Epic Vegan Smoothies With Plant-Based Protein & Nootropics

Three stacked vegan protein smoothies in a row with straws and fresh fruit on a rustic board.
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These delicious vegan smoothie recipes are one of the best ways ever to boost health. They rock vitamins, minerals, plant-based protein, diverse phytonutrients, and more.

Everyone knows we need enough protein and vital nutrients to get by, but who wants to just ‘get by’ when you can excel? The tricky part is getting enough essential nutrients from the food you eat, then optimizing that.

And one of the best strategies I’ve ever discovered after 40+ years of biohacking is called smoothie stacking. That’s when every single ingredient you add to your smoothie has the ability to up your game, down your game, level your head, whatever you want.  

In any case, I developed this recipe and others I share on this blog after months of rigorous testing. Years back when I owned an organic food business I created tons of healthy smoothie recipes I made from scratch.  

I called them ‘Power Smoothies,’ because that’s exactly what they are, and especially when they’re packed with plant-based protein powders and organic nootropics like the ones we served in our bar.

The best part is they’re not only easy to make, they sport tons of blends, from breakfast and workout smoothies to full-on meal replacement stacks.

The other winner is they’re all organic, vegan, and gluten-free.

Top view of smoothie blender stacked with strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, plant milk, and more, by a rich berry smoothie on a wooden board.

Healthy fruits like berries are a go-to in smoothies, and ditto for nuts and seeds like chia, hemp, acai, and flax.

Dr. Michael Greger notes that sesame seeds rock more benefits than other nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes.

Imagine that 🤔

Vegan Smoothie Ingredients

  • Filtered water ice.
  • Plant milk.
  • Vegan ice cream.
  • Vegan yogurt.
  • Frozen fruit & veggie blends.
  • Vanilla extract.
  • Stevia.
  • Pink salt.
  • Protein powders & nootropics.
Top view of six vegan protein smoothies including mango, raspberry, banana, avocado, pomegranate, and spinach.
Tap the rainbow.

In my experience, at least half the fruits and veggies in smoothie recipes should be frozen. It boosts texture, density, and creates a smoother, sometimes slushier batch.

It’s also worth noting that recent studies show the importance of food combining.

For instance, polyphenol oxidase (PPO)—an enzyme in some fruits and veggies including bananas and apples—can negatively impact your body’s absorption of flavanols, a key constituent in blackberries, blueberries, cocoa, teas, and other healthy plants.

Hence, bananas—avocados are also high PPO—are best teamed with foods that aren’t flavanol-rich, like berries.

In fact study participants who drank berry smoothies with banana had “84% lower levels of flavanols in their bodies compared to the control,” which isn’t cool if you’re trying to optimize health.

So if you’re a banana fan, check out my delicious banana smoothie recipe here.

Six heaping spoons of nootropics and boosters for healthy smoothie recipes from green powder and curcumin to chia seed.
Vegan superfoods.

For a list of the best organic vegan protein powders and nootropics I add to smoothies, smoothie bowls, pancakes, porridge, muffins, and more, go here.   

Three stacked vegan protein smoothies in a row with straws and fresh fruit on a rustic board.

Vegan Smoothie Recipe

This recipe is organic, vegan, and gluten-free. 
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Blend Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Course Breakfast, Drinks, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 140 kcal



  • Add to your blender in the following order:
  • Ice.
  • Plant milk.
  • Yogurt or ice cream (or half and half).
  • Fruits and/or veggie mix of choice.
  • Vanilla.
  • Stevia and salt.
  • Protein powder.
  • Blend until smooth or to desired consistency. If you use frozen fruits/veggies 'and' frozen yogurt or ice cream, you may have to adjust the consistency with more plant milk so it's not too thick.


Calories: 140kcal
Keyword Healthy Vegan Smoothie, Homemade Vegan Smoothies, Non-Dairy Smoothies, Vegan Protein Smoothie Recipe, Vegan Smoothie Recipe
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