5 Colorful Fruit Smoothie Recipes to Make a Rainbow

Red Strawberry Smoothie
1 cup strawberries
1 cup raspberries
1 1/4 cup apple juice
1 banana
1 Tbs. honey
*ice as needed to thicken
Orange Smoothie
1/2 can orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup milk
1 cup mangos
2 strawberries (to add a little color)
1 Tbs. sugar
*ice as needed to thicken
 Yellow Pineapple Smoothie
1/2 can orange juice concentrate
1 cup pineapple/mango blend
1/2 cup peaches
1/2 cup water
*ice as needed to thicken
Green Fruit Smoothie
1 cupe orange juice
1 banana
1 large handful of spinach
1 1/2 cups light colored fruit (pineapple, mango, peaches)
*ice as needed to thicken
 Purple Grape Smoothie
1 cup grape juice
1 cup blueberry/blackberry blend
1 banana
*ice as needed to thicken


When layering your colors in your cup, you will want to freeze each layer 30 minutes before adding the next color.  This way, the colors won’t mix.  Add a little cloud of whipped cream on the top and you have the perfect rainbow fruit smoothie.   If you have smoothie left over (like we did!) you can make some fun rainbow popsicles as well.  They turned out so cute too!

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11 Responses to 5 Colorful Fruit Smoothie Recipes to Make a Rainbow

  1. Alison Miller 03/12/2014 at 9:03 am #

    Holly, what an absolutely beautiful and delicious recipe! I have a really stupid question: how many smoothies does this recipe make? Thanks for such a great post!

    • Holly 03/12/2014 at 2:44 pm #

      Alison, I could have easily filled 4 pint jars. If your cups are smaller, it would obviously go farther. This time I just did the 2 pint jars, the rest in popsicles, and still had some flavors left over. (7 popsicles total)

  2. jerilynn McKinney 03/12/2014 at 9:07 am #

    Have you tried it with yogurt? Wonder if that would work

    • Holly 03/12/2014 at 2:45 pm #

      I’m sure you could add yogurt and still have it taste fabulous. The colors just won’t be as bright.

  3. Yvonne @ Tried and Tasty 03/12/2014 at 9:22 pm #

    Ohmygosh I love all of those!!! Pinning!

  4. Leanne 03/14/2014 at 7:28 am #

    My kids would love these! I love how they turned out! Pinning!

  5. Melinda 03/17/2015 at 2:43 pm #

    I used this more as an inspiration then the recipe. We had all our usual smoothie ingredients on hand. The purple was blueberries and oj, green was frozen kale and pineapple juice, yellow was pineapple a piece of mango and pineapple juice, Orange was mango a strawberry and oj, red was strawberry and pomegranate juice. And if any flavors needed more liquid I added coconut water. Made small batches in my ninja personal size blender cups and froze after each color. Thank you for the idea!

  6. logan belew 03/04/2016 at 12:54 pm #

    ugh u kilin meh


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