Satisfy your tastebuds with these healthy, delicious ideas for juices and smoothies
Summer calls for ice cold, delicious smoothies and juices – especially if they give you a healthy boost! Whether you’re after a protein hit or a heart healthy blend, try one of these tasty offerings put together by the nutritionists at Nutribullet.
Peaches n’ Creamy: This beautiful Blast is a sweet, creamy treat anyone in your family can enjoy! It works as a perfect snack and is filled with protein and natural sugars that pack an energizing punch.
-1/2 Cup of Greek Yogurt
-1/2 Cup of Peaches, Frozen
-1 Tablespoon of Sesame Seeds
-1 cup of Coconut Milk or Unsweetend Vanilla Almond Milk
-2 Ice Cubes
Method: Just add all the ingredients to a tall cup and extract for 30 seconds, or until smooth!
Hydrate-Orade: A super refreshing recipe for those who are looking to keep themselves hydrated. Cool off with this post-run elixir. It’s fresh, it’s sweet and just a tad salty to replenish lost electrolytes and get you back up and running!
-1 handful Spinach
-½ Cup Cantaloupe
-1 tablespoon Honey
– 1 pinch Sea Salt
– 0 to Max Line Coconut Water
Method: Add all ingredients to your blender and extract for 30 seconds, or until smooth.
Stars and Stripes: This smoothie will boost the energy and performance. The naturally occurring amino acid in green tea called L-Theanine improves alertness and concentration. Cherries are rich in vitamin C and phytonutrient antioxidants shown to improve recovery after exercise. The Superboost provides maca and cacao powders that aid stamina and physical performance. This is an ideal pick me up shake for those looking to relieve stress and boost metabolism.
– 25% spinach or kale leaves (handful)
– 75g frozen pitted cherries
– 75g strawberries
– 3 Brazil nuts
– 1 tbsp Nutriblast Superboost
– Cooled green tea to line
Method: Blend ingredients for 30 seconds.
Variation: Using matcha green tea powder will give this juice an extra boost.
Heart Healthy Blueberry Avocado: Full of monounsaturated fatty acids from the avocado, shown to help lower our risk of heart disease, and antioxidants from blueberries, shown to help reduce the build-up of “bad” LDL cholesterol, this creamy concoction will keep your heart healthy and strong.
– 1 cup Blueberries
– ¼ Avocado
– 2 tablespoons Lime Juice
– 1 tablespoon SuperFood SuperGreens
– 1 tablespoon Honey
– 1 cup Coconut Water
– 1 handful Ice Cubes
Method: Add all solid ingredients to the Tall Cup. Fill to the Max Line with liquids and blend until smooth, approximately 30 seconds. Add half a cup of Greek yoghurt for an extra boost of protein.