Healthy Smoothie Recipes

When you want something cold and refreshing, nothing tastes better than a fruit smoothie or icy blended drink. For a diabetes-friendly breakfast or snack, break out the blender and try some of these yogurt or nondairy diabetic smoothies packed with berries, veggies, and more.

Cherry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothies

You only need five ingredients and a blender to enjoy this Greek yogurt smoothie featuring tart cherries, sweet bananas, and smooth almond milk. Enjoy the low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb drink for breakfast or a snack.

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Carrot-Mango-Green Tea Smoothies

Not one, not two, but three power foods--carrots, green tea, and chia seeds--kick up the health value of this nondairy smoothie. Mango and ginger add fresh tropical flavor to the 69-calorie drink.

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Super Berry Smoothies

True to its name, this smoothie contains three antioxidant-rich berries. Sneak in baby spinach leaves, pomegranate juice, and protein powder for a super-charged nondairy smoothie that’s low-fat and low-carb.

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Mix and Match Banana-Berry Smoothies

This healthy banana smoothie recipe lets you switch up the ingredients while remaining low in calories and fat. Use whatever berries you have on hand, and don’t forget our secret ingredient: low-fat granola.

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Berry Smoothies

Fill a blender with frozen blueberries, strawberries, and light cranberry-raspberry juice for a refreshing smoothie. Add blueberry yogurt to the mix for 9 grams of protein and over a quarter of your daily calcium needs.

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Just-Peachy Smoothies

Mix peach yogurt with slices of fresh nectarines, peaches, or apricots for a tasty kick-start to your morning. This recipe has just 78 calories and 16 grams of carb per serving. Plus, don't miss the fun flavor variations and a recipe for fruit smoothie pops.

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Chocolate-Banana Sipper

Honey, vanilla, cocoa powder, and fresh banana come together in a decadent but low-calorie dessert or snack. Plus, this smoothie has 5 grams of protein and only 23 grams of carb, making it a great post-workout snack.

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Carrot Smoothie

Packed with vitamins A and C, this smoothie makes it easy to be healthy. Blended orange juice and shredded carrots provide a sweet breakfast or morning snack for only 55 calories and 13 grams of carb per serving.

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Blushing Julius

This orange-and-strawberry smoothie recipe has a secret, protein-rich ingredient: tofu! Use nonfat dry milk powder to keep the drink low in fat.

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Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Forget sugary beverages and whip up this flavor-packed smoothie instead. Strawberry, banana, and vanilla flavors blend perfectly for only 54 calories and 12 grams of carb per serving.

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Tropical Fruit Smoothies

Blend together flavored yogurt, fat-free milk, and fresh banana and mango for the perfect breakfast smoothie. This easy recipe has only 103 calories and 22 grams of carb per serving.

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Sunrise Smoothies

This breakfast smoothie tastes as cool as it looks! Top watermelon puree with a blend of orange juice, cantaloupe, and yogurt for a refreshing two-in-one smoothie.

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Peachy Apricot Slush

Skip gas-station drinks made with high-fructose corn syrup and whip up your own fruit slushy. Blend together apricot nectar, peaches, ice, and carbonated water for an all-natural drink that's as delicious as it is refreshing.

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Berry-Mango Slush

Kids and adults alike will love this fresh mango and strawberry smoothie with a splash of lime juice. This drink gets its fizz from sugar-free berry-flavor carbonated water.

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