In a rush, we are more likely to grab the same old foods, like cereal or toast for breakfast, sandwich for lunch, or coffee and bagel from a fast food restaurant. These options are often not the most healthy. Why not consider a delicious, nutritious smoothie instead, read more?
A blender is all you need to make a healthy snack or meal. Smoothies can be taken with you wherever you go. Blend the ingredients until smooth.
What can you do to make a smoothie a healthier option? Try:
Fruits: Bananas. Frozen blueberries. Frozen mixed berries. Fresh berries. 100 per cent pure juices of fruit like orange, grapefruit and cranberry.
Vegetables, including spinach, kale or collard greens as well as 100 percent vegetable juices (e.g carrot, celery and beet)
Protein: Hemp protein powder (whey protein), hemp seed protein powder, nut butters or soy protein powder.
Liquids: Water, juices of fruits and vegetables, milk, soymilk, almond beverage.
Do you want to give it a try? These three smoothie recipes are quick, simple and delicious.
Smoothie of Banana-berry Power
This smoothie includes red kale. It provides calcium as well as vitamins A,C and K. Hemp Protein Powder is a great source of vegan protein that you can find at your local grocery. It is a good substitute for milk and contains only 40 calories.
1 medium banana
1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
1/2 cup red Kale
2 tbsp. 2 tbsp.
1 tbsp. ground flax seeds
1/4 cup pure juice of black cherries
1/2 cup water
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth.
To make sure that all the oatmeal is ground up, blend the smoothie in a blender. The oatmeal will help keep you fuller for longer. Greek yogurt is sufficient to satisfy even the largest appetites. You can find hemp seed at your local grocery stores in the health food section. Hemp seed is high in protein, and it has a smooth, nuanced flavor.