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Need protein-packed purees? Here are all the best energy smoothie recipes to power your day, deliciously nutrient-packed.

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Looking for purees to power your day? Look no further than these Energy Smoothie recipes! We’ve got lots of healthy smoothie recipes for whizzing up your favorite fruits and veggies. But this list has the recipes that are highest in protein, fiber and nutrients to keep you full of energy and vibrant all day long!

Want to pack in even more protein and nutrients to your purees? Here are a few ideas for add ins for each of the recipes below:

  • Add 2 tablespoons chia seeds: This adds 4 grams protein and 11 grams fiber to your smoothie.
  • Add 1 scoop protein powder. In general, one scoop protein powder has about 20 grams protein, but it depends on the brand.

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And now…6 energy smoothie recipes to try!

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Energy smoothie

6 Energy Smoothie Recipes: Vanilla Protein Smoothie & More!

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 large or 2 small 1x


This vanilla energy smoothie is creamy, lightly fruity, and packed with protein! It’s the perfect healthy breakfast or post-workout snack. 


  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 banana (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup milk (or almond milk or oat milk)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ice cubes
  • Garnish: we used toasted coconut and fresh raspberries


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, breaking the bananas into pieces. Blend until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately or store in a covered jar in the refrigerator for 2 days.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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  1. Brian Whitehead says:

    Brian from South Africa, going to try them all. Will rate once I have tried them. Thanks