A ninja blender offers you the perfect balance between price and performance. I understand if you don’t want to spend a few hundred dollars for a Vitamix or Blendtec blender.
The ninja blender is powerful enough to handle anything you throw at it on your smoothie journey. However, here are a few Ninja blender smoothie recipes to get you started on your smoothie journey.
Common Ingredients in Ninja Smoothie Recipes
Blueberries, strawberries, pineapples, coconut milk, almond milk, fruit juices, spinach, kale, pineapple, mango, matcha, cucumber, honeydew melon, mint leaves, orange juice,
Hemp seeds, nut butter, protein powders, greek yogurt, cashews (use unsalted nuts and soak them)
Ripe bananas, fruit juice, dates, honey, agave nectar
How To Make a Smoothie in a Ninja Blender
The company states that when filling your Nutri ninja cups, you first start with the fruits and vegetables. They also say that you should next add powders, seeds, nuts, or other dry ingredients. Finally, they recommend you add frozen fruits or ice, and lastly, you pour in your desired liquid.
Ninja Smoothie Recipes
This recipe uses coconut water, one of my favorite liquid bases for smoothies. Add a luscious combination of pineapples, mangoes, carrots, and oranges, and you will have a delicious smoothie.
This smoothie is a delicious way to start your morning. It’s hard to go wrong with the combination of bananas, pineapples, and strawberries. The addition of kale gives it an excellent nutritional boost.
When I look at the ingredients for this smoothie, the first thing I think of is the battle of the berries. This recipe has strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries which are loaded with antioxidants. Add a healthy dose of kale, spinach, green tea, and coconut water, and you have the perfect breakfast smoothie.
Coconuts and mangoes automatically bring me back to the Caribbean. This recipe combines frozen mangoes and coconut water providing a real thirst quencher. The addition of mint leaves is a nice twist.
I like this recipe mainly because it’s so simple. It only has five ingredients. This recipe uses both almond milk and almond butter. The honey is a nice sweetener, and you can’t go wrong with adding flaxseed to your smoothie.
You can never go wrong with the combination of strawberries and bananas. If you are at a loss for what to add to your smoothie, adding strawberries and bananas will make it taste better. This recipe is straightforward; add low-fat milk and agave nectar to complete this smoothie.
When I look at the ingredients for this recipe, I think how exotic. I am a great fan of matcha, and you can learn about the nutritional benefits here.
This recipe’s cashews and nut butter give this smoothie a nice creamy texture; adding bananas provides extra flavor. If you need an extra sweetener, you can add some agave nectar.
This smoothie tastes as good as it looks and contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamin c, calcium, and beta-carotene. This rich, creamy combination of oranges, carrots, almond milk, and a touch of vanilla is sure to please even the most discerning palate.
You cannot go wrong with the combination of mint leaves, lime, and pineapple. The addition of apples adds some extra sweetness. This recipe is topped off with spinach and coconut water.
My interest was piqued when I read the ingredients of this recipe. Cucumber and honeydew melon are not common smoothie ingredients; however, they are a great addition to smoothies.
The ginger and lime give this smoothie an extra zing, and you can’t go wrong with some spinach for additional nutrients.
For some reason, the words “mango, tango” brings a smile to my face. I immediately imagine myself in some exotic location sipping this smoothie.
The ingredients are simple: mango, pineapple, and banana chunks blended with orange juice and ice. Oh, how could I forget the addition of spinach for an extra nutritional boost?
Frequently Asked Question
Do Ninja blenders make good smoothies?
Ninja blenders are some of the best blenders for making smoothies. They offer a great combination of price and functionality.
What can I blend in my Ninja blender?
A few things you can blend in a ninja blender are smoothies, salsas, dips, or sauces. However, we suggest you refer to the user manual for your particular Ninja blender for details applicable to your blender. You can also have a look at ninja blenders site for a few ninja blender recipes.