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June 12, 2016

11 Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipes To Try at Home

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Smoothies are a very healthy and fulfilling breakfast, and can be classified into numerous categories- Ranging from weight loss, weight gain, immunity booster to lifestyle maintenance. The main benefit of smoothie is you are able to incorporate minimum daily servings of fruits and vegetables. If you are beginning to have smoothie on regular basis then we would recommend you to start with fruit smoothies. Fruit smoothies are rich in vitamins and minerals and nourishes your body. These easy fruit smoothie recipes can be made with basic ingredients found in your kitchen and take less than 5 minutes to prepare. We bring 11 easy fruit smoothie recipes that will make you a smoothie lover in no time.

Please note: You could either make smoothie with only milk or do 50:50 milk and yogurt. If you are lactose intolerant then you could replace regular cow’s milk with soy or almond milk. All the smoothie recipes mentioned below serves 2 glasses.

#1 Banana Smoothie

Bananas are extremely rich in potassium and Vitamin B6. Potassium helps keep your blood pressure normal while Vitamin B6 keeps your blood sugar at steady level. The richness of bananas will also keep you full for a longer period. Banana smoothie is one of the most easy fruit smoothie recipes you can try at home.

Ingredients

1 Banana

1/2 Cup Yogurt

1/2 Cup Milk

1 tbsp Honey (optional)

1 tbsp Oatmeal (optional)

1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder (optional)

6-8 Ice cubes

Blend ingredients together in a blender and your yummy banana smoothie is ready.

Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipes: Banana Smoothie Recipe

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#2 Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberries are anti-oxidants and Vitamin C rich and can help boost your immunity and keep cough and cold at bay.

Ingredients

8-12 Strawberries (washed and sliced into half)

1 cup yogurt

8-10 ice cubes

1/2 cup orange juice or 1 banana

Strawberry smoothie is light in general and will not keep you full for long. You could either add banana or vanilla ice cream to add density to the smoothie. If you like your smoothie sweeter then add 1 tbsp honey. Isn’t this a easy smoothie recipe?

Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipes: Strawberry Smoothie

#3 Mango Smoothie

This is one of my favorite fruit smoothie recipes. I love mangoes and mango smoothie is best way to refresh yourself during the summers. Mangoes are rich in beta-carotene, fiber and vitamin c. Mango smoothie curbs craving and tastes super yummy.

Ingredients

1 ripe mango

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup yogurt

8-10 ice cubes

1 tbsp honey (optional)

Blend the ingredients together and serve chilled.

easy fruit smoothie recipes: mango smoothie

#4 Pineapple Smoothie

Pineapple is one of those fruits that I am too lazy to cut at home and I am not a big fan of canned pineapples. Pineapple is rich in vitamin c and is an extremely healthy fruit to consume.

Ingredients

1 cup fresh-cut pineapple or canned pineapple

1/2 cup yogurt

1 cup milk

1/2 banana

8-10 ice cubes

Blend the ingredients well. You could replace plain yogurt with vanilla yogurt. In case you are out of yogurt then substitute it with milk.

easy fruit smoothie recipes: pineapple smoothie

#5 Watermelon Mint Smoothie

Another refreshing fruit smoothie recipe, watermelon mint smoothie recipe is easy to make at home. Watermelon is a zero-calorie food that contains 90% water so there are no side effects of having too much watermelon. Watermelon smoothie is refreshing and keeps you cool during the harsh summers.

Ingredients

2 cups watermelon (cut)

1/2 cup yogurt

1 cup milk

2-3 fresh mint leaves

6-8 ice cubes

Blend the ingredients well and serve it immediately. Garnish your smoothie with fresh mint leaves.

#6 Pomegranate – Pear Smoothie

Pomegranate is a super fruit rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin c and pear is rich in fiber. To add texture to the smoothie, you may also add banana. A more popular version of pomegranate smoothie is pomegranate and blueberry smoothie. So if you are out of pears then substitute pears with 1 cup of berries of your choice.

Ingredients

1/4 cup pomegranate juice

1 cup yogurt

1 pear sliced or 1 cup berries

1 tsp fresh ginger minced (optional)

Combine the ingredients and blend well in your blender. Garnish your smoothie with pomegranate arils/seeds.

#7 Orange Smoothie

Winters are here and I am sure most of us want to pump our body with vitamin c. If you are looking to build your immunity and are too lazy to snack on oranges then this recipe is perfect for you.

Ingredients

2 oranges (peeled)

1/2 cup milk

1 tbsp sugar or honey

1 tsp fresh ginger minced (optional)

Blend all the ingredients in your blender for few seconds. If the consistency is too thick then add milk or cubes. If you feel the smoothie is on the bitter side then add 1 tbsp sugar more.

#8 Apple-Kiwi Smoothie

Apple-Kiwi smoothie is one of the healthiest smoothies. Apple and kiwi are rich in vitamin c and anti-oxidants. For the recipe you could either use a red or green apple.

Ingredients

1 red or green apple – cut

1 kiwi

1/3 cup apple juice

2/3 cup yogurt or milk

Combine all 4 ingredients together and blend well. To make the smoothie more smoother you may also add banana. If you are out of apple then replace apple with banana or strawberries.

Easy fruit smoothie recipes: apple-kiwi smoothie

#9 Papaya-Coconut Smoothie

An offbeat smoothie on our recipe, papaya-coconut smoothie is creamy like banana smoothie and is highly nutritious. This is one of the easy fruit smoothie recipes that I would highly recommend you to try at home.

Ingredients

1 small papaya – cut and de-seeded

1 banana

1/2-1 cup coconut milk

8-10 ice cubes

Blend coconut milk and papaya well together. Add banana and ice cubes to the blender and blend till smooth.

easy fruit smoothie recipes: papaya smoothie

#10 Peach Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup peaches

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup yogurt

Pinch of nutmeg powder

Pinch of cinnamon powder

Pinch of fresh ginger – minced

Blend peaches and yogurt together. Slowly add milk and blend till you get the consistency you like. Add the spices and give a final blend.

easy fruit smoothie recipes: peach smoothie

#11 Peanut Butter and Grapes Smoothie

Peanut Butter and Grapes smoothie will take you back to your childhood. This is a perfect smoothie that can be enjoyed by both young and adult.

Ingredients

1 cup seedless grapes

1 tbsp peanut butter

1/2 cup yogurt

1/2 cup milk

1 banana

8-10 ice cubes

Blend peanut butter and yogurt in a blender. Add grapes and banana to the blender and continue blending. Finally add milk and blend till smooth. If required add more milk or water to get consistency of your choice. This one of easy fruit smoothie recipes that can be made be red, green or black grapes.

easy fruit smoothie recipes: grapes smoothie

So which one of these easy fruit smoothie recipes are you going to try next? Leave comment below and tell us.

Also Read: 20 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies to Kickstart Your Day

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