Looking to satisfy a craving for a guilty pleasure like lemonade, a mint-chip milkshake or a piña colada? Want to lose weight or brighten up your skin? Need a healthy burst of energy? There’s a green juice or smoothie for you just waiting to be made! LivingHealthy has scoured Pinterest and curated a slide show of the most popular, nutritious and delectable recipes. So make a shopping list, pull out your juicer or blender, and drink away!
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Green Juice
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Green Juice: This concoction—which is blended in a juicer or Vitamix and contains apple, kale, lemon and water—tastes like lemonade and is endorsed by the Goop founder!
Fat Flush Recipe For Weight Loss
Fat Flush Recipe for Weight Loss: Fat-burning fruits and veggies like orange, pink grapefruit, mint and romaine lettuce will rev up your metabolism.
Healthy Colada Green Juice
Healthy Colada Green Juice: Craving a piña colada but don’t want suffer the caloric consequences? Try this nourishing and healthy version of the Caribbean cocktail, which includes cucumber, heart of romaine, celery, pineapple, ginger and coconut water.
Glowing Skin Smoothie
Glowing Skin Smoothie: If your skin is feeling dry, grab some avocado, banana, mango, pineapple, spinach or kale, and coconut water. Throw them together in a blender and drink away!
Waist-Whittling Spicy Green Juice
Waist-Whittling Spicy Green Juice: This green juice tastes anything but average, with the addition of “waist-whittling” ingredients like jalapeño—which is high in vitamins A and C and packed with capsaicin, which reduces inflammation and belly fat—and bok choy, which is low in calories and high in fiber and essential nutrients.
Mint-Chip Superfood Smoothie
Mint-Chip Superfood Smoothie: While it may not be mint-chip ice cream, it will certainly satisfy the craving while providing you with protein, calcium, immunity-boosting and detoxifying chlorophyll, and omega-3, -6 and -9.
Paleo Shamrock Shake
Paleo Shamrock Shake: Perfect for the Paleo dieter, this milkshake-inspired blend of dates, banana, mint, spirulina and almond milk is perfect for channeling your Irish spirit.
Matcha Pineapple Smoothie
Matcha Pineapple Smoothie: Matcha green tea and pineapple will dominate your taste buds with this blend that also includes kale, nut or soy milk, and lemon.
Kiwi Spirulina Detox Smoothie
Kiwi Spirulina Detox Smoothie: For all you kiwi lovers, this detoxifying and nourishing beverage is amped up with pineapple, cucumber, leafy greens, lemon, chia seeds, spirulina and coconut water.
Healthy Green Juice
Healthy Green Juice: This no-frills green juice made with apples, cucumber, orange, lemon and spinach is perfect for the traditionalist in you, and can be made for about $4.