Use ingredients of your choice but in these proportions: Pulse 6 oz of low-fat yogurt, 6 oz of fruit juice, 1 cup of fresh fruit, 1 cup crushed ice and 1 tbs of flaxseed until smooth, strain and enjoy. This smoothie is high on fiber and low on fat and sugar. Boost metabolism, energize your workouts and keep artificially flavors away with this health recipe.
Smoothies are considered to have many health benefits. But whether a smoothie is good for you depends on the ingredients it contains and the portion your serve yourself. Some smoothies feature plenty of high-fat and high-sugar items, so if you’re looking for a healthy smoothie, it is usually best to keep it simple. Given below are few recipes for healthy sugar free smoothies.
Design-Your-Own Sugar Free Fruit Smoothie
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- 6 ounces (3/4 cup) any light or low-fat yogurt or plain yogurt
- 6 ounces (3/4 cup) any 100% fruit juice
- 1 cup any frozen or fresh fruit
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
Add ingredients to blender or food processor and pulse until mixture is blended and smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
Cherry-Blueberry Banana Smoothie
- 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened pitted dark sweet or sour cherries
- 1 cup unsweetened vanilla-flavored almond milk
- 1 6 – ounce carton blueberry-flavored Greek nonfat yogurt
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries
- 1 small banana, peeled
In a blender combine cherries, milk, yogurt, blueberries, and banana. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.
Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothie
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup sliced carrots or packaged peeled baby carrots
- 1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
- 4 green tea bags
- 2 cups frozen mango chunks
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
In a small saucepan bring water to boil. Add carrots; cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until very tender, adding ginger slices for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Remove from the heat and add tea bags. Cover and steep for 4 minutes.
Remove tea bags, squeezing out all the tea. Remove ginger slices. Set pan on a hot pad in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Transfer carrot mixture to a blender. Add mango and chia (if using). Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.