Smoothie are a nutritious and delicious way to have a powerhouse of superfoods filled with vitamins, minerals, and a wealth of health. You can make them to your liking for breakfast, lunch, snack or even for a quick easy meal. You can use so many combination – it is limitless. Choose veggies, fruits, any healthy food you like – such as organic fresh berries, mangoes, pineapple, bananas, kale, spinach, beets, carrots, organic yogurt, your choice of milk (organic raw milk, coconut, almond) or even just water or fresh juice.
Try to make sure it is locally grown and/or organic if possible and healthy food that tingles your taste buds. Make sure you include foods and ingredients that are filled with antioxidants, anti-aging, energy and immune boosting superfoods that include detoxing properties which will help keep you on the road to health.
Add some spice to your life — Turmeric is a spice that you can add to plenty of recipes even simply adding a little to your morning smoothie can give it a solid health boost. Include ginger that has anti-inflammatory properties and can reduce joint pain among many other qualities.
The infographic below shows the 10 ingredients that you should be including in your smoothies and why. Use it as a guide and let your imagination run wild with healthy ideas that will make each smoothie different, healthful, and oh so tasty! Or you can make your favorites ones each day if you like, just try some different varieties to keep it healthier.
Healthy smoothies are nutrient dense and contain healthy fat. They will help you stay hydrated, boost your energy, fight disease, and just make you feel better. I feel using your own ingredients instead of protein powder is also a good idea.
I hope your study this infographic and incorporate some of the super-foods into your healthful combination of fruits and veggies. Stay healthy with super power smoothies as part of your regular diet.
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