Cauliflower Smoothie Recipe

If you have never thought of adding veggies like cauliflower to your smoothies before, you are seriously missing out!

I know, it sounds totally weird to add cauliflower to your smoothies, but don’t judge me, before you try it!

These 2 cauliflower smoothie recipes are delicious and nutritious, and top of that, do not taste like cauliflower

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Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

Cauliflower Smoothie Recipe (2-Ways)

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Try these 2 ways to make a cauliflower smoothie: chocolate with protein or with berries, both offering a nutritious, unique blend.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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#1. Frozen Cauliflower Chocolate Protein Smoothie:

  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 cup almond milk

#2. Riced Cauliflower Blueberry Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup riced cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon oats
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • 1/2 cup oat milk

Instructions

#1. Frozen Cauliflower Chocolate Protein Smoothie:

  1. Measure the ingredients as listed and set them aside.
  2. To a high-speed blender, add all the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 3-4 minutes or until smooth.
  4. Noteyou may need to add a touch more liquid to help the blending.
  5. Serve and drink the smoothie immediately.

#2. Riced Cauliflower Blueberry Smoothie

  1. Shred, rice, or grate the cauliflower and measure 1/2 cup.
  2. To a high-speed blender or a Nutribullet, add all the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 3-4 minutes until smooth.
  4. Pour into a cup, serve the smoothie, and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie (#1)
  • Calories: 302
  • Sugar: 10.4g
  • Fat: 12.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.5g
  • Fiber: 7.5g
  • Protein: 31.2g

Why You Will Love My Chocolate Protein Cauliflower Smoothie

Chocolate Cauliflower Protein Smoothie

I have been making chocolate protein smoothies for a long time, but adding frozen cauliflower to them was a total game-changer.

Frozen cauliflower adds a ton of creaminess and of course numerous nutrients. 

Here’s why I think you will love this smoothie as much as me:

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Cauliflower provides a low-calorie way to add volume and nutrients, including vitamins C, K, and folate.
  2. Sneaky Veggie Intake: It’s a delicious way to incorporate vegetables into your diet, especially for those who struggle to meet their daily veggie intake.
  3. Rich Chocolate Flavor: The cocoa powder ensures a rich chocolate taste that satisfies sweet cravings healthily.
  4. High in Protein: With a scoop of protein powder, this smoothie is a perfect way to ramp up your protein intake. 
  5. Healthy Fats: Peanut butter not only adds a creamy texture and nutty flavor but also provides healthy fats and additional protein, contributing to satiety.
  6. Versatile and Customizable: The recipe is easily adjustable to accommodate different dietary needs or preferences. Substitute or add ingredients as desired to tailor it to your taste.
  7. Convenient and Quick: This smoothie requires minimal prep time and can be made quickly, perfect for busy mornings or as a swift nutritional boost anytime.
  8. Smooth and Creamy Texture: This smoothie is smooth and creamy, proving that health-focused smoothies can still feel indulgent.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try some of my other chocolate smoothies, such as my chocolate protein raspberry smoothie and my tofu chocolate smoothie!

Chocolate Smoothie Served In a Round Glass cup

Why You Will Love My Cauliflower Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie

Blueberry smoothies are delicious, let’s be honest. But when you add cauliflower, you not only make them more nutritious, but creamier too.

Here’s why I personally love this blueberry and riced cauliflower smoothie, and why you will love it too!

  1. Antioxidant Powerhouse: Blueberries are renowned for their high antioxidant content, helping to combat oxidative stress and inflammation, and supporting overall health.
  2. Probiotic Benefits: Greek yogurt introduces probiotics into the mix, enhancing gut health and aiding in digestion.
  3. Whole Grain Goodness: Oats add a comforting texture and are a fantastic source of soluble fiber, which can help manage blood sugar levels and increase satiety.
  4. Quick and Easy: This smoothie is straightforward to make, requiring only a blender and a few minutes, perfect for busy mornings.
  5. Satisfyingly Thick and Creamy: This smoothie is also thick and creamy, and of course, very satisfying. 

Try my beet and blueberry smoothie as well as my easy blueberry avocado smoothie – both of them are just as delicious and nutritious as this blueberry cauliflower smoothie!

Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie served in a tall glass cup

Smoothie FAQs:

Can You Taste The Cauliflower In The Smoothies?

No, you cannot taste the cauliflower in the smoothies at all. The cauliflower taste is overpowered by the chocolate, peanut butter, or berries making my second recipe. Cauliflower adds creaminess and nutrients. It’s a wonderful way to sneak in vegetables in your diet or kids’ diet.

How To Prepare Cauliflower For Smoothies?

Wash the cauliflower head and remove any outer leaves. Cut into small florets. For smoothies, you can use the florets raw or steam them, or freeze them. To freeze them, add the florets on a tray and freeze for 12 hours.

Can I Use Store-Bought Frozen Cauliflower To Make Smoothies?

Yes, store-bought frozen cauliflower is an excellent and convenient option for smoothies. It's pre-washed and pre-cut, saving you time. Plus, it's typically blanched before freezing, which can make it easier to blend and digest.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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