We’re all aware of the daily challenges that come with maintaining a healthy diet in the midst of a busy schedule. And while being choosy in the cafeteria, asking for substitutions at your favorite restaurant, and meal prepping are just a few of the expert-approved tips that make life easier, a simple uptick in fruit and veggie consumption certainly doesn’t hurt either.
Now that we’re a mere weeks away from fall, seasonal faves like pumpkin, apple, grape, pear and kale will be ripe and ready for the pickin’. And what better way to harness their benefits than by throwing them all into a blender and making a smoothie you can sip throughout the day? Ahead are 15 Pinterest-approved blends to cozy up to once the weather cools down.
This pumpkin smoothie is made with a balanced mix of pumpkin and apple, along with a smidge of pumpkin pie spice for added flavor.
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Pear Ginger Smoothie
Turmeric Persimmon Smoothie
Sip on this turmeric persimmon smoothie, and you'll get more than your daily dose of antioxidants so your body can fight off a nasty cold or inflammation.
Healing Cranberry Smoothie
Don't worry about this cranberry smoothie being too tart. The recipe includes banana for a creamy finish.
Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oatmeal Smoothie
This is a fun and easy way to reinvent your basic overnight oats recipe.
Running With Spoons
Apple Ginger Green Smoothie
Ginger is an all-star ingredient for fighting inflammation, so this is a must-try.
The Creekside Cook
Vanilla Pear Smoothie
If you want to cool down this vanilla pear smoothie, use a frozen banana instead of fresh and add a few ice cubes.
Blueberry Pear Smoothie
This blueberry pear smoothie includes raw honey, renowned for its antifungal properties, which can come in handy for that inevitable fall cold.
Green Grape, Apple and Cinnamon Smoothie
According to the recipe for this smoothie, you can take the leftover grapes, pop them in the freezer and use them as fruity ice cubes later on.
Grab a Plate
Walnut Cranberry Apple Smoothie
A Virtual Vegan
Velvety Butternut Cinnamon Date Smoothie
Use roasted butternut squash or squash puree to blend this silky-smooth smoothie.
Oh She Glows
Blueberry Grape Banana Smoothie
If you want this smoothie to taste a little sweeter, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of honey.
Barefeet in the Kitchen
Green Grape Apple Cider Smoothie
The Lemon Bowl
Spinach Berry Beet Smoothie
Creamy Fig and Cinnamon Fall Smoothie
A creamy fall smoothie is the perfect way to curb your sweet tooth and get the daily nutrition you need.