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Five Plant-Based Superfood Smoothies

Sharon Palmer

If you’re a smoothie addict, then you’ll love this collection of Five Plant-Based Superfood Smoothies made from star superfruits—from carrots and ginger to pistachios and tomatoes. Smoothies are an incredibly easy way to pack in healthful servings of whole fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts. These superfoods are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals, providing disease-fighting health potential to your day. Blending them into your daily smoothie is a delicious way to reap these health benefits from these foods.

Here are my five favorite, easy, delicious, 100% plant-based smoothies featuring important superfoods that you can whip up in less than five minutes.

Five Plant-Based Superfood Smoothies

Zesty Tomato Smoothie

Did you know that lycopene in red veggies like tomatoes have many health benefits, like sun protection and lowered risk of cancer? That’s why you should put this antioxidant-rich tomato smoothie—which tastes like an alcohol-free Bloody Mary—on the menu.

Caribbean Sunset Protein Smoothie

Take a trip to the Caribbean with this tropical, sunset-infused smoothie. An abundance of nutrients in these whole plant foods makes this smoothie packed with health power, and taste great too. Purple carrots offer a nice pink-orange color and beta-carotene that helps protect eyesight.

Mango Carrot Ginger Smoothie

Ginger is a sweet spice popular in Asian cuisine that really packs a health punch. It is known for its anti-inflammatory effects, as well as its trademark vibrant taste. Along with carrots, oranges, and mangoes, this smoothie is packed with a variety of health-promoting superfoods and nutrients to boost your day.

Red Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Gorgeous and dramatic dragon fruit is making its way into the spotlight, for both flavor and health benefits. This fruit is rich in phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals that all help boost the immune system and promote gut health. Whole fruit is also a great way to help curb cravings for sugar. So whiz up this superfruit smoothie as an energizing kick to your day.

Green Pistachio Smoothie

Pistachios have gained superfood status for their abundance of nutrients, including protein, healthy fats, thiamin, vitamin B6, copper, and potassium. Kale also provides the deep green power in this green smoothie, and is hailed as a superfood because of its high antioxidant levels and fiber content that may help you control cholesterol. If you’re battling hangry pangs, this smoothie is a great way to fill you up the healthy way until your next meal.

 

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