5 Beginner Friendly Blender Recipes To Try

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5 Beginner Friendly Blender Recipes To Try

Getting a blender is a big moment in an adult’s life, it opens up a whole new world of recipes for you to try and ups any smoothie lovers game.

They can be used to make delicious and nutritious meals as well as healthy smoothies for snacks. All you need is to have some sort of liquid in your blender to make solid ingredients into a smooth consistency.

For smoothies, it is recommended that you use frozen fruit, this way you don’t need to use ice in your blender. Frozen fruit also keeps longer.

After you made the difficult decision between a nutribullet or magic bullet blender, you can start experimenting with different flavors and ingredients. Below are 5 recipes for you to try at the start of your blender journey.

Green Smoothie

The green smoothie is possibly the most popular smoothie to make. It is known for giving people the energy and nutrients they need to start the day and they are super easy to make.

In the most basic recipe, you can blend any green fruits and vegetables you like. Below is a good one to try.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • ½ cup of kale
  • ½ cup of swiss card
  • ½ cup of green apple
  • ½ cup of green grapes
  • 1 ½ cups of milk of choice

Method

  1. Chop your frozen banana into 1-inch thick pieces
  2. Wash all of your greens thoroughly
  3. Wash your apple and grapes
  4. Cut your grapes in half and your apple into 1-inch pieces.
  5. Place your milk of choice in the blender and then all your fruit and greens
  6. Blend until smooth

Tomato Soup

If you are ever eating a grilled cheese sandwich, it just isn’t right to have it without some tomato soup. 

What makes it even better is if you have homemade tomato soup. It is super easy to make at home with a blender.

Ingredients

  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup of vegetable stock
  • ½ garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh basil
  • ½ tablespoon tomato paste
  • ¾ teaspoon of sugar
  • ¼ cup of heavy cream

Method

  • Place all of the ingredients apart from the heavy cream in the blender and blend until smooth
  • Transfer mixture into a pot and bring to a boil
  • Cook for 10 minutes at a simmer
  • Stir in the heavy cream until it is all incorporated and the soup is hot
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve with fresh basil

Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie

This recipe is a bit of a long process because it involves making 2 smoothies and combining them, but trust us it is worth it. 

You get one of the best flavor combinations in a delicious smoothie drink. The cream color of the peanut butter smoothie also looks incredible when swirled with the berry smoothie.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of milk of choice
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¼ cup of rolled oats
  • ½ cup of frozen berries

Method

  1. Cut the banana into 1-inch thick slices
  2. Add ½ cup of milk, banana, rolled oats, and peanut butter into the blender
  3. Blend until smooth and then add to a cup
  4. Blend the rest of the milk and frozen berries until smooth
  5. Pour the berry smoothie into the peanut butter one, swirling with a spoon slowly.

Carrot Soup

Carrot soup is the ultimate winter meal. You can add ginger to this recipe for a kick or curry paste for a spicier version.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of carrots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of butter

Method

  1. Peel your carrots and cut them into 1-inch thick slices
  2. Toss them in the oil and honey and roast them at 400 degrees for 30 minutes
  3. Cook everything in a pot for about 15 minutes at a boil
  4. Transfer everything to a blender and blend until smooth

Coffee Smoothie

This recipe is a must for those slow mornings. It is an easy way to add caffeine to your breakfast.

You can add peanut butter or unsweetened cocoa powder for delicious variations.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup of cold brew coffee
  • ½ cup of milk of choice
  • ¼ cup of rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons of maple syrup

Method

  1. Cut the banana into 1-inch slices
  2. Blend all ingredients together until smooth

Final Thoughts

These recipes are great for beginners and are easily adaptable to meet your preferences.

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