Smoothies are great – they are tasty, they are fresh, and they are loaded with nutrients. Of course, we are not talking about the milkshakes like smoothies which are full of sugar, ice cream and sweetened fruit juices. There can be nothing as good as the smoothies which are full of fruits and vegetables.
Smoothies are good to have if you want to have an addition to your healthy diet. They are great for the people who don’t or can’t take a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables in their diet. Smoothies can be a great source of energy for athletes. They have a good amount of fibres which relieves constipation, keeps you full for a longer period of time and lowers the cholesterol. It is a rich source of Antioxidants.
Smoothies are not only good in taste and nutrients, but it is also simple to prepare them. Additionally, you can use a lot of creative ways of preparing them. Let’s find out the five really amazing ways of preparing lip-smacking smoothies:
Banana Ginger and Mint Smoothie
Have you ever considered of preparing a smoothie with delicious bananas, yoghurt and sharp flavour of ginger? If not you should definitely give it a try. Here is the recipe:
- Bananas (two)
- ½ cup Vanilla flavoured Yogurt
- ½ cup Milk, Mint leaves
- Ginger (a small piece)
- Honey (2 tablespoons)
Blend bananas, vanilla yoghurt and milk with a few leaves of mint along with ginger and honey in a blender. Serve chilled.
The sweetness of mango along with the nuttiness of walnuts will make a perfect morning smoothie for you.
- 2 Fresh ripe mangoes
- ½ cup mango flavoured yoghurt
- ½ cup milk
- 3-4 walnuts
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar and ice cubes
Blend the mango pulp with a ½ cup of mango flavoured yoghurt and milk along with walnuts and brown sugar in a blender. Add ice cubes just before serving.
Apple Tutti – Frutti Smoothie-
The colourful confectionary –tutti-frutti will make your smoothie not only appealing to your eyes, but it will also win the heart of your kid.
- Chopped Apples,
- Ice cubes,
- Cinnamon powder,
- tutti-frutti pack.
Blend 2 freshly chopped apples with ice, honey, cinnamon powder, water and tutti- frutti in a blender. Serve fresh.
Orange and Kiwi Smoothie-
A combination of tangy orange and squishy kiwi makes a heavenly smoothie. Find out how it’s prepared:
- Orange (one, big)
- Strawberry yoghurt
- Honey (2 Tablespoons)
- Sesame seeds
Blend orange, kiwi and pomegranate with strawberry yoghurt add 2 tablespoon honey with sesame seeds. Serve fresh and chilled.
Nothing can be as refreshing as watermelon in the hot days of summer. Be creative and turn your watermelon into a smoothie.
- Freshly Cubed
- Seeded Watermelon
- ¼ cup Red Wine
- Lime juice (one full lime)
- ¼ cup of Sugar
- 1 cup of Water
Blend watermelon cubes along with red wine, lime juice, sugar and water. Add ice cubes and serve chilled.