I have a confession to make: I’m sort of immune to the changing of seasons. I wear shorts when it’s 40 degrees outside, and drink lattes during the sweaty peak of summer. No matter what season it is, I’ll consume fall and winter flavors all year long (pumpkin spice forever!). That also means I’m the type of person who drinks smoothies in the dead of winter. For most people, though, finding smoothie recipes you’ll want to drink all winter long is easier said than done.
Because they’re so customizable, finding the formula for the perfect smoothie can be a bit of a challenge. This is especially true when certain produce is more expensive during colder months. These 15 smoothie recipes you’ll want to drink all winter long marry winter flavors with the ease of throwing everything in a blender. You’re bound to find a new favorite to add to your meal plan!
What’s the worst part about winter? It’s also cold and flu season! So be sure to give your immune system a much-needed boost with this immunity smoothie! Packed with germ-fighting ingredients, this shake will prevent you from getting sick this winter.
This smoothie is tropical enough to help pull you out of those wintertime blues! It’s full of healthy fats, along with a ton of nutrition from the potassium-rich banana and iron-filled spinach. You won’t believe how rich and flavorful this three-ingredient smoothie is without adding any ice or frozen ingredients at all!
Vitamin C is essential during the dreary winter months of cold and flu season. Thankfully, delicious citrus happens to be in season during this time, which is perfect for whipping up a tasty smoothie! Plus, with superfood, kale, this smoothie will keep you healthy all season long.
Nothing says the holidays more than a spicy blend of your favorite ingredients. Cinnamon and cayenne add just the kick you need to warm you up on the coldest of winter days.
Who says that berries are only for the summer? Freezing one of our favorite summer fruits lets us enjoy them all year long. With superfood berries and chia seeds as the star ingredients, this smoothie will leave you dreaming of warmer summer days.
You might not think something with “cleanse and detox” in the title would be a drink you’d want to consume all winter long, but trust us: This smoothie is delicious. In addition to being packed full of ingredients to flush your body of toxins, it’s also sweet from the apple, and the cinnamon tricks your brain into thinking you’ve consumed sugar. Delicious and nutritious!
Caffeine and mornings go hand in hand, so why not get your fix in a nutritious form? This Spiced Green Tea Smoothie will replace your sugary frappe addiction in no time. The green tea gives your metabolism a boost, while the spices, honey, fruit, and Greek yogurt come together to give you a creamy smoothie. Perfect for your morning commute!12.
Drink your dessert for breakfast (or, a post-workout pick-me-up). This Banana Split smoothie is packed full of protein to keep you feeling full for hours. It doesn’t hurt that we also combine bananas, peanut butter, chocolate, and strawberries to create an unbelievably decadent flavor profile.
See? Cold weather doesn’t have a monopoly on hot drinks! You can still nourish your body with protein, vitamins, and nutrients with these smoothie recipes you’ll want to drink all winter long. You need a little extra TLC during the long winter months, so be sure to listen when your body is trying to tell you something it needs in order to function at its best. Break out the blender and get going!