Healthy smoothies are a great way to add nutrition to your day. Not only are they a quick meal and a great dietary substitute, but fitness experts say a well-prepared smoothie can help boost your metabolism, burn fat while maintaining muscle, and supply your body with ample amounts of vitamins, fiber, and proteins.
With those benefits, it’s no wonder some leading Hollywood stars swear by their smoothie recipes. Actress Jennifer Aniston lives for anything with chocolate flavors, with a bit of antioxidant-rich berries, while Kate Hudson is all about her greens and superfood smoothie. Keep reading; you might find your next favorite smoothie recipe, courtesy of fit celebrities!
Blake Lively’s Veggie-Rich Juice Is “Intoxicating”
Gossip Girl alum Blake Lively loves indulging, but she feels much better about reaching for ice cream after her daily-dose of vegetables. During an interview with Vogue, the actress said, “Vegetables in their purest form are refreshing and palate-cleansing, while the sweet notes of the fruits and mint make this both quenching and intoxicating.” The fact that it makes her skin glow and keeps her energized are added bonuses!
Meghan Markle Love To Switch Up Her Typical Smoothie
The Duchess of Essex, Meghan Markle, discussed her go-to smoothie with The Chalkboard, explaining her recipe and how she enjoyed the flexibility it brought. During the interview, she said, “I also do the same thing with frozen mango, a squeeze of lime, swap the cinnamon for turmeric (which has unbelievable healing properties!) and just use coconut water. Nom nom nom!”
Jennifer Aniston’s Smoothie Is Meant To Boost Her Metabolism
For Friends star Jennifer Aniston, chocolate smoothies are the name of the game. The actress swears by her morning smoothie, with its cocoa-flavored protein powder that keeps her full, boosts her metabolism, and helps her burn fat while maintaining her muscle. During an interview with People, Aniston said, “You can see I like chocolate-flavored. I don’t like protein taste.” Considering how fit Aniston looks, the smoothies seem to be doing the job!
Tracy Anderson Loves The Vitamin C Boost In This Smoothie
Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson swears by this coconut milk, orange, and spinach smoothie. She loves the supercharged feeling all of the vitamin C gives her, not to mention the health benefits that come with it. Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that helps ward off fat cell accumulation coming from the stress hormone cortisol. And when it comes to training the likes of JLo and Gwenyth Paltrow, she’s bound to be stressed occasionally!
Gwyneth Paltrow Uses Her Company’s Moon Dust In Her Smoothie
While actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s breakfast smoothie of choice is chock-full of exotic-sounding ingredients, it’s very healthy and tastes great. Along with her GOOP moon dust (a blend of superfood powders), the smoothie is rich in protein and even has an anti-aging remedy in the Chinese herb ho shou wu.
Michelle Williams Loves Her Green Goddess Smoothie
For actress Michelle Williams, her green goddess shake is all about cutting out the time it takes to make a healthy meal by throwing these simple superfoods into a blender. During an interview with shape, the actress said, “juicing takes the work out of the equation and frees me from thinking about food so I can concentrate on other things. I can’t think of anything that makes me feel as good.”
Cindy Crawford Drinks A Nutrient-Dense Smoothie
As a supermodel, Cindy Crawford does all she can to keep her skin looking young, glowing, and as healthy as possible. That’s why this nutrient-dense smoothie is a permanent fixture in her daily diet. Her combination of ingredients is full of fiber, plant protein, iron, and calcium. Pro tip: add some ice for a thicker, frostier smoothie!
Miranda Kerr Smoothie Packs An Energetic Punch
For supermodel Miranda Kerr, smoothies are more than just a few simple ingredients. During an interview with the fashion retailer Net-a-Porter, Kerr said, “For maximum energy and vitality, I have my morning shake. It’s a power smoothie that’s really alkalizing, nutrient-dense, and high in vitamins and minerals.”
Jessica Alba’s Skincare Routine Includes A Spa Smoothie
Actress Jessica Alba looks to health coach Kelly LeVeque for smoothie inspiration, particularly when it comes to skin health and inflammation. According to LeVeque, the key to a fantastic and healthy smoothie are the omega-3 fatty acids found in chia seeds to promote complexion hydration, the B vitamins found in spinach that help skin health, and trace minerals to protect, repair, and heal cells.
Joe Manganiello Keeps It Simple And Sweet
When it comes to appearing in movies and television series such as Magic Mike and True Blood, Joe Manganiello takes no shortcuts when it comes to his fitness, snacking, or smoothies. And it’s only during the afternoon where he treats himself to the banana and creatine. This is because around two in the afternoon, his sugar levels will have depleted. So, the added banana and creatine help boost his energy while staving off hunger. The muslce-relaxing component that comes from the banana’s potassium is just an added bonus!
Kate Hudson’s Long-Term Smoothie Solution
As the co-founder of the athletic apparel line Fabletics, actress Kate Hudson is all about her health and wellness. That’s why she swears by this superfood-rich smoothie for a healthy dose of fiber, energy, and sweetness in its purest form. This is one of Hudson’s long-term solutions for a balanced diet and good nutrition. In her book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body, she says, “I learned a long time ago that trends and fads come and go and are not a long-term solution.”
Kerry Washington Likes Her Smoothies Sweet And Green
Golden Globe Award-winning actress Kerry Washington swears by a green breakfast smoothie made by celebrity nutritionist Kim Snyder. Washington enjoys the sweetness the apple and pear offer next to the bitter taste of the greens. Interestingly, blending together the greens helps distribute their vitamins, minerals, and fiber to the body’s cell wall faster. Snyder has even been quoted saying, “Blending helps make greens’ full spectrum of nutrition readily available to the body.”
Lea Michele Is All About Her Green Smoothie
For this Scream Queen, the day is never complete without a green smoothie. Actress Lea Michele loves using fresh ingredients from her local Los Angeles farmers market. Aside from using a superfood like kale, Michele adds in antioxidant-rich blueberries and half of a heart-healthy avocado that helps her stay full and content until lunchtime. To make this nutritious morning smoothie, blend it together all of the ingredients until it’s a smooth puree. Then, enjoy!
Katy Perry’s PB&J smoothie
Inspired by celebrity trainer Harley Pasternack, this peanut butter and jelly-flavored smoothie is singer Katy Perry’s go-to snack. Even though it tastes like the sugary sandwich of many people’s elementary school days, this smoothie is low in fat and sugars, has high levels of potassium, Vitamins B and C, is rich in fiber.
Nick Jonas Keeps His Smoothie Simple
Rising to fame as a member of the Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas went from boy band singer to a solo artist and actor who has seen more than his fair share of gym time. To get ready for the role of an MMA fighter in Kingdom, Jonas made a habit of drinking a post-workout shake to help rebuild muscle. The simple mixture is full of fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants, thanks to the berries, as well as protein to help rebuild tissue, build muscle, and reduce his food cravings.
Maria Menounos Loves Her White Breakfast Smoothie
E! News host and The EveryGirl’s Guide to Cooking author Maria Menounos swears by celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak’s White Breakfast Smoothie. While this healthy shake doesn’t have protein powder, the almonds and Greek yogurt are great substitutes, full of metabolism-revving protein as well as gut-mending probiotics. And leaving the peel on the apple gives a bit of extra fiber, for an added healthy bonus!
Debra Messing Doesn’t Mess Around With Her “Green Drink”
Will & Grace actress Debra Messing is all about her morning “green drink” on set. As a self-proclaimed non-veggie eater, this smoothie gives her the superfood boost her diet is missing. During an interview with Shape, the actress said, “Every morning on set, I have my ‘green drink…I’m not a big green vegetable eater, so the juice really has filled a huge void in my diet, and I feel stronger for it.”
Paula Abdul’s Sugar Craving Is Satisfied With This Blueberry Smoothie
For singer and television personality Paula Abdul, it’s all about the Blueberry Surprise smoothie. Full of antioxidant-rich blueberries and green superfoods, this particular recipe gives the dancer the energy she needs to perform. During an interview with Shape, Abdul said, “When I’m juicing, I can really feel the difference. I have so much more energy because I’m getting a healthy serving of fruits and vegetables. My nutrition is balanced, and my sugar cravings are satisfied.”
Sanya Richards-Ross Loves Drinking This Smoothie While Training
Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross has a specific smoothie she loves to drink while she’s training. She picks the ingredients specifically to help her with inflammation and stress while having the added bonus of promoting hair and skin health. During an interview with Shape, Richards-Ross said, “I can tell the difference when I’m on a consistent juicing regimen: I am more alert, my recovery is at it’s best, and I feel better.”
Liam Hemsworth Drinks This Green Super Smoothie
Actor Liam Hemsworth is all about staying healthy, building muscle, and staying fuller longer. That’s why his go-to smoothie choice, according to Men’s Fitness, is this green super smoothie. Filled with superfoods, hydrating and electrolyte-rich coconut water, good fats, and more, this smoothie is perfect for the morning or just after an intense gym session.