Honey Healthy Smoothies

Have you resolved to eat better in 2017? Cutting sugar and adding more fruits and vegetables to your meals is essential to a healthier diet. One way to pack more fruits and vegetables into your day is with delicious smoothies.

Skip the processed sugar but keep your smoothies sweet by adding all-natural, raw honey.  In addition to benefiting your immune system and providing energy, all-natural, raw honey helps regulate blood sugar levels, keeping cravings at bay. We’ve compiled a list of several healthy, honey-sweetened smoothies to kick-start your healthy 2017.

Pineapple-Avocado Green Smoothie
Four ingredients is all it takes for this pineapple-avocado green smoothie recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen.  It calls for two cups of spinach, but fear not, the pineapple and honey will sweeten this smoothie right up.

Honey, Cinnamon and Banana Smoothie
Bananas have a great texture for smoothies, and Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs adds cinnamon and honey to her recipe, adding a nutritious and flavorful boost.

Green Tea, Cinnamon & Honey
Boost your metabolism with this green tea smoothie from Pop Sugar, which adds cinnamon and honey.  Swap your morning or afternoon latte with this green tea smoothie for an energizing and healthy alternative.

Swirled Fruit and Honey Smoothie            
Mango, peach and banana come together in delicious swirled fruit and honey smoothie from the National Honey Board. The recipe suggests using orange blossom honey or clover honey.  This sweet treat sounds like a great breakfast, or lightened up dessert!

Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie
This recipe from The Pioneer Woman is a fool-proof fruit smoothie recipe. Use whatever fruit you have on hand, and blend with ice, yogurt, milk and honey. It doesn’t get any easier than that! Take the flavor up a notch by combining berries and blackberry honey.

Sunshine Lemon Smoothie
When you need a taste of summer and the immunity-boosting benefits of orange juice and honey, check out this Sunshine Lemon Smoothie from Wishes and Dishes. We’d recommend using citrus honey with this sore-throat soothing smoothie.

 


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