We’ve been scouring the net for some interesting takes on everyone’s predictable favourite- the smoothie. This carefully curated list presents the full-spectrum [from fruits & vegetables, to legumes & whole-grains] of Unusual Smoothie Recipes to entertain your tastebuds. You’ll know you’re ready for this list when hemp protein starts to sound boring and almond milk is overused in your daily dialect.

The Lavender Smoothie Recipe sounds fragrant and calming. Although it could be improved by soaking the chia together with the dried lavender overnight, using fresh coconut water or filtered water. Buy Dried Lavender here

This Hazelnut Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe is a decadent revelation for Almond Milk lovers. If you prefer your nut milk with a shot of caffeine, US residents can locate their nearest Vosges Haut-Chocolat; the adjoining cafe makes a divine Hazelnut Milk Latte that you might never forget.

Ooh la la this Chai Smoothie takes a little time to prepare the concentrate, but since Chai is such a delectable experience we think it’s totally worth the extra time. Make a double serving to cut down on tomorrows smoothie making exercise.

Black beans are celebrated for their protein power- but did you think to add them to your smoothies? To make your own Black Bean Smoothie; drop the egg whites and instead, use a 1/2 cup of canned black beans that will deliver 7.5 grams protein, 7.5 grams fibre and 10% RDI Iron.

When protein powder starts costing you an arm and a leg, why not add rolled oats to your smoothies? With 5.5 grams of protein, 4 grams of fibre, and 8.5% RDI Iron for each half-cup you add to your blended meals. NY Times does their best attempt at the Rolled-Oat Smoothie Recipe; we replaced processed Maple syrup with a few more naturally dried honey dates and sub’ed the applesauce with soaked chia for even more fibre & omega-3 fatty acids.

Sometimes familiar ingredients can be paired to produce an unexpected taste. This Spinach Mango Mint Ginger Smoothie Recipe is just that, when combined it’s like a private island getaway for one.

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