If you were lucky enough to get a NutriBullet for Christmas, or if you've treated yourself to one, you'll be enjoying the health benefits this little kitchen gadget provides. It's neither a blender, nor a juicer - instead, it extracts goodness from fruits, vegetables and other ingredients by breaking them down into their most nutritious state, so they're easier for your body to absorb. You don't make smoothies with a NutriBullet, you make 'Supercharged SuperFood NutriBlasts' - according to their website! But you can also make shakes, soups, salad dressings, sauces and more - in fact, the list is endless! We've gathered together 89 of the best NutriBullet recipes from across the web for you to try out; let us know your favourites!

Smoothies

#1. Cholesterol Crusher Blast

We love this recipe which is great to reduce cholesterol - with blueberries, kale and banana plus raw cacao, it's delicious too!

#2. The Foundation of Youth

Why not try this recipe to look and feel your best; glowing skin is the key to looking great! This smoothie is loaded with healthy fats from the avocado plus heart-healthy walnuts.

#3. Sleepy Seeds

For a great night's sleep that leaves you refreshed, this spinach, banana, berry and seed smoothie is perfect!

#4. The Beauty Blast

Healthy skin, hair and nails start with the right nutrition, so try this smoothie with berries, pineapple, swiss chard and cashews.

#5. Peachy Keen

This is ideal if you're too busy to make breakfast - it happens to us all from time to time! Greek yoghurt is a great, low-fat source of protein.

#6. Tropical Protein Shake

High in protein and loaded with vitamin C and digestive enzymes from the pineapple, this tropical shake is the perfect post-workout pick-me-up!

#7. Banana Berrylicious

Loaded with 380mg potassium and 25% of your RDA of vitamin C, this smoothie contains blueberries for healthy, glowing skin.

#8. Green Tea Vegetable Smoothie

Green tea boosts your metabolism whilst enzymes from the veggies help to burn fat - great if you're trying to lose weight.

#9. The Hormone Helper

Sometimes we need a little help with our hormones; like when you're going through menopause. Tackle hot flashes with this combo of berries, beetroot and broccoli.

#10. The Skinny Blast

The ideal choice for breakfast if you're trying to lose weight, with beta-carotene from the carrots and vitamin C from the orange.

#11. Melon Berry Milkshake

Loaded with omega-3 from the chia seeds, which also help to stabilise blood sugar, this is also a great way to get more vitamin C.

#12. Sunshine Smoothie

We love this smoothie's vibrant orange colour, perfect for the Monday morning blues! With 150% RDA of vitamin A and 105% of your RDA of vitamin C, this is a real immune system booster too!

#13. Refreshing Watermelon Smoothie

Great for the summer months, watermelon is packed with amino acids arginine and citrulline, to keep your arteries healthy and protect your heart.

#14. Berry Peach Mango Green Smoothie

This post-workout smoothie with iron-rich spinach, frozen fruit and optional soy milk for added protein will motivate you to smash those fitness goals!

#15. Kiwi, Melon and Pistachio Smoothie

With just 133 calories per glass, coconut water adds vital electrolytes to this smoothie, great for rehydration.

#16. Caramelised Pear and Chocolate Smoothie

When you're craving something sweet, blend caramelised pears with cocoa powder, almond milk and subtle spices for a refreshing, healthy option.

#17. Mango Yoghurt Smoothie

We think this is a great breakfast option, with oatmeal for fibre, yoghurt, mint and fresh mango.

#18. Chia Power Chocolate Smoothie

Raw cacao, cacao nibs, coconut water and chia seeds are just some of the super-amazing ingredients fuelling this smoothie, with healthy fats from coconut milk.

#19. Blackberry Vegan Ice Cream Smoothie

A cross between a dessert and a smoothie, this uses fresh blackberries and lemon sorbet (buy organic, if you can) to create a refreshing, chilled drink.

#20. Rainbow Berry Blast Smoothie with Pomegranate and Chard

With over 100% of your RDA of vitamin A and almost 50% of your RDA of vitamin C in every glass, this amazing smoothie is a good for you as it tastes!

#21. Beetroot and Chocolate Smoothie

Combining beetroots with cocoa powder might seem like an odd combo, but it works well, and beetroot is loaded with fibre and minerals.

#22. Extreme Green Blast

If you're looking for a green smoothie recipe designed for NutriBullet, this is one to try! With celery, mixed greens and cucumber plus goji berries and almonds, it's super-healthy!

Shakes

#23. Blueberry Banana Chocolate Blast

The inclusion of dark chocolate for antioxidants and your protein powder of choice make this a great post-workout shake.

#24. Strawberry Guava and Coconut Shake

This is a great source of antioxidants, which could help to protect you against cancer and other diseases.

#25. Low Fat Raspberry Banana Oat Milkshake

This healthy take on a milkshake includes fibre-packed rolled oats, making it a satisfying choice for breakfast or a snack.

#26. Low Fat Dragonfruit and Banana Milkshake

For energy without too many calories, this healthy dragonfruit shake is perfect - loaded with potassium from the bananas.

#27. Vegan Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Shake

For something to satisfy your sweet tooth, without cheating on your healthy eating, this pumpkin and chocolate shake is packed with protein from the vanilla protein powder and almond butter - it tastes pretty amazing too!

#28. Frozen Mojito

This non-alcoholic, healthy take on a classic cocktail is so refreshing thanks to the mint, lime and soda, but it's also packed with goodness from the spinach and bananas too! Cheers!

#29. Chia Seeds Ice Cream Shake

Plain, simple and delicious, this shake uses omega-3 and protein packed chia seeds with protein powder, vanilla ice cream, low-fat yoghurt (or use Greek) and milk. If you fancy trying different flavours of ice cream or yoghurt, feel free to experiment!

#30. Pure Vanilla and Strawberry Shake

For a little weekend treat after that morning run, this healthy shake with almond milk, vanilla, yoghurt, vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries feels super-indulgent, yet its loaded with vitamin C and protein and good for you!

#31. Walnut Raspberry Protein Shake

After a serious workout at the gym, use your NutriBullet to create this amazing protein-packed shake. Walnuts can help you deal with stress and are loaded with antioxidants to improve heart health, whilst raspberries are rich in vitamin C.

#32. Avocado Protein Shake

This is brimming with good fats from the avocado and coconut milk - avocados are packed with fibre and protein too. A great way to start your day!

#33. Pineapple Protein Shake

Pineapple is a source of enzymes which can help aid digestion, and it's also packed with fibre. The addition of coconut milk and vanilla protein powder is the perfect way to get an energy boost to beat that 3pm slump!

#34. Soy Protein Blueberry and Pear Shake

This simple shake uses soy protein powder combined with antioxidant-rich blueberries and pears for a super-healthy choice that will leave you feeling energised.

#35. Apple, Berry and Apricot Protein Shake

Combine a scoop of whey protein powder with apples, berries and apricots and you have yourself a pretty darn healthy shake. We love the combo of fruits and using frozen berries means this is easy to make.

#36. Cabbage, Peach and Flax Protein Shake

Hmm, doesn't sound like the MOST tempting option, but you'll be surprised how delicious this is! Vanilla protein powder, flax seeds and peach add flavour whilst the cabbage boosts the nutrient content. Yummy!

#37. Almond, Banana and Fennel Shake

Fennel is an underrated vegetable with a fresh, aniseed flavour that tastes amazing in smoothies and shakes! Soy protein powder will help you build lean muscle, whilst the potassium in bananas keeps your heart healthy.

#38. Papaya, Banana and Coconut Protein Shake

Coconut water is a great way to stay hydrated after exercise, and with plenty of vitamin C and energy from the protein powder, this will keep you going through a challenging workout!

#39. Chocolate Banana Protein Shake with Flax Seeds

Bananas and chocolate form the base for this healthy protein shake, whilst flax seeds are a source of omega-3s, important for healthy brain function.

#40. Blackcurrant, Lemon and Flax Protein Shake

Loaded with fibre, antioxidants and vitamin C, the flax seeds add nutty flavour to this fresh, fruity protein shake - perfect for after a session with your personal trainer.

Juices

#41. Carrot, Lemon and Coconut Juice

This thirst-quenching juice is packed with antioxidants, to protect against cancer and premature ageing, as well as plenty of vitamin A, for healthy vision.

#42. Grape, Peach and Cucumber Juice

Part of the fun of owning a NutriBullet is trying out combinations you might not have thought of, like this refreshing grape, peach and cucumber juice, which is great for hydration!

#43. Honeydew, Capsicum and Lime Juice

With capsicum for a metabolism boost, sweetness from the honeydew melon and the sharp tang of lime juice, this is a love-it or hate-it recipe. We love it!

#44. Beetroot, Carrot and Lemon Detox Juice

This healthy veggie juice is a lovely vibrant purple colour, and it's fresh taste means it's a great introduction to vegetable juice, if you've not tried it before.

#45. Parsley, Beetroot and Grape Juice

Antioxidants can protect your body's cells from damage caused by free radicals, and this healthy juice contains plenty of antioxidants - plus, parsley gives you fresh breath!

#46. Strawberry, Orange and Cherry Juice

Making your own juice is so much more nutritious than buying it pre-packed at the supermarket. Low in calories and loaded with vitamin C, this is the perfect breakfast beverage.

#47. Pineapple, Orange and Fennel Juice

High in dietary fibre, this fruity juice has a light aniseed flavour thanks to the addition of fennel. It's sure to become a favourite.

#48. Carrot, Cucumber and Orange Juice

Cucumber is great for keeping you hydrated, thanks to its high water content, whilst the vitamin A in carrots and vitamin C in oranges leaves you with healthy, glowing skin.

#49. Grapefruit, Apple and Coconut Juice

The addition of coconut water gives your whole system a deep cleanse, removing toxins, whilst apple balances the sourness of the grapefruits. Really refreshing!

#50. Cucumber, Pear and Lemon Juice

This super-refreshing drink is great for summer and stops you getting bored with drinking water all day long! Mint, pear, cucumber and lemon, plus spinach for iron, create a delicious combination.

Soups

#51. Comforting Tomato and Basil Soup

This delicious healthier take on tomato soup uses tomatoes (of course) but also almond milk, raw cashews, chia seeds and immune-boosting garlic; perfect if you're feeling unwell.

#52. Garden Party Soup

We love this simple soup that makes it easy to get your five-a-day with carrots, celery, tomatoes, spinach and beetroot.

#53. Clean Spring Soup

An unusual combination, but a good one - spinach, walnuts, celery and apple with a hint of lemon make up this creamy, surprisingly healthy soup!

#54. Butternut Squash Soup

What's low in calories and fat, packed with vitamins A and C and makes a super-yummy soup? Butternut squash, of course! The bets bit is, if you use half the squash to make soup, you could roast the leftovers for a risotto, healthy omelette or even a stir fry!

#55. Raw Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup with Spinach

This no-cook raw soup is so healthy. It's low in calories, packed with vitamin A and other nutrients and has plenty of iron from the spinach. Serve lightly warmed to preserve the goodness.

#56. Curried Lentil Soup

Lentils are inexpensive, nutritious and versatile - here they're used to make a rich, hearty soup that's packed with flavour - did we mention it's also low in fat, high in protein and packed with fibre?

#57. Lime Coconut Chickpea Soup

Chickpeas are a fantastic source of protein for vegetarians, and here they're given an Asian twist with plenty of coconut milk and lime juice, to make a really satisfying soup.

#58. 'Cream' of Broccoli Soup

This healthy take on cream of broccoli soup uses almond milk for a dairy-free, creamy soup that tastes delicious. Make a big batch and freeze leftovers or take to work for lunch!

#59. Chilled Pea Soup

It might seem a bit cold outside yet to be thinking about chilled soup, but come the warmer weather, this will be a favourite. Peas can help lower cholesterol and strengthen your immune system and they're packed with antioxidants (1).

#60. Black Bean Soup

Looking for a Mexican meal you can make in minutes that isn't laden with fat and calories? This super soup has all the flavours of Mexico in a bowl and it's loaded with fibre.

#61. Raw Mushroom Soup

Raw soups maintain more of the vegetable's vitamins and minerals - this raw mushroom soup has a rich, earthy flavour and should be served warm; why not give it a try?

#62. Raw Creamy Carrot Soup

This dairy-free soup is perfect to serve to your vegan friends - cashews provide a rich creaminess, and with just four ingredients, you can make soup in minutes!

#63. Butternut Squash, Parnsip and Kale Soup

The addition of chickpeas to parsnip and butternut squash makes this hearty soup very filling - all those spices will help your immune system to stay in tip-top shape this winter.

#64. Garlic, Cashew and Parsnip Soup

This simple recipe includes immune-boosting garlic, blanched cashews for creaminess and of course parnsips. Using cashews to make vegan soup creamy is a great tip.

Super Spreads and Delicious Dips

#65. Chocolate Almond Butter

This healthy home-made chocolate almond butter uses cacao powder, coconut oil, almond butter and raw honey to create a healthier alternative to Nutella that tastes simply divine. Spread it on toast or crackers, enjoy with fresh apples or bananas or add some to your morning porridge!

#66. Almond Butter

For a more traditional nut butter, try this yummy almond butter recipe which is pretty much made with just raw almonds. You can add in coconut oil, honey or some sea salt to taste, if you like.

#67. Roasted Beetroot Hummus

This roasted beetroot hummus has a vibrant purple colour that looks so pretty - serve it with home-made toasted pitta chips or raw carrot and cucumber batons for dipping. Wow!

#68. Guacamole

This creamy dip is a classic, and making it in your NutriBullet couldn't be easier. Avocados are a really healthy choice, so blending them into a dip means you're getting all the health benefits in an easy-to-munch option!

#69. Home-made Nutella

This vegan, refined sugar free Nutella spread uses hazelnuts, maple syrup and raw cacao for a delicious spread that's packed with vitamin E from the hazelnuts - essential for glowing skin, shiny hair and healthy nails.

#70. Raw Cashew Nut Butter

This super-simple recipes uses nothing but raw cashews - it might take around 10 minutes to blend them into the perfect, creamy nut butter, but the results will be worth the wait and effort!

#71. Coconut Butter

Coconut butter in health food stores can be fairly expensive, so why not make your own? Naturally grain-free, gluten-free and vegan, this recipe uses just unsweetened shredded coconut and takes around 20 minutes of blending to form a delicious butter that can be used as a dip, spread or in baking.

#72. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

This easy to whip up recipe is a tasty twist on regular hummus - it's great in flatbreads with chicken and salad for a healthy lunch!

#73. Mexican Cheese Dip

How can something which sounds so naughty actually be good for you? Use raw cashews as the creamy base for this cheesy dip which uses nutritional yeast for cheese flavour, making it suitable for vegans!

#74. Sunflower Seed Butter

Far more affordable than store-bought varieties, it takes just a few minutes to make your own sunflower seed butter at home - add Stevia and salt to taste, or omit completely for a healthier option.

#75. Sesame Tahini

Tahini is not only the main ingredient of the popular dip hummus, it's also a delicious spread in its own right, made with roasted sesame seeds. So if you can't find tahini, or if you prefer the idea of making your own, give this recipe a try!

Desserts

#76. Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream

Using frozen blueberries, coconut milk and stevia leaves to create a delicious frozen dessert is easy - make sure you don't over-blend!

#77. Chocolate Raspberry Banana Ice Cream

Bananas are sweet enough, so there's no added sugar in this creamy dessert which uses almond milk, cocoa powder and frozen fruit for a frosty treat!

#78. Peach Coconut Ice Cream

Blending stevia leaves with frozen peaches and coconut milk creates a light, tropical tasting ice cream that will go down a treat - low in calories too!

#79. Strawberries and Cream Smoothie

This delicious, creamy smoothie is the perfect dessert - you could even add a dash of rum or malibu if you're in the mood. Freeze it to create a spoonable ice cream!

Sauces and Dressings

#80. Tomato Pesto

Making your own pesto gives you a far fresher flavour than jars of it from the supermarket - you'll never go back to using ready-made versions again. This sundried tomato version can be made in your NutriBullet (or other blender/processor) in minutes and is great with pasta, fish or chicken.

#81. Spaghetti Sauce

This freezes well so it's great to keep a batch on hand for healthy mid-week meals. If you're veggie, just omit the chicken stock and meat and substitute with plenty of vegetables such as red onions, aubergines and courgettes.

#82. Chickpea Pasta Sauce

Making your own pasta sauce will not only save you money, it will also stop you eating all the added sugar and additives in store-bought sauces! This healthy vegan pasta sauce uses chickpeas, vegetables, tomato paste and chilli flakes and is delicious - you can play around with the flavour by adding fresh herbs, if you like.

#83.Turmeric Dressing

Great added to wraps or sandwiches, this fresh tasting dressing uses coconut, lime and turmeric for delicious flavour, and it takes just minutes to blend!

#84. Raw Home-made BBQ Sauce

Smoky, sweet BBQ sauce is one of our favourite things, but it can often be packed with sugar and additives. Use your NutriBullet to whip up this raw version at home, with sun-dried tomatoes, spices, apple cider vinegar, dates and garlic. Trust us, it's amazing!

#85. Vegan Thousand Island Dressing

You can still enjoy dips and dressings when you're trying to eat healthily, but try making your own so you avoid additives and other nasties. Blending this in your NutriBullet gives it a smooth, creamy texture - perfect with salads!

#86. Hot Sauce

Who needs Sriracha or Tabasco when you can make your own hot sauce using your NutriBullet? Antioxidant rich tomatoes, Serrano peppers, vinegar, garlic, salt and sugar - that's all you need!

#87. Basil Pesto

Classic pesto is a good staple to have around - it can jazz up pasta, chicken breasts, wraps and more in a flash. Try using walnuts instead of pine nuts for a different take!

#88. Creamy Orange Peanut Dressing

All you need for this dressing is an orange, a tablespoon of natural peanut butter and some apple cider vinegar. This can be used as a salad dressing, a sauce for chicken or even a dip.

#89. Sweet Pepper Dressing

Sun-dried tomatoes, sweet peppers, plain yoghurt and some seasoning makes a super-healthy salad dressing loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants - try it, you'll love it!


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Works cited:

  1. http://nutribulletblog.com/chilled-pea-soup/

Author By Paula Beaton
Date On 18th Feb 2015 at 10:02
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