We all know how beneficial it would be for us to go full-time veggie fans. But it isn’t that easy to forget all the goodness of meat. But you do not have to go full-time vegan to have the goodness of veggies. Try out these super healthy yet still amazingly yummy smoothie recipes that would be perfect especially this summer!
- Ginger Pear Smoothie
This post-workout smoothie is a good pick especially for the people who need to recover from an injury or who need some extra power boost after an extra extended workout. Moreover, its ingredients have good anti-inflammatory properties. It is not just the ginger that helps soothe inflammation but flax and hemp’s linolenic acid also does the magic.
Each serving of the refreshing and anti-inflammatory Ginger Pear Smoothie contains 256 calories and 12 grams of protein. Just combine all the ingredients together in a blender and blend until the mixture is smooth.
The ingredients you would need for your Ginger Pear Smoothie are the following: a cup of water, a tablespoon of ground flaxseed, a half tablespoon of hemp seeds, two tablespoons of chopped fresh ginger, a quarter cup of unsweetened almond milk, a half banana, a half pear, and a cup of spinach.
- Spicy Mango Lime Smoothie
Because of its hemp contents, you would be sipping not only smoothie freshness but also nine essential amino acids, fiber, healthy fats, and almost seven grams of protein. But wait, there’s more. If you are not so much into spicy stuff, do not skip the jalapeno just yet. You would want to reap its metabolism-boosting benefits, right? So the right thing to do would be to just replace the banana with a half avocado.
Each serving contains 312 calories and 10.5 grams of protein. Just combine all the ingredients together in a blender and blend until smooth.
Have the following ingredients ready: a freshly squeezed half lime, a half banana, a half cup of diced frozen mango, a quarter chopped jalapeno, a cup of almond milk, a tablespoon of flaxseed, and two tablespoons of hemp seeds.
- Raspberry Walnut Smoothie
Its walnuts are to be thanked for the heart-healthy fats and 4.5 grams of protein. Moreover, this refreshing power drink also contains potassium, magnesium, and electrolytes for muscle function.
Each serving contains 430 calories and 8 grams of protein. Just combine all the ingredients together in a blender and blend until smooth.
For your Raspberry Walnut Smoothie, prepare: a frozen half banana, a quarter cup of walnuts, a cup of unsweetened almond milk, a tablespoon of cacao nibs, a teaspoon of vanilla, and one-third cup of frozen raspberries.
- Blueberry Rooibos Smoothie
For your daily dose of much needed anti-oxidants, just have the powerful combination of blueberries and green rooibos tea. And it’s caffeine-free!
Each serving contains 255 calories and 7 grams of protein. Just blend all the ingredients together in a blender until smooth.
Prepare: two cups of steeped and chilled green rooibos tea, one and a half cups of frozen blueberries, a tablespoon of flaxseed, a tablespoon of hemp seeds, and a half banana.