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6 Smoothies You Must Try to Get A Healthy Start On Your Morning

Apr 29, 2019 12:57PM

“As people set goals for weight loss or self-improvement, smoothies are a great way to cleanse the digestive tract and nourish the body,” says Brigette Faieta, herbalist and owner of The Argonaut Farm to Fork Café in Coloma. And we couldn’t agree more. The recipes featured here are as delicious as they are nutritious. Simply add all the ingredients, blend till smooth, and enjoy!

Berry Dreamy

Submitted by Vibe Health Bar, 3515 Broadway, Sacramento, 916-382-9723; 4601 H Street, Sacramento, 916-970-5102; 2770 East Bidwell Street, Suite 500, 916-990-5367,

Berry Dreamy

Somewhere between a blueberry milkshake and a banana smoothie, this drink’s bevy of healthy ingredients and dreamy texture will keep your tummy full and happy. 

1 cup almond milk

1 cup frozen berry trio

1 cup frozen banana

1 tbsp. raw flaxseeds 

*1 tbsp. collagen protein 

1 tbsp. almond butter

2-4 ice cubes, optional

*Make it vegan by subbing with hemp protein.

Sweet Green

Submitted by Raw 101 Juice Bar, 701 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Suite 100, Roseville, 916-882-5842, 

Sweet Green

This smoothie is an ideal meal replacement that’s full of plant-based protein, magnesium, iron, and vitamins A, C, K, and B2. Utilizing dates as a sweetener, instead of processed sugar, is a great way to add even more nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants while improving digestion.

2 medium frozen bananas

2 large dates

1 cup cashew or almond milk

2 cups spinach

2 tbsp. vegan protein powder

1. tbsp. maca powder

1. tbsp. raw cacao powder

2 tbsp. chia seeds

The Life Changer

Submitted by Farm Fresh Juice Company, 2351 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 160, Rocklin, 916-259-1443,

The Life Changer

Loaded with power-packed nutrients and high in antioxidants, sipping on this will improve your energy levels and immune system, balance hormones, and enhance mental clarity—leaving you fueled up, focused, and ready to conquer your day.

1/2 cup mango

1/2 cup pineapple

1 frozen banana

1 tsp. maca powder

1 tsp. chia seeds

1/2 tsp. ginger

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. turmeric

1 tbsp. coconut oil

1 1/4 cup almond milk

1/4 cup coconut water

Açaí Protein

Submitted by Cielo Açaí Café, 1611 Lead Hill Boulevard, Roseville,

Açaí Protein

Chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, and plenty of protein, this beverage can be enjoyed in the morning or as a midday snack to keep your tummy full and energy levels high. 

1 pack frozen açaí pulp

1 frozen banana

1/4 cup blueberries

1 scoop hemp or pea protein powder

1-2 tbsp. almond butter

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 cup almond milk

1 handful ice cubes

Sweetener, if desired (agave, stevia, cane sugar)


Submitted by The Argonaut Farm to Fork Café, 331 State Hwy 49, Coloma, 530-626-7345,

The ingredients in this smoothie offer weight loss benefits, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals; what’s more, it’s rich in fiber and fatty acids.

1 whole peeled grapefruit 

1 whole peeled lemon

1 cup filtered water 

2 kale leaves

3 tbsp. chia seeds 

1 tbsp. flaxseeds

1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds 

1 tbsp. local raw honey 

Dash of organic cayenne pepper or ginger root 


Submitted by Pressed Juicery, 1182 Roseville Parkway, Suite 145, Roseville, 916-781-2030; 1710 R Street, Suite 170, Sacramento,
916-497-0702; 414 K Street, Suite 140, Sacramento, 916-442-2090,


Loaded with hemp protein, mood-boosting superfood mucuna powder, warming spices, and Pressed Juicery’s Vanilla Almond milk, this smoothie supplies a solid dose of nutrition you can drink down daily.

1, 16 oz. bottle of Pressed Juicery’s Vanilla Almond milk or your choice of any nut milk

1 frozen banana

1 tbsp. hemp protein

1-2 tbsp. coconut

1-2 tbsp. manna or coconut butter

1 tbsp. mucuna powder

1/2 tsp. dried ginger

1/2 tsp. nutmeg

1/8 tsp. clove

Sweetener, if desired

By Ashleigh Gruenwald