3 smoothies that are guaranteed to make you feel better (and look better)
So, you're feeling a little blah. You've had a long day at work and all you can think about is curling up on the couch with your favorite blanket and watching Netflix. But wait! There's one thing that will make this night better: a smoothie. I know what you're thinking – it sounds too good to be true, but these recipes are guaranteed to make you feel like new again in no time.
These are all very easy to make and don't require any special ingredients. They taste delicious too!
A)The banana smoothie -is a refreshing and tasty way to enjoy the benefits of bananas. Bananas offer several nutritional benefits including potassium, fiber, and vitamins A and C. The following are four ways that you can get more banana into your life with this delicious drink:
1) Add one cup of ice cubes to three cups of water
2) Blend together until it reaches a desired consistency (usually less than two minutes)
3) Pour into glasses or mugs and serve cold!
4) Garnish with whipped cream for an extra special touch! You'll be surprised how easy it is to make this healthy treat at home in just a few minutes. Enjoy!
B)Mixing berries -in a smoothie is one of the quickest ways to get your daily recommended intake of fruit in. Not only does this berry blend provide you with vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants but it also has been shown to help lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure! Mix up these yummy ingredients for yourself or serve them at your next party.
Ingredients: ½ cup frozen raspberries, ¼ cup blackberries, 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional), 2 tablespoons honey* *Honey may be substituted with agave nectar or maple syrup if desired. The calorie content will vary depending on which substitute is used. For example: Substituting honey for agave nectar will reduce calories by 3
C)Goji berries smoothie- Combine your favorite fruit with goji berries and enjoy the benefits of this superfood. Goji berries are the perfect addition to your morning routine, as they provide natural energy and boost your immune system. I'll show you how easy it is to make one yourself!
-1 cup apple juice or fruit juice (or milk) -2 tablespoons honey or agave syrup (optional) -1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) -handful of ice cubes for an icier drink if desired -3/4 cup frozen mixed fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, mangoes, bananas etc. -2 tablespoons goji berries
These summer smoothie recipes are not only delicious, but they can also help you stay healthy during the hot months. If you have any questions about how these drinks work or if there is a particular recipe that interests you, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer your question! We hope that this blog post has helped get your creative juices flowing with some new ideas for summertime refreshments. Remember to drink responsibly throughout the day so that you don't end up dehydrated from all of those yummy blended beverages!