Diabetic Smoothie Recipes

Find healthy, delicious diabetic smoothie recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Really Green Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
The combination of kale and avocado makes this healthy smoothie recipe extra green. Chia seeds lend this creamy smoothie a heart-healthy punch of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.

Strawberry-Pineapple Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
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.

Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars 3
It's hard to beat this recipe for quick and easy strawberry smoothies. All you need is five ingredients and five minutes. It's versatile too: you can use any unsweetened milk for creaminess, your preferred yogurt, and the maple syrup or honey is optional. The vanilla extract acts as a great flavor backdrop that will work with most fruits. Get blending!
By Carolyn Casner

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars 2
A little frozen banana gives creamy texture to this satisfying smoothie bowl.

Mango-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars 2
For this healthy smoothie bowl recipe, be sure to use frozen fruit (not fresh) to keep the texture thick, creamy and frosty.

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Whir up frozen bananas with peanut butter and cocoa in this sweet, creamy drink recipe to get all the delicious flavors of a milkshake with the health benefits of a smoothie.
A portrait of Breana Killeen, M.P.H., RD
By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Berry-Mint Kefir Smoothies

Rating: 5 stars 2
Kefir is similar to yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. But it has fewer carbs and a more drinkable consistency--perfect for smoothies.
By Andrea Kirkland M.S., RD

Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

Rating: 3 stars 1
Though it tastes like those iconic vanilla-and-orange popsicles, this creamsicle breakfast smoothie recipe is a balanced breakfast with carbohydrates, protein and, thanks to the addition of coconut water, essential electrolytes. Coconut water serves up more than 10 percent of your daily dose of potassium--an electrolyte you lose through sweat--in every cup, making it a great hydrator for light workouts. Plus, this creamy orange-mango smoothie only contains about 30 mg of sodium per cup, whereas sports drinks usually deliver about 110 mg of sodium per cup.
Katie Webster
By Katie Webster

Mixed-Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars 1
Smoothies are popular for breakfast, but many don't have enough calories or nutrients to be considered a complete meal. This creamy berry smoothie has the perfect balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat, and will keep you satisfied until your next meal.
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By Wendy Lopez

Carrot Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
This type of drink tends to be pricey in the big city juice bars. Now you can make the recipe at home.

Jason Mraz's Avocado Green Smoothie

Rating: 4 stars 4
To make this green smoothie recipe a meal-in-a-glass, musician Mraz adds a tablespoon of coconut oil and some sprouted flax or chia seeds.
By Jason Mraz

Wake-Up Smoothie

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen
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Inspiration and Ideas

Green Tea-Fruit Smoothie
Rating: Unrated 1
Start your day with a burst of antioxidants in this energizing healthy smoothie recipe.
Make-Ahead Smoothie Freezer Packs
Smoothies are a great healthy breakfast for kids, but busy parents know there's no time for all that chopping and measuring in the morning rush. Make these easy DIY smoothie packs ahead of time and stash them in your freezer until you're ready to whir up a fruit-filled meal or snack kids will love. This makes enough for a workweek's worth of smoothies!
Berry-Banana Cauliflower Smoothie
Rating: 5 stars 1

Sneak in your veggies with a smoothie every morning. Riced cauliflower adds thickness and creaminess to a subtly sweet cauliflower smoothie that features the fruity flavors of bananas and berries at the forefront.