6 Awesome Health & Beauty Boosting Smoothie Recipes

A lot of us start our days off by drinking cups of coffee or tea, but that isn’t enough to fill your stomach, so you’d end up eating carb and sugar-loaded foods like toast, doughnuts, pancakes, pastries, etc. Even if you accompany them with fresh fruit, that gets overtaken by all those harmful calories.

So, why not have fruits by themselves? Having them in smoothie form allows you to add in other ingredients that’ll keep you feeling full and energized. You can add things like leafy greens, yogurt, honey, oats, and protein powders. They bring along a whole host of benefits to you health, energy, and beauty. And not to mention, they’re delicious!

So here are 6 delicious smoothie recipes that each have their own benefit.

Berry Vanilla Smoothie – Energy Boosting

Source: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2014/04/recipe-berry-banana-smoothie/

Ingredients:
8 oz. non-fat milk
1∕3 cup 1 percent fat cottage cheese
¼ unsweetened blueberries
¼ cup unsweetened blackberries
¼ cup red grapes
½ banana
¼ tsp. vanilla extract

Method:
Cut the banana into pieces and freeze along with all other fruits.
Once frozen, dump them all into a blender and whizz until smooth and creamy. Add as much milk as you want to make it as thick as you like.
Add your sweetener of choice if preferred.

Coconut Bliss – Healthy Skin

Source: http://www.doctoroz.com/article/five-beautifying-smoothie-recipes?page=5#copy

Ingredients:
1/2 cup coconut milk
4 oz water
4 oz unsweetened almond milk
1⁄2 frozen banana cut into chunks
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut
A handful of ice cubes

Method:
Add all the ingredients into blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
Enjoy!

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