Healthy smoothies are a magical elixir for every health conscious person. They must be sugar-free and rich with fibers and protein to be considered healthy, so not McDonald’s, unfortunately. You can make them easily at home with the fruits and vegetables in your fridge. Many nutritionists suggest including healthy smoothies in daily diets and routines for their many benefits as they increase energy, boost the immune system, and improve digestion. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, and many other nutrients. Smoothies are also quick and easy to make, in addition to providing you with your daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. More important than all of that, smoothies are really tasty and fun to prepare and drink. So take out your blender or buy one if you haven’t already (we recommend blenders by Froothie or Bosch) and start making one of these healthy and delicious smoothie recipes:
In five minutes, this delicious recipe will quench your thirst and hunger while making you feel super. It makes two servings and has everything you need in it. Just mix one cup of frozen cherries with one peeled and chopped kiwi and one cup of almond milk with one tablespoon of chia seeds. Put all ingredients in your blender and process them until smooth.
Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Smoothie
This recipe has it all. Fruits, check. Fibers, check. Protein, check. Vitamins and minerals, check. It is also quick to make and will provide you with all of the essential nutrients and will keep full until lunchtime. All you need is one medium banana, half a cup of sliced strawberries, blueberries, or chopped mangos, half a cup of baby spinach, half a cup of unsweetened almond milk, four tablespoons of 2% plain Greek yogurt and one tablespoon of almond butter. Put these ingredients all together in your blender and mix them until they are nice and smooth.
Vegan Smoothie Bowl
What is a better way to start your day than a healthy vegan smoothie bowl? It has 338 calories, 12 grams of fiber, 9 grams of protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, and other important nutrients. It is fresh and easy to make at home. It is gluten free, dairy free and really healthy. All you need is one large banana and one cup of frozen berries. Add to them half a cup of unsweetened soymilk and mix them all together. Then pour them in a bowl and top with pineapple, kiwi, almonds, coconut, chia seeds or any other ingredients you like.
Healthy Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
This smoothie will remind you of your favorite blueberry muffin, without the sugar, wheat or the long preparation time. It will serve 4 – 6 people and it is great for a quick, healthy and delicious breakfast for all family members. To prepare it, you need two and a half cups of fresh or frozen blueberries, one and a half cup of oats, one cup of frozen vanilla yogurt or frozen Greek yogurt, two cups of milk, two tablespoons of honey, one tablespoon of vanilla extract, a half tablespoon of cinnamon and a large handful of ice. Combine all the ingredients together, blend them until smooth and serve the smoothie right away.
Perfect Green Smoothie
We cannot talk about healthy smoothies without mentioning an all green smoothie recipe for an energy boost. However, do not be afraid of this recipe. Yes, it is green with kale and spinach, but it is also tasty. This recipe requires one medium banana, one cup of chopped spinach and half a cup of chopped kale. Add to them one and a half cup of unsweetened almond milk, two tablespoons of almond butter, one tablespoon of chia seeds and two tablespoons of honey. Mix all these ingredients in your blender, process until smooth, then chug it down.
Power Peach, Mango & Carrot Smoothie
The great thing about this recipe is that it will help you finally use these carrots that have been sitting in your fridge for days now. It makes two servings and contains 170 calories. It is vegan, flavorful and easy to make at home. You need one ripe peach, one ripe mango, and two large carrots. Peel them and chop them. and add two and a half tablespoons of lime juice and half a cup of unsweetened almond milk. Combine everything in the blender and process until smooth. The end result might be thick, so if you do not like it, you can add more almond milk or more lime juice.