Smoothie is not just a trend – smoothie is pure health in a glass, refreshment, healthy snack, even a complete meal! Sweet, salty, fruits and vegetables, in a thousand combinations – it’s up to you to choose the one that suits you, or invent entirely new one, because smoothie is completely open minded and creative culinary technique.

For a quality smoothie you need a blender, groceries and three to five minutes of your time. We have prepared for you a number of healthy and delicious recipes that will help you cleanse your body and refresh it after a consummation of a heavy food during the holidays – and eventually you will gain experience in dosing of ingredients, all in accordance with your taste.

homemade smoothie recipe

Good morning smoothie

The basic rule of healthy nutrition is that you should never skip breakfast. This recipe is ideal for a perfect start of the day, and if you add oatmeal to this ‘breakfast smoothie’, your body will thank you.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana
  • 2 dl of milk
  • 1 dl of yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Salted vegetable smoothie

One of the most popular ‘vegetable’ recipes drew our attention, with its simplicity and all the benefits. If you try this option, share impressions with us!

Salted vegetable smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 tomato
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 leaves of lettuce
  • 5 cup of yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • a pinch of salt

Green smoothie

We offer you this smoothie in two versions: the first one is totally simple and all you need is: 2 bananas, one chard bunch and a glass of water as a liquid base.

Green smoothie

There is a more delicious version for those who don’t like the taste of chard and the only difference is in adding a bit of cinnamon and 1 apple – it will preserve its exotic green color, but the taste will change dramatically.

Flat belly smoothie

It’s called like this because it is ideal for breakfast, and a healthy breakfast leads to a balanced diet and slim figure.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pears or apples cut into small pieces
  • 2 dl of milk
  • 5 dl of probiotic yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of oatmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt

Add honey if desired.

Detox Smoothie

For this daily dose of health you will need:

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 apple
  • 2 handfuls of spinachDetox Smoothie

Detox Smoothie recipe in another way:

  • 1 beetroot
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 apple
  • 1 lemon

After mixing it in a blender, add a little bit of grated ginger root.

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A few tips to improve your smoothie taste

All smoothies are prepared in the same way, by placing the ingredients in a blender and mixing them, but you must pay attention to the order:

Liquids + frozen fruit and / or ice + cereals or nuts + fresh fruits at the end

In general, bananas go well with all the ingredients. If you are using fresh fruit, we recommend that you put in a frozen banana or at least one from the fridge.

If you put ice in the smoothie, you will get a perfect summer refreshment.

You can always add almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cocoa, chocolate, peanut butter – use your imagination!

Avoid the use of sugar, your goal is to create a healthy drink, and honey is the right choice!

If you want to make this healthy beverage your daily habit you should keep the blender at hand, in an accessible place. If you want your blender to last longer, wash it with lukewarm water after every use.

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