Smoothies - an indispensable component of the diet of those who follow the rules of healthy eating. If you walk into their ranks, but the traditional versions a la "apple-banana-strawberry" rather tired, we'll show you a few new original recipes useful cocktails.
"The advantage of" home "smoothie is that you can" construct "their own, to find the right for you wholesome ingredients. It can be a Herculean flakes for breakfast, nutritious, dried fruit and sour milk products for the good functioning of the intestines, a low-calorie vegetables and herbs with diet, herbs, spices, honey and nuts for the prevention of colds, etc. ?, - says Elena Antsiferova , pediatrician, allergist-immunologist, gastroenterologist, Ph.D.
Try to prepare smoothies from fruit and vegetables of different colors - it will saturate the diet of anthocyanins (plant pigments). Their daily intake from outside is very important: they can not be synthesized and do not accumulate in the body, but he needed to protect against solar radiation, protection against carcinogens, strengthen blood vessels and connective tissue.
And, of course, drink the smoothie immediately after preparation: the only way you get all the nutrients and vitamins that do not have time to oxidize in air and losing their valuable properties.
"Green" smoothie with celery and cucumber
2 stalks celery
& Frac12; cucumber
The juice and pulp & frac12; lime
Grated zest of 1 lime
Celery and cucumber slice and punch in a blender. The resulting mixture through a fine strainer miss again and put in a blender. Add the avocado pulp, juice and grated lime zest and whisk until smooth. If desired, add water to make smoothies less concentrated, or a few ice cubes.
"Tropical smoothie" with citrus and kiwi
orange. 1 grapefruit
& Frac12; lime
From orange, lime and grapefruit squeeze the juice. Clean and cut large pieces of kiwi and avocado and mix with the juice of citrus fruits. Whisk the blender.
Acid smoothies (with citrus, green apples, spicy greens) drink through a straw, so as not to damage the enamel of the teeth, and in the acidity of the stomach, liver and pancreas - only after eating, after throwing in half with water.
"Silky" smoothie with banana and avocado
150 g kale
200 ml apple juice
& Frac12; banana
& Frac12; avocado
A small piece of ginger
Banana and avocado cut into cubes and mix with lemon juice squeezed out. Peel the ginger and finely chop. Mix all ingredients in a blender and whip until smooth.
200 g Manang
100 ml coconut milk. 1 stalk lemongrass
& Frac12; h. l. finely ground ginger
Juice & frac12; lime
1 tbsp. l.
Lemongrass chop and mix with fruit, ground ginger, coconut milk, lime juice and honey. Whisk in a blender until smooth (if you wish, add more coconut milk or a few ice cubes).
"Energy" smoothies with oatmeal for breakfast
40 g of oat flakes
2 tbsp. l. maple syrup
pears. 200 ml of almond milk
Banana and pear, cut into slices, mix with oatmeal and punch in a blender. Dilute the maple syrup with almond milk, add the oat-fruit mixture and whisk until smooth.
150 g pineapple
50 g kale
1 bunch mint leaves
1 tablespoon honey
1 h. L. powdered tea
match. Juice & frac12; lime
250 ml soya milk.
Kale, avocado and diced pineapple, place in a blender. Add mint leaves, honey, mashed match tea, lime juice, soy milk and whisk until smooth. Smoothies will be more uniform and the air, if you use frozen pineapple.
"The Mexican" smoothie with chocolate and pepper
400 ml of almond milk
2 tbsp. l.
cocoa powder. 2 tbsp. l.
honey. 1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 pinch cayenne pepper
Cut the banana, and sprinkle it with spices, mixed with cocoa powder. Add honey and almond milk and whisk in a blender until smooth.