25+ Best Dairy-Free Smoothies
This post includes the very best Dairy-Free Smoothies, including recipes for green smoothies, fruit smoothies, protein smoothies and more. Scroll to find your next favorite non-dairy smoothie recipe.
What could be better than starting the day off with a nutritious and totally yummy breakfast smoothie? They are great for energy levels in the morning or as a post-workout snack.
If you’re new to making smoothies or even if you’re already an expert, you might want to check out these delicious recipes that are a great way for fueling a busy day.
And, best of all, all of these 25+ recipes are made with no dairy, meaning that they are lactose-free, non-dairy, and vegan-friendly. So, whether you have a dairy allergy, dairy intolerance, or you are avoiding it for other reasons, you can trust this list of recipes.
Most of these delicious drinks are also vegan-friendly meaning that they can be a plant-based smoothie to fit with a plant-based diet. They are also great for a dairy-free breastfeeding diet.
Best Dairy-Free Smoothie Ingredients
Even though traditional smoothies include ingredients like milk or yogurt, you can actually create a creamy texture including dairy-free ingredients. Some of the best whole food ingredients include:
- Hemp seeds
- Coconut milk
- Chia seeds
- Fresh fruit (especially bananas, pears, and mango)
- Oat milk
- Coconut water
- Soy milk
- Hemp milk
- Cashew milk
- Dairy-free yogurt
- Almond butter
- Your favorite dairy-free milk
I highly recommend investing in a high-speed blender if you’re going to be making a lot of smoothies. I like both the Vitamix and Blendtec blenders. They will last you for years and you won’t regret the investment. A high-speed blender will blend even the toughest of greens into a delicious, creamy drink.
In general, yes. Of course, there are some people who don’t do well with smoothies, especially ones that are too high in fruit. Learn more about the health benefits of green smoothies.
Believe it or not, you can make smoothies in advance, but they will start to degrade after about 2 days. A better way to prepare smoothies in advance is to make prepared smoothie packs, and then just blend with almond milk or water when you’re ready to drink your smoothie.
Yes, as long as you are careful about measuring out ingredients and not going overboard with drinking too much. For instance, it would be easy to drink a 500 calorie smoothie in just a few minutes if you’re not careful. So, I recommend following a recipe, using a spoon to drink your smoothie (this helps you slow down and develop more digestive enzymes to digest the smoothie), and monitoring your weight to make sure you’re not gaining weight.
For someone who usually has a fast food breakfast or something very unhealthy, drinking a breakfast smoothie will likely aid with weight loss, since there is a ton of healthy nutrition in smoothies. All of the recipes included in this round-up are healthy and nutritious, and can likely aid in weight loss.
But, to be sure, please do check with your healthcare provider to make sure smoothies are right for you and your health goals.
I like using protein powders. Check out my list of the best paleo protein powders. And, if you’re pregnant, be sure to check out my list of the best protein powders for pregnancy.
If you’re on a dairy-free diet, skip any whey protein powders as they will contain dairy.
Best Breakfast Smoothie Recipes
If you're looking to up your game and have a healthier breakfast, then you're going to want to check out this collection of the best healthy dairy-free smoothie recipes.
I've been making smoothies for the better part of 10 years, and I've perfected the art of finding the balance between healthy and delicious. All of these smoothies are non-dairy and vegan-friendly. Enjoy!!!
Oat Milk Smoothie with Strawberry & Banana
If you love oat milk, then you'll love this Oat Milk Smoothie with lots of yummy flavor from the strawberries and banana.
Avocado Chocolate Smoothie
This is Avocado Chocolate Smoothie is a heatlhy and nutritious way to start the day!
Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie
This simple smoothie is full of fresh strawberry flavor, plus blueberries. So good!!!
Food Processor Smoothie (Mango Pineapple Spinach)
You can still make a creamy green smoothie even if you don't have a blender. This recipe shares how to make one in a food processor.
Dragon Fruit Banana Smoothie
Beautiful dragon fruit is the base of this tropical smoothie.
Chocolate Smoothie Bowl
This is a helathy and super creamy Smoothie Bowl recipe.
Green Apple Smoothie with Spinach
This Green Apple Smoothie is a delicious way to start the day. Chia seeds add extra nutrition and fiber.
Strawberry Peach Smoothie
Strawberry Peach Smoothie is so thick and creamy. Everyone loves this summer fruit smoothie.
Pineapple Banana Smoothie
Pineapple Banana Smoothie is another fruit-based smoothie that is light and tasty to start the day.
Strawberry Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie
If you love peanut butter, then this one is for you!
Strawberry Blackberry Banana Smoothie
This recipe uses fresh or frozen blackberries, plus banana and strawberry. It's simply divine!
Acai Strawberry Smoothie Without Dairy
You've got to love the color of this gorgeous Acai Smoothie.
Moringa Smoothie (Dairy-Free)
Moringa is a superfood that has a mild flavor. It is great in this dairy-free green smoothie.
Mango Strawberry Banana Smoothie
This fruity smoothie is so refreshing and great for kids.
Broccoli Smoothie with Pineapple
Want to sneak in some more veggies into your diet? Try this Broccoli Smoothie!
Strawberry Banana Chocolate Smoothie
This smoothie will satisfy any chocolate craving. Plus, it's healthy!
Strawberry Banana Beet Smoothie
You won't believe that this smoothie has beets. It tastes like a strawberry milkshake!
Orange Banana Smoothie
This Orange Banana Smoothie is a favorite.
Broccoli Sprout Smoothie
Broccoli sprouts go into this dairy-free green smoothie that has cancer prevention powers.
Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie
Everyone loves this simple smoothis with oats to help keep you full.
Chocolate Cherry Smoothie
This is another one for the chocolate lovers out there!
Peanut Butter Cauliflower Smoothie
This smoothie has frozen cauliflower in it! But you won't taste it.
Kale Berry Smoothie
Try this green smoothie if you want to add more leafy greens to your diet.
Liver Detox Green Smoothie
This energizing dairy-free green smoothie is energizing and delicious.
Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie
This simple fruit smoothie is so refreshing and easy to make.
More Smoothie Resources You Might Like
No matter what type of diet you’re on, you’re sure to find a delicious and healthy smoothie idea from this round-up. Each recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and full of nutrition and flavor.
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