Apples were one of the first fruits I started to use in my smoothies. You will find that apples are usually available year-round and they combine well with certain vegetables such as kale and spinach. However, utilizing kale and spinach are not the only things you can use in apple smoothie recipes.
You will find that the smoothie ingredients you can combine with apples are diverse and run the gamut from spinach, greek yogurt, and raspberries to more exotic ingredients such as cauliflower, cardamom, and cinnamon.
Common Ingredients in Apple Smoothie Recipes
Beet, Apple Juice, Greek Yogurt, Spinach, Pineapple, Banana, Oat Milk, Raspberry, Oats, Cauliflower, Peanut Butter, Frozen Peach, Frozen Mango, Kale, Spinach, Cucumber, Strawberry, Almond Butter, Avocado
Greek Yogurt, Protein Powder, Collagen
Ripe Bananas, Honey, Molasses, Dates. Maple Syrup
Other Apple Smoothie Add-ins
Chia Seeds, Ginger, Hemp Seeds, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Vanilla Extract, Walnuts, Pecans. Collagen Peptides, Cardamon
How to Make an Apple Smoothie
I like to use Fuji apples in my smoothie since they are sweet and crunchy, however, any type of apple will work in these apple smoothie recipes. When making an apple smoothie add the liquids first, then the fruits and vegetables. You can then add extra ingredients such as chia seeds, ginger, cinnamon, or oats.
If you want to thicken an apple smoothie you can add items such as nut butter, frozen fruits, or yogurt. If you want to thin out your apple smoothie just add more liquid. Fruit juice is the best liquid since you don’t want to dilute the taste of your smoothie.
Beetroot Apple Ginger Smoothie
it’s hard to resist the beautiful pink color of this smoothie. The beet flavor combines well with the apple and ginger flavors. The addition of chia seeds, spinach, and a dollop of yogurt provides an extra nutritional boost.
This is a delicious and refreshing apple smoothie. The apples and the apple juice combine well with the spinach. The frozen pineapple and banana provide extra sweetness, making this smoothie thick and creamy. The chia seeds are optional, however, I would add them to the smoothie since they provide additional nutritional value.
Apple Smoothie with Raspberries
This raspberry apple smoothie is a great option if you are looking for a meal on the run. The main advantage of this smoothie is it’s packed with nutrients so you get a quick, healthy meal on the go. Additionally, it’s hard to resist the beautiful ruby color of this smoothie. This easy smoothie recipe only takes five minutes to prepare since it has four ingredients.
Apple Pie Smoothie
This apple pie smoothie is vegan and loaded with fruit and proteins. If you are curious about the taste just imagine an apple dessert in the form of a smoothie. The main ingredients in this smoothie are apples, vanilla protein powder, vanilla almond milk, and apple pie spice.
Kale Apple Smoothie
I don’t know about you but I have difficulty getting my daily quota of green vegetables. I love smoothies that use vegetables such as kale, spinach, or cauliflower. Vegetables such as kale have a very mild flavor, so they combine well with most fruits and vegetables.
An additional plus of this smoothie recipe is it’s banana free. The main ingredients in this smoothie are apples, kale, and plant-based milk.
Apple Peanut Butter Smoothie
I can’t think of a more beautiful way to start the day. This apple peanut butter smoothie is the ideal breakfast option or a great mid-afternoon snack. This is a thick and creamy smoothie and has a lot of protein. If you are a lover of peanut butter you will adore this smoothie. The combination of apple and peanut butter is guaranteed to please even the most discerning smoothie lover. The addition of vanilla and cinnamon adds a bit of pizazz to the smoothie.
Apple Pie Smoothie (Dairy Free and Vegan Free)
I don’t know about you but the thought of an apple pie smoothie brings a smile to my face. Even though this smoothie is named after apple pie it is dairy-free, vegan-free, and gluten-free.
This thick, creamy smoothie is delicious, trust me, your kids will love it! The main ingredients are apples, oat milk, oats, walnuts, hemp seeds, and cinnamon.
Spinach Apple Smoothie
I love adding spinach to my smoothies mainly because spinach has such a mild taste. I also like the fact that this smoothie utilizes avocado since it also has a mild taste. The green apples and bananas provide natural sweetness to this smoothie. The avocado and almond milk give this smoothie a thick, creamy texture.
Apple Strawberry Smoothie
This smoothie tastes as good as it looks! It’s hard to resist the combination of apples and strawberries. An added plus is your kids will love it. It’s a healthy version of ice cream, so your kids will be happy and you will be happy that they have a healthy alternative.
Green Apple Smoothie
This green apple smoothie is a great way to start the morning or as a mid-afternoon snack. This luscious tropical green smoothie consists of green apples, pineapples, and bananas. It doesn’t disappoint on the vegetable side with the inclusion of spinach and avocado. Just add some water as your smoothie liquid and you will be in smoothie heaven.
Low Histamine Apple Pie Smoothie
I don’t know about you but the thought of an apple pie smoothie brings a smile to my face. The thought of an apple pie smoothie also piqued my interest; I am sure my readers are wondering how this smoothie is made.
This smoothie consists of apples and dates for sweetness, macadamia nut butter and oats which provides some thickness to your smoothie, and cinnamon and ginger which provides some spice to your smoothie.
I love the fact that this smoothie uses cauliflower which has a mild flavor. You won’t notice the taste of this vegetable.
Apple Banana Smoothie
This apple banana smoothie will remind you of your favorite apple dessert. Imagine consuming your favorite apple cinnamon pie, the only difference is you drink this delicious dessert instead of eating it.
An added plus is this smoothie is thick, creamy, delicious, and easy to prepare. The main ingredients are banana, apple, apple juice, plain yogurt, oats, and a pinch of cinnamon.
Apple Banana Smoothie (Dairy Free)
This apple banana smoothie is dairy free. The main liquid used in this smoothie is almond milk. The apples and bananas provide natural sweetness, while the addition of peanut butter provides extra protein. The addition of cinnamon and vanilla provides extra flavor.
Apple Green Smoothie
If you are looking for a green smoothie recipe that utilizes apples this recipe is ideal. In this case, the main green vegetable in this smoothie is kale. Fortunately, kale has a mild flavor so it won’t dominate the flavor of the smoothie, as a matter of fact, you won’t taste the kale. The only thing you will taste is the crisp delicious flavor of the apples.
Apple Pie Smoothie (Gluten-free and Vegan)
This smoothie is apple pie in a glass. An added benefit is this apple smoothie recipe is gluten-free and vegan. The addition of a recipe for a vegan caramel sauce is an added plus and makes this recipe irresistible.
The main ingredients in this smoothie are apples, almond milk, oats, and dates as an additional sweetener. The addition of cinnamon and cardamom help to spice up this smoothie recipe.