Who does not love a good smoothie? They are easy to make and healthy as well.
The right ingredients can make any smoothie recipe a power pack of nutrients. Try these 10 healthy ingredients to add flavour and nutrients to your smoothies.
1. Almond Flour
Almond flour contains healthy fats, vitamin E, and protein to boost your metabolism.
Avocado are rich in fiber, vitamins C, K and E . It also add a green and creamy consistency into your smoothies.
Beets are rich in potassium, fiber and manganese, which is beneficial to bone health. You can add this with almond milk, berries and protein powder.
4. Coconut Water
Coconut water contains more potassium than bananas and fewer calories than a sports drink. You can put them in ice cube trays to freeze and add it into your smoothies for that electrolyte hit with tropical flavor.
Flaxseeds add healthy fibre and fats to your smoothies. You can grind them first using a coffee grinder or blender.
Ginger makes a healthy and flavourful add-on to your smoothies. You can start by adding 1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger per serving of smoothie. It blends perfectly with strawberries and pears.
Honey is a natural sweetener. In small regular amounts in can help improve immunity to local pollen.
Kale contains vitamin C, K and has only 33 calories. You can mix it with protein powder and fruit.
9. Matcha Tea
Matcha is a powdered green tea, with the benefits of antioxidants and EGCG. It gives you that energizing metabolism boost.
Adding leafy greens into your smoothies can make them super nutritious. You can start by adding about 1/2 cup of fresh baby spinach leaves in your smoothie and add more if you like.