Dessert smoothies that are actually healthy for you? Sweet! From treats to get your sugar fix to thought out recipes that pack lots of protein and nutrition without the calories for a weight loss diet, you’ll be sure to find a delightful smoothie treat to drink for breakfast or anytime of day.


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    Tips to make healthy dessert smoothies

    No really, you can have dessert smoothies that are actually good for your body. By substituting decadent ingredients with healthy versions that still give you the taste you’re looking for, you can have a dessert shake for breakfast without feeling guilty about it. Yum!

    Healthier ingredient substitutions:

    • Ice cream or frozen yogurt → Greek yogurt or banana
    • Whole milk → skim milk, non-dairy alternatives like soy or almond

    Extra nutrition:

    Dessert smoothie recipes

    Vanilla milkshake smoothie

    Add protein powder and walnuts for a protein shake that will charge you in the morning. (via Life a Little Brighter)

    Chocolate smoothie

    A paleo and Whole30 friendly smoothie that incorporates some spinach. (via Finished with Salt)

    And because why not, here’s another chocolate smoothie, this time with avocado and stevia to make it a keto-friendly chocolate dessert recipe. (via Detoxinista)

    Peanut butter banana smoothie

    A simple smoothie recipe for kids and adults that is packed with protein from good old fashioned oats. (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

    Orange creamsicle smoothie

    A high vitamin-C drink that includes refreshing coconut water. (via Live Eat Learn)

    Pina colada smoothie

    Pineapples, coconut milk, and banana are all that are needed to make this yummy tropical treat that’s a perfect summer delight. (via Gather for Bread)

    Pumpkin pie smoothie

    Combine Greek yogurt and skim or almond milk with a few other ingredients to get a skinny pumpkin bread in shake form. (via Instrupix)

    Apple pie smoothie

    Another great fall dessert smoothie that’s lighter than apple bread, with the nice added touch of honey. (via Fresh April Flours)

    Strawberry shortcake smoothie

    A vegan strawberry smoothie without banana that still tastes super delicious. (via Vegan Inspired)

    Nutella smoothie

    Can you really say “no” to this chocolate hazelnut smoothie? Learn how to make your own Nutella without much sugar or calories so this can be a go-to breakfast. (via Hungry Healthy Happy)

    Gingerbread smoothie

    Especially great during the holidays, this smoothie with maple syrup that has the sweet aromas of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. (via Celebrating Sweets)

    Lemon cheesecake smoothie

    You can’t go wrong with this super healthy dessert smoothie, with surprising ingredients like turmeric and apple cider vinegar.
    (via A Virtual Vegan)

    Cookie dough smoothie bowl

    This Cookie Monster-inspired smoothie bowl gets its blue hue from spirulina powder. More surprising, the cookie dough’s got chickpeas! (via Veggiekins)

    As these healthy dessert smoothie recipes prove, desserts don’t have to make you feel guilty. Try these delicious recipes and have your dessert for breakfast!




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