Smoothies are a great way to satisfy your hunger, while easily adding in your daily fruits and vegetables. Here are some of the best ingredients for smoothies, and a few recipes that you’ll love.

Ingredients

High Protein Ingredients: Pack your smoothie full of protein with these ingredients, which will provide you with the energy you need to keep your day going:

  • Nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • Nonfat or low-fat plain milk
  • Nonfat or low-fat plain kefir
  • Tofu
  • Natural peanut butter
  • Almond butter
  • Plain soymilk
  • Almond milk
  • Young Living Pure Protein Complete: Vanilla Spice or Chocolate Deluxe

Greens: Get in your daily dose of vegetables by adding spinach, kale, or celery to your smoothies. Since they will be grounded down into a drinkable form, these foods will be a lot easier to consume. Plus, your body needs them and they will boost your energy.

Fruit: Use fresh fruit or frozen fruit. If your fruit is frozen, your smoothie will end up more thick. The best fruits for smoothies are:

  • Berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries)
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Peach
  • Banana
  • Apple
  • Melon
  • Cherries
  • Apricot

Essential Oils: Pack your smoothie with energy and flavor with essential oils. Some of the best essential oils for smoothies include Orange, Lime, Lemon, Grapefruit, and Tangerine. Be sure to consult individual product labels before using any essential oils in smoothies.

NingXia Red: With the combination of the wolfberry superfruit, pure Lemon, Orange, Yuzu, and Tangerine essential oils, along with blueberry, aronia, cherry, pomegranate, and plum juices, NingXia Red has tons of awesome ingredients you will love. Add 1-2 ounces to your smoothie or add a NingXia Red Singles packet.

NingXia Nitro: Give your smoothie an energy boost with NingXia Nitro! This product combines 100 percent pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils with powerful ingredients such as Green tea extract, Korean ginseng, and several fruit juices.

Smoothie Recipes

Try any of these delicious smoothie recipes to power your morning, afternoon, or evening.

Green Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ½ cup kale
  • 1 banana
  • 1-2 drops of each Vitality* essential oil of your choice
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

Put ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.

Pure Protein Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 scoop Young Living Pure Protein Complete
  • 1-2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter
  • 1-2 drops of each Vitality* essential oil of your choice
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

Put ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.

Strawberry Banana Power Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Spice Pure Protein Complete
  • 1-2 drops of each Vitality* essential oil of your choice
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

Put ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.

Chocolate Protein Delight Smoothie

Ingredients

  • I cup water
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop Chocolate Deluxe Pure Protein Complete
  • 1-2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter
  • 1-2 drops of each Vitality* essential oil of your choice
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

Put ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.

* Use only Vitality™ essential oils from Young Living, labeled for consumption.

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