Four Healthy Smoothies to Make at Home

Everyone loves to drink smoothies! They are not only refreshing but they are also a great way to get those much-needed vitamins and nutrients into your system. Here are four recipes for vitamin- and nutrient-packed smoothies that you can make at home with no artificial ingredients in 5 minutes or less. Enjoy!

Banana, Honeydew, and Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • ½ honeydew melon, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1 medium-sized ripe banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Procedure:

Place honeydew melon and ice cubes in a blender. Liquefy for 1 minute.

Add bananas and strawberries.

Blend until smooth.

Serve immediately in tall glasses.

This recipe makes 2 servings.

 

Banana and Kiwi Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 8 kiwi fruits, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Procedure:

Place honeydew and ice cubes in a blender. Liquefy for 1 minute.

Add bananas and blend until smooth.

Serve immediately in tall glasses.

This recipe makes 2 servings.

 

Berry Strawberry Smoothie

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup fresh or skimmed milk
  • 1 cup strawberry yogurt (regular or non-fat)

Procedure:

Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth and serve immediately.

This recipe makes 4 servings.

 

Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Spinach leaves, 2 large handfuls, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized cucumber, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 2 medium-sized ripe avocados, peeled, stoned and chopped into small chunks
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Procedure:

In a blender, combine celery, spinach, cucumber, and ice cubes. Liquefy for 1-2 minutes.

Add avocados and blend until smooth.

Serve immediately in tall glasses garnished with either spinach or celery leaves.

This recipe makes 2 servings.