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19 Vegan Smoothie Recipes (With Pictures)

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Vegan recipes are finding their way into almost every cookbook imaginable. Meats and dairy products are being transformed into plant-based meals that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of their dietary restrictions. Naturally, smoothies would be an obvious and easy transition, considering all the ingredients are usually grown in gardens anyway. However, there is an art to creating a wonderful and satisfying smoothie. Something that fills you when you’re hungry, without sacrificing flavors or textures.

That is why we have created a list of the top 20 vegan smoothie recipes and divided them into useful subcategories. A quick search below will lead you to amazing vegan smoothie recipes that are fruit-based, packed full of vegan protein sources, can aid a weight loss program, and provide healthy ways of detoxing your body.

Try one – or try them all – we encourage you to mix them up as you see fit and tweak them until you’ve found the recipe that’s right for your palate and lifestyle.


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Vegan Fruit Smoothie Recipes

More often than not, the fruit is the base of a smoothie. Which you choose will be dependant on the tropical and sweet flavors you thoroughly enjoy. Each of the recipes below offers a vegan fruit smoothie option that anyone with a natural sweet tooth will get behind.

1. Cantaloupe & Strawberry Smoothie

Cantaloupe and Strawberry Smoothie
Image Credit: skinnyspatula

Of all of the melons, the cantaloupe is one we truly appreciate in a smoothie. It has a bold, undeniable taste that pairs well with strawberry and banana. Add the plant-based milk of your choice and voila!

2. Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Smoothie
Image Credit: vegannook

Simply classic – strawberry and kiwi are the mac and cheese of fresh fruits. Together they are unbeatable and this vegan smoothie option creates a new take on an otherwise timeless pair.

3. Vegan Tropical Smoothie

Image Credit: theconsciousplantkitchen

We bet you can guess what makes this smoothie taste ever so tropical – coconut of course! Both coconut milk and water add an irresistible flavor sweet enough to transport you to the beach.

4. Perfect Mango Smoothie

Mango Smoothie
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The initial recipe calls for a half cup of milk, but we know that a substitute for an oat or nut milk will be an easy trade.

5.  Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Smoothie (Vegan, Dairy Free)
Image Credit: apinchofhealthy

If the color of this smoothie wasn’t enough to draw you in, certainly the flavors and ease of preparation will. With only four ingredients and the option of adding a sweetener, you’ll be enjoying this smoothie for longer than it takes to create.

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Vegan Protein Smoothie Recipes

Vegans must search outside of the traditional realms when adding protein into their diets. Experience and knowledge will be key when learning which sources will work best for smoothies. Let’s take out the guesswork – here are five vegan protein smoothies that offer the same benefits as any classic source.

6. Vegan Triple Berry Smoothie

Vegan Triple Berry Protein Smoothie
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Who doesn’t love berries? This is a recipe that is both tart and sweet as a result of the combination of berries. There is even an ingredient that might come as a bit of a surprise.

7. Best Vanilla Smoothie

Vegan Protein Shake Recipe
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This recipe calls for a vegan protein powder so before diving in, you should consider if this is an ingredient you are willing to invest in. As an added bonus, the author has included a few customisable options that will allow you to boost your smoothie in a few different ways.

8. Vegan Peanut Butter Smoothie

Vegan Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
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Peanut butter is likely a pantry item most vegans already have on hand. With the addition of a few fresh ingredients and nut milk of choice, you can whip up this smoothie in a jiff.

9. Vegan Protein Shake

Image Credit: lovingitvegan

Is there anything more satisfying than feeling like you’ve achieved the best of both worlds? With this chocolate vegan shake, you are combining the health benefits of ingredients such as dates, banana, and soy, while feeling like you are indulging in a forbidden chocolatey treat.

10. Green Protein Powder Smoothie

Image Credit: ilovevegan

As many vegans will already know, nuts and seeds are excellent sources of protein. This smoothie calls for pumpkin seeds and hemp hearts. Although it’s not absolutely necessary, the creator also includes an option to add a vegan protein powder should you have a product like this on hand.

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Vegan Smoothies for Weight Loss

Finding smoothie recipes that are vegan-friendly and have the power to facilitate weight loss might be hard to come by. At least delicious recipes!  Although some may fall in the vegan green smoothie category, not all blended drinks must be green to aid in your weight loss journey. Below we have noted a bunch of nutritious and yummy smoothies that will help kickstart a healthier diet while sticking to your vegan roots.

11. Blueberry Silken Tofu Smoothie

Blueberry Silken Tofu Smoothie
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Tofu is a rare addition when it comes to blended drink ingredients but manages to work perfectly in this weight-loss aiding smoothie.  It creates a creamy texture that you might otherwise only find from adding a dairy product.

12. Sky Blue Spirulina Smoothie

Image By: twospoons

This gorgeous smoothie tastes just as great as it looks. Best of all, it is vegan, wheat-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and completely raw!

13.  Vegan Avocado Weight Loss Smoothie

Vegan Avocado Weight Loss Smoothie
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Avocado might just be our favorite ingredient for smoothies. It’s creamy, light, and balances the sweetness from any additional fruits. This recipe is no exception!

14. Fat Burning Green Smoothie

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If you are looking for a smoothie that helps facilitate fat burning, this one is for you. With banana and pineapple as the main flavor ingredients, surely it will be one that appeals to the masses.

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Vegan Detox Smoothies

The occasional detox can do the body quite well when done properly. This next set of vegan smoothie recipes are idealistic detox drinks that can be incorporated into any diet to promote a healthier digestive tract and remove excess toxins from the body.

15. Ginger & Peach Detox Smoothie

Ginger Peach Detox Smoothie
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Peach and ginger are a welcoming duo! Together they are bright and balanced. Ginger is also known for creating a feeling of fullness that lasts a period of time, which is a great perk for anyone looking to shed a few extra pounds or curb undesirable cravings.

16. Beets & Greens Smoothie

Beets & Greens Detox Smoothie
Image By: eatingbyelaine

Beets are another unsuspecting smoothie ingredient, but they add a sweet earthiness that you won’t get from fruit. Beets are known to be quite vibrant and colorful – so watch yourself when preparing and drinking to avoid unfortunate staining!

17. Green Goddess Detox Smoothie

Image By: lifemadesweeter

While this recipe might be a great option for those looking to do a quick cleanse, but creating this smoothie is not for the faint of heart. There are quite a few ingredients and might require some pre-planning. Rest assured the effort is worth the result.

18. Grapefruit Strawberry & Spinach Smoothie

Grapefruit, Strawberry & Spinach Detox Smoothie
Image By: skinnyspatula

Now, this smoothie may not have the most appealing look to it, but what it lacks in vivacious color, it gains in a delightful flavor.

19. Green Monster Detox Smoothie

Vegan Detox Green Monster Smoothie
Image By: ambitiouskitchen

The name sums up our final smoothie recipe. Packed full of ingredients we all know and love, this is one for the books.

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Wrapping Up

Vegan options are now more available than ever before and smoothies are no exception. In fact, they might have been the simplest of recipes to recreate vegan options for. We hope that you have explored one or more recipes from our list of favorites, and will add one into your smoothie rotation. Please share with your fellow vegans and smoothie lovers!

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