Updated: Aug 29
Here are 8 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies recipe ideas to set you right.
We are always told that we don't eat enough fruit and vegetables, but there is evidence to suggest you can beat illnesses like cancers, lose weight more easily, and have better skin and hair. Eating a lot of fresh fruit and veg will make us healthier. The human body has a hard time dealing with processed food in superstores. But if we make smoothies, it is easier to get fresh foods into our bodies without too much effort.
A healthy, nutritious breakfast is necessary to get your day started right. It keeps you energized and helps maintain a good metabolism throughout the morning. Who has time for that? You’ve got to walk the dog, take care of kids on their way out the door (and put them in an extra layer if it's cold), and feed Fluffy while juggling several different things at once like looking for keys or getting dressed yourself since there are never enough hangers! Fixing a healthy and nutritious breakfast just doesn’t seem to suit in. The answer may be a breakfast smoothie. In this post, I will provide you with 8 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies recipe ideas.
A smoothie is portable, meaning there are no excuses for missing breakfast again. You can make one with fruit or vegetables that are starting to go bad! You'll find quick and straightforward recipes for a spread of smoothies in this article. These nutritious shakes blend into one meal in just minutes—perfect if you're on the run! Just pour your favorite breakfast smoothie into an insulated cup, grab it with some toast or fruit topper, and get moving every morning.
Health Benefits of Consuming Smoothie
Aid digestion – Smoothies are a great way to boost your digestive health as they help strengthen the stomach and intestinal walls. The ingredients found in smoothies also aid digestion by adding fiber, which helps push things along our intestines. When drinking solid food it can take up to six hours for everything from mouth-to-intestine travel time, whereas liquids only take about an hour or two at most depending on what you're eating/drinking (source). This is because many of us eat too fast and don't give ourselves enough time between bites; we end up swallowing air while we chew which causes gas discomfort later on down the line – but if you drink something like a smoothie instead then not much chewing will be involved so less air gets swallowed
Helps you reduce – A healthy smoothie will often satisfy those food cravings which are the bane of anyone who has ever tried to reduce the signs fade. In fact, many fruits and vegetables are “Thermogenic”, meaning they contain fewer calories than what's needed to process them- making it easier for you to maintain your weight or lose any extra pounds!
Vibrant, radiant health – A healthy body is vibrant, full of energy and life! I believe that natural, raw foods are the secret to inner and outer beauty. When you eat in a manner that keeps your cells clean and healthy, you will begin to look radiant despite your age. I've always looked my best when I eat a more plant-based diet, but it wasn't until recently that the quality of my skin really improved. My friends all notice how clear and radiant mine looks now! It's amazing what eating lots of fruits and vegetables can do for your body - especially in terms of looking great on the outside too. Eating healthy and living well will remove years from your face, eliminate wrinkles, and signs fade age spots. You'll have a "second youth". Your skin becomes supple; acne clears up. Eyes become bright with sparkles in them. The dark circles and puffiness diminish while the yellowness of whites fades away too! On the inside of your body, your cells will become rejuvenated as well, causing your organs to function more.
Lower vital signs – The Chlorophyll, vitamins, and minerals found in fruits and vegetables can help maintain healthy vital signs. It also prevents energy loss, mood swings, and weight gain – smoothies as against juices retain the fiber of the plant. This makes your stomach force itself to take time interrupting down that fiber into digestible particles because it would otherwise hold up all those nutrients from being absorbed by you quickly. The slow release of sugar from this process helps avoid spikes in blood glucose levels, which cause these undesirable effects after eating a fruit or vegetable-heavy meal like juice does. A rapid rise in blood glucose is usually related to the aforementioned conditions.
Keeps your body hydrated – Fruits and vegetables contain a lot of water, typically over 80 or even 90 percent. A well-hydrated body may be one reason why you don't feel hungry (your brain often doesn’t receive hunger signals until you're actually thirsty).
Boosts your system and prevents disease – The phytonutrients and antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables are shown to assist prevent a number of diseases, including a heart conditions.
Kick the coffee habit – Replacing your morning cup of coffee with a healthy smoothie can be an excellent way to reduce your caffeine consumption. This will help you lower the amount of anxiety, stress, and nervousness in your life (just some negative side effects of consuming too much caffeine).
Fruits With Their Amazing Nutritional Content
Apples: These are an honest source of dietary fiber they contain vitamin C and polyphenols, a strong antioxidant. Apples have also been shown to possess cardiovascular benefits and should help regulate blood glucose, too.
Banana: Full of energy and very nutritious, bananas are an upscale source of niacin, riboflavin, and potassium, and contain vitamins A and C. They combine well with Berries, nuts, pit fruits, and other tropical fruits.
Guava: An anti-aging fruit, it keeps skin glowing and wrinkle free. Guava has the richest source of vitamin C. Rich in vitamin A, C, B3, potassium, and magnesium. Guava has the very best concentration of antioxidant
Pineapple: An exceptional source of B-complex vitamin C, thiamine, and dietary fiber. The juicy sweetness of this vibrant fruit is tenderly sweet with its texture. High traces of minerals (manganese) and enzymes are beneficial for energy build-up and its high antioxidant content will disarm free radicals.
Papaya: A melon-like fruit with yellow-orange flesh with dozens of small black seeds enclosed within the skin that ranges in color from green to orange. Rich in vitamins A, B, C, and D, calcium, phosphorus, and iron. it's high in digestive properties and features a direct tonic effect on the stomach.
Avocado: They're rich in fiber, Vitamin K, and folate, but where avocado really kicks butt is in its anti-inflammatory benefits because of phytosterols, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Research also suggests that avocados help support the circulatory system and regulate blood glucose. Plus, avocados make smoothies super-smooth - combine avocado with a few dates and you've got a delicious substitute for banana.
Blueberries: These are well known for their phytonutrients, particularly anthocyanins which give blueberries their characteristic Color. This same phytonutrient also functions as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, which is why you often see blueberries come up in any article that talks about "superfood". Blueberries are "super" tasty, too.
Raspberry: An honest source of vitamin C, niacin, riboflavin, and potassium, raspberries have long been credited with healing properties.
Strawberry: probably the world’s hottest soft fruit, strawberries contain iron, potassium, and vitamins B and C. There are many different varieties and all are sweet and succulent, especially if locally grown.
Kiwi: A rich source of vitamins A, C, E, B - complex, calcium, iron and folic acid, kiwi is a small oval fruit with thin brown skin, soft green flesh and black seeds.
Amazing Healthy Ultimate Smoothies’ Recipe
Strawberry And Mint Smoothie Recipe
You can do a lot with this smoothie. Sub the dates with banana. Add other berries like blackberries and blueberries, or citrus juice like lemon and lime.
1.5 cups strawberries (~200g)
1/4 avocado (~30g)
10 cashews (~10g)
1 tsp flax seeds (~5g)
2 dates and a few mints leaves
A couple of drops of orange flower water
A few ice cubes
water (or orange juice)
Put everything in the blender and blend until smooth, adding more water as necessary. Taste before serving and add more mint or orange to taste.
Cherry, Blueberry, And Raspberry Smoothie Recipe
This smoothie combines raspberries, blueberries, and cherries for a tasty green breakfast smoothie.
2 cups of purified water
2 cups of fresh spinach leaves
½ cup of blueberries
½ cup of raspberries
1 cup of cherries
Wash all the berries, cherries, and spinach before using. Add the water and the spinach to your blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth. Add the chunks of banana and continue blending. Last, place berries in the blender and continue to blend until you have a smooth mixture. Pour smoothie two glasses and enjoy. You can drink the second glass later in the day if desired. NOTE: Use frozen berries for a cold, refreshing smoothie.
Apple And Banana Smoothie Recipe
Simple and sweet, this smoothie takes the flavors of apples and bananas that you know and love and blends them together in a cool, icy treat. The addition of pure apple juice gives this already sweet concoction a kick of apple deliciousness that helps blend everything together for a taste that’s just right!
1 banana, peeled
1 yellow apple, cored 1 cup all-natural, organic apple juice (not from concentrate)
1 cup ice cube
Blend until thoroughly combined. While blending, add remaining ice until desired consistency is achieved.
Mango Peach Smoothie Recipe
This smoothie has a wonderfully creamy, light consistency. With three servings of fruit, this smoothie will provide your body with vitamins and minerals to fuel you and energize your day.
¾ cup coconut milk
1 medium peach, with or without the skin
½ cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup frozen mango
1 frozen banana
Add all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Enjoy right away while cold.
Spinach, Cucumber Smoothie
Small cucumber, ½
1 cup spinach
Orange, 1, peeled
Pumpkin seeds, 1 tablespoon
Pear, 1, seeded
Lemon, 1, peeled
Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Serve chilled.
Apple and Pear Smoothie
1 Ripe banana (peeled and chopped)
2 Medium golden delicious apples (peeled, cored, and chopped)
1 Ripe pear (peeled, cored, and diced)
1 Cup of vanilla low-fat yoghurt
1 Cup of apple juice A pinch of ground cinnamon
Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass and serve.
1 Ripe banana
2 Cups of milk
2 teaspoons of sugar
Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass and serve.
Mango Orange Smoothie
1 large orange
2 tbsp vegan yogurt
2 tbsp white jumbo organic oats
300ml coconut water
1 tsp ground linseed
Place all ingredients in a blender, except for the shredded coconut, and blend on high until smooth. Pour smoothie into a glass and garnish with half of the shredded coconut.
Whether you are looking for a quick breakfast or snack, these healthy smoothies recipes will have everyone in your family running to the kitchen. Not only are they delicious and easy to make, but they also give major health benefits! From boosting immunity to energy boosts, there is something here for every type of person on any schedule. What’s your favorite morning beverage? Let us know in the comments below.