Juices and smoothies are trendy these days, especially for the health conscious as well as those who want to lose some weight. Whether you are trying to get rid of unwanted flab or you just want to snack on something healthy, juices and smoothies are a great option.
Blending and juicing are easy because you only need the equipment and you can start with your tasks. For smoothies, you need a blender. A food processor can also work. While in juicing, you need a special juicer. The process is the same: just add all the ingredients below based on the recipe given, blend or juice, and enjoy.
Mango with Passion Fruit Juice Blend
You need the following:
- Passion fruit
- Passion fruit and mango juice
- Pineapple sherbet
This recipe is great for those who have gluten allergy. Since you will be using fresh ingredients, you don’t have to worry about artificial preservatives and flavors as well as trans fat.
For this smoothie, you will need the following ingredients:
- One cup mango, chopped and peeled
- Two teaspoons of ginger, minced and crystallized
- One cup of strawberries, hulled
- ¼ cup of water
- ½ cup of vanilla yogurt, preferably low-fat
- ¾ cup of crushed ice
- Two teaspoons of honey
The ingredients above make two servings with a total amount of calories of 133. It contains one gram of fat and saturated fat as well as four grams of protein and three grams of fiber.
Mango with Coconut and Lime Smoothie
Ingredients are as follows:
- One and a half cup of mango chunks, frozen
- One tablespoon of honey
- ¼ cup of Greek yogurt, plain and low-fat
- ¼ cup of lime juice
- One cup of coconut water
Delicious and refreshing, this smoothie with the ingredients above can give you two servings.
Orange Mango Smoothie
Prepare the following ingredients:
- One cup of mango chunks, frozen
- Two whole oranges without the peel
- At least a tablespoon of water
- Half of a frozen banana
This 110-calorie smoothie will refresh you no matter what time of the day.
Mango Pineapple Juice
Here’s an easy juice recipe that will help quench your thirst:
- One mango, pit and peel removed
- Two cups of pineapple chunks
- Two limes
You can also add a tablespoon of chia seeds if you like. Juice the mango, pineapple, and then the limes last. If you’re going to add chia seeds, let them soak for at least five minutes before serving.
Whether you want to start your day with something refreshing and delicious or you want to start eating healthy, these juices and smoothies are a good way to go.