8 Ways to Drink More Fruits and Vegetables on Meatless Monday

July 30th, 2018

Need a Meatless Monday breakfast idea or a healthy snack? Energize your Monday routine with a nutritious vitamin and fiber-packed smoothie. It’s a refreshing way to eat more fruits and vegetables on a hot summer Monday, or any day of the week.

These smoothie recipes feature health and wellness all-star ingredients. Bananas are filled with potassium, an essential mineral to replenish electrolytes. Low-glycemic berries are packed with anti-aging phytonutrients. Green, leafy vegetables contain antioxidants, which fight cancer and reduce inflammation. The sour kiwifruit is full of vitamin C. Cocoa powder not only makes your smoothie chocolaty, it also has protein and is rich with fiber.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Kiwi Basil Smoothies from Healthy, Happy Life

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie from Pepperoni Is Not a Vegetable

Ultimate Green Smoothie from the New Baguette


Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie from The Happy Health Freak

Revitalizing Green Smoothie from Gigi Stewart

Chocolate Banana Smoothie from Lauren Grogan

Blueberry Brainiac Smoothie from To Cheese or Not to Cheese?

Dr. Funk, a board-certified breast surgeon and co-founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, visited Meatless Monday and showed us how to make her famous antioxidant and health-boosting super smoothie. Watch and enjoy! (Video starts at 00:50)

Meatless Monday has millions of fans around the world! Show them how you energize on Mondays with a nourishing and fun smoothie. Take a picture, share on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram, with #MeatlessMonday! Skipping meat one day a week is good for you and better for the planet.