Smoothies are one of the best ways to get your daily fiber. It can be so much easier to sip on some fiber while sitting at your desk or running around doing errands. These are some high-fiber smoothies that your gut will love.
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Building kitchen confidence is a key part of the mindful gut® approach so after checking out the list let me know in the comments which smoothie you’re going to try.
An unconventional smoothie ingredient
These smoothies feature fiber foods you’d usually see on your dinner plate but not today. Check out this black bean smoothie and a sweet potato smoothie.
1. Delicious Black Bean Smoothie
Black beans are pretty nutritious and they can actually go well in sweeter foods like brownies or this smoothie from The Heart Dietitian. It is sweetened with cherries and dates. Make sure to use no salt added beans for this one.
2. Sweet Potato Smoothie
This pretty in pink smoothie from Bucket List Tummy uses beets and sweet potato to give the smoothie its pretty hue. The nutrients in this smoothie also make it a good option for a post-workout snack.
Classic flavor combos
For when you want a smoothie that is perfect anytime, go for a classic flavor combo. Berries are the highlighted high-fiber food in these recipes.
1. Strawberry Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie
This strawberry banana peanut butter smoothie from Healthy(ish) Appetite only needs 4 ingredients. The peanut butter adds some fiber and a creamy texture.
2. Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie
Frozen berries are a must-have fiber food for your gut-friendly kitchen. This mixed berry smoothie from Chelsea Dishes is perfect anytime of the year.
Giving tropical smoothie vibes
Sip on a tropical smoothie and imagine you’re on a beach somewhere. These high-fiber smoothies use coconut or mango to whisk you away.
1. Tiger King Inspired Smoothie Bowl
Technically this is a smoothie bowl from Snacking in Sneakers but it’s definitely high in fiber. To get the “tiger stripes” for the bowl you’ll be using chia seeds and coconut.
2. Island Green Tropical Smoothie
Go green with this green tropical smoothie from Carrots & Cookies. It combines pineapple and mango chunks with coconut water and avocado which gives the smoothie its green color.
For the chocolate lovers
Chocolate works so well in smoothies giving you a high-fiber fuel with a little sweetness. Pair chocolate with peanut butter or raspberries for a beautiful flavor combo.
1. Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie
Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven making this smoothie from Healthy Ideas Place a must-try. It also uses Greek yogurt for a protein and probiotic boost.
2. Rich Chocolate Smoothie with Chia Seeds
When you’re in the mood for that smooth flavor that only chocolate can bring try this rich chocolate smoothie using chia seeds from Monica Nedeff.
Amanda is a pizza loving registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in mindfulness and gut health. She quickly realized that gut health goes beyond the gut; it is also about honoring our gut feelings. She is the creator of The Mindful Gut™ which uses science and strategy to help people improve their gut health.