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Six Healthy Fruit and Yogurt Smoothie Recipes

Morning smoothies for breakfast are easy to get a quick serving of fruits and veggies when you’re on the go. We live in a busy world, and eating healthy isn’t always fast or convenient.

For those who have a blender, you can mix with your choice of a mixture of the following ingredients: soy/rice/coconut milk, soy/coconut yogurt, berries, bananas, dates, raisins, maple syrup, molasses, agave nectar, cacao powder, grated vegan chocolate, flaked/slithered almonds, crushed brazil nuts, flax seeds, LSA mix, oats, ice-cubes. Serve in a tall glass.

Smoothies are easy to make and can be an essential part of healthy food for both children and adults. It is a pleasure to try with various fruits and other ingredients to obtain your desired mixtures. Furthermore, Smoothies are a delightful and straightforward way to get your suggested amounts of fruit and dairy each day. The recipes that follow are quick and easy, and you can quickly change any of the fruits for other ones you have on hand. The following are some healthy blender recipes you should try.

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Pineapple Orange Smoothie

You will need 1/2 cup of vanilla or lemon-flavored Greek yogurt1/2 cup of orange juiceand 1/2 cup of diced pineapple, fresh or canned.

First, pour the ½ cup vanilla into the blender. Subsequently, add the ½ cup of orange juice. Then, add the ½ cup of diced pineapple, whether fresh or canned fruit and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute or until it,s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass. 

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

For this recipe, you need 1/2 cup of almond milk (or regular milk)1 banana (fresh or frozen)1/2 cup of strawberries (fresh or frozen)1/2 cup of plain yogurtand 1 teaspoon of vanilla (optional).

First, pour the ½ cup almond milk or regular milk into the blender. Subsequently, add 1 fresh or frozen banana. Then, add the ½ cup of strawberries, whether freh or frozen, ½ cup of plain yogurt, 1 teaspoon of vanilla (optional), and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute ir until it’s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass. 

Carrot Banana Smoothie

You will need 1.5 cups of carrots, shredded (4 small carrots)2 bananas, sliced1 cup plain vanilla yogurt1 cup ice1/2 cup apple juice, cold.

First, pour the 1.5 cups carrots and shredded 4 small carrots into the blender. Subsequently, add 2 sliced fresh or frozen banana. Then, add 1 cup plain vanilla yogurt, 1 cup of ice,1/2 cup apple juice, and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute ir until it’s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass. 

Raspberry Smoothie

1/2 cup of skim milk1/2 cup of plain yogurt1/2 cup of raspberries (fresh or frozen)1 teaspoon of honey (optional) are what you need. 

First, pour the 1/2 cup of skim milk and 1/2 cup of plain yogurt into the blender. Subsequently, add 1/2 cup of raspberries (fresh or frozen). Then, add 1 teaspoon of honey (optional) and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute ir until it’s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass. 

Cranberry Peach Smoothie

First, prepare 1/2 cup of vanilla or strawberry yogurt, 1/4 cup of almond milk (or regular milk), 1 peach, cut up with skin removed, and 10 fresh cranberries or 2 tablespoons of cranberry sauce.

First, pour the 1/2 cup of vanilla or strawberry yogurt and 1/4 cup of almond milk (or regular milk) into the blender. Subsequently, add 1 peach, cut up with skin removed. Then, add 10 fresh cranberries – or 2 tablespoons of cranberry sauce and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute or until it’s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass.

Tropical Smoothie

Prepare 1 cup of coconut milk1/2 banana1/2 cup of pineapple chunks (fresh or canned)3 or 4 strawberries (fresh or frozen)1/2 cup of plain or vanilla yogurtand 1 teaspoon of honey.

First, pour the 1 cup of coconut milk into the blender. Subsequently, add 1/2 banana and 1/2 cup of pineapple chunks (fresh or canned). Then, add 3 or 4 strawberries, whether fresh or frozen, ½ cup of plain or vanilla yogurt,1 teaspoon of honey, and wet the rim with a glass of water. Next, put the lid on the blender and blend the fruit mixture for a minute or until it’s good enough for your taste. Finally, pour the smoothie into a prepared glass.

Guide to Make Your Smoothie Thicker or Thinner

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Everyone has different choices for the texture of their desired smoothies.

If you prefer a thinner texture, you can add some ice cubes, some float or almond milk, or even a bit of water to any of these recipes.

If you want to thicken up any of these smoothies, try adding a frozen banana or a spoonful or two cooked oatmeal or dry oats. Using any of the healthy add-ins will also typically produce in a thicker smoothie.

To sweeten any of these smoothies, you can add a teaspoon of organic honey, agave nectar, or sugar. However, don’t forget to keep control of your calories and make sure you avoid excess fat.