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Healthy smoothie recipes! Cont.

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3 Aug 2016 - General
 

Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie

  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 3/4 cup raspberry juice
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, (not thawed)
  • 3/4 cup orange juice

Puree avocado, orange juice, raspberry juice and raspberries in a blender until smooth.

Nutrition fact: 218 calories; 11 g fat(1 g sat); 6 g fiber; 31 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 88 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 20 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 314 IU vitamin A; 62 mg vitamin C; 38 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 12 mg sodium; 531 mg potassium

 

Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

  • 1 cup cold pure coconut water, without added sugar or flavor 
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh mango chunks
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups ice

Blend coconut water, yogurt, mango, orange juice concentrate and ice in a blender until smooth.

Nutrition fact: 184 calories; 1 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 33 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; 54 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 29 g sugars; 5 g added sugars; 863 IU vitamin A; 66 mg vitamin C; 182 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 174 mg sodium; 580 mg potassium

 

Watermelon-Mango Smoothie

  • 1 cup chopped watermelon
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 frozen medium banana
  • 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt

Combine watermelon, mango, banana and yogurt in a blender. Puree until smooth.

Nutrition fact: 176 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 33 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 57 mcg folate; 7 mg cholesterol; 28 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1406 IU vitamin A; 40 mg vitamin C; 240 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 88 mg sodium; 616 mg potassium

 

Cherry Pina Colada Smoothie

  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup frozen pineapple
  • 3/4 cup frozen pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes for garnish

Combine yogurt, pineapple, cherries and coconut milk in a blender. Puree until smooth. Garnish with coconut flakes, if desired.

Nutrition fact: 182 calories; 5 g fat(3 g sat); 2 g fiber; 23 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; 21 mcg folate; 6 mg cholesterol; 17 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 77 IU vitamin A; 34 mg vitamin C; 139 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 56 mg sodium; 354 mg potassium

 

Blueberry-Peach Pie Smoothie

  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen peach slices
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine yogurt, almond milk, blueberries, peaches, oats, honey (or maple syrup) and vanilla in a blender. Puree until smooth.

Nutrition fact: Calories 221, Fat 3g (sat 0g, mono 1g), Cholesterol 6mg, Carbs 35g, Total sugars 19g (added 9g), Protein 15g, Fiber 4g, Sodium 86mg, Potassium 379mg.

Kathleen Peralta Honestly it is not hard at all. All you got to do is started cooking and prepare. take one day out of the week and prepare a meal for your family. In a month you would have completed 4 days of healthy meals. It helps in a way. Start small, bit by bit, it will motivate yourself and your family. at the same time allows your hubby to take a break from all the cooking and lets him have his time to do...
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thank you, Alan. But, to be honest, I'm not the cook of the house so I don't have much recipes to share. My husband does all the cooking and I eat what he prepares. I try to tell him though to go easy on the fats and salt as I've noticed his cooking is more on palatability rather than health reasons. Good to know though that you try to eat as healthy as possible and one day, maybe one day, I will be a health freak myself, start doing my exercises and lessen my junk food intake. :) I ...
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Kathleen Peralta im a health freak. work out a lot and eats a lot. But when i eat, i always try to make it as healthy as possible and also trying out new recipes. it has been like this for me all these while and willing to share my recipes and allow others in here who might not have the time to try and search for healthy recipes online or from a book. My recipes are basically tried and proven with health benefit...
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I've noticed that you are into posting or sharing recipes. Thank you! I needed this healthy smoothie recipes for myself as I recently bought a smoothie blender trying to start eating healthily by drinking smoothies instead of junk foods such as fries, crisps and chocolate. I will definitely try the recipes here and buy the ingredients when we go food shopping later. I hope they taste nice as most of the time, if it is healthy, it doesn't taste of anything. The first on my list to try wou...
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