About Smoothies Diet
Smoothies are a delicious way to start your day. But smoothies aren’t just for breakfast. If you can replace regular meals with smoothies, you can burn tons of calories while getting your daily recommended vitamins. A smoothie diet can consist of either home made or store bought smoothies. For a fresh smoothie you can make at home, you’ll need a blender and a selection of fruits and vegetables, additional supplements such as protein powders, and the like, are optional.
To make a cool smoothie without using ice, cut up your favorite fruits and freeze them. When they are frozen add them to your blender with fresh yoghurt and a liquid like soy milk or fresh fruit juice. Blend it up and enjoy the delicious taste. If you don’t have time to prepare your own thre are a variety of dietary smoothies available. Sometimes they come in a can, sometimes they’ll come in a powder form that you can simply add to milk or water. No matter what type of diet plan you’re on, one thing is for certain, you can expect to lose weight, and feel good doing it.
Make a Recipe
Easy to make, the following recipes are power packed with nutrition and health. A yogurt and fruit smoothie is a quick, easy, and healthy way to get more fruit and calcium into anyone kids as well as adults. The recipe tastes even better if you add some as it makes them healthier as well as taste smoother and creamier.
Yogurt is popularly known and eaten for its many health benefits, and when added with fruit and nuts, it just increases its health factor. Smoothies with yogurt are a delicious smoothie variety, prepared by low fat or non fat yogurt and fruits. They are very easy, quick and healthy way to get more fruits and vitamins into your diet.
The recipes have many variations such as banana, or cranberry or a long time favourite strawberry yogurt smoothie. The smoothies are rich and creamy, and have a flavour that everyone loves. Yogurt makes a great addition to just about any smoothie recipe. The recipes are thick, rich and filling and make great meals on the go.
Some suggestions for these recipes are:
Ingredients: 1 cup yogurt (any flavour, but vanilla is a good base), 1 cup apple juice, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup strawberries, 1 small banana, 2 cups of ice.
Ingredients: 1 cup cranberries, 2/3 cup cranberry or raspberry juice (less, if this is too sweet for you, but I like it sweeter), 1 cup raspberries, 8 oz of yogurt, preferably Raspberry and 1 1/2 cups of ice.
Ingredients: 2 cups eggnog, 1 banana, 1 cup non fat vanilla yogurt, 1/3 cup of 2% milk, 2 cups of ice, Pinch of nutmeg and Pinch of cinnamon.
Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen), 7 oz vanilla yogurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/2 cup ice.
A glass full of great yogurt smoothie is the perfect way to beat the heat and especially if you are making it with healthy ingredients such as lusciously red strawberries, bananas and yogurt. A glass full of strawberry banana yogurt smoothie is a great breakfast option and can also be quickly whipped up for unexpected guests or your kid’s playgroup.