18 Recipes for Smoothies with Secretly Healthy Ingredients

Happy Fri-yay morning friends!

With an extra yay built in since it is a 3 day weekend for me! I’ll be spending my patriots day like any great American, sleeping in, drinking lots of coffee, and going out for breakfast. Just living the dream…

Ever since I turned a salad into a smoothie, I thought there must be other smoothie genies out there, ready and waiting with mystery ingredients to blend into uncharted territory. Short story short, I was right.

So from a fellow smoothie adventure-er to another, here’s a fine collection of drinkables with undetectable healthy ingredients to blow your smoothie-lovin mind.

 

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18 Irresistible Smoothie Recipes with secretly healthy ingredients. You'd be surprised the amount of good for you foods you can blend into one delicious smoothie!

Greens

Green Goddess SmoothieSinful Nutrition

High Protein Green Goddess Smoothie

Guaranteed to give you the  immortal powers of Athena in a glass. Or just feel like…super healthy.

 

Kale Pineapple Date SmoothieThe Green Protein

Kale Pineapple Date Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

If it wasn’t for it’s green glow, you would have nevah evah thought there was a garden full of kale in there. 

 

Almond Joy Green SmoothiesNosh and Nourish

Almond Joy Green Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

Vegetables and chocolate bars in harmony?! The world (aka this smoothie-filled glass) is a wondrous place.

 

Creamy Strawberry Spinach SmoothieSinful Nutrition

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

There it is. A salad in a smoothie. Once you see how creamy and strawberry dream filled it is, you can forget how healthy you’re actually being.

 

Banana Free Green SmoothieBerries and Basil

Banana Free Green Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

If you can’t handle bananas all up in your bevs, there is a light at the end of the green filled tunnel. Served up with all of the toppings of your smoothie bowl dreams.

 

Beans

Chocolate Black Bean Brownie SmoothieThe Muffin Myth

Chocolate Black Beans Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

Give me the chance to have a brownie in any shape or form for breakfast, and you have my heart forever. 

 

Black Forest Protein SmoothieThat Girl Shannon

Black Forest Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

I searched deep in the depths of the bean-filled smoothie forest, and stumbled upon this good-enough-for-dessert smoothie. 

 

Kale & Edamame Pina Colada SmoothieCooking By Moonlight

Kale and Edamame Pina Colada Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

There’s beans AND greens in this smoothie. A dietitian’s dream through a straw.

 

Grains

Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie (with oats)Running with Spoons

Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

For those days when you’re trying to be healthy, but all you really want is a chocolate bar in drinkable form. Life = made.

 

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Quinoa SmoothieFood Faith Fitness

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Quinoa Smoothie Bowl + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

So much goodness in one bowl, and a great way to use up those five pounds of quinoa you cooked for dinner last night.

 

Chocolate Malt Oatmeal SmoothieWell Plated

Chocolate Malt Oatmeal Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

Somewhere in that malt shop in the sky, foodies are drinking away at these in their yoga pants and food pun tank tops, posting all the instas. A girl can dream…

 

Orange Kale Quinoa Smoothie BowlDiary of an Ex-Sloth

Orange Kale Quinoa Smoothie Bowl + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

If I was trapped on a deserted island, I’d want an endless supply of Jack Johnson music and these smoothie bowls. Wouldn’t even need a Wilson.

 

Healthy Blueberry Cobbler SmoothieAbbey’s Kitchen

Healthy Blueberry Cobbler Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

 

Being in Maine, I’m kinda partial to blueberries, especially when they are combined in dessert AND breakfast. That means two a day are totally acceptable, right?

 

Veggies

Very Berry Beet SmoothieEmilie Eats

Very Berry Beet Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

You can’t “beet” a smoothie that looks this jewel-esque. Well…I guess that’s the whole premise of this, so yeah just beet it.

 

Orange Carrot Coconut SmoothieCotter Crunch

Orange Carrot Coconut Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think about adding peanut butter to this, but I’ll settle for the golden hue that may or may not resemble my palms that hold it. 

 

Blueberry Vanilla Smoothie (with hidden zucchini)Foodiecology

Blueberry Vanilla Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

This will come in especially handy when you’ve reached Bubba Gump status on all of the zucchini coming out of the garden, and have had it with zoodles.

 

Chocolate Cauliflower ShakeThe Green Forks

Chocolate Cauliflower Shake + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

While cauliflower is being used for every other purpose under the food encrusted sun, I’ve yet to see it thrown in the smoothie realm. Chocolate is definitely the gateway drug into uncharted territory of cauliflower gone deliciously wild.

 

Sunrise Sweet Potato SmoothieBack to Her Roots

Sunrise Sweet Potato Smoothie + 17 other smoothies with secretly healthy ingredients!

Guilty of wanting to add peanut butter to this party for two! Although liquid sweet potato pie sounds pretty soul satisfying on its own. 

 

Make it a great day!

What’s the weirdest ingredient you’ve put in a smoothie?

Do you have Monday off? Any plans?

 

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