoothie
Start your day on an energetic note with Averie Cooks’s cherry revitalizer smoothie. Vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free, this recipe, which yields 2 generous servings, is perfect for anyone with dietary restrictions. In addition to being filled with tangy, smooth, and rich flavors, this smoothie is also packed with noteworthy health benefits. Cherries provide you with vitamin A, bananas ensure you get your daily potassium fix, and coconut water will help replenish your electrolytes. Happy sipping!
- 2 cups tart cherries, frozen
- 2 medium/large ripe bananas
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
- Sweetener, to taste
Directions: Combine ingredients in a blender, blending until smooth. Serve immediately.