Our Best Protein Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Fruit smoothies are one of the healthiest breakfast choices out there – you can cram so many different types of fruit into them, meaning you’ll be getting so many extra vitamins into your diet.


And with a protein fruit smoothie, you can get even more nutritional power to start your day the right way, which is exactly what you need when you’re exercising a lot.


At Garden of Life, you’ll find a choice of vegan protein powders designed to support a healthy, active lifestyle. Made from organic ingredients that can all be traced back to their original source, our protein powders are perfect for blending into a smoothie. Here are our best protein smoothie recipes:



Juicy blueberry & pineapple protein smoothie


Our 100% vegan-friendly and gluten-free blueberry and pineapple protein fruit smoothie recipe is packed full of refreshing goodness, with the natural sweetness of the blueberries complimenting the sharpness of the pineapple perfectly.


Our best Juicy blueberry & pineapple protein smoothie




  • 1 scoop of Garden of Life Raw Vanilla Organic Protein Powder
  • 34g ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 480ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 64g frozen blueberries
  • 128g frozen pineapple chunks
  • Optional toppings: fresh blueberries, coconut flakes or fresh mint




  • Place all of ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
  • Optional: top your smoothie with fresh blueberries or coconut flakes
  • Serve immediately into a glass or pour into a travel cup for a refreshing morning commute


Tropical protein fruit smoothie


Start your day with a vibrant burst of flavour with our tropical protein fruit smoothie. Awaken your taste buds with this sweet, zingy sensation, which is perfect for kick-starting your morning. And, even better, it takes less than ten minutes to make, so it’s a great grab-and-go breakfast.


Our best tropical protein fruit smoothie







  • Blend all of the ingredients on a high setting until you’re happy with how thick the smoothie is
  • Add a little bit of water if the mixture looks too thick to drink
  • Serve, and enjoy!


Warm apple spiced chai protein smoothie


This smoothie is the taste of autumn in a glass –  warming, comforting breakfasts don’t have to be full of carbs or an indulgent treat. Try our warm apple spiced chai smoothie for a hit of warming nutrition and goodness to start your day off right.


Our best warm apple spiced chai protein smoothie




  • 1 scoop of Garden of Life Raw Vanilla Organic Protein
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • 6 dried apricots
  • 4-5 Medjool dates – pits removed
  • 500ml water
  • 300g chopped apple
  • 500ml unsweetened almond milk




  • Place the chopped apples, apricots and dates into a pan and cover with the water. Heat on the hob and bring to a low boil for five minutes, or until the apples are softened
  • Drain all liquid from the cooked fruit and place the apples into the blender while they’re still hot (check that it’s safe to put hot liquids into your blender first)
  • Add all of remaining ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth
  • Serve immediately into a glass and add some cinnamon for an extra warming spice kick


Cherry delicious protein fruit smoothie


Cherries are a great source of natural antioxidants that can help to support your general health, and this protein fruit smoothie is packed full of them. It also includes potassium and fibre-rich banana chunks, almond milk, and vegan protein powder from Garden of Life to make it extra filling for a truly satisfying start to your day.


Our best cherry delicious protein fruit smoothie







  • Blend all of the ingredients on a medium setting until the mixture is smooth
  • Pour into a cup and enjoy


If you want your breakfast to have even more filling power, combining a plant-based milk with fresh fruit and oats will help to keep you fuller for longer.


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