Healthy Fall Drink Recipes

As the warmer cools down, reach for a warming drink. Find beverage recipes for hot cocoa, smoothies packed with fall produce, warm apple cider and even fall-flavored sangria. Kids and adults alike will love the non-alcoholic beverages, but we threw in a few good cocktails too for good measure.

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Ginger-Beet Juice

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In this healthy ginger-beet juice recipe, we pack in vegetables by adding kale and a carrot, and sweeten with an orange and apple. No juicer? No problem. See the juicing variation below to make this beet juice recipe in the blender.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

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This creamy high-protein shake will keep you satisfied for hours and tastes like a chocolate-peanut butter banana milkshake. You don't even need to add protein powder, thanks to the naturally occurring protein in the soymilk, Greek yogurt and peanut butter.

Turmeric Latte

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Studies on turmeric's health benefits, particularly for reducing inflammation, are preliminary but promising. Try this vegan turmeric latte made from steamed almond milk and sweetened with a touch of maple syrup.

Bourbon Hot Cocoa

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Chocolate and bourbon? Say no more. Make this delicious hot chocolate recipe from scratch on a cold winter day.

Carrot Smoothie

This type of drink tends to be pricey in the big city juice bars. Now you can make the recipe at home.

Blueberry-Cranberry Smoothie

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Ready to try kefir? We use it in place of yogurt in this healthy smoothie recipe packed with berries and banana.

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

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A little frozen banana gives creamy texture to this satisfying smoothie bowl.

Red-Wine Hot Chocolate

If you love red wine and you love chocolate, you'll love this rich, full-flavored red-wine hot chocolate. It's two of your favorite things together in one warm, cozy mug.

Carrot-Orange Juice

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In this vibrant, healthy carrot-orange juice recipe, we jazz up plain orange juice by adding a yellow tomato, apple and carrots to pack in immune-boosting vitamins A and C. No juicer? No problem. See the juicing variation below to make this carrot-orange juice recipe in a blender.

Herbal Chamomile Health Tonic

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Immunity-boosting ingredients--ginger, lemon and rosemary--are steeped with soothing chamomile tea and honey for a homemade health tonic. While the drink may help when you're sick, it's not a quick fix. Drinking wellness tonics, like this one, regularly over time may help boost your immune system. Serve hot, room temperature or cold.

Mango-Almond Smoothie Bowl

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For this healthy smoothie bowl recipe, be sure to use frozen fruit (not fresh) to keep the texture thick, creamy and frosty.

Berry-Coconut Smoothie

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Add protein and fiber to your smoothie--without dairy or protein powder--with lentils. They're a sneaky source of plant-based protein in this healthy smoothie recipe.

Inspiration and Ideas

Festive Fall Cocktail Recipes

From our Rosemary-Ginger French 75 to our boozy hot chocolate, these fall-forward cocktails are perfect for your next dinner party or holiday get-together. They may look fancy, but they're so easy to whip up and sure to impress your guests!

16 Apple Drinks for Fall

It’s apple season and these drink recipes celebrate the beloved fall flavor. Whether you use apple cider or add slices of apple to a smoothie, these drinks are basically autumn in a cup. You can enjoy the fruity flavor from morning to night with these non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Drinks like Apple-Pie Sangria and Spinach-Apple Juice are healthy, delicious and will put you in a fall mood.

Pomegranate Champagne Punch

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For a nonalcoholic version, combine 2 1/2 cups seltzer and 2 cups pomegranate juice.