There’s nothing worse than what comes with the new year than the excessive weight of bringing it in. Alcohol, cakes and those pepperoni pizzas, lets just say, January turns out to be a tough one for most of us. But worry not, StyleCracker just made it easier. We suggest you indulge in a heavenly delicious smoothie at home, packed with the most vital of nutrients and believe us, you might end up eating raw spinach without an ordeal. Help yourself in browsing through our collection of easy-to-make smoothies for the nutritional winner in you!
BLUEBERRY SPINACH SMOOTHIE:
While the massive amount of anti-oxidant blueberries and spinach would suffice all your phytonutrient needs, the other minor ingredients will prove imperative in maintaining your bone and vitamin-rich requirements.
Half a cup- spinach leaves
Two/third cup- frozen blueberries
One/third cup- plain yogurt
One ripe banana
Two large frozen strawberries
Half a cup- fat-free milk (more, if needed)
Half a tablespoon- honey (or to taste)
PEANUT BUTTER BANANA SMOOTHIE:
Just the right amount of calories and superbly-high in protein, this heavenly smoothie is the quickest and healthiest smoothie out there. Top it with some coconut whipped cream and your mouth is going to water for days!
Two tablespoons- creamy peanut butter
One/fourth- ripe banana
Half a cup- fat-free milk
Half a cup- fat-free plain yogurt
One tablespoon- honey
MANGO PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE:
You’d love to start off your day with this. It uses the freshest of fruits, the addition of yogurt serves all your protein requirements, just don’t store it for long, those pineapples might turn bitter with time.
Half a cup- fresh or frozen mango chunks
Half a cup- fresh pineapple chunks
Two/third ounces- non-fat yogurt
One frozen banana, chopped
Two tablespoons- ground flaxseeds
APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE:
What’s better to demand- a smoothie gluten-free and tasting like your grandmother’s homemade pie! It’s low in fat, sodium and cholesterol, and keeps your hunger pangs at bay.
Two large apples
One/third tablespoon- cinnamon
One frozen banana
One cup fat-free milk
Half a cup yogurt
Pinch of ground nutmeg and ginger
Tiny pinch of ground cloves
One/third tablespoon- honey
CREAMY CAKE SMOOTHIE:
Moderate amounts of fat, extremely high on taste and yet very healthy, but this one’s definitely for one of those cheat days. Don’t forget to top it with some chocolate syrup and sprinkles for that ultimate treat!
One cup plain or vanilla yogurt / one cup vanilla ice cream
Two/third cup- dry yellow cake mix
Two/third cup- milk (or more, if needed)
Optional: Chocolate syrup, sprinkles
Pick one, start the blender, enjoy!