Summer is almost here and with it comes our need for refreshing fruit shakes that will keep us healthy as well. Here are my 5 favorite smoothies for every taste that kids and grown ups will love. They are all very easy to prepare and will take only 5-10 minutes of your time! Feel free to share them with you friends.
Fruit Smoothie with berries and bananas
Recipe for 4 servings!
230 grams of plain non-fat yogurt
2 small ripe bananas
1 cup of chopped fresh or frozen strawberries
1 cup of mixed fresh berries, such as raspberries, blueberries, or blackberries, or a mixture of frozen berries!!
Preparation time is 10 minutes!!
One serving is only about 125 calories!
Put all the ingredients in a blender, blend it at maximum speed for 30 seconds or until the mass becomes smooth and pour into glasses to serve immediately!
Tropical Mango Banana Smoothie
Smoothie Ingredients for 2 glasses:
1/2 ripe mango (ripe peach works as well)
1 ripe banana, cut into slices
3/4 cup of non fat milk (150gr.)
120 ml. of fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1 teaspoons of sugar
2 full spoons of frozen vanilla yogurt
Banana, Pineapple and Coconut Smoothie (VEGAN)
This healthy vegan smoothie with no sugar will keep you refreshed on those hot summer days that are almost here.
Smoothie Ingredients for 2 serves:
1 large banana
2 cups of fresh pineapple sliced into cubes
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup of ice cubes
Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend on max speed till the mass becomes smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and serve while still cold!
Vegan Blackberries Smoothie for a Clear mind and a Beautiful body
Only 186 calories per serving! This diet drink can be a nutritious afternoon snack or a delicious dessert!
Smoothie Ingredients for 3 servings:
½ cup of fresh blackberries
1 cup of frozen blackberries
Optional: you can add one frozen (sliced in pieces) banana or frozen peach to add extra flavors
½ cup of soft tofu
1¼ cup of unsweetened soy milk (or coconut milk if you like it better)
1 tablespoon of fresh peeled and grated ginger (optional)
1 tbsp of maca root powder for energy boost (optional)
Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend on max speed till the mass becomes smooth. Pour into 3 glasses and serve immediately while still cold!
Raspberry and Melon Smoothie
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Smoothie Ingredients for 2 servings:
1/2 frozen melon – peeled, sliced into chunks and with no seeds
100 grams (about half cup) of nonfat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup of frozen raspberries
3 tablespoons of brown sugar (optional)
Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend on max speed till the mass becomes smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately while still cold!
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