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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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.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Rating: 4.67 stars
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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.

Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl

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

Carrot Smoothie

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

Mango-Almond Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars
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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.

Herbal Chamomile Health Tonic

Rating: 5 stars
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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.

Hibiscus-Pomegranate Iced Tea

Rating: 5 stars
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This herbal iced tea blends sour, berry-flavored hibiscus tea with sweet pomegranate juice.

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!

Carrot-Orange Juice

Rating: 3 stars
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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.

Berry-Coconut Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
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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.

Pomegranate Margaritas

Rating: 5 stars
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Who says margaritas are just for summer? This pomegranate twist on a cocktail favorite is good all year long--elegant enough for the holidays and fun enough for an outdoor barbecue.

Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Rating: 5 stars
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Red lentils are a sneaky source of plant-based protein in this healthy smoothie recipe. The lentils add 3 grams more protein than an equal-size portion of nonfat plain yogurt and 4 grams more fiber than a typical serving of protein powder.
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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.

Almond-Matcha Green Smoothie Bowl

Rating: 5 stars
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Green matcha powder and spinach give this healthy smoothie bowl a beautiful green hue. Be sure to use frozen bananas (not fresh) to keep the texture thick, creamy and frosty.