Basic Smoothie Ingredients

Here's a list of basic smoothie ingredients to help you creatively throw together a super smoothie! Although not a complete list, these ingredients will help you jump start your creative thinking about what to use when you're hungry for a delicious, healthy snack.

If you want to freeze your fruit first, here is some tips on freezing them.

Basic Smoothie Ingredients

By the way, don't cook any of these! They're perfect in their raw, natural, fresh state.

FRUIT
bananas, pineapple, oranges, strawberries, cherry meat, avocado, raspberries, blackberries, oranges, mango, peaches, apricots, papaya, lynches, dates, kiwi, raisins, currants, lemon juice, lime juice, grapes

GREENS
kale (my personal favorite), spinach, lettuce (any variety), beet greens, watercress, parsley, wheatgrass juice, cabbage

VEGETABLES
beets, carrots, cucumber, celery, fennel bulb

PROTEIN
powder (what's your favorite? Mine is Vega - Berry Flavor), yogurt, peanut butter, almond butter, silken tofu

Basic Smoothie Ingredients LIQUID BASE
water, almond milk, rice milk, cow's milk, soy milk, orange juice, prune juice, coconut milk, cream (dessert, anyone?), cranberry juice, coffee, herbal tea, yerba mate tea

EXTRAS
vanilla extract, mint, ground fax seeds, flax seed oil, coconut oil, soaked almonds, soaked seeds, cinnamon, ginger, honey, agave nectar, espresso shots

Fun recipe: Grab one item from each of the groups and see what you get! You can't lose with smoothies.



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