Staying well is just as important to famous personalities as it is to the rest of us right now. We’re seeing more of our favorite artists set examples with their healthy lifestyle choices as wellness continues to be something, we all crave. Just scrolling through the Instagram accounts of those with glowing skin and envy-inducing physiques usually results in picking up a tip or two that we immediately want to try. Some of the most in-shape and in-demand entertainment gurus seem to have in common is a love for the convenience of a well-balanced smoothie at some point during the day. The flavors vary, but each one of these famous face favorites are simple and satisfying. Check out a few of those on our list at the moment…
You will need a high-power blender (such as Vitamix or a comparable model) and a stash of organic vegetables and fruits for starters. Stocking up on bags of frozen produce is the easiest way always to be prepared for an instant blend, and they’re just as nutrient-packed as fresh or cut offerings. Changing up recipes and adding in things such as vitamins or superfood powders is also an excellent way to build your immune system and keep defenses in top form during the cold-weather season.
This green smoothie has been a staple in Reese’s diet for over nine years. She and costar Kerry Washington attributed their natural glow when shooting Little Fires Everywhere to this tasty treat.
- 2 heads romaine lettuce
- 1/2 cup spinach
- 1/2 cup coconut water
- 1 whole banana
- 1 whole apple (core removed)
- 1 whole pear (core removed)
- 1 whole lemon (rind removed)
- Celery (optional)
- Almond butter (optional)
Roughly chop the romaine and add it to your (high powered) blender and other ingredients and serve cold.
This minty smoothie tastes like a peppermint ice cream treat thanks to the dash of extract (just make sure not to confuse it with the mint’s oil). Just like the other smoothie recipes in her latest book, it’s packed with superfoods and antioxidants to fuel mother and entrepreneur Cavallari on even the busiest days.
- 1 ¼ cups almond milk
- 1 avocado
- 1 handful spinach
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 heaping tbsp organic honey
- ¼ tsp spirulina powder
- ¼ – ½ tsp peppermint extract
Blend until smooth and creamy
Kimberly Synder’s The Glowing Green Smoothie® is well known in Hollywood circles and beyond as the ideal drink to keep excess weight at bay and all systems moving on track. LeAnn says that she counts on the ‘GGS’ to keep her energy high and her skin glowing year-round. This recipe makes a big batch so you can use for 2-3 days (it freezes well, too) or share it with your family for glowing health all around.
- 7 cups chopped spinach
- 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
- 2 cups cold filtered water
- 1½ cups chopped celery
- 1 medium apple, coarsely chopped
- 1 medium pear, coarsely chopped
- 1 medium banana, peeled and cut into thirds
- 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1⁄2 cup minced fresh cilantro and/or parsley (stems are okay) (optional)
Fill power blender with the water. Add spinach and romaine, blend until smooth. Add the celery, apple, pear, herbs and mix again. Finally, add the lemon juice and banana, and blend until ready to drink.
As probably one of the fittest men in the entertainment business, Tim McGraw is serious about what he puts into his body and keeps a strict schedule of intense workouts on and off the road.
According to Tim, nothing beats his Green Gunk go-to smoothie. It comes together in minutes and keeps him satisfied all-day. For more about his diet and workout tips, check out this post filled with insight and inspiration.
- 4 cups stemmed kale
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 small banana
- 10 oz. coconut water
- heaping tbsp/scoop of protein powder
Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender and drink up!
From photoshoots to motherhood and running her fragrance company, this daily concoction is what keeps the fit supermodel energized on the go.
- 1 ¼ cups almond milk
- ½ cup blueberries
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 banana
- Heaping tbsp protein powder
Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender for the ultimate antioxidant boost.
Carrie whips up this beet blend to enhance her high-intensity workouts and significantly boost her brainpower for the entire day.
- 1 cup mixed berries
- 1 scoop protein powder
- 1 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 1/2 cup beet juice
- Handful of spinach or kale
- Handful of ice
- 1 tablespoon cacao nibs (optional)
- 1 ½ teaspoons MCT oil (optional)
Blend on high and serve immediately