Healthy Vegan Drink Recipes

Find healthy, delicious vegan drink recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Maple Whiskey Sour

Rating: 5 stars
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If you're looking for an easy happy hour recipe, but feeling a little limited on ingredients, we've got a bit of good news: you don't have to have a fully stocked bar to turn out a delicious whiskey sour. Hopefully, you've got a little whiskey or bourbon lying around, a bit of maple syrup and fresh citrus. And if you're really looking to elevate your beverage, add some aquafaba to the mix. While not necessary, it stands in for the traditional egg white to create a lovely layer of foam at the top.

Apple-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Rating: 4.22 stars
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Apples and peanut butter are a classic pair-try them blended together in this healthy smoothie recipe.

Healthy Gut Tonic with Chia

Rating: 3.5 stars
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When you're feeling backed-up, this high-fiber chia concoction can help make your bathroom routine smoother. The chia seeds form a gel-like consistency to help move digestion along easily, and the kick of cayenne pepper acts as an intestinal stimulant.

Strawberry-Pineapple Smoothie

Rating: 3 stars
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Blend almond milk, strawberry and pineapple for a smoothie that's so easy you can make it on busy mornings. A bit of almond butter adds richness and filling protein. Freeze some of the almond milk for an extra-icy texture.

Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic

Rating: 5 stars
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This weight-loss tonic might help you slim down, even though it's not a quick fix for healthy habits. Apple cider vinegar's sour flavor (the acetic acid) may help you eat less and stay more satisfied. Green tea has caffeine and antioxidants that may help boost fat loss. Ginger might help you burn more calories. And maple syrup adds a touch of natural sweetness to this hydrating drink. Add this tonic to your diet in addition to sensible eating and exercise to help boost your weight-loss efforts.

Turmeric Latte

Rating: 5 stars
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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.

Almond Butter & Banana Protein Smoothie

Rating: 4.83 stars
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Almond butter adds nutty flavor plus 7 grams of protein to this healthy, protein-rich banana smoothie.

Plum & Cider Sangria

In this apple cider sangria recipe, we've skipped the added sugar and used hard apple cider, apple liqueur and tons of fresh fruit to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars
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A little frozen banana gives creamy texture to this satisfying smoothie bowl.

Tart Cherry Superfood Shots

Give your mind and body a boost with this tart cherry superfood shot. Tart cherry juice is rich in heart-healthy polyphenols and anthocyanins, which can help fight free radicals and thwart inflammation. And some researchers have found that regularly consuming tart cherry juice may improve one's cognitive abilities. You can find 100% tart cherry juice in the juice aisle at most large grocery stores.

Slow-Cooker Hot Cider with Brandy

Rating: 5 stars
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Brew up a batch of warm apple cider with ease in this no-sugar-added drink recipe. The hot toddy stays warm and party-ready in your crock pot all night long.

Strawberry-Blueberry-Banana Smoothie

A smoothie with strawberries, blueberries and banana is delicately sweet and entirely kid-friendly, even with a boost of protein from hemp seeds. Freeze the fruits ahead of time for an extra frosty texture once blended.
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Inspiration and Ideas

30 Vegan Cocktails That Everyone Will Love
Make a delicious vegan cocktail for tonight's happy hour. These cocktails use fun, natural ingredients like maple, beets and watermelon to add color and flavor and are completely free of animal ingredients like milk, eggs and honey that are sometimes found in cocktails After all, who needs egg whites to create a frothy drink when you have aquafaba (the water from a can of chickpeas)? Whether you use tequila, gin, wine or bourbon, these cocktails are sure to become favorites. Drinks like Frozen Rainbow Margaritas and Watermelon Rosé Sangria are refreshing, tasty and perfect for all.
11 Protein-Packed Vegan Smoothies to Start Your Morning Off Right
These smoothies have at least 7 grams of protein per serving and are packed with nutritious fruits and vegetables.

Carrot Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
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This type of drink tends to be pricey in the big city juice bars. Now you can make the recipe at home.