25 Easy & Healthy Smoothies for New Year’s Resolutions

It is around this time of year that people begin juice cleanses, smoothie cleanses, and a whole variety of diets. I usually don’t do anything that extreme, but I do try to be extra healthy to help myself detox from the sugary whirlwind of the holiday season. A lot of smoothies can be cleansing and healthy without being part of a strictly regimented diet. Here are a few of my favorites. I emphasize that these are not a part of a major diet, they are more like a refreshing healthy drink that is always great to incorporate into your daily routine. I sometimes will whip up one of these in the mid-afternoon instead of reaching for a cookie, or in the morning for a power breakfast. Here is to New Year’s resolutions!

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    25 Easy & Healthy Smoothies for New Year's Resolutions

    If you've made New Year's resolutions and are looking for some great healthy smoothie recipes, here are some fun ones. Click through for delicious drinks to start the new year off on a healthy note!

  • Blueberry Acai Smoothie 2 of 26

    This decadent, dark smoothie is packed with rich healthy berries and boosted with superfood acai berries! With each sip you'll get terrific berry flavor and a healthy dose of antioxidants.
    Make blueberry acai smoothie

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Energy Almond Shake 3 of 26

    This rich frothy shake is packed with nutty almond flavor and healthy proteins. It tastes so good it is almost like having a milkshake for breakfast.
    Make energy almond shake

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Avocado Pineapple Breakfast Smoothie 4 of 26

    Start the day with this healthy smoothie that has creamy avocado and naturally sweet pineapple! The flavors play off each other beautifully to make each sip taste tropical.
    Make avocado pineapple breakfast smoothie

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Blackberry Cherry Vanilla Smoothies 5 of 26

    These gorgeous ruby red smoothies are bursting with dark fruit flavor and rich antioxidants. The dark cherry and vanilla flavors make this taste almost like the soda you gave up for New Year's.
    Make blackberry cherry vanilla smoothies

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Blueberry Banana Smoothie 6 of 26

    These delicious smoothies get their creamy texture from the addition of healthful bananas. This simple recipe is a cinch to make any morning, or for a great snack.
    Make blueberry banana smoothies

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Grapefruit-Lover’s Smoothie 7 of 26

    Do you love citrus and the berries in one sip? Then this one is for you! It is full of tangy grapefruit and sweetened up with a handful of berries.
    Make grapefruit lover's smoothie

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Green Tea Blueberry Smoothie 8 of 26

    This gorgeous beverage packs a double punch of antioxidants. It is full of fresh blueberries and a generous dose of green tea. It is the new best way to take your morning cuppa!
    Make green tea blueberry smoothie

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Green Spinach Smoothie Recipe 9 of 26

    This super healthy smoothie is packed with spinach, sweetened with honey and given a generous dose of flax seed for extra health benefits. Don't let the green color be deceiving, it is super delicious!
    Make green smoothies

    Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Peach Power Smoothies 10 of 26

    You don't have to wait for peach season to make these delicious fruity smoothies. They'll brighten up any gloomy winter morning!
    Make peach power smoothies

    Photo: Colleen Levine

  • Watermelon Kiwi Smoothies 11 of 26

    The fruit brings so many healthful elements and the low fat vanilla yogurt adds a terrific creaminess without the calories. It is also a nice new way to enjoy watermelon in January.
    Make watermelon kiwi smoothies

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Blueberry Avocado Smoothies 12 of 26
    Blueberry Avocado Smoothie

    This smooth blueberry avocado smoothie is a healthy treat that tastes wonderful, especially in January. Make it using frozen blueberries or fresh ones from the store!

    Make blueberry avocado smoothies

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Easy Espresso Protein Smoothie 13 of 26
    Espresso Protein Smoothie

    If you still need a little pep in your step make your smoothie with espresso! This protein-packed smoothie is a healthy way to start of the day with a little caffeine added for kick.

    Make easy espresso protein smoothie

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Avocado & Peach Smoothies 14 of 26
    Avocado and Peach Smoothie

    A bright burst of citrus is always a wonderful way to enliven your morning routine. This fresh tasting smoothie is a healthy treat that will have you dreaming of tropical destinations in January.

    Make avocado and peach smoothies

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Sangria Smoothie Mocktail 15 of 26
    sangria smoothie mocktail

    Sometimes you don't want to give up the flavors you love most just because you are working on resolutions. This smoothie is packed with fruity flavors similar to a sangria. There is no alcohol, but it is so delicious you won't miss it!

    Make sangria smoothie mocktail

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Cucumber Avocado Smoothie 16 of 26
    Cucumber Avocado Smoothie

    For a milder smoothie, start with a smooth base of avocado and add in some fresh cucumber. The fresh creamy flavor will be perfect for waking up your palate and starting off the day on the right note.

    Make cucumber avocado smoothie

    Photo: Shauna Ahern

  • Coconut Lime Smoothies 17 of 26
    Coconut Lime Smoothies

    This zingy smoothie has a tropical-like flavor and is packed with all kinds of healthy proteins. Your will love how it tastes and makes you feel, it is refreshing and healthy all in one sip!

    Make coconut lime smoothies

    Photo: Poppytalk

  • Berry Lemonade Smoothie Spritzer 18 of 26
    Berry Lemonade Smoothie Spritzer

    Give your smoothie a little fizz by turning it into a spritzer. This drink has a wonderful bright berry zing to it and it tastes like spring. There is no brighter way to enjoy your New Year's resolution.

    Make berry lemonade smoothie spritzer

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Purple Power-Up Green Smoothie 19 of 26
    Purple Power-Up Green Smoothie

    If you need a little extra power to get you going in the morning than this is the smoothie for you. It packs a punch with flavor and gives you some much needed pep in your step to get you going!

    Make purple power-up green smoothie

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Simple Strawberry Smoothie 20 of 26
    Simple strawberry smoothie

    Sometimes you just want a super simple smoothie recipe. No frills, no funny ingredients, just straight up flavor. This smoothie is just that - pure strawberry greatness in every sip.

    Make simple strawberry smoothie

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Strawberry Date Smoothie 21 of 26
    strawberry date smoothie

    If you want a little extra sweetness but no added sugar try using dates. It will help you step down from all the holiday sugar and make a naturally sweet treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

    Make strawberry date smoothie

    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Blueberry Mint Smoothie 22 of 26
    Blueberry Mint Smoothie

    Sometimes it can be easy to forget that fresh herbs can lend smoothies wonderful flavor. In this case some mint leaves blended into a traditional blueberry smoothie gives it a frosty fresh taste.

    Make blueberry mint smoothie

    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • The Teen Power Smoothie 23 of 26
    Teen Power Smoothie

    It is not only adults who love smoothies in the morning. If your kids have healthy New Year's resolutions, engage them in making a healthy balanced breakfast smoothie. It is easier than you think!

    Make teen power smoothie

    Photo: Tracey Clark

  • Spring Green Smoothie 24 of 26
    spring green smoothie

    Green smoothies don't have to be bitter and boring. Make this one with sweet greens. It will fill you up in the morning and help make sticking to your New Year's resolutions a breeze.

    Make spring green smoothies

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Orange Julius Smoothie 25 of 26
    orange julius smoothie

    A simple orange smoothie can be the perfect sip for a cold January morning. It is full of tropical orange flavor and is simple to make. You can whip it up in a jiffy and feel like your sipping an Orange Julius - only the healthy version!

    Make an orange julius smoothie

    Photo: Robyn Stone

  • Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie 26 of 26
    strawberry banana smoothie

    This is an easy smoothie to start with because you can whip it up with ingredients you likely already have on hand. It is naturally sweet from the berries and bananas and tastes like a dream.

    Make strawberry banana protein smoothie

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

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