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If you are looking for an easy way to increase your calorie intake, check out the high-calorie smoothie recipes below.
These are great for anyone looking to gain weight or for those who need to eat soft foods only.
High-calorie smoothie ingredients
The following are some ingredients that can be used to increase the number of calories in a smoothie.
- Nut and seed butters: My favortie nut butters to add to smoothies are almond butter and peanut butter, but you could also try cashew butter, coconut butter, sunflower seed butter, and more. Adding a tablespoon of nut or seed butter will add around 100 extra calories to your smoothie and will taste delicious.
- Oat milk
- Coconut milk
- Protein powder
- Chia seeds
- Hemp seeds
- Rolled oats
- Dates or maple syrup to sweeten
High-calorie smoothie recipes
Below are some smoothie recipes that have over 400 calories per single serving. Most of them contain nut butter and other high-calorie ingredients listed above. This is the best way to get high calories in a smoothie that isn’t very large.