Expert Nutritionist Suggested 5 Healthiest Smoothies

Frappe is phenomenal this generation. A lot of coffee shops that are rising would never leave out Frappe on their menu. It is mainly found on coffee shops and where we can consider a must-have item on the menu list . Frappe these days uses coffee powder, ice and a blender which makes Starbucks very popular.

Frappe also has fruit flavors as well as the smoothies but what makes it different with each is that frappe offers low percent or chance of fruit-flavored.

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To appreciate smoothies nutrionist suggested for you to try their favorite smoothies at home. Check out five of them below. Ready your eco friendly bag or insulated bag for going to the grocery stores for the complete ingredients.

 

1. Green Smoothie

1 cup spinach

1 cup kale

1/2 banana

A small handful of almonds

3 to 5 raw brazil nuts

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1-2 tablespoons cacao or carob powder

1/2 can of full-fat coconut milk

Ben Greenfield, fitness and triathlon expert, Get-Fit Guy podcast host

Green smoothies are not just good color but good for the health of the body. It brings healthy benefits for it is made of leafy vegetables that are used as a antioxidants and vitamins.

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2. Carrot Mango Smoothie

1 medium mango, peeled and cubed

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup coconut water

1/4 cup water

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN, certified specialist in sports dietetics

Carrots and mangoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C. Beta-carotene when intake in the human body is converted to Vitamin A or retinol which is neded for a healthy skin, our immune system and good eye health and vision. Vitamin C also includes protection of the immune system and protects from eye disease. It even prevents skin wrinkling.

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Source:  The Huffington Post

3. Kale Banana Smoothie

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 ripe banana

1 cup loosely packed chopped kale

1/4 cup water

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN, certified specialist in sports dietetics

Kale is a nutritiousand is beneficial to our health in many ways. One cup of kale is said to has zero fat and only 36 calories and is high in vitamins and antioxidants. On the other hand, banana itself is not just delicious but provide wide range of health benefits that is why it is mostly top of the grocery list. And can fill an insulated bag during picnics. Put them together, superb!

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Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/04/healthy-smoothie-recipes_n_5079035.html, The Huffington Posts

4. Chocolate Beet Berry Smoothie

1/2 cup peeled chopped
 raw beet

1 banana

1 cup strawberries 
(may sub blueberries 
or raspberries)

1/2 cup coconut water

1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder

 

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN, certified specialist in sports dietetics

 

This smoothie is rich, tasty, filling, and packed with whole veggies. It would make a great light breakfast or snack. If you are planning to make it a desert, you can make it chocolatey and as sweet as you want it to be.

 

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/04/healthy-smoothie-recipes_n_5079035.html, The Huffington Post

5. Raspberry Almond Smoothie

 

1/2 cup almond milk

1/2 cup low-fat plain greek yogurt

1/2 medium banana

1/2 cup fresh (or frozen) raspberries

1/8 teaspoon almond extract

1 tablespoon honey

 

— Keri Gans, RD, author of “The Small Change Diet”

 

Raspberries are one of the delicious food you can eat. They are packed with fiber and vitamin C. In this smoothie, swap out coconut milk with an almond milk. A lot of girls would love this for its girly color.

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Source: The Huffington Post

 

“Eat Well. Drink Well. Love life!”

 

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