Delicious and Nutritious: 15 Super-Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Chocolate Lovers Smoothie

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Any chocolate lover knows that, try as you may, sometimes, it’s impossible to quell those cravings. When you’re tempted to grab a chocolate milkshake, make this smoothie instead. It’s a lot healthier, and contains less than half the calories. This smoothie recipe from Marcus Samuelsson contains bananas, almond milk, cocoa powder and vanilla-flavored stevia extract. You could also experiment with adding almonds, raspberries, cinnamon and cayenne pepper or a little bit of salt.

Tropical Smoothie

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Try this tropical smoothie recipe just once and it won’t be long before you’re dreaming about it when you’re stuck behind your desk on weekday afternoons, wishing for a lounge chair and a view of the ocean. It blends mango,  papaya, coconut, ice and ground flax meal. Get the recipe at Small Footprint Family.

Low-Sugar Honeydew Kiwi Smoothie

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This smoothie is yet another example of green goodness, but this time, it’s all fruit. Honeydew melon, granny smith apple and kiwi fruit are a delicious combination. Skip the sugar or use a healthier substitute. Get the recipe at Fitness Magazine.

Grapefruit Smoothie

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Low in sugar and high in vitamin C, grapefruit is a popular choice for calorie counters because it packs a lot of punch. This smoothie combines it with vanilla soymilk, ice and a bit of agave nectar to counteract the tartness. Get the recipe at Wheat Free Meat Free.

Citrus Ginger Smoothie

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Ideal for winter, when citrus is about the only fresh fruit in season, the Citrus Ginger Smoothie pairs clementines with fresh peeled ginger for a sweet and spicy result. This smoothie also contains banana, greek yogurt and agave nectar. Get the recipe at Dash of East.