Over the last few years a lot of people have started to develop an interest in creating a healthy lifestyle. It is a known fact that hectic schedules and imbalanced diets are damaging to a person’s health. If you want to live a long and happy life it is crucial to take care of your health and it is best to start as soon as possible. A very simple and nutritious element you can add to your daily diet is a delicious and refreshing smoothie. Whether you want to introduce it in your breakfast or as a random snack, there is no way to go wrong with a smoothie.
Here are some of the best healthy smoothie recipes that are bound to make sticking to a healthy diet a lot easier:
1) The Wake-Up Smoothie
All you need is some berries in your freezer and you can start your day with a tasty and nutrition smoothie in just a few minutes. The nutrients you get include soy protein, potassium, fiber and vitamin C.
Preparing it takes 5 minutes and you need: 1 ¼ cups of orange juice, a tablespoon of sugar, half a cup of low-fat tofu, a banana and a quarter of a cup of any kind of frozen berries. Add everything up, mix it (preferably in a blender) until it is all creamy and then enjoy.
2) The Cocoa-Banana Soy Smoothie
Prepare this smoothie and you will get lots of protein from the soymilk and tofu combination. It is inspired from the classic banana-split and is ideal for a fast and nutritious breakfast.
The ingredients are quite easy to get, but take not that they are only for one serving. You need a tablespoon of honey, two tablespoons of cocoa powder, half a cup of soymilk, half a cup of silken tofu and obviously, a banana. Firstly, you have to slice the banana in small pieces. Afterwards, put all the other ingredients in your blender until the mixture becomes smooth. Without turning off the motor, gradually add banana slices until you run out.
3) The Hawaiian Smoothie
If you want to get the best out of this smoothie, make sure you get a red-fleshes Hawaiian papaya and you are bound to get a glimpse of what it would be to drink it on an island in the summer.
Ingredients: ½ cup ice, a teaspoon of grenadine, a tablespoon of lime juice, a quarter of a guava nectar cup and a cup of chopped pineapple (make sure it is fresh). Add all the ingredients in your blender, use 3 bursts for the fruit and then blend until it becomes smooth. Last step: enjoy your little piece of the Hawaii.