5 Spring Smoothie Recipes

5 Spring Smoothie Recipes

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There’s no better way to take advantage of the many health benefits of fresh spring produce than to whip up a seasonal spring smoothie.

Spring is arriving really fast, and it will be on our door step even faster than you think so! So, while everyone else is roasting up asparagus and artichokes, why not try a spring smoothie from our list below?

1. Water-cress apple spring smoothie

spring smoothie

  • A handful of watercress
  • 1 apple
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4 avocado
  • a few ice cubes
  • enough water to blend it to a fine puree

2. Rhubarb strawberry spring smoothie

spring smoothie

  • 1½ cup strawberry, frozen (but you could just as easily use fresh, cut up)
  • 1½ cup rhubarb, frozen (ditto on using fresh)
  • 1½ tablespoons honey (orange blossom honey is perfect for this recipe; substitute sugar or other sweetener if needed)
  • 1½ cup milk (i used fat-free, but low fat, or regular is fine)
  • ⅔ cup acai or pomegranate juice

3. Arugula spring smoothie

spring smoothie

  • 2 green apples, juiced
  • Fresh ginger, juiced (about 1 tbsp of juice)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • a handful of wild arugula
  • a few tablespoon water or 4 ice cubes

4. Papaya coconut spring smoothie

spring smoothie

  • 1 14oz can coconut milk
  • 1 large fresh papaya, chopped and with no seeds
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup flax seed meal
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups ice

5. Healthy thin mint spring smoothie

spring smoothie

  • ¾ cup plain, unsweetened Greek yogurt (You can use full fat)
  • ¼ cup fresh mint (tightly packed)
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • Maple, to sweeten, to taste (I used 1 tablespoon)
  • 1-2 tablespoons cocoa powder (optional, it will bump up the chocolate flavor, but it will make the smoothie a muddier color)
  • 2 cups ice

We hope that you liked our recipes for refreshing, spring smoothies.