5 Healthy Paleo Smoothie Recipes You Must Try

Paleo smoothie recipes provide a fantastic way to get nutrition without breaking any of the rules. Paleo smoothies are inherently healthier than those sold at stores and since they don’t contain any dairy, they don’t cause digestive problems for those who may be lactose intolerant. Whether you’re looking for a healthy dessert, a snack or a great way to begin the day, having Paleo smoothie recipes on hand is smart. They’re tasty, easy to make, and contain protein and healthy fats which help you to stay fuller longer.

Paleo Smoothie Recipes

Here are some of our favorite Paleo smoothie options you will want to try to achieve your health goals. Since most of these smoothies are high in protein, they’ll help you avoid that blood sugar crash that most meals/snacks that are low in protein and high in sugar and carbs cause:

1. Banana Mango Smoothie

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This tropical smoothie is the perfect midwinter treat. With just a few ingredients and no extra sweeteners, it’s so easy to put together! Using coconut milk gives it that extra tropical flavor; almond milk is another option if you don’t like the coconut taste. If you want to minimize this smoothie’s blood sugar impact, you can have it with a meal, as a quick snack, or even as dessert if you have already fulfilled your protein and fat requirements.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mango chunks (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup almond or coconut milk

Directions:

  1. Place mango and coconut or almond milk in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the banana and orange juice, and pulse until everything is well-mixed and smooth.
  3. Serve immediately.

2. Kale and Cherry Smoothie

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The combination of kale and cherry into a smoothie might seem strange and you may not think to combine them, but this is one of those Paleo smoothie recipes that will surely have you coming back for more. Your cardiovascular system will get a nice boost from the fresh cherries and you will get a better night’s sleep, while kale will provide protein, fiber and other essential minerals your body needs. Adding hemp seeds increases the amount of protein, and raw coconut oil provides healthy fats.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups baby kale
  • 2 cups cherries, pitted (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut milk (almond milk is also a great choice)
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 3 tablespoonfuls grass-fed collagen gelatin (protein, optional)

Directions:

  1. Blend kale, water, and coconut (or almond) milk until smooth.
  2. Next add the orange, cherries, and any protein powder, if using. Blend again until smooth. Enjoy immediately or keep refrigerated for up to 2 days.

3. Blueberry Avocado Power Smoothie

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Delicious blueberries in this Paleo smoothie will provide your body with antioxidants. Avocado also provides plenty of nutrition and brings with it fiber, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, and potassium. The coconut milk give this smoothie a tropical feel. An apple makes this smoothie taste even better and provides even more nutrients. This is a 100% Paleo-approved recipe that you should include in your smoothie recipe list.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup unsweetened milk (almond or coconut)
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, skinned and pitted
  • 1 tablespoonful chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoonful cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoonful raw honey
  • 3 tablespoonfuls grass-fed gelatin collagen (protein, optional)
  • 1/2 cup ice

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and purée. Top with additional fresh blueberries (optional).

4. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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You can enjoy the flavor of this delicious holiday dessert any time of year with this Paleo pumpkin pie smoothie. This smoothie is a great way to start your day. It’s loaded with vitamins and protein to keep you healthy and to keep you fuller longer so you make it through the morning.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/4 cup pecans (plus more for topping)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (plus more for topping)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoonfuls grass-fed collagen gelatin (protein, optional)
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 teaspoonful raw honey

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Top with additional pecans and cinnamon.

5. Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

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This spiced pumpkin chai smoothie is the perfect way to enjoy two classic fall flavors, pumpkin and chai. It’s chock full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants and loaded with a variety of health benefits. This smoothie could serve as one huge meal, or you can share the pumpkin love with a friend. Either way, it’ll leave you feeling satisfied.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree (fresh or canned)
  • 1 organic banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened milk (almond, cashew, or coconut milk)
  • 1 tablespoonful raw honey
  • 1 tablespoonful chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoonful vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoonful cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoonful nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoonful ginger
  • dash each of black pepper, ground cloves and ground cardamom

Directions:

  1. Add all of the ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

Staying healthy is super easy these days. If you choose the right food and include one of these paleo smoothie recipes in your daily meal, you can provide your body with the essential nutrients and vitamins it needs to remain strong and healthy.

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