The Only 4 Smoothie Recipes You'll Ever Need

Fresh fruit, a good blender, and a little know-how are all you need.

By Katie Walker

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Keep flaxseeds on hand for Smoothie add-insTop Smoothie Add-Ins

Keep these smoothie staples on hand for an easy and intense nutrition boost:

  • Hemp seeds.
    Vegan protein source with a mild, nutty flavor.
  • Flaxseed.
    Rich in fiber, protein, and omega-3s.
  • Wheat germ.
    One gram of dietary fiber per tablespoon.
  • Sunflower seeds.
    Use shelled seeds for a boost of copper, magnesium, and selenium.
  • Chia seeds.
    Fiber-loaded and protein-rich to control blood sugar; take on flavor of other ingredients.

 

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