A smoothie is an excellent way to get a mega dose of vitamins and antioxidants. A few swallows can contain several servings of fruit that your diet actually needs.
So, load up the blender, mash the liquefy button, and down some healthy smoothies. We share some of our favorite smoothie recipes.
This tropical delight is packed with super-nutrients and will give you a nice midday boost.
1 1/2 cups chopped mango (fresh, jarred or frozen)
1 cup guava or mango nectar, chilled
2/3 cup NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk
Juice from 2 limes
1 tbsp packed brown sugar
Ice cubes (optional)
Sliced almonds (optional)
Combine first five ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve over ice and top with almonds if desired.
Mango is a gift of nature in the summer, not only for its delicious taste but also for its numerous health benefits.
Ripe Mangoes contain vitamin A which is the key factor in eye health. Eating 100 grams of mango provides approximately 25% of recommended daily values of vitamin A for good vision.
Banana Maple Smoothie
This fibre packed magical fruit has amazing nutritious benefits.
1/2 ripe banana, sliced
1/2 cup maple low-fat yogurt
1/4 cup ice
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons pecans, toasted, plus more for garnish
Dash freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish
Mash all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass, and garnish with toasted pecans and grated nutmeg; serve.
Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin the happy-mood brain neurotransmitter.
They are scrumptious and easy to make, go on and try them!
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