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Healthy Smoothies That Taste Like Dessert

  • Root + Revel

    Red Velvet Cake Green Smoothie

    This nourishing Red Velvet Green Smoothie tastes exactly like classic red velvet cake. But thanks to beautiful beets and antioxidant-rich cacao, it's brimming with vitamins and minerals. It's vegan (dairy-free) and gluten-free, too!

    Get the recipe: Red Velvet Cake Green Smoothie

  • Food Mouth

    Cinnamon Roll Smoothie

    This vegan smoothie recipe is the health nut's answer to Cinnabon cravings! Made with bananas, rolled oats for protein and fiber, almond milk, and plenty of cinnamon, this is one treat you won't have to feel guilty about.

    Get the recipe: Cinnamon Roll Smoothie

  • Fettle Vegan

    Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

    Start your morning with a super protein boost with this decadent yet wholesome strawberry cheesecake smoothie. It's made with vegan protein powder, raw cashews for creaminess, and plenty of juicy strawberries.

    Get the recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

  • Chocolate & Carrots

    Apple Pie Smoothie

    Get moving in the morning with this tart and creamy green smoothie, reminiscent of Granny's best apple pie. Spinach, Greek yogurt, and fresh apples make it a powerhouse of nutrition, while warming apple pie spice makes it as comforting as the real thing.

    Get the recipe: Apple Pie Smoothie

  • Cookie Named Desire

    Birthday Cake Smoothie

    Every day can be your birthday when you start it with this festive smoothie! It only looks decadent, though—vanilla almond milk, flavorful extracts, and creamy banana make this smoothie totally guilt-free!

    Get the recipe: Birthday Cake Smoothie

  • Running with Spoons

    Black Forest Cake Smoothie

    Chocolate and cherries give this smoothie the flavor of luxe Black Forest cake. Fortunately, chia seeds and rolled oats make it sin-free, as does the handful of spinach (which you won't even taste).

    Get the recipe: Black Forest Cake Smoothie

  • Gimme Some Oven

    Carrot Cake Smoothie

    This smoothie may taste like cake, but it's made with lots of skin-friendly carrots and comforting classic carrot cake spices—resulting in a totally good-for-you morning boost.

    Get the recipe: Carrot Cake Smoothie

  • Laura Fuentes

    Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

    Coconut on coconut on coconut—it does the body good! This superfood smoothie is made with coconut milk, cashew butter, and creamy bananas. It tastes like the iconic coconut cream pie, without any of the guilt. You're welcome.

    Get the recipe: Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

  • Root + Revel

    Superfood Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

    This dairy-free superfood pumpkin pie green smoothie tastes just like pumpkin pie. But it's full of vitamins, heart-healthy fats, and fiber thanks to pumpkin puree, almond butter, spinach, and a few secret ingredient superfood boosts (think wheatgrass and flaxseed).

    Get the recipe: Superfood Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

  • A Beautiful Plate

    Almond Joy Smoothie

    Creamy coconut milk, crunchy honey-roasted almonds, dark chocolate, and coconut flakes—it's hard to believe this candy-inspired smoothie is vegan and so good for you!

    Get the recipe: Almond Joy Smoothie

  • The Big Man's World

    Peppermint Patty Smoothie

    Thanks to peppermint extract and antioxidant-rich cacao powder, this vegan smoothie tastes like candy. Omega-3s from avocado make it super smooth and creamy!

    Get the recipe: Peppermint Patty Smoothie

  • The Muffin Myth

    Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

    Who'da thunk that beans, bananas, and cacao would result in a smoothie that tastes just like brownies but is actually bursting with protein and antioxidants?

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

  • Chelsea's Messy Apron

    Key Lime Pie Smoothie

    Indulgent key lime pie gets lightened up with yogurt, almond milk, and fresh lime juice for a healthy breakfast smoothie you can feel good about drinking.

    Get the recipe: Key Lime Pie Smoothie

  • Recipe Runner

    Snickerdoodle Smoothie

    Who needs cookies when you can get those classic Snickerdoodle flavors from a good-for-you smoothie? Nondairy milk, almond butter and warming spices make this one of the better ways of starting the day!

    Get the recipe: Snickerdoodle Smoothie

  • Minimalist Baker

    Banana Cream Pie Smoothie

    This vegan smoothie tastes so good you'll wonder how it could be good for you. But with double bananas, superfood coconut oil, and raw cashews, there's nothing to feel guilty about here.

    Get the recipe: Banana Cream Pie Smoothie

  • Tasty Yummies

    Gingerbread Smoothie

    There's a reason Starbucks offers gingerbread lattes—that warming, comforting flavor just can't be beat. Here, you get all those classic spicy flavors, but without the sugary junk.

    Get the recipe: Gingerbread Smoothie

 

Kate Parham Kordsmeier

Kate Parham Kordsmeier is an Atlanta-based freelance food and wellness writer, recipe developer, spokesperson and TV host for more than 100 outlets, including USA Today, EatingWell, CNN, Cooking Light, The Washington Post, Clean Eating, Women’s Health, Shape, Vegetaria  More →

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