Fitness Fridays: Three Fast, Healthy Smoothies Recipe
Smoothies are one of those luxuries that it seems like I can never remember to make at home. I know how delicious they can be, and I always have the ingredients on hand. It just seems like I never make the time or remember.
You don’t need any fancy blender to make a smoothie. I use my Grandmother’s blender:
Futura what what! I’m not saying that Vitamix wouldn’t be awesome. It would. What I’m saying is that all you need is a blender, even an old timer will work!
I have three of my favorite smoothies here for you today, but I’m always looking for new flavors. If you have a favorite, share in the comments!
The most delicious smoothie ever!
Into the blender: 1/2 cup GF rolled oats, 1 cup frozen pineapple, 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cup frozen strawberries, 1 to 2 cups liquid of your choice – I used Vanilla Soymilk Light; optional add-ins: 1/2 tbsp. Chia Powder for fiber and 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
Creamy, Pineapple-y, and filling!
Into the blender: 1 cup frozen berry mix, 1/2 cup Vanilla yogurt, 1 to 2 cups liquid of your choice – I used Vanilla Soymilk Light; optional add-ins: 1/2 tbsp. Chia powder for fiber, 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
I used an Antioxidant blend of berries and was PLEASED with the results! Dole Mixed Berries with Pomegranate!
This smoothie is not for the faint of heart. It definitely tastes “green” but it’s oh so good for you. If you want a green smoothie that still tastes like a sweet dessert, then try the Green Monster.
Into the blender: 1 cup frozen strawberries, 1/2 cup Vanilla yogurt, 2 handfuls of fresh Spinach, one handful of fresh kale – stems removed, 1 to 2 cups liquid of your choice – I used Vanilla Soymilk Light; optional add-ins: 1/2 tbsp. Chia powder for fiber, 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
If you’re making it for later, just throw them in a blender bottle or mason jar so that you can shake it up and assimilate the ingredients.