Smoothies are a great way to squeeze in extra nutrients. They’re easy to transport for days when you need a quick breakfast on the go and they’re pretty darn delicious. Smoothies include dietary fiber making them thicker and more nutritious than fruit juice alone. Green smoothies are a craze and you should try these various combinations to check what works best for you.
Vegetables are the best food to juice – they are just as nutritious as fruit but have a lot less sugar and fewer calories than fruit juice. Pulpy vegetable juice is even better because it has fiber. Juice made with just vegetables might not be palatable to many people, so adding some fruit definitely sweetens the deal. You just want to be mindful of how much fruit juice you are drinking since fruit juice is naturally high in sugar and calories.
Quick and easy to prepare, these smoothie recipes are packed with refreshing fruits and MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids)—the Flat Belly Diet powerhouse ingredient that specifically targets belly fat. These 6 filling, creamy smoothies are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a snack.
What makes this smoothie stand out, aside from the fact that it tastes like a chocolate milkshake, is the fact that it provides a super boost of both protein and iron, nutrients that can be lacking in a vegetarian diet.
For those of you who are looking for a vegan option, Whey Protein is going to be your best choice. This pea and rice protein also contains 20 grams of protein per serving and free of the same nasty ingredients as its whey sibling. Unlike many other rice proteins, it’s virtually heavy metal-free – particularly of arsenic, cadmium and lead that are so prevalent in vegan brands. It’s sweetened with all-natural stevia and the pre-biotic, inulin to nourish the bacteria in your GI tract.
When the business woman takes care of herself, the kids are happy, the family is happy, and work performance skyrockets. When you are running on empty, nothing flows in your life. Whether you are a stressed-out working -mom or a business owner, this energizing smoothie will help tackle your digestive issues and improve your overall health.
Don’t we all want to start our day full of energy and vitality? What better than some simple and quick homemade smoothies to trigger you metabolism, keep you satiated and support your weight loss goals.
Here is a list of healthy smoothie options that are yummy and really good for your heart. These help boost good cholesterol levels while fighting against bad cholesterol. Try them and feel the difference.
This vegan smoothie is sugar-free, nut-free, soy-free and gluten-free.
Blend strawberries with a combination of ingredients to make your breakfast smoothies more interesting and healthy.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. You can keep the doctor away longer if you combine the benefits of apple with other foods to build immunity and health.
Bananas are not only delicious but also provide a wide range of health benefits that put them on the top of my grocery list. This makes Bananas a favorite ingredient for smoothie recipes. The wonderful, creamy smoothie base and their flavor complements a variety of fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, pears, apples, pineapple and more.