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8 Irresistible Smoothie Spots in the Hudson Valley


It’s that time of year when we’re all feeling the heat – quite literally, as the temperatures continue to climb. What better way to cool off than with an ice-cold smoothie? Smoothies pack in nutritious fruits, vegetables, and proteins, and we’re sure you’ll love the offerings at these Hudson Valley spots. 



Sip on an organic fresh juice or smoothie at this health-focused Hudson Valley location. For a smoothie with an eye-catching color, check out the Blue Banana smoothie with blue spirulina, banana, dates, pineapple, vanilla whey, and almond milk. If you’re a matcha lover, the Matcha Mango smoothie features banana, mango, dates, spinach, almond milk, and matcha. The Protein Power Acai is a great option to get in some protein with acai, strawberries, a banana, dates, and rice protein. Juices are fresh squeezed and made to order, with selections such as the Detox (lemon, cucumber, apples, kale, and jalapeno) or the Skinny Lemon (grapefruit, lemongrass, and ginger).

Blend Smoothie Bar

Multiple locations

Feel your best with smoothies, shakes, and juices jam-packed with fruits and vegetables from one of Blend’s multiple locations throughout the Hudson Valley. The Tropical Blend smoothie is an essential warm-weather beverage, with pineapples, mango, kiwi, and coconut milk. If you are looking for protein, the Snicker shake is a delicious option, with banana chocolate chips, peanut butter, and almond milk. For something filled with greens, check out the Very Green juice, a combination of spinach, kale, celery, apple, and cucumber.  

Fruit Loop

Latham and Clifton Park

Build your own smoothie bowl by choosing a base like acai, pitaya, or plant protein from this Albany County shop. From there, top your selection with granola, fruit toppings, nut butters (peanut, almond, cashew, etc.), superfoods (hemp seeds, chia seeds, bee pollen, etc.), and natural sweetener (honey or agave). There are also house-created smoothie bowls on the menu, like the Wavy Banana (cashew butter, vanilla plant protein, banana, and spirulina) or the Takes 2 to Mango (mango, pineapple, agave, granola, banana, bee pollen, coconut, and chia). For a refreshing drinkable smoothie, the Tropic Like Its Hot is a blend of fruits like mango, vanilla protein powder, and coconut water.   

Green Bar

New Paltz

This quaint spot on Main Street in New Paltz is the perfect location to grab a smoothie, shake, wellness shot, or organic juice. Delicious flavors include the Red Mint (raspberry, banana, strawberry, mint, and apple juice), Pink Passion (strawberry, banana, passion fruit, and apple juice), or Daily Greens (spinach, kale, banana, pineapple juice). For peanut butter cup candy lovers, the Reese’s Cup shake features banana, cacao, peanut butter, and peanuts. If you love wellness shots, check out the Cider Bomb for a combination of “mother” apple cider vinegar, lemon, ginger, and cayenne. 

The Green Bowl Café

Wappingers Falls

Enjoy bowls, smoothies, juices, and wellness shots galore at The Green Bowl Cafe in Wappingers Falls. Serving every lifestyle, the cafe offers vegan, gluten-free, and keto options. Check out the acai bowl (acai sorbet with your choice of three toppings) or the coquito bowl (coconut sorbet with your choice of three toppings) for a fresh, healthy bite. The Breakfast 2 Go smoothie lives up to its name, with strawberries, banana, cinnamon, and oats blended with almond or coconut milk to fuel your day.  

The Juice Branch

Catskill and Hudson

All-natural fruit juices and smoothies fill the menu at The Juice Branch. The Beet Machine juice will have you feeling your best with raw beets, as will the Green Machine with celery, cucumber, spinach, kale, ginger, and lemon. The Drew Barrymore smoothie deliciously blends spinach, pineapple, banana, coconut milk, and shaved coconut. The Alice in Wonderland smoothie is a refreshing option for the warm weather, with a combination of watermelon, beet, strawberry, maca, and lemon.  

SOL Smoothie Bar


This independent coffee and smoothie shop pairs with exceptional vendors to bring customers high-quality products. Stop in during an outing to Rhinebeck to check out the signature smoothies.  For chocolate lovers, you can’t go wrong with the cocoa banana smoothie with banana, Nutella, almond butter, cacao, and oat milk. The Good Morning Sunshine smoothie packs in vitamin C with turmeric, ginger, mango, pineapple, lemon, and coconut milk. A smoothie bowl like the California Dreamin is sure to hit the spot with matcha, pineapple, collagen, spinach, coconut milk, and various toppings.  

Sweet Harvest

Cold Spring

With gluten-free, peanut-free, keto, and vegan options available, this Putnam County location is the perfect spot for everyone. Sip on smoothies such as the Little Princess (strawberries, banana, almond milk, strawberry jam), Little Prince (blueberries, banana, almond milk, blueberry jam), and the Good Morning Coffee Lovers (coffee, coconut milk, banana, collagen, vanilla, almond butter, and cacao). Check out smoothie bowls like the Harvest Blend (banana strawberries, blueberries with toppings) or the PB and J blend (almond milk, peanut butter, vanilla protein, banana, and strawberry). 

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