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Aug 16, 2013 06:24 AM

Help turn my Smoothie into a Super-Smoothie!

Hi all,

I enjoy my smoothies, but I feel like they can get much healthier. I am looking for things to add in to make them super nutritious. I am open to both milk based and non milk based ideas.

This is what I usually put in:

Organic milk
Frozen strawberries, peaches, mango
Frozen banana slices
A spoon of almond butter

Thanks in advance!

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  1. In no particular order, I sometimes add chia seeds, greek yogurt, protein powder, kale/spinach and/or coconut milk

    1. am not sure your definition "healthy", or what your goals, but i'd add a few egg yolks.

      1. I like to use freshly squeezed citrus juice in my morning smoothie. And I really enjoy fresh cherries [either juiced or blended in after pitting].

        1. I like the texture of adding granola into the smoothy. If you're drinking these with a straw, you'll need a thicker straw but it's well worth the effort

          1. If I want a smoothie to keep me going all morning, I blend:

            Frozen mango
            Frozen raspberries
            0% or 2% greek yogurt
            Plain or vanilla light soy milk

            So, pretty similar to what you do now, but the addition of the greek yogurt, with all its protein, plus the soy milk, seems to make it stay with me a little longer.

            My sister loves chia seeds but I haven't been able to get excited about them yet...