One of the main culprits of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic diseases is a diet high in sugar. For some people, sugar is like a drug. I understand. We all were born with a sweet tooth. With that said, here are 9 smoothies that sweet (and healthy) as they can be minus the high amount of sugar.

Banana Cucumber Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 cucumber, sliced

1/2 c. crushed ice cubes

1 green tip banana, frozen

1 c. coconut milk

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Cinnamon Chia Banana Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 green tip banana, frozen

1 c. coconut milk

½ c. crushed ice cubes

1/2 c. chia seeds

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Banana Pecan Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1/2 c. crushed ice cubes

1 c. pecan

1 green tip banana, frozen

1 c. almond milk

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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Brazil Celery Banana Nut Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 green tip banana, frozen

1 celery stick, sliced

1 tbsp. Brazil nut

1/2 c. crushed ice

1/2 c. water

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Cashew Banana Vinegar Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar

1 green tip banana, frozen

1/2 c. Coconut milk

1/2 c. crushed ice

1/4 c. chopped cashews

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Roasted Banana & Brussels Sprouts Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. roasted coffee beans

1 c. brussels sprouts

1 green tip banana, frozen

1/2 c. coconut milk

1/2 c. crushed ice

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Curry Carrot and Tea Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 carrot, sliced

1 tbsp. curry powder

1 c. green tea

1 green tip banana, frozen

1/2 c. Coconut milk

1/2 c. crushed ice

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Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Extra Virgin Green Apple Smoothie 

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 green apple

1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

1/4 c. collard greens

1/4 c. almond milk

1/2 c. crushed ice

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Lemon Oat Smoothie

Servings: 1

Cook Time: About 30 seconds or blend until smooth

Ingredients:

1 c. oat

1 lemon, sliced

1 tsp. rosemary

1 c. Coconut milk

1/2 c. crushed ice

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.