Smoothies are progressively becoming quite fashionable within society these days. Many people are taking their daily smoothies in beautifully crafted glass bottles and enjoying their many health benefits. Smoothies are generally great for us because they are easily absorbed by the body, which means that they are a great way to get all of the nutrients from foods directly ingested without much complication.
When you mix specific ingredients together in a blended form, they work as super smoothies — simultaneously fueling and cleansing your body with the best things to give you more energy and vitality. More and more people are realizing that smoothies are a great contribution for a daily healthy lifestyle: they are easily digested, they offer abundant and varying tastes, and they provide an appetizing alternative to common junk foods like milkshakes, ice-cream, etc.
A smoothie only takes around 5 minutes to make — give or take a few minutes depending on the type of smoothie. With everyone being so busy these days, there is no longer the excuse of not having enough time for your health. Respect yourself enough to know that you deserve the best, and tell yourself that each day!
Before you decide to make smoothies a part of your life, it would be wise to invest in a great blender, like VitaMix, so that you will be able to mix all of your ingredients smoothly without damaging the blades. That being said, we all want to find things that make us better and healthier, so here are the top 3 super smoothies to jump-start your day!
*For each smoothie (which makes one serving per cup), put the ingredients into the blender, mix at a high speed, and pour into your cup of choice to enjoy!
Very Veggie Autumn
We just entered autumn, and that means that it is slowly getting cooler; so, we need great nutritional foods to help combat colds. This succulent smoothie is vegetable-based, which is great for those days when you just want a potent jump-start to your day. Here are the ingredients:
- ½ tomato
- 1 to 2 stalks of celery
- 1 handful of spinach
- 1 clove garlic (strong taste yet effective for energy)
- ¼ cup of water
Apple Ginger Serene
This colorfully tasty smoothie is perfect for when you need that extra sugar boost. Here are the ingredients:
- 1 apple
- 2 carrots or small beets
- 3 celery stalks
- Small piece of ginger
- Lemon juice (half a lemon)
- ½ cup of water
Kiwi Lime Supreme
This delicious smoothie is especially great if you have a sensitive stomach or just want a tangy flavor. Here are the ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon flax seeds
- ½ lemon juice
- 1 piece of ginger or garlic
- 1 kiwi
- ½ cucumber
- ½ cup water
- ½ apple
There you have it, folks! Happy smoothie drinking. To get more smoothie recipes, or to work with me one-on-one through health coaching, feel free to contact me through my health and wellness blog.