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7 Easy Smoothie Recipes To Shake Up Your Routine

Consider these easy smoothie recipes as a cure for the déjà vu you get each time you throw spinach, strawberries, and protein powder into the blender.

Sure, it takes a little longer to use a recipe. But if you shake up your routine, you’ll start to actually look forward to sipping your breakfast.

Plus, with these easy smoothie recipes, you can tailor your blend to what your body really needs in a particular moment. Make the gut health-boosting blend when you’re feeling bloated, for example. Make the protein-packed post-workout smoothie after a weightlifting class at the gym.

Now, all you need are some pretty straws so you can capture your smoothie skills on Instagram.

7 Creative, Easy Smoothie Recipes

best-chocolate-post-workout-smoothieBest Chocolate Post-Workout Smoothie
The protein powder-chocolate milk-peanut butter combo serves two purposes. One: It delivers a ton of protein for muscle-building after an intense sweat session. Two: It tastes amazing. Bonus: You’ll get an antioxidant infusion thanks to the blueberries and chocolate.

butternut-squash-smoothieButternut Squash Smoothie
Smoothies can be seasonal, too. Tap fall and winter flavors like warming cinnamon with this blend while benefiting from nutrients in squash like vitamins A, C, and K, fiber, and carotenoids.

gut-health-smoothie-xGut Health Smoothie
Great gut health in a glass? Yes, please. Kefir delivers probiotics while avocado provides healthy fats and fiber.

IMG_4270-xAvocado Banana Smoothie
Talk about a balanced meal. This smoothie’s got everything: fruits, veggies, healthy fats, protein, and fiber. It might as well take a bow.

apple smoothieApple Spice Smoothie
Oh, so rich and so creamy! Greek yogurt provides protein and probiotics, while antioxidant- and flavor-rich spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg complement the apple.

5462714217_95b59c9b1c_bAntioxidant Smoothie
The name says it all. This recipe is filled with some of the most antioxidant-rich foods available: green tea, blueberries, and dark, leafy greens. You’ll also get fiber from the blueberries and spinach—and Popeye’s favorite green is packed with iron.

Strawberry smoothieParadise Smoothie
For days when you’d rather be at the beach (every day?), make this to trick your taste buds into thinking you’re there. It includes summery flavors like peach, strawberry, and pomegranate, fruits that are also filled with vitamins and antioxidants.