Smoothies happen to be extremely common nowadays. You can easily buy them at malls, local stores, etc. But the smoothies that you are likely to buy from such places contain loads of calories!
Now if you were interested in having some healthier options then you might want to make these smoothies at home. Making smoothies yourself will prove to be a whole lot cheaper and far healthier than the ones you’d buy from a commercial establishment.
Here are a few smoothies that you might want to try for a healthier you:
- The super detox green cleansing smoothie:
This smoothie consists of 14 ingredients, and all of the components are going to help change your life for the better.
With this smoothie, you’ll notice the spots on your skin vanishing and your under eye circles will disappear. Furthermore, it will help give you healthy skin and a lot of energy to face the day.
This smoothie is filled with proteins and all sorts of vitamins and minerals. It is great for boosting your immune system and for providing the body its required antioxidants as well!
Here is the method of preparation:
- Take 1 cup spinach or kale leaves (torn)
- 1 cup romaine leaves (torn)
- ½ a cup of cucumber and celery, chop them both.
- 1 small pear chopped and cored.
- 1 frozen banana, chopped
- 1 cup of water
- 1 tablespoon of fresh mint and parsley
- 1 whole lemon, juiced
- ½ a tablespoon of chia seeds
- ¼- inch of a sliced and peeled, ginger root
- (These ingredients are optional) A pinch of cayenne, cinnamon, and turmeric.
Just place the ingredients into a blender and then continue to blend until the mixture achieves a good consistency. You can add liquid Stevia for some sweetness.
- Green Smoothie:
The next smoothie is also a green one. It is filled with vitamin A, C, and K! It is not only delicious but is great for giving yourself a boost of energy in the morning. Also if you are replacing a meal with this smoothie then make sure to add in some protein as well.
The ingredients include:
- ½ a bunch of kale
- 1 banana
- ¼ cup of red grapes
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, cinnamon
- a pinch of cayenne pepper
- ½ a cup of ice and water
Just blend then until the required consistency is achieved!
- Strawberry Papaya Smoothie:
This smoothie is not only delicious, but also it is packed with fibers, antioxidant, and some coconut kefir for a better immune system and gut. The protein helps in keeping your metabolism rate up.
Also, papaya is a tropical fruit filled with enzymes, antioxidants. It helps to reduce inflammation and is great for detoxing the body. This smoothie is great for breakfast; it’ll keep you full and will supply you with tons of energy throughout the day.
- ½ a cup of strawberries
- 1 cup of papaya, sliced
- 1 cup of coconut kefir
- 1 scoop of vanilla bone broth protein powder
- and ½ a cups of iced water
Blend all the ingredients at the high setting and viola you’re done!
- Healthy Chocolate Smoothie:
Who said you can’t have a chocolate smoothies that is healthy! This smoothie will not only satisfy your cravings but will also provide you with proteins, healthy fats and vitamins as well.
A cup of this will keep you ‘fueled’ up for the entire day. All you need are:
- 1 banana and avocado
- 1 ½ cups of baby spinach
- 3 tablespoons of organic cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoon of chia seeds
- ½ a cup of frozen berries
- ½ cup of unsweetened milk and cold water.
First blend the spinach, almond milk and water together until smooth. Then add chai seeds, cocoa powder, and berries and blend until smooth. Lastly, add the avocado and banana and blend. You can add water if the smoothie is too thick.
Give these healthy smoothies a try for a healthier you.