June 21 National Smoothie Day: 10 Tips for Sensational Smoothies!

Frozen fruits like berries, mango, and banana add thickness and creaminess without diluting the flavor as ice would.

Use Frozen Fruit

Choose naturally sweet fruits like ripe bananas or add a touch of honey, agave, or dates to enhance sweetness without refined sugar.

Balance Sweetness

Spinach, kale, or Swiss chard boost nutrition without altering the taste much, especially when blended with sweeter fruits.

Add Leafy Greens

Use yogurt, Greek yogurt, coconut milk, almond milk, or oat milk to create a smooth texture and add protein.

Creamy Base

Add a scoop of protein powder (whey, plant-based, or collagen) to keep you full longer and support muscle repair.

Boost with Protein

Add avocado, chia seeds, flax seeds, or nut butters like almond or peanut butter for a creamy texture and lasting energy.

Include Healthy Fats

Experiment with superfoods like spirulina, matcha, or wheatgrass powder for added antioxidants and nutrients.

Go Green

Enhance flavors with fresh herbs like mint or basil, spices such as cinnamon or ginger, or extracts like vanilla or almond.

Add Flavor Kick

Blend in oats, cooked quinoa, or coconut flakes for added texture and a nutrient boost.

Texture Variety

Prep smoothie packs with pre-measured ingredients and store them in the freezer for quick blending on busy mornings.

Prep Ahead