As weird as it may sound...a hot smoothie isn't that bad—trust us on this one.
You’ve heard of staying cool and quenched in the summer with a delicious cold smoothie, but have you ever thought about staying warm in the winter with a hot smoothie? Yes, the hot smoothie is totally a thing, and it’s having a moment.
There’s an endless number of healthy and satisfying recipe combos you can make with just a few ingredients, and there’s no reason why you can’t create your own. Get your best mugs out—here are eight hot smoothie recipes you must try as the weather cools down:
Combine your caffeine, chocolate and carb fix in one delicious recipe with this oaty mocha hot smoothie. The mocha will give you an extra kick for those cold winter mornings, and you’ll feel satisfied for hours from the hearty mix of oats, banana and chocolate in this smoothie.
With only four ingredients (apples, raisins, cinnamon and pecans) this simple-yet-hearty hot smoothie is the perfect post-apple picking treat. Nothing screams fall like apples and cinnamon, and this tasty recipe will have you feeling warm and cozy by the fire in no time.
Featuring scrumptious ingredients like nut butter, oats, vanilla and ginger, this gingerbread breakfast smoothie makes for a super sweet start to your day. Sip on one while you build your gingerbread house for a holiday-approved treat that will satisfy you and any little ones you may have at home.
White chocolate, coconut and cashew together in one mug is basically the trifecta of sweet and satisfying deliciousness. This recipe also calls for coconut milk, oats, banana and maca powder, making it equal parts healthy and scrumptious.
Sometimes, all you need is a pick-me-up involving chocolate, maple syrup and almonds. Whip up this warm hot chocolate smoothie when you’re feeling the winter blues come on, and go crazy with creative toppings like slivered almonds or mini chocolate chips.
Who says a green smoothie has to be cold? Try this scrumptious (and totally healthy!) green chai tea smoothie with spinach, tea, apple, pear, dates, cinnamon, ginger and cardamom for a flavourful snack that will help you keep those pesky winter colds away.
With its thick and gooey consistency, this delicious smoothie is more like warm, comforting pudding for those chilly autumn mornings. And with unexpected ingredients like medjool dates, sweet potato and coconut whipped cream, it offers a hearty, healthy and ultra-satisfying flavour profile.
This recipe is totally pure, fresh and uncomplicated, yet it packs a powerful punch full of vitamins, minerals and a bright, yummy taste. With only a few ingredients, this warm and sunny smoothie would be the perfect way to brighten a gloomy winter’s day (while pretending you live in the tropics!).