Strawberries are often dubbed as the “queen of fruits.” They are not only sweet and tasty, but they are also among the fruits with the highest amount of health benefits. Eating strawberries can help you burn stored fat, ease inflammation, and even boost your short-term memory.

Strawberries are low in calories, but high in fiber – an ideal ingredient for people who want to lose weight. If you wish to enjoy more out of these fruits, try the following smoothie or juice recipe:

Strawberry Yogurt SmoothieStrawberry-Yogurt-Smoothies-rp

This smoothie is not only sweet, but is also refreshing and healthy:

  • Four cups of strawberries, ripe
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • One cup of yogurt, plain
  • One tablespoon of sugar

Here’s how you can make this smoothie:

  1. Hull the strawberries, but let four pieces remain untouched.
  1. Process the hulled strawberries in a blender.
  1. Add orange juice, sugar, and yogurt to the pureed strawberries. You can add more sugar if you want it to be sweeter.
  1. Pour the smoothie to a tall glass and add the four strawberries after slicing them. You can also add some orange slices if you wish.

Kiwi Strawberry SmoothieKiwi Strawberry Smoothie

This is very easy to do and you only need these ingredients:

  • Six strawberries
  • One kiwi
  • One banana
  • ¾ cup of orange and pineapple juice, blended together
  • ½ cup of yogurt, vanilla-flavored and frozen

Just combine everything in a blender and start mixing.

Pink Breakfast SmoothiePink Breakfast Smoothie

This filling smoothie needs the following ingredients:

  • Six strawberries, frozen
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • One banana
  • One cup of yogurt, plain and nonfat

Blend everything using your blender or processor.

Strawberry Oatmeal SmoothieStrawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

Here’s another smoothie you can have for breakfast:

  • 14 strawberries, frozen
  • One cup soy milk
  • One banana, cut in chunks
  • One and a half teaspoons of white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of rolled oats

Simply combine the ingredients and blend for up to 40 seconds.

Berry Smoothie for EnergyBerry Smoothie for Energy

This smoothie is ideal for those who need energy after a long workout session:

  • One and a half cup of strawberries, chopped
  • One cup of blueberries
  • One teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Half a cup of raspberries
  • Two tablespoons of honey

Just blend all the ingredients and serve. You can add some ice cubes to get a refreshing smoothie.

These are all easy to follow recipes that every strawberry and smoothie lover will love. With the strawberries as one of the ingredients, you are sure to get vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber every time you take a sip.