Elevate Exclusive: Our Three Favorite Smoothie Recipes

We're not quite sure where it came from, but man, have we been on one major smoothie kick recently! We suppose it could have been our recent big-girl purchases of a Vitamix and Nutribullet, or our lack of time getting ready in the morning, but we cannot deny it: whipping up a quick AND nutritious smoothie in the morning has got us shouting from the rooftops about these delicious cups of health! Here are three of our favorite "go-to" smoothie recipes: 

                       Photo courtesy of Cooking and Beer

                       Photo courtesy of Cooking and Beer

Pineapple Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 
  • 3/4 cup frozen mango and/or peach chunks
  • 1 or 2 fresh bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

 

 

                                 Photo courtesy of Tone It Up

                                 Photo courtesy of Tone It Up

Triple Berry Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup strawberries
  • 1/4 raspberries
  • 1 cup spinach/kale (trust us!)
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • sprinkle of chia seeds
  • 4-6 ice cubs

 

 

                            Photo courtesy of Eating Well

                            Photo courtesy of Eating Well

Almond Butter and Banana Protein Smoothie

  • 1 small banana
  • 1 heaping Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4-6 ice cubs