A smoothie is a healthy snack or meal option and also very easy to make — just mix your choice of fruits or veggies in a blender and pour the smoothie into a glass, and enjoy! The best part, the infinite possibilities of ingredients for smoothies are endless. So read along to see to find which healthy smoothies you would want to blend for yourself!!!
1. Green Tea Cinnamon Honey Smoothie
The cinnamon and green tea give a boost to your metabolism while the caffeine in the green tea fills your body with instant energy to get going. By adding a dash of honey, regulate your blood sugar level to say goodbye to the afternoon nap. So, the next time you feel like sipping an icy sweet caffeinated beverage, no more opt for this 139-calorie green tea smoothie.
2. Yoghurt Berry Pineapple Smoothie
Greek yogurt and blueberries are very good for busting bloat and adding pineapples to the mix helps to ease digestion. Pineapple contains an enzyme for helping digestion. So, what you get is tasty yet perfect smoothie to help you with your fitness regime for a flat belly.
3. Cherry Berry Smoothie
The discomfort caused in the muscles after a workout is called Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). This smoothie helps you recover your muscles as it has strawberries and kale, both rich in antioxidants and are full of pain-easing vitamin C. Add to the mix, wheat germ and walnuts. Wheat germ is an excellent source of vitamin E and walnuts are rich in Omega-3s. These help in decreasing exercise-induced muscle damage and can help reduce inflammation, as well.
4. Kiwi Mango Smoothie
This smoothie benefits the hair and skin. Hair healthy ingredients like kidney beans, Greek yogurt and blueberries added to mangoes and kiwi, helps moisturises the scalp and encourage hair growth. The beans contain biotin, which is good for both skin as well as hair.
5. Mint Ginger Papaya Smoothie
Whip up this smoothie to help you clear your digestion if you are feeling low on energy, sluggish or bloated. All the ingredients in this recipe are good for your gut. Ginger and Mint can calm down upset stomachs, Greek yogurt has healthy probiotics for the digestive system, papaya relieves constipation and helps you de-bloat. Adding a dash of lemon makes it complete by helping to flush out toxins.