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20 Smoothie Recipes to Jump Start Your New Year

smoothie recipesFor the past year my husband has been juicing his breakfasts. He loves the kale, pears and carrots each and every morning. I wanted to join the liquid habit, but I need something a little more creative. I’m an slave to frosty desserts so I needed something that would trick my brain into thinking I was having a treat while still treating my body right. I decided 2014 would be my year to join the Smoothie Nation. Okay…I just made that title up, but it’s really true. Smoothies are definitely a growing, healthy eating trend and I’m ready to sign up.

My mother gave us a Ninja Master Prep System for Christmas and it takes all the extra work out of smoothie making. The system has a lot of power, but I think I’ve finally got the hang of it. It’s time to add ideas to my Smoothie Recipe collection. After browsing around Foodie.com I think I got some great ideas to get me started. Check out these 20 Smoothie Recipes and you might just find your own inspiration.

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  • I love the names of the smoothies. Superfood Sunshine! Like an action hero.

  • I have been on a smoothie kick and that Carrot Grapefruit Mango smoothie sounds divine.

  • I’m a big smoothie fan and these look incredible! I need the Power Breakfast smoothies.

  • Oh I’m jealous a Ninja Prep?! I have a older ninja and love it though. That thing makes making smoothies a breeze.

  • ooh awesome! I can’t wait to try some of these. I just got my hands on an awesome blender and can’t wait to make some smoothies!

  • I love smoothies and probably drink so many more of my calories than I should!

  • oh man.. the options are endless!! :)

  • I have been making smoothies for lunch lately, and these are some great recipes! I am going to try the cleanse & detox smoothie today.

  • I love smoothies and this will give me plenty of new recipes to try and enjoy.

  • Buy pre-made smoothies (i.e. Naked Juice) can get costly. That’s why I can hardly wait until tax time comes in. I’m definitely buying a Vitamix or Blendtec!

  • A sunshine smoothie sounds like a great way to start the day!

  • I would love to start making more and more smoothies. It seems like a great way to pack in a lot of nutrients. Do you find it very costly?

  • I just love smoothies, and I am looking for more ways to use kale. You’re making me want a new ninja :)

  • I have a houseful of fresh and frozen fruit right now just so I can start making smoothies. This list of recipes is just what I need.

  • I’ve been on a huge smoothie kick lately and I just can’t get enough of them.

  • The sunshine smoothies look like something I could get my whole family to drink.

  • We love smoothies. We have a Vitamix and whip up smoothies several times a week. I’m heading over to Foodie now to check out the entire list of recipes.