Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by REBBL, but all opinions are my own.  Thanks for supporting the brands I love.

I know it’s kinda early for pumpkin, but to be honest, we eat it all year long.  The minute I tried this REBBL Ashwagandha Chai Coconut Milk Elixir, I knew it would be delicious with pumpkin.  I was right.  The warm spices from the Chai, pair perfectly with the pumpkin!

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I had the pleasure of trying all the vegan flavors and they are delicious.  Perfect for take on the go, just like you would a coffee drink, but without the caffeine.  I really love the Maca Cold-Brew as an alternative to coffee drinks.  The maca root gives you sustained, non-jittery energy, and the taste is great too!

REBBL stands for Root, Extracts, Berries, Bark and Leaves.  REBBL offers many different coconut milk elixirs: Matcha Latte, Turmeric Golden Milk, Maca Cold Brew, Maca Mocha, Reishi Chocolate and Ashwagandha Chai.  They also offer 2 protein drinks: Dark Chocolate and Vanilla Spice.

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Mint Chocolate Shamrock Smoothie

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and I know lots of people LOVE that seasonal Shamrock Shake.  Well how about making a healthier version of it with real ingredients.  Try this Mint Chocolate Shamrock Smoothie on for size.   If you have a love for all things mint chocolate, you may also like my homemade Junior Mints or my Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites.

Mint Chocolate Shamrock Smoothie

This recipe comes from Green Blender.  If you haven’t heard of them, let me tell you a bit.  They are a pretty awesome company.

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Strawberry Green Smoothie

I have a new smoothie recipe for you!  This is my Strawberry Green Smoothie. I don’t know about you, but I had indulged a lot over the holidays.  So after Christmas was over, I decided to quit all sugar, including maple syrup, for a while.  It was HARD, but I did it!  Once I had been sugar free for 3 days, I started a really good smoothie cleanse.  It’s called the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse from JJ Smith. I really didn’t do it to cleanse, but more to re-set my body after eating all the junk.  I LOVED it and it renewed my love for green smoothies again!  It also inspired me to make this healthy smoothie recipe for you.

Strawberry Green Smoothie - My Whole Food Life

I really enjoyed this particular cleanse because it allows you to snack in-between the smoothies.  Some of the allowed snacks are nuts, seeds, fruits and veggies.  You can also eat hard boiled eggs, but I didn’t because I am vegan. Another great discovery I made, was that water works just as well as almond milk when blending smoothies.  I really didn’t even notice a difference!  So I am using water from now on.

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Energizing Green Smoothie

Start your breakfast in a healthy way with this Energizing Green Smoothie.  I don’t do a lot of smoothies for breakfast.  I much prefer overnight oats.  However, my husband likes smoothies a lot.  So I made this Energizing Green Smoothie for him.  One can never have too many healthy smoothie recipes right?  Especially green smoothie recipes.  It’s a great way to add greens to your diet.  All you need is 4 simple ingredients to make this healthy smoothie!  If you like this smoothie, you may also like my raspberry coconut smoothie.

Energizing Green Smoothie - My Whole Food Life

This healthy smoothie is vegan, gluten free and paleo.  I added the chia seeds, so there is a boost of protein and also lots of fiber that should keep you full until lunch.  You could always make this smoothie the night before, pour into ice cube trays and freeze overnight.  Then pop out and blend what you need in the morning.  Easy peasy!

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Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Who likes chocolate for breakfast?  You can have it with this chocolate protein smoothie.   If you have been following me for awhile, you know I prefer real food to protein powder in my healthy smoothies.  This chocolate protein smoothie uses quinoa as a protein source.  Quinoa is one of the only plant based complete proteins, so it’s a great option for this smoothie.  If you like this, then you may also like my blueberry muffin smoothie or my raspberry coconut smoothie.

Chocolate Protein Smoothie - My Whole Food Life

I used banana as a base in this chocolate protein smoothie, but you could also use avocado.  Both would work well.  Avocado would also add some extra healthy fats too.  That should keep you full longer.  If you wanted to add greens to this, you can do that as well.  Some other add ins might be chia seeds, hemp seeds or flax meal.  If you add those, you may need to add a little extra milk.

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Apple Cinnamon Smoothie

One of the best things about my job is that I get to review some pretty awesome cookbooks.  This Apple Cinnamon Delight recipe comes from Emily Von Euw’s latest cookbook, 100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy SnacksI am already a fan of her blog, and I own her first cookbook, Rawsome Vegan Baking as well.  If you are looking for a great way to start off the new year healthier, I highly recommend this book.  I have to admit, sometimes I get in a smoothie/juice rut and lack the inspiration for new recipes.  That is what makes 100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Healthy Snacks so great.  You will never get bored.


There are tons of great recipes! Emily was kind enough to let me share a recipe from the book with you.  I chose the Apple Cinnamon Delight because it’s perfect for this time of year.

Apple Pie Smoothie - My Whole Food Life

This smoothie is super easy and tastes like an apple pie in smoothie form.  Can it get better than that?  This recipe makes a lot so you can freeze some for later.  I like to freeze my smoothies in ice cube trays so I only have to pop out what I need.  Works great!

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