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7 Delicious, Filling Vegan Smoothies

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Tropical Paradise

    With a tropical blend of pineapple, mango, banana, and coconut, this delicious smoothie gets a spicy kick from fresh ginger.

    Tropical Paradise Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1 cup coconut milk beverage

    1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks

    1/2 cup frozen mango chunks

    1 banana

    Juice of 1/2 lemon

    1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Strawberry and Coconut

    Calling all coconut lovers: This strawberry smoothie gets its strong coconut flavor from coconut milk beverage and coconut oil.

    Strawberry and Coconut Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1 cup coconut milk beverage

    1/2 cup frozen strawberries

    1/2 cup frozen mango chunks

    1 tablespoon coconut oil

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Blueberry, Avocado, and Lime

    Avocado delivers protein and healthy fats, while lime juice adds a citrusy freshness. Add grated lime zest for a more intense flavor.

    Blueberry, Avocado, and Lime Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1 cup almond milk or coconut milk beverage

    1 cup frozen blueberries

    1/2 avocado

    Juice of 1 lime

    1/2 teaspoon agave or maple syrup

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Spinach, Avocado, and Cucumber

    Cucumber lends its cooling flavor to this green smoothie, which packs 2 cups baby spinach.

    Spinach, Avocado, and Cucumber Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1/2 cup almond milk

    2 big handfuls baby spinach

    1/2 small cucumber

    1/2 avocado

    Juice of 1 lemon

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Vanilla Cherry Almond

    A smoothie that could definitely pass for dessert, this cherry-banana combo gets its strong almond flavor (and protein) from chunky almond butter and almond milk.

    Vanilla Cherry Almond Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1 cup almond milk

    1 cup frozen cherries

    1/2 banana

    2 tablespoons almond butter

    1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Cinnamon Banana

    If you love toast with almond butter and sliced banana, you'll be a fan of this smoothie, which gets a little sweetness from pineapple (feel free to sub another fruit) and flavor from ground cinnamon and ginger.

    Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    3/4 cup milk of choice

    1 banana

    1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks

    2 tablespoons almond butter

    Generous pinch of ground cinnamon

    Generous pinch of ground ginger

    Puree ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  • Lindsay Funston

    Vegan Smoothies: Chia, Berry, and Cardamom

    Chia seeds give this smoothie its thick texture, while cardamom adds a distinct sweetness. We use a mix of raspberries and strawberries here, but feel free to experiment with your favorite fruits.

    Chia, Berry, Cardamom Smoothie

    Makes 2 small or 1 large

    1 1/2 cups almond milk

    3 tablespoons chia seeds

    1 cup frozen raspberries

    1/2 cup frozen strawberries

    1 teaspoon ground cardamom

    In a small bowl, mix together 1 cup almond milk with chia seeds. Let sit at least 20 minutes and up to 1 hour, until chia expands and the texture becomes pudding-like. Transfer chia mixture to blender and add remaining 1/2 cup almond milk, frozen berries, and cardamom. Blend until smooth.