5 Delicious Recipes for Healthy Smoothies

by Javi

5 recipes

Kids love smoothies because they’re delicious and refreshing. Adults love them for the same reason, and also because they’re healthy. Drinking smoothies offers many health benefits. They provide quick energy, protein, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. You’ll never grow tired of this nutritious drink because there are hundreds of recipes for healthy smoothies out there.

Smoothie Health Benefits

Smoothies are healthy because you can add all sorts of nutritious ingredients into them. With the right recipe, you can have a healthy smoothie with these health benefits:

  • Boost your energy
  • Cleanse and detoxify your body
  • Build your immune system
  • Boost your memory
  • Burn body fat and lose weight
  • Strengthen your bones
  • Build strong muscles
  • Nourish and beautify your skin, hair and nails

Try the recipes for healthy smoothies below. They’re amazingly delicious and good for your health. To make the smoothie, combine ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve and enjoy.

Healthy Smoothie Recipe #1 – Banana Orange Strawberry Fruit Shake

Make this smoothie when you want to cleanse and detoxify your body.

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 banana, sliced and frozen
  • 6 strawberries, frozen
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp skim milk powder
  • 1 tbsp protein powder
  • 1 tsp flax seed oil

Healthy Smoothie Recipe #2 – Frozen Fruit Smoothie Recipe

When you need a quick boost of energy, grab your blender and whip up this smoothie recipe.

  • 1/2 cup frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp honey

Healthy Smoothie Recipe #3 – Citrus Rush

When it’s flu or colds season, protect yourself from infection with this citrus smoothie recipe. Even if you already have a cold, the Vitamin C in this drink will shorten your suffering time. This is also a great drink to soothe your sore throat.

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 pink grapefruit, peeled and seeded
  • Juice of Ѕ lemon or 2 limes
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, skin scraped off
  • 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt
  • 2 tsp honey

Healthy Smoothie Recipe #4 – Low Fat Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Trying to lose weight? Have a low-fat, low-calorie smoothie.

  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup non-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

Healthy Smoothie Recipe #5 – Banana Strawberry Power Smoothie

Athletes and bodybuilders need extra energy and potassium while working out. Build your muscles with this power smoothie.

  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana, sliced
  • 2 tbsp whey protein powder
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil
  • 1 tbsp lecithin granules

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Wonderful post….
love the delicious smoothie.

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