One of the best ways to keep yourself energized and healthy in summers is to have smoothies for breakfast that will keep you hooked.
But unfortunately, because of your busy schedule, you probably make your breakfast choices based more on convenience than on nutrition. Well, with little knowledge I would say all you need is fruits, milk, yoghurt along with other nutritious ingredients and you can prepare for yourselves a delicious smoothie.
Ta-da, presenting some quick simple smoothie recipes that would be great to begin your day with:
8 Banana Smoothie
This smoothie relieves constipation and diarrhoea.
HOW: Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each of vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoon honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice.
7 Strawberry-Banana Smoothie
This thirst buster smoothie will take the edge off hunger pangs until your next meal.
HOW: Blend 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoon honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice.
6 Apple-Ginger Smoothie
If you are looking for slightly spicy and delicious smoothie, then go for this.
HOW: Blend 1 chopped peeled apple, a 1/2-inch piece peeled ginger, the juice of 2 lime, 1/4 cup honey, 1 cup water and 2 cups ice.
5 Papaya Smoothie
If you have never thought of blending papaya into a smoothie, you’re in for a treat..because here’s the recipe to show what you have been missing.
HOW: 1/2 Papaya cut into bite size chunks, 1 cup frozen cherries, 2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice, 1 teaspoon honey.
4 Chocolate-Coconut Smoothie
This chocolatey-coconut smoothie is sure to tickle your taste buds and bring a big smile to your face.
HOW: 1 cup coconut, 1 tbp raw cocoa powder, 1 cup coconut water, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp vanilla and 4 ice cubes.
3 Guava-Peach Smoothie
Don’t miss this recipe!!
HOW: 1/2 cup guava (seeds removed), 2 peach-pitted, 2 cups fresh baby spinach, milk and 1 orange peeled.
2 Grape Smoothies
Need that extra kick in nutrition?? I am sure this recipe will help!!
HOW: Blend 2 cups seedless red grapes with 1 cup concord grape juice and 1 1/2 cups ice.
1 Watermelon Smoothie
There is nothing better on a hot summer day than an ice-cold watermelon smoothie.
HOW: Freeze 3 cups cubed seeded watermelon until hard. Blend with 1 cup cubed fresh seeded watermelon, the juice of 1 lime, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 cup water.
So, start your day the right way with these healthy, beneficial smoothie recipes.