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A Week of Healthy Smoothie Recipes

The husband and I have been on the smoothie kick, he has been my willing guinea pig and now we have settled into a bit of a routine with these smoothie recipes! 

a week of smoothiesI experiment with a new recipe, pop it in the freezer overnight and then first thing in the morning my husband takes it with him to work. It is actually working pretty well because it stays partly frozen in his bag for half the day keeping his lunch (and cookies and snacks he doesn’t know I know about) cool so they don’t melt while also meaning that he can have a healthy and refreshing snack in the afternoon or on the way home when he needs it most.

This inspired me to do a little post on these mini recipes because they are incredibly simple to make and I am now safe in the knowledge that he is having some healthy nutrition in between chocolate to fuel him at work!

For each of these recipes, add the ingredients to a blender and mix on a high setting until completely blended! Easy, peasy.

So here are the last 5 days of smoothies that he has really enjoyed…

Day 1 – Raspberry & Banana

Banana & Raspberry - A week of smoothie Recipes

Ingredients

*Makes 1 big or 2 small*

1 Banana

1 1/2 handfuls Raspberries

400ml Water

Day 2 – Kiwi, Apple & Pineapple

Kiwi, apple & pineapple, a week of smoothies

Ingredients

*Makes 2 large*

2 Kiwi’s (peeled and cut)

1 Banana

250ml Apple Juice

250ml Pineapple Juice

100ml Water

Day 3 – Summer Fruits, Banana & Apple 

Summer Fruits, Banana & Apple - a week of smoothie recipes

Ingredients

*Makes 1 large or 2 small*

2 Handfuls of Summer Fruit mixture*

1 Banana

300ml Apple Juice

200ml Water

(*You can make this mixture yourself by combining; 1 Tablespoon Raspberries, 1 Tablespoon Strawberries, 1 Teaspoon Cherries, 1 Teaspoon Blackberries)

Day 4 – Orange, Mango & Raspberry

Orange, Mango & Raspberry smoothie - a week worth of smoothie recipes

Ingredients

*Makes 2 Large*

3 Chopped Mangoes

2 Handfuls Raspberries

600ml Orange Juice

*This mixture can be quite thick, so add water to thin it out if necessary*

Day 5 – Mango & Banana

Mango & Banana - A week of smoothie recipes

Ingredients

*Makes 1 Large or 2 Small*

2 Chopped Mangoes

1 1/2 Banana

300ml Water

300ml Pineapple Juice

You may have noticed a lot of banana and mango in these recipes, that is because they are not only nutritious and delicious, they act as a thickening agent for the smoothie without having to add anything else. They are also frugal to buy and freeze which means it doesn’t cost much per serving!

For more Recipes check out the Recipe Home Index 

For more healthy recipes check out my Healthy Food Pinterest Board

 With my husband as the willing ginuea pig we have been experimenting with smoothie recipes and here is a working weeks' worth that are easy to make

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Written by Charlotte

Founder at The Mummy Toolbox

10 Comments

  • Violet (#)
    August 11th, 2016

    Beside strawberry, Blueberry is one of the healthiest foods I really love. And they require no pitting or peeling. I usually combine it with strawberry in a beautiful smoothie. It is so great. That is called strawberry blueberry smoothie. I added just a touch of vanilla extract for a wee bit of sweetness and used regular milk and found the smoothie very light and refreshing! Thanks for sharing delicious dishes!

  • Harriet from Toby & Roo (#)
    August 4th, 2016

    Oohh these sound so yummy! My kids would love the banana and mango!

  • Esther (#)
    August 3rd, 2016

    Thank you for sharing these recipes. I have been opting for smoothie in my attempt to lose some weight. These recipes will come really handy.

  • Fashion and Style Police (#)
    August 3rd, 2016

    I like day 2 smoothie a lot.l but they all sound delicious. Going to try making them.

  • Yvonne (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    I am a huge smoothie fan, mainly because I am not great at eating breakfast. I must try the kiwi one, that sounds lovely and refreshing x

  • Laura @dearbearandbeany (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    These look delicious and a great way to start the morning. I could see me getting addicted to having a smoothy very easily x

  • Ana De- Jesus (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    OOoh I do love smoothies and the strawberry and banana is a favourite of mine!

  • Jordanne (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    I really like sound of day 4’s smoothie. I am a big mango fan. I notice when I look for new recipes they have a lot of mango or banana in them as well. They are amazing for nutritional value & thickening as you say.

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

  • Dean of Little Steps (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    I love the Mango and Banana combination 🙂 Love smoothies and shakes, perfect for the summer!

  • ali (#)
    August 2nd, 2016

    you beauty! I’ve just got a new hand blender with the promise of starting the day off with a smoothie to get more fruit variation into my diet. Pinning this to come back to! (starting off with the mango one, that looks perfect for summer mornings)

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