Basic Smoothie Recipe

With just 2 basic ingredients you can make yourself any flavor combo of smoothie in the whole wide world. Here is an “equation” for a basic smoothie recipe that will never disappoint.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 2 1x
Category: Smoothie
Method: Blender
Cuisine: American


  • 2 cups frozen fruit (any kind)
  • 1 cup liquid (almond milk, orange juice, water, etc.)

Optional add-ins

  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt (or any kind of yogurt)
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground seeds (flax or chia)
  • 1/4 cup protein powder (whey, plant-based, soy, etc.)
  • handful of greens (spinach, kale, etc.)


  1. Place frozen fruit, liquid, and any optional add-ins into a high-speed blender. Blend on high until smooth. Serve immediately.


  • Nutrition information was calculated with 2 cups of frozen mixed berries and 1 cup of unsweetened plain almond milk.


  • Serving Size: 1/2
  • Calories: 85
  • Sugar: 11
  • Fat: 2
  • Carbohydrates: 18
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 2


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