11 delicious and healthy smoothie recipes

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We all have that "New Year, New You" mindset when the holidays are over -- and hopefully the extra gym visits and healthier-than-usual diet continued for at least the month of January! Now, as you're entering summer, if you're still working towards that New Year's resolution of being a healthier you, smoothies should be pretty high on your list of must-haves. They're so good -- and good for you! Plus, they're perfect for keeping cool.

We rounded up 11 of our favorite smoothie recipes from the Lifestyle Collective, our incredible network of fashion, beauty, food, home and wedding bloggers, and you're going to want to bookmark every single one. Whether you're looking for something fruity or something green, there's a frozen treat for you. Click through below to see them all.

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11 delicious and healthy smoothie recipes

Raspberry, Matcha Super Green Smoothie 

"Raspberries give this smoothie a certain amount of sweet tartness, while the spinach and matcha powder brings it back down to earth by giving it a subtle earthiness that’s hearty AND delicious." -- Cooking and Beer

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A Spicy Green Smoothie

"I am calling this a smoothie because I make it in the blender, but I actually prefer mine loose, like a juice so I add extra coconut water." -- JJ Begonia

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Black and Blue Power Smootie

"This one is my power smoothie, mostly because it is full of antioxidants, fiber and vitamin C.  Talk about starting off you day right." -- A Happy Food Dance

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Banana Orange & Spinach Smoothie Recipe

"This smoothie makes a perfect breakfast drink for evening tea-time snacks or even a post-workout smoothie." -- Archana's Kitchen 

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Chocolate Chia Smoothie 

"Avocado, pears, parsley, dates, chia and cacao power make up a power  house of a smoothie - the cacao blends nicely with the avocado and the dates add a little hint of sweetness that is needed to cut the overall richness, if you prefer your smoothies on the sweeter side I would add 1-2 additional dates." -- Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes 

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Pear, Cranberry, Spinach and Ginger Smoothie

"This simple blender blitzer of a juice is so easy you might not even have to leave the house to get ingredients to make it." -- Kale & Caramel 

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Strawberry Chocolate Green Smoothie

"This smoothie is a good balance of both saturated nutrients while still having a touch of my desired fruity flavor. The frozen fruit, honey and cocoa really help to mask any spinach flavor." -- Lemons and Basil 

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Low Insulin & Low Fruit, Green Smoothie

"In my opinion, the best juices for health, strength, and staying lean are smoothies without lots of fruit and add-ins like nut milks and nut butters." -- Charlotte's Book 

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Chai PB-Naner Smoothie

"The trick to getting that texture and adding great flavor in turn, is to use overly ripe – errr, rotten - bananas." -- JJ Begonia

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Piña KALE-ada Smoothie

"The flavor is light, pineapple-y, and has a hint of coconut- the perfect Piña KALE-ada!" -- Fettle Vegan

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Mango Tango Smoothie 

"I added cashews and hemp hearts for a little extra protein as well as banana and dates for sweetness". -- Beard & Bonnet

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