4 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

4 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are really refreshing and healthy delight! They’re very easy to make and they load the body with a lot of good things—from vitamins and minerals to fibers and nutrients that are all essential to keeping the body stay fit and healthy. Anyone can prepare a smoothie and you can make a glass of this refreshing treat whether you have fruits or vegetables on the fridge. They don’t take that long to make and a gulp of this will guarantee a relaxing feel to truly satiate your thirst and your desire to give your body with all that’s good and right. Looking for some recipes? Read on and find out our top pick for healthy smoothie recipes.

Healthy Carrot Smoothie

According to Web MD, carrots are loaded with beta-carotene, which is what the eyes need to keep the vision 20/20. Make this smoothie healthier by adding lettuce and apple to help you stay focused while providing the body with the energy you need throughout the day.

For the ingredients, prepare the following:

  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and cut
  • 1 cup water

Combine lettuce, carrots and apple into the blender. Add the water slowly and blend until you achieved the desired texture and thickness.

Apricot Apple Smoothie

Apricot and apple are perfect combination. Both fruits are loaded with antioxidants that eliminate harmful radicals off the body. Just like carrots, apricots are rich in beta-carotene which protects the heart and eyes. Since it is rich in fiber, this fruit is also potent in keeping the body off from diseases. Meanwhile, apples are known for keeping the body energized throughout the day. Apples are low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, and rich in fiber and vitamin c.

For the ingredients, prepare the following:

  • 1 piece of apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 pieces of apricot, pitted and chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • ice cubes
  • honey

In your blender, put all the ingredients and blend until you achieved the desired smoothness.

Avocado avalanche smoothie

According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, a renowned physician and author, the avocado is hailed as one of the most nutrient-rich fruits. Avocado contains over 20 vitamins, minerals and nutrients with lean or low solid fats, which are good for the health.  This smoothie recipe is an excellent starter for your day, so you might as well want to give this recipe a try.

For the ingredients, prepare the following:

  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 teaspoons condensed milk
  • 1 cup ice

Scoop the avocado into the blender. Add two teaspoons of condensed milks or a little more, depending on your preference and on how sweet you want your smoothie. Add ice and blend together until it’s semi-creamy.

Crazy Coconut Smoothie

According to Anthony Franco, a health enthusiast, foodie and owner of the catering software site Better Cater, adding the flesh of the coconut and coconut milk to this smoothie will give you a sweet flavor that’s perfect and made even yummier with ice! This smoothie will make you crazily want for more!

For the ingredients, prepare the following:

  • 1 cup iceberg lettuce
  • Meat of 2 coconuts
  • 1 cup coconut milk

Mix iceberg, coconut flesh and half cup coconut milk in your blender. Blend smoothly. Add remaining coconut milk while blending until you achieve the desired texture.

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