That is delicious, thick, creamy & nutritious!
Learn how to make a smoothie perfectly every time with this basic smoothie formula!
2 cups fruit ½ cup milk or juice ¼ cup yogurt Honey (optional) Optional add-ins to boost nutritional content
Add 1/2 cup of liquid. Liquids you can add include: Milk Non-dairy milk Coconut water Coffee Water Fruit juice makes smoothies more frosty & fruity.
Add 1/4 cup of yogurt (or other soft add-in) This makes a smoothie thick and creamy. It also makes a smoothie more filling & nutritious.
Other soft, creamy add-ins include: Cottage cheese Silken tofu Nut butter Oats Beans
Add 2 cups of fruit. Use a mix of fresh & frozen fruit for a smoothie that is thick & frosty. Banana is popular because it makes smoothies more creamy.
Optional: Add 1 cup leafy greens Greens increase a smoothie's nutritional content. Spinach is a great choice because it's very mild. You wont taste it!
Sweeten to taste (optional)
Liquid sweetener works best because it blends into the smoothie perfectly. Try honey, maple syrup, or agave nectar.
Add a dash of spice. This makes your smoothie extra special. Spices that work well are cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract.
Add super foods. Boost nutritional content with healthy add-ins such as:
Spirulina Wheatgerm Protein powder Healthy oils Nuts Seeds
Blend, blend, blend! Start out on a low to medium setting and work your way up to the top speed. Blend until smooth. Pour, drink and enjoy!