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Ninja Blender Smoothie Recipes

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Ninja Smoothie Recipes

A ninja blender offers you the perfect balance between price and performance.  I can completely 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.  I am sure you are wondering what you can make with your Ninja blender.  My answer is you can make anything you want.  However, to get you started on your smoothie journey here are a few Ninja blender smoothie recipes.

Common Ingredients

Blueberries, strawberries, pineapples, coconut milk, almond milk, fruit juices, spinach, kale, pineapple, mango, matcha,  cucumber, honeydew melon, mint leaves, orange juice,

Protein Add-ons

Hemp seeds, nut butter, protein powders, greek yogurt, cashews (use unsalted nuts and soak them)

Common Sweeteners

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 start with the fruits and vegetables first.  They also state that you should add powders, seeds, nuts, or other dry ingredients next.  Finally, they recommend you add frozen fruits or ice and lastly you pour in your desired liquid.

Ninja Blender 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 have a delicious smoothie.

This smoothie is as decadent as it sounds!  This smoothie uses trader joes cookie butter and combines it with almond milk, cocoa butter, and coffee ice cubes.

This smoothie tastes as good as it looks. It’s a luscious and delicious way to start your morning! Fortunately, the recipe is really simple.  It consists of blueberries, greek yogurt, bananas, and apple juice.   

This smoothie is a delicious way to start your morning.  It’s hard to go wrong with the combination of banana, pineapples, and strawberries.  The addition of kale gives it a nice nutritional boost.

Tangerines are one of my favorite fruits.  The addition of banans, spinach, and coconut water are a great combination.  For extra protein add some vanilla protein powder.

Strawberries, blueberries, and mangoes equal smoothie goodness.  The addition of spinach provides an additional nutritional punch.

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 to this 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 really 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 addition as a sweetener and you can’t go wrong with the addition of 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 the addition of strawberries and bananas will make it taste better.  This recipe is very simple with the addition of low-fat milk and agave nectar.

When I look at the ingredients for this recipe I think how exotic.  I am a great fan of matcha and you can rid about the nutritional benefits here. The cashews and nut butter in this recipe give this smoothie a nice creamy texture and it is flavored with the addition of ripe bananas.  If you need an extra sweetener you can add some agave nectar.

This smoothie tastes as good as it looks, and is loaded with 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.

Personally, I think the addition of pineapples, mangoes, and bananas will make any green vegetable taste good.  In this recipe, these three fruits disguise the taste of spinach and kale.

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, that does not mean they are not delicious when added to a smoothie.   The ginger and lime give this smoothie an extra zing and you can’t go wrong with some spinach for extra 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 pretty simple, mango, pineapple and banana chunks blended with orange juice and ice.  Oh, and 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.

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