Tasty Summer Smoothie Recipes

1. Watermelon, strawberry and oats smoothie 

Nutrition benefits for heart disorders and digestive system..

1/2 Cup of ice cubes

1 Cup of diced watermelon

1 Cup of strawberries

1 Tablespoon of oats

The carbohydrate content of strawberries consists mainly of fibers and simple sugars. They score relatively low on the glycemic index and should not cause big spikes in blood sugar levels.

Fiber and water are important for healthy digestion. Watermelon contains both.

Oats are rich in carbs, fiber and higher in protein. They are very high in numerous vitamins and minerals.

Strawberries adds more of a juice to the smoothie, sweetens it naturally and oats keeping a thick texture while watermelon adds liquid..

 

2. Melon – yogurt – Mango – Walnut  smoothie

Easy smoothie with nutrition benefits for digestive system and immune system.

1/2 Cup of diced melon

1 Cup of low fat yogurt

1 Mango

6 Walnut halves

Yogurt is rich in vitamins and minerals that play a key role in bone health. Consuming it regularly may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Mangoes contain vitamin C and soluble fiber. They also contain plant compounds with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory effects.

Walnuts are a good source of the plant form of omega-3 fat, which may help reduce heart disease risk.

Melon adds a refreshing taste and mango adds a rich creamy texture with a hint of sweetness while walnuts adds a bit of texture and creaminess.

 

3. Melon – banana – coca smoothie 

1/2 Cup of ice cubes

1 Cup of diced melon

1 medium banana

1 Tablespoon of coca powder

Banana contain nutrients that can help moderate blood sugar levels after meals. They may also reduce appetite by slowing stomach emptying.

The fiber content of coca powder is incredible, with up to two grams per tablespoon.

Melon adds a refreshing taste and banana adds natural sweetness while coca adds a bitter, chocolatey taste and ice adds volume and makes the smoothie icy cold.

 

4. Beet – flax smoothie

1/2 Cup of ice cubes

1/2 Cup of almond milk

1 Cooked beet

1 Tablespoon of flaxseeds

One cup (240 ml) of almond milk can provide 20-50% of your daily vitamin E requirement. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidants that can reduce inflammation, stress and the risk of disease.

Beets are loaded with vitamins and minerals and they are low in calories and fat. They contain inorganic nitrates and pigments, both of which have a number of health benefits.

Flaxseeds are a rich source of the omega-3 fatty acid ALA. Plant based ALA fatty acids are proven to have heart health benefits and are linked to a lower risk of stroke.

Beetroot adds a sweetness and juiciness and Almond milk adds a nutty flavour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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