Dessert smoothies that are actually healthy for you? Sweet! (See what we just did right there?)
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 soymilk* or almond milk*
A paleo and Whole30 friendly smoothie that incorporates some spinach. (via Finished with Salt)
A high vitamin-C drink that includes refreshing coconut water. (via Live Eat Learn)
A date smoothie with cauliflower and tahini. (via Ambitious Kitchen)
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)
This sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan smoothie is packed with protein too. (via Desserts with Benefits)
A delicious post-workout treat with rolled oats, cashew butter, and raisins. (via Kale Junkie)
The beautiful contrasting colors come from raspberries and blue spirulina powder. (via Plantiful Bakery)
Complete with chocolate, nut butter, whipped cream and a cherry on top. (via Minimalist Baker)
With shredded carrots, coconut milk, maple syrup, and spices. (via Loving it Vegan)
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)
Classic chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavors using whole ingredients. (via Vegetafull)
You can’t go wrong with this super healthy dessert smoothie, with surprising ingredients like turmeric and apple cider vinegar. (via A Virtual Vegan)
Especially great during the holidays, this smoothie with maple syrup that has the sweet aromas of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. (via Celebrating Sweets)
A healthy version of McDonald's shamrock shake, which includes avocado, spinach, and shaved dark chocolate. (via Well Plated)
Cookies and cream
This light Oreo milkshake uses banana and Greek yogurt. (via Grandbaby Cakes)
A decadent chocolate cherry treat with dates, honey, oats, chia seeds, and some greens. (via The Chunky Chef)
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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