New from Goodfood: Smoothies by subscription

I received the smoothies in this post for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post also appears on A Year of Boxes

Goodfood is a weekly subscription that delivers all of the fresh ingredients you need in pre-measured amounts to make delicious meals at home. They recently introduced a breakfast option: 10 different smoothies that are packed with quality farm-frozen ingredients and ready in seconds. I’ve tried five flavours so far. Here’s the skinny. 

Goodfood Smoothies five flavours

Goodfood smoothies are shipped in boxes of 12, and you can make your selections in advance. You can also choose your delivery frequency, whether that’s weekly, bi-weekly, every three weeks or once a month.

Smoothies are $5.99 CAD each/$71.88 per box. Goodfood currently delivers to Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Maritimes. Delivery is free.

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji in container

To make a smoothie, simply remove the top and fill the container with the liquid of your choice (I used water), pour the contents into a blender, whizz until smooth, then pour the contents back into your cup and enjoy. If you want to use the lid, there’s a hole in the top for a straw (paper, glass or stainless steel recommended, obvs).

Here’s a quick demonstration with Goodfood’s delicious Mango Goji blend. Note: I filled my blender with water after pouring in the contents because I thought that might prevent spillage, but you could put the water directly into the cup if that’s how you roll.

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji pouring into blender long shot

In the Mango Goji smoothie: mango, goji berries, pineapple, papaya, cashew butter, organic camu camu powder, lemon juice and Himalayan pink salt.

Goodfood Smoothie Pouring Mango Goji pouring into blender

All delicious goodness, really.

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji add water

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji on the blender

Goodfood Smoothies smoothie button on blender

The blender was a Mother’s Day gift a few years ago. It’s kind of brilliant.

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji blendingGoodfood Smoothies Mango Goji into cup

Now I could have enjoyed the smoothie in my blender cup, sure, but I poured it back into the paper cup for the full experience.

Goodfood Smoothies hole in lid for straw

The straw goes in nice and snug.

Goodfood Smoothies Mango Goji in front of website And there you have it! A delicious, healthy start to the day (or afternoon boost or post-workout treat). The smoothies range from 160 to 311 calories. (Mango Goji has 210 calories, 8 grams of fat, 20 grams of carbohydrates, and 4 grams of protein.)

The four other flavours I’ve tried are:

Boreal Berry — A berry explosion inspired by our homeland. Reminds us of a berry muffin. Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Banana, Kale, Sunflower Seeds, Maple Nuggets, Organic Chaga Powder.

Macadamia Sunrise — A sunny rush of rich coconut, nutty macadamias, and a hint of cherry. Reminds us of a coconut-cherry cream soda. Red Cherry, Avocado, Banana, Macadamia, Flax Seed, Coconut Butter, Green Apple, Himalayan Pink Salt.

Acai Bellini — Bright and fruity, toned down by antioxidant-rich organic acai. Reminds us of a peach daiquiri. Strawberry, Peach, Banana, Acai, Hemp Seeds, Gluten-Free Oats | Himalayan Pink Salt.

Piña Colada — This summer-inspired beverage is light and refreshing, with a slight touch of greens to balance the palate. Reminds us of a “skinny” piña colada. Pineapple, Lime, Coconut Butter, Spinach, Wheatgrass.

You can see the complete list of flavours here. I’ll also be trying them in the coming months, so watch for a post here and on A Year of Boxes.

While the Goodfood smoothies are pitched as a breakfast option, I’ve been having them for lunch and an afternoon snack after a nutritionist I like recommended starting the day with a protein-rich meal and saving carbs for later in the day.

Each of the five flavours I’ve tried have been super tasty, with interesting combinations of fruits and superfoods that I wouldn’t think to put together. And they’re filling, which is what you want in a $6 smoothie. That said, you would easily pay more for the same amount at a juice bar, and here you get them delivered to your home at no extra charge. I’ve loved having a selection in the freezer to grab when I want something delicious and healthy.

What do you like in your smoothies? Which Goodfood flavours sound good to you?

9 responses to “New from Goodfood: Smoothies by subscription”

  1. From the looks of your pix (and a online video I found) I don’t think I’ll be ordering because of the apparently small size of the portions. Too small. Guess this is how they are able to make a necessary profit but not for me.

  2. I just ordered my first smoothie box, I am so excited! I have been making the same smoothie every day myself and am so over it. I only work 4-days a week so a box of 12 almost gets me through a whole month. Thank you for sharing!

  3. Darn fine idea…. love the thought of having a stock of them in the freezer for an easy shot of protein before heading out the door to the gym…. YES protein in the AM ( with a few slow burning carbs ) is my way of starting every day. And the flavours sound perfectly yummy.
    And…. really ??? delivered frozen? Wonderful

    • I understand. I know you can get a coupon code for $40 off your first Goodfood box over at A Year of Boxes, but I’m not sure if that includes smoothies. Let me look into it and get back to you! ❤️

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