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Healthy smoothies for a healthier and beautiful you

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Are you looking to clean your diet and are unable to figure out where to start your nutrition journey from? Are you looking for a way to lose weight but don’t want to get into those crappy fad diets? Want to add some glow to your hair and skin?? Looking for an easily digestible nutrient rich breakfast or snack idea? A healthy smoothie is the best answer for all these questions. Yes, a glass of fruit or vegetable smoothie daily can get your energy levels go higher, can make you strip those excess pounds and can give you strong, healthy hair and nails. These nutrient rich drinks protect us from cardiovascular diseases, cancer and many other diseases.

So, how to make a perfect, yummy smoothie that is both tasty and healthy??? I am gonna tell ya now. I am going to share with you my three go to smoothie recipes.

  1. Green Smoothie:

Steps for the ultimate green smoothie formula for a quick, nutrient-rich drink:

  • Pick one unsweetened liquid (1.5 cup) – Almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, rice milk, hemp milk, coconut water, plain water
  • Choose one or more greens(1 cup) – kale, collards, spinach, swiss chard, beet greens
  • Choose one more fruits (1.5 – 2 cups) – banana, blueberrys, apple, raspberry, melon, mango, strawberry, pear, blackberry, peach.
  • One or more supercharge boosters – 1 tablespoon protein powder, chia seeds, flaxseeds, sesame seeds, avocado, hemp seeds, bee pollen, ginger, cinnamon, spirulina, chlorella, maca powder
  • Sweetener – raw honey, dates

My favorite pick in this category is the mix of almond milk, spinach, kale, pineapple, strawberries, chia seeds, flaxseeds, honey, water.

  1. Anti-oxidant rich Berry smoothie:
  • 1 handful of cranberries
  • 1 handful of blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 5 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup water/coconut water
  • 1 tblspoon Chia/flax seeds
  • Raw organic honey

Drink up this anti-oxidant filled smoothie to get an anti-aging treatment from inside out.

  1. Strawberry – Banana Smoothie:
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 5 cups almond milk
  • 1 cup water/coconut water
  • 1 tblspoon chia/flaxseeds
  • ½ cup dates

A smoothie can be a perfect breakfast or snack. Easy to make and you can make it no time!! You can grab them on the go while in a rush and they are easy to digest too!! My favorite blender is the Nutribullet by magic bullet– affordable and effective, gets the job done! So get your blender ready and start your way to the healthy journey

Happy juicing, folks!!

 

 

I am beauty obsessed, “more of skincare, less of makeup” kind of girl. Writing about health and beauty is my passion. I love to experiment with different beauty concoctions and come out with magical recipes for skin and hair care. I follow a healthy lifestyle, eat organic and love to do yoga. I love to read books on Ayurveda, yoga and beauty. I am a crafty person who loves to make cards, scrapbooks and DIY room decors. I strive to keep my readers updated on the beauty trends, DIY skin/hair care recipes, health and fitness tips, fashion /beauty hauls, healthy recipes and sales.

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