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10 Smoothie Ideas That Will Improve Your Health

10 Smoothie Ideas That Will Improve Your Health

10 Smoothie Ideas That Will Improve Your Health

Is there a better way to start off your day than having an acai bowl or a glass of smoothie? Some people say ‘how you start a day impacts the rest of it’ and I’m adamant we all would love to stay healthy and energized throughout the day. If you’re like-minded then listen to my advice friend! Begin your day with nutritious food that will healthy and lean! Or simply add a glass of smoothie to your breakfast as an extra portion of goodness! To help you with the search, here is the list of 10 Smoothie Ideas That Will Improve Your Health!

Banana And Coffee Smoothie

If you’re one of those people who cannot live without a cup of coffee in the morning then this recipe is for you! This power-breakfast smoothie is an ideal quick meal that will keep you satisfied for the entire morning. All you need is to blend the ingredients together:

  • 1 banana (can be frozen)
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup cold-brew coffee
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp oats (if you soak them overnight, it will make the smoothies more creamy)
  • pinch of ground cardamon

CGT Smoothie

This smoothie makes everything better! It is mostly carrots, ginger, and turmeric which make it an ideal smoothie for your immune system. If you ever feel under the weather then try to incorporate more Vitamin C in your diet as well as ginger and turmeric roots. Get the ingredients and help yourself:

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  • 1 peeled orange
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 cup mango (can be frozen)
  • 3/4 tsp grated ginger
  • 2/3 coconut water
  • pinch of cayenne pepper (optional – it adds the spiciness to the smoothie if you like)

Blackberry And Yogurt Smoothie

Blackberry is the new most trendy fruit on this planet you need to know about! It is high in Vitamin C which means it ensures your immune system is properly supported and it helps you fight cold. When it comes to the yogurt, try to choose either Greek Yogurt or Natural Yogurt high in proteins – that way you will make sure you consume your daily amount of proteins and it is crucial for muscle growth, especially when you’re training hard! You will need:

  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 cup blackberries (can be frozen)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)

Red Smoothie

This red smoothie is very high in Omega-3 and improves the cognitive functions of your brain. It also helps you stay focused on a given task and improves your memory. Give it a try!

  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 cup blackberries/blueberries or raspberries (can be frozen)
  • 1/4 cup grated beetroot
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)

Blueberry And Chia Smoothie

This smoothie is very similar to the one above, nutrition-wise and ingredient-wise! However, it contains fewer ingredients and it is slightly sweeter! And if you’re a pineapple lover, this one is for you:

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  • 1 banana (can be frozen)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple (can be frozen)
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds (optional)

Green Heaven Smoothie

Our obsession over avocados isn’t over yet! Plus, a portion of daily greens is a must-have! If I had to describe this smoothie in three words, I would probably say creamy, refreshing and nutritious! And if you’re a fan of matcha, you can add it too! Here’s the ingredient list:

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 chopped kale
  • 1/2 cup pineapple (can be frozen)
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp matcha (optional)
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)

Mango And Spinach Smoothie

If you don’t know how to incorporate your daily greens into your diet and you don’t like the taste of spinach, you must try this! Mango is a super sweet and Vitamin C rich fruit that will definitely make your morning better! Spinach, however, is not only packed with calcium and Vitamin A but it also contains folic acid and protects you against high blood pressure. It is my go-to!

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  • 1 mango
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 water

Celery Smoothie

Wondering how to sneak veggies into your meals? This celery smoothie might be the answer! The celery taste might not be your favorite but don’t you worry – I’ve thought it through and I got you covered! Blend all the ingredients together and enjoy:

  • 2 pears
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup water

Nutty Smoothie

Naturally sweet and nutritious smoothie to brighten up your day! If you’re a nut butter lover and cannot stand a day without your portion of nut butter – you must try this beautiful and delicious smoothie! If you use frozen fruit, it will taste heavenly like and ice-cream!

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana (can be frozen)
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 tbsp nut butter
  • 3  pitted dates
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds/hemp seeds
  • pinch of cinnamon (optional)

Cranberry Smoothie

How often do you snack on cranberries? Not too often, did I guess? Your belly needs variety my friend – try to spice up your meals a little bit! Food is your best friend – by treating your belly right, you take care of your body and mind too! It is a natural probiotic and protects you from inside!

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  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 banana (can be frozen)
  • 1 handful spinach
  • 1 cup water
  • 2  dates
What is your favorite smoothie? Let us know in the comments.
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