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Last updated: July 17, 2020
The principle “it’s always a good time for a smoothie” holds true in our household, because we can have them any time of the day with no guilt or hesitation.
Fresh fruit smoothies mixed with powerful vegetables are overflowing with nutritional benefits that keep us fit and healthy. As a health enthusiast, I’ve always been a bit of a smoothie scientist who loves to experiment with different recipes.
I’ve also always been a fan of Greek yogurt, because it’s packed with proteins, and it’s a source of calcium and probiotics. Including it in my most favorite drink is like having the best of both worlds.
I am going to share with you 9 irresistible smoothies with Greek yogurt as a core ingredient. These smoothies are perfect as a breakfast replacement, as a workout recovery drink, or as a healthy afternoon snack!
9 Delicious Smoothies With Greek Yogurt
Check these recipes out, try them yourself, and feel free to mix up the ingredients a bit to suit your personal taste buds.
1. Banana Berry Smoothie
This simple and nutritious banana berry smoothie will definitely give you an instant health and energy boost in the morning when you most need it.
Fresh fruit combined with Greek yogurt, a bit of cinnamon and a teaspoon of honey results in a delicious smoothie.
If you would like to add more greens, you can’t really go wrong with kale or spinach, which would definitely work in this recipe that has a lot of sweet flavors. As you can see, this recipe isn’t complicated at all, but it’s refreshing and packs a punch.
- 8-12 strawberries
- 2 bananas
- 2 scoops Greek yogurt
- 1 glass of milk
- 1 glass of water (optional)
- 1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)
- 1 tbsp honey (optional)
- ice cubes
2. Healthy Mango and Greek Yogurt Smoothie
What’s great about this recipe is that it’s so easy to prepare. All you need is three minutes and only three ingredients, and you’ll be drinking a delicious smoothie offering a great amount of Vitamin C your body will thank you for.
The ripe mango in this recipe should have a typically dark yellow to orange color, which means it’s sweet and mixes well with the sour kick of the Greek Yogurt. The cinnamon adds another level of flavor in the smoothie.
You can find this mango and Greek yogurt smoothie recipe over at Gimme Delicious.
- 1 ripe mango
- 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
3. Banana Greek Yogurt Smoothie
What better way to obtain your daily dose of potassium than treating yourself to an easy to make banana Greek yogurt smoothie?
This powerful drink is like a vanilla milkshake… but better. With the sweet taste of banana partnered with the creamy texture and the tangy delight of the Greek Yogurt, it’s like a fireworks of flavors bursting in your mouth.
This recipe uses includes almond milk, which can easily be substituted with coconut milk or dairy milk. Also take note of the optional toppings that will add so much extra flavor to this Greek yogurt smoothie.
You can find this banana Greek yogurt smoothie recipe over at Delicious Made Easy.
- 8 oz almond milk
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 frozen banana
- 1/2 scoop protein powder (optional)
- 1 cup ice
4. Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie
I know the struggles of getting in shape, and craving for a much needed sweetness boost. Good thing is, this recipe satisfies those cravings with a with a healthy and equally delicious alternative.
What I love about this smoothie is the jam-packed flavors kicking in immediately in that first sip. The tangy taste of the Greek yogurt being contained by the freshness of the strawberries and banana is like a birthday treat for your taste buds.
You can find this strawberry banana yogurt smoothie recipe over at Foodviva.
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 ripe banana (peeled and sliced)
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
- 5-7 drops vanilla extract (optional)
- 2-3 tsp honey
- 1/2 cup low fat milk
5. Watermelon Greek Yogurt Smoothie
My mantra with smoothies has always been that “all combinations are worth a try”. The same goes for this very interesting recipe, with watermelon, coconut milk and Greek yogurt.
The first sip was a moment of speechless disbelief of how tasty this drink actually is. The sweet juices of the watermelon and the thick honey drowns out the sour taste of the Greek yogurt without eliminating its creamy consistency. To increase the acidity of this drink, you can add in some lime juice.
You can find this watermelon smoothie recipe over at Snappy Gourmet.
- 1 cup frozen watermelon cubes
- 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- 1/4 cup unsweetened plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
- 2 tsp honey
6. Black Tea Mixed Fruit Smoothie
Apart from smoothies for breakfast, I usually also have some unsweetened black tea, because it contains antioxidants that help speed metabolism and strengthen the immune system. So when I came across a Greek yogurt smoothie recipe with black tea and fresh fruit, I just had to go and try it out.
Surprisingly, this smoothie is a pleasant mix of wonderful flavors. The tangy and fruity taste of the mixed berries and the creamy sour taste of the Greek yogurt are neutralized by the flavorful black tea. I added an extra banana for a thicker consistency, and the ground flaxseed and chia seeds add to the texture.
You can find this black tea fruit smoothie recipe over at Kroll’s Korner.
- 1 cup brewed black tea (cooled)
- 1 cup milk
- 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cup frozen mixed berries
- 1 medium banana
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
7. Avocado Greek Yogurt Smoothie
Avocados aren’t just perfect for a guacamole toast, they also make an amazing smoothie, even more so when they’re mixed with creamy Greek Yogurt.
I love how it tastes like an ice cream milkshake without the unhealthy sugars in it. To further up the nutritional value, toss in some kale.
With the lip smacking sweetness of the avocado and the acidity of the Greek yogurt, the somewhat bitter taste of the kale blurs out, yet you still reap all the health benefits from it.
You can find this avocado Greek yogurt smoothie recipe over at The Cookful.
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cup chopped kale
- 1 cup frozen mixed berries
- 1 cup ice
- 1/2 of a ripe banana
- 1 ripe avocado (peeled and cored)
- 1 tsp lime juice
- 1–3 tbsp honey
8. Blueberry Oatmeal Smoothie
Here’s an energizing and delectable drink for people who always have busy schedules ahead. What I love most about this recipe is the flavorful combination of the Greek Yogurt and the blueberries
With the oatmeal, it makes me feel full until well in the afternoon. It’s a very refreshing drink, and it makes for a perfect breakfast especially when you’re in a hurry.
You can find this blueberry oatmeal smoothie recipe over at A Classic Twist.
- 3/4 cup almond milk
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats (dry)
- 1 cup frozen blueberries
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 tsp of agave nectar, honey or stevia (optional)
9. Peaches and Cream Oatmeal Smoothie
How about a fiber enriched and protein packed delight to start off your day? The Greek yogurt creates a fitting creamy and thick texture in this smoothie.
The sweetness of the peaches works amazingly well with the Greek yogurt, and the oatmeal provides you with lots of health benefits, making this the perfect smoothie for in the morning.
You can find this peaches and cream oatmeal smoothie recipe over at Favorite Family Recipes.
- 1 cup almond milk with honey
- 1/4 cup rolled oats
- 1/4 cup honey Greek yogurt
- 3/4 cup frozen peaches
The above are just 9 of my favorite Greek yogurt smoothie recipes, and of course you can test with different ingredients to make sure you’re creating a smoothie that please your taste buds.
If you’re keen to add more healthy smoothie recipe ideas to your list, here are some great ideas:
- Healthy green tea smoothie recipes
- Tasty chocolate smoothie recipes
- Smoothie recipes perfect for breakfast
- Filling avocado smoothie recipes
- Nutritious kale smoothie recipes
- Delicious tropical smoothie recipes
- Smoothie recipes with a focus on protein
Enjoy, and keep blending!