10 Day Smoothie Challenge II & Giveaway!

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10 Day Smoothie Challenge II

Last year’s 10 Day Smoothie Challenge was such a hit that I wanted to do it again… and make it an annual event! I’m SO happy you all love smoothies as much as I do that I also decided to collaborate with Genuine Health to give away the ENTIRE line-up of vegan and Greek yogurt fermented protein powders to one lucky winner at the end of the challenge!

The winner will be announced on January 27th, prize valued at $225. Enter the contest at the bottom of this blog!

10 Day Smoothie Challenge II

Of course, the only tool you really need to make a good smoothie is a good blender (I use a 780 Series Vitamix).  If you’re on the go, a sealable cup is also super handy.  I have this  cool lidded cup from Williams Sonoma (see below in ‘shop the post’) that is amazing, but you can also use an insulated cup such as a travel coffee mug.  Really, that’s it.




Now, I want to be clear, this isn’t a cleanse or a detox (I’m not big fans of either in most cases, but I totally subscribe to filling your body with good food to help support your bodies natural ability to perform those functions).  This is meant to help give you some new ideas to mix up your routine and fill yourself with all the good stuff to get your day started right!

I am a big believer in having a protein-rich breakfast to help keep you satisfied for longer and to help build and maintain muscle tissue, so I added a full scoop of Genuine Health protein powder to each recipe, but you can use a half scoop if you don’t like using as much:  I used the fermented proteins+ line of protein powders including the vegan fermented proteins+ and the Greek yogurt fermented proteins+.  I kept the recipes open so that you could choose which one suits your needs best (just match the flavour according to the recipe).  The fermented proteins help support digestive health, increase the absorption of nutrients and reduce the bloating that you normally find in protein powders (especially the plant-based ones).

Here are the ‘Rules’ of the Road:

  • Each smoothie serves one person: multiply as needed!
  • The only direction is to place everything in the blender and blend until smooth!
  • Milk:  use whichever type of milk you like (unsweetened) such as cow’s milk, almond, soy or some other type of plant-based milk beverage.  Just keep in mind that the only plant-based milk beverage that contains any significant protein is soy milk, and be sure to choose one that is fortified with calcium and vitamin D.
  • Protein Powder: use either the Genuine Health fermented vegan proteins+ OR the Genuine Health fermented Greek yogurt proteins+ in the respective flavour as indicated in the recipe.  You can reduce the protein powder to 1/2 scoop if you wish.
  • Yogurt: I used 2% Greek yogurt in most cases for the extra protein, but regular yogurt will work fine too.  For anybody who is avoiding milk-based yogurt, replace it with coconut yogurt.

Enjoy, have FUN and let me know which one is your favourite!  xo


Strawberries & Cream Smoothie

Day 1: Strawberries & Cream Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 c. frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. vanilla yogurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla Genuine Health protein powder



Wake-Up Smoothie

Day 2: Wake-Up Smoothie

  • 1 tsp. instant espresso powder
  • 1 scoop chocolate Genuine Health protein powder
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 3 ice cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. hemp seeds (optional)



Cherry Amaretto Smoothie

Day 3: Cherry Amaretto Smoothie

  • 1 c. frozen cherries
  • 1/2 c. vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla Genuine Health protein powder



Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Day 4: Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

  • 1 orange, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 c. orange juice
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder



Carrot Cake Smoothie

Day 5: Carrot Cake Smoothie

  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 1/2 c. cooked carrots (cut into 1/2″ chunks)
  • 2 Tbsp. quick oats
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • dash each of cloves and nutmeg
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. ice
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder



Heavenly Cleanse Smoothie

Day 6: Heavenly Cleanse Smoothie

  • 1/2 orange, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. frozen pineapple chunks
  • juice of 1/4 lemon (about 1 tsp.)
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 c. ice
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh grated ginger



Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

Day 7: Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

  • 2 Tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health chocolate protein powder*
  • 1 tsp. hemp seeds
  • 1/2 c. milk

*you can alternately use the Genuine Health Chocolate Peanut Butter Whey Proteins+



Coconut Cream Smoothie

Day 8:  Coconut Cream Smoothie

  • 1/4 c. coconut milk
  • 1/4 c. pineapple juice
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c. coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 c. ice cubes
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder



Raspberry Beet Smoothie

Day 9: Raspberry Beet Smoothie

  • 1/2 c. peeled cooked beets cut into 1/2″ chunks
  • 1/2 c. raspberry yogurt
  • 1 c. frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 c. berry pomegranate juice
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder



Eat Your Greens Smoothie

Day 10: Eat Your Greens Smoothie

  • 1 c. loosely packed kale leaves (ribs removed)
  • 1 c. loosely packed spinach leaves
  • 1/2 c. frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4 c. pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c. soy milk
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 scoop Genuine Health vanilla protein powder



10 Day Smoothie Challenge II

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24 Comments on “10 Day Smoothie Challenge II & Giveaway!”

  1. Alison

    Yum! These all look so good! I’ve been thinking of trying out fermented protein powder – I’ll be adding it to my shoping list this week! One question – I really dislike bananas.. what could I use instead?

    1. Tori Wesszer

      Hi Alison, you could try avocado instead to contribute the richness, it just wouldn’t give the same sweetness so you may want to play around with it a bit. Good luck!

  2. Doris

    Hi Tori
    I usually make smoothies for the whole family and we loved the last challenge. What protein powders do you recommend for children under the age of 12? Thanks for the recipes!

  3. Jacqueline Watters

    Could you advise me on what Vitamix blender that is not too expensive to purchase? Thank you!

  4. Alison Braidwood

    These look super yummy. I have a low carb chocolate shake most mornings, but it would be great to change it up.

  5. Carla Balzun

    These look fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing these with all of us! I can’t wait to try them 🙂

  6. Farran

    Hi Tori,
    I’m currently breastfeeding my 3 month old. Is the protein powder safe for breastfeeding moms?
    Thanks in advance 🙂

    1. Tori Wesszer

      Hi Farran thank you for the email. Since these specific protein powders contain stevia, I would recommend leaving them out of the recipes for anybody who is pregnant or breastfeeding as there isn’t enough evidence to support the safety in this population – it is considered Generally Recognized as Safe, however I think it is best to play it safe. I hope this helps!

  7. Lily

    Hi Tori,
    Love all these recipes!!! <3
    I would love to print them all, but when clicking on "Print recipe" the link doesn't work.

  8. Charlene

    Hi Tori! Does the protein powder add a flavour to the smoothie? I’ve been looking for a protein powder that isn’t flavoured but adds the protein. Thank you, Charlene

    1. Tori Wesszer

      Yes it does add a bit of flavour Charlene – I use the Genuine Health brands as referenced in the recipe, I like the Greek Yogurt ones the best for taste, you can give them a try!

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  10. Khogie

    Are these for just once a day or how does the challenge work ? I’ve never done smoothies before but would love to try these. Does it matter which meal you use it for ?

    1. Tori Wesszer

      Great question I will have to add some clarifying verbiage to the post: it is simply a challenge to include more smoothies in your diet. You can use them to replace breakfast depending on how much you usually eat in the morning!

  11. Julie

    I’m only just getting around to trying some of these recipes now. But yummmmn the “wake up smoothie” is the perfect Friday morning treat!! 😋 Also, Genuine Health was kind enough to mail me some samples to try them out before purchasing an entire tub. I was hesitant about protein powders, but wanted to give them a shot after seeing your posts about them. The Greek yogurt one is delish with no grainy texture which is great.

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