Episode 143-How To Be Awesome At Making The Healthiest Smoothies

Today we are talking about one of my favorite ways to get in lots of great veggies and fruits and vitamins and minerals and live enzymes and phytonutrients.  We’re talking about smoothies.  A fast food that you can pack with so many great ingredients and make it super delicious at the same time.

Lindsay did a full deep dive in researching the very BEST ingredients to put in a smoothie and which we think might be good, but we should actually limit or avoid completely.

We’re talking about the best non-dairy milk alternatives that don’t have any gums or additives in them and the cleanest collagen, protein and bone broth powders too. 

We’re taking about nut butters and all the seeds- chia seeds, hemp seeds and flax seeds and why you should have all of them in your pantry.

So, it’s all packed in here.  What Lindsay has gathered from researching lots of nutritionists findings on everything healthy smoothie related. 

Smoothies are a such a great way to get in your veggies and fruits!  Think of it mostly as a “green smoothie” with as many veggies as you can.

In this episode we are talking about how to incorporate the most nutrient-dense ingredients into your smoothies. 

The best fruits to add:


Frozen berries

For a bit more sweetness- mango & pineapple

The best veggies to add:

ALL of them… especially spinach!

Best ways to thicken it up:

Almond butter

Peanut butter


Organic chickpeas

Frozen cauliflower

Frozen zucchini

Non-dairy CLEAN milks:

*most have gums and other gross additives*

These are the yummies and cleanest

MALK Unsweetened Organic Almond Milk or Cashew Milk

Thrive Market Organic Oat Beverage or Almond Beverage

Oatly Oatmilk Lowfat Chilled

Three Trees Organic Unsweetened Almond Milk

New Barn Unsweetened Almond Milk

Natural Value Coconut Milk

Whole Foods 365 Organic Unsweetened Almond Milk

Simple Truth Organic Unsweetened Almond Milk

Califia Farms Organic Almond Homestyle Nutmilk 

The best natural sweeteners:


Gogi berries


To make it interesting:

Cocoa nibs


Cocao powder


Hemp Seeds

Chia Seeds

Flax Seeds

Favorite powders:

Chocolate Collagen Peptides

Unflavored Collagen

Chocolate Bone Broth Protein

Vanilla Bone Broth Protein


 So many ideas for making really filling and delicious and nutrient filled smoothies in this one.  Hope you enjoy!