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make-ahead smoothies


Cherry Berry

  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries, pitted
  • 1/4 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup apple cider (my favorite), boxed coconut milk, or almond milk, plus more to taste

Coconut Mango

  • 1/2 cup frozen mango cubes
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • dollop of yogurt
  • 1 cup orange juice or boxed coconut milk, plus more to taste

Pineapple Kale

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 banana
  • handful of baby kale or baby spinach
  • dollop of yogurt
  • 1 cup boxed coconut milk, plus more to taste


  • Shelled hemp seeds, crushed almonds, or a mix of your favorite nuts and seeds.
  • Lime wedges

Optional Ingredients: a small handful of oats, soaked or unsoaked cashews, and flax seeds can be added to any of these smoothies.


  1. For make-ahead smoothies, cut the fruit into chunks and add to a ziploc bag. Add the baby kale or baby spinach, and any optional ingredients. Label, date and freeze until ready to use.
  2. To make each smoothie, add all of the ingredients to a blender (respectively). Process until smooth and creamy. Add additional liquid if necessary.
  3. Top with your choice of garnish.
  4. Serve right away.