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10 Superfood Smoothies You Need to Try

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Superfoods are said to be chock-full of important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that serve up a plethora of health benefits. A fun and easy way to add superfoods to your daily eating regimen is by blending them into delicious smoothies.

Here are 10 superfood smoothies you should consider giving a try! 

Blueberry Flax Smoothie

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This smoothie has quite the impressive amount of superfoods all packed into one simple and delicious recipe. With blueberries, ground flaxseed, spinach, Greek yogurt and coconut milk, there’s no going wrong with this superfood smoothie.

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Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie 

Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie
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Antioxidants are an essential part of any diet. Luckily, acai berries and cacao beans are full of them and, when blended together, they make a deliciously healthy smoothie.

Get the full recipe here.

 

Avocado Smoothie

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Avocados are among the favorites when it comes to superfoods. This simple recipe incorporates avocado, milk, yogurt and honey to make a super tasty smoothie.

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Healthy Berry and Spinach Smoothie

Healthy Berry and Spinach Smoothie
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Spinach is an essential green for any healthy diet. Fortunately, spinach blends perfectly into many smoothies. This delicious and simple recipe is a great way to incorporate spinach into your diet.

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Kick Booty Kale Smoothie

Kick Booty Kale Smoothie
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Kale is a versatile green and can be prepared and eaten multiple ways in the kitchen. One way to enjoy it is with this smoothie that combines kale with Greek yogurt, milk and peanut butter for a protein-packed drink.

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Green Tea Smoothie

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Green tea is a superfood due to its large amount of healthy benefits, including weight loss and lowering blood pressure, and it is full of antioxidants. This smoothie is nutritious and easy to make in your own kitchen.

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Quinoa Smoothie

Quinoa Smoothie
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Quinoa is a protein powerhouse that provides our bodies will all nine essential amino acids. Try out this superfood seed in a delicious smoothie!

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Green Greek Yogurt Smoothie 

Green Greek Yogurt Smoothie
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Greek yogurt has much more protein than regular yogurt, and improves digestion as well as your immune system. Greek yogurt is easy to incorporate into many different flavorful smoothies. This one calls for plain Greek yogurt, banana, spinach and coconut oil.

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Basic Banana and Broccoli Smoothie

Basic Banana and Broccoli Smoothie
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Broccoli may sound strange as a smoothie component, but with the right ingredients it makes for a deliciously healthy smoothie! This basic smoothie is good for someone on the fence about trying a broccoli smoothie.

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Oat Coconut Smoothie 

Oat Coconut Smoothie
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Oats offer a multitude of health benefits that simply cannot be ignored, such as lowering cholesterol levels and improving metabolism. This smoothie is perfect for people who tend to skip breakfast or don’t find themselves typically hungry in the morning.

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Reviewed March 21, 2016
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith 

Read more in Being HER

25 Greatist Superfoods and Why They're Super. Greatist. March 15, 2016. 
http://greatist.com/health/25-greatist-superfoods-and-why-theyre-super

52 of the Healthiest Superfoods. Woman's Day. March 15, 2016. 
http://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/nutrition/a3180/eat-healthy-america-52-superfoods-25519

Recipe Sources:

10 Superfood Smoothie Recipes to Kickstart Your Day. Nutrition Secrets. March 15, 2016.
http://www.nutritionsecrets.com/superfood-smoothie-recipes

Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie. Healthy Smoothie Headquarters. March 15, 2016.
http://www.healthysmoothiehq.com/antioxidant-acai-cacao-smoothie#more-5763

Avocado Smoothie. All Recipes. March 15, 2016. 
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/199931/avocado-smoothie

Healthy Berry and Spinach Smoothie. All Recipes. March 15, 2016. 
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/240726/healthy-berry-and-spinach-smoothie

Green Tea Smoothie. Healthy Smoothie Headquarters. March 15, 2016. 
http://www.healthysmoothiehq.com/green-tea-smoothie

Quinoa Smoothie. My Fussy Eater. March 15, 2016.
http://www.myfussyeater.com/quinoa-smoothie/

Greek Yogurt Smoothies. Healthy Smoothie Headquarters. March 15, 2016.
http://www.healthysmoothiehq.com/greek-yogurt-smoothies

Broccoli Green Smoothie Recipes, Nutrition and Health Benefits. Incredible Smoothies. March 15, 2016.
http://www.incrediblesmoothies.com/recipes/broccoli-nutrition-and-green-smoothie-recipes

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Anonymous

These are very healthy smoothies for sure because it comes from superfoods that hold a large number of healthy vitamins and minerals that are good for our body. I'm sure I will try this at home this weekend "Antioxidant Acai Cacao Smoothie ".
I just want to add some healthy smoothie recipes that you might need https://behealthy.today/healthy-weight-loss-smoothies/
Great piece of advice Jordan,

November 22, 2016 - 4:21am
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Anonymous

this sounds sooo good! perfect summer recipes I’m trying this for sure!

June 2, 2016 - 11:46pm
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Anonymous

These are really nice food.. Superfood.. great name :)

June 2, 2016 - 11:45pm
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