Strawberry smoothie

Simple homemade smoothie recipes

Do you like smoothies? I do. Smoothie is very delicious and easy to make. One of the beauties of smoothie is that they are usually ser quick to pull together; all you have to do is to toss in all your ingredients in a blender and blend it up.

I’m a believer that smoothies are the perfect meal or snack no matter what the weather. It is never too cold to have an awesome smoothie.

What is smoothie?

Strawberry smoothie

Before we dive into various recipes in making smoothie. Let’s know what smoothie is……

A smoothie or smoothy I a drink made by pureeing or blending fruits and vegetables in a blender. WIKIPEDIA.

A smoothie often has a liquid base such as fruit juice, dairy products including, milk, yogurt ice cream etc. some other ingredients are often added, such as, non-dairy milk, crushed ice, sweetener (honey, sugar) etc……

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To be honest, smoothie are freaking delicious, fantastic and nourishing, that you’ve got to try out.

Homemade smoothie recipes

As I said earlier, making smoothie is as simple as throwing ingredients in a blender and letting it blend.

These smoothies are an incredible spot to begin no abnormal fixings, just simple new, genuine food that you can find at any supermarket.

Here are our recipes:

  • Strawberry banana smoothie

Ingredients:

  1.  Strawberry 1 ½ cup (chilled overnight)
  2. Banana medium size (chilled overnight)
  3. Greek yogurt ¼ cup
  4. Milk 1 cup
  5. Honey 2 tbsp
  6. Vanilla 1tbsp (optional)
  • Peanut butter bananas smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Banana medium size
  2. Peanut butter ½ cup
  3. Milk ½ cup
  4. Honey 2 tbsp
  • Banana smoothie

Ingredient:

  1. Banana 2 cups
  2. Sugar syrup 1 tbsp
  3. Honey 2 tbsp
  4. Yogurt ½ cup
  5. Fresh milk ½ cup
  6. Ice cubes 5 – 6 cubes
  • Mango smoothie

Ingredient:

  1. Mango 1 cup
  2. Yogurt (Greek or any thick yogurt) 1 cup
  3. Honey ½ tbsp
  4. Vanilla (optional) ½ tsp
  • Chocolate banana smoothie

Ingredient:

  1. Banana 1 or 2 pcs
  2. Cocoa powder 2 tbsp
  3. Honey 2 tbsp
  4. Vanilla ½ tsp
  5. Milk ¼ cup
  • Strawberry smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Strawberries 1 cup
  2. Yogurt ¼ cup
  3. Milk ½ cup
  4. Orange juice ¼ cup
  • Watermelon smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Watermelon 1 cup (frozen)
  2. Strawberries 1 cup (frozen)
  3. Lime juice 1 tsp
  4. Honey 1 tbsp
  • Orange smoothie

  1. Orange (ripened) 1 cup (diced)
  2. Orange juice ½ cup
  3. Yogurt ½ cup
  4. Honey 2 tbsp
  5. Ice cube 4- 5 cubes
  • Chocolate peanut butter smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Cocoa powder 1 cup
  2. Peanut butter ½ cup
  3. Banana (frozen) ½ cup
  4. Milk ½ cup
  5. Honey 2 tbsp
  • Blueberry banana smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Blueberries 1 cup
  2. Banana 1 cup
  3. Spinach as desired
  4. Ice cubes 4 – 5 cubes
  • Vanilla berry smoothie

  1. Milk 1 cup
  2. Vanilla protein powder
  3. Strawberries (frozen) 1 cup
  4. Blueberries ½ cup
  5. Raspberries ½ cup
  6. Blackberries ½ cup
  • Green smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Orange juice ½ cup
  2. Greek yogurt ½ cup
  3. Kiwi fruit
  4. Avocado
  • Blueberry and coconut milk smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Blueberries 1 ½ cup
  2. Unsweetened coconut milk ½ cup
  3. Ice cubes 2 -3 cubes
  4. Honey 2 tsp
  5. Fresh lime juice 1 tsp
  • Avocado smoothie

Ingredients:

  1. Avocado 2 small ripe
  2. Milk 1 cup
  3. Sugar 2 tbsp
  4. Ice cube 2-3 cubes

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING SMOOTHIE:

  •  Toss all you ingredients in a blender and blend till its smooth.Note (while blending add in the liquid ingredients first).

What to do while blending to get a perfect result

  • Liquids must go in first to make the blending easier on the blades
  • Followed by the soft ingredient, including, (fresh fruits soft veggies etc).
  • Finally, the hard ingredients such as ice cubes, frozen fruits and firm veggies go last.
  • Always start the blender slowly then gradually increase the speed.

When can I take smoothie?

Smoothie can be taken any time of the day.

But the best time to take smoothie is in the morning, either at least 1 hour before your workout, or directly after your session.

See more recipes: 

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By Chef Victor

I am chef Victor, from Nigeria. I cook Nigerian as well as continental dishes I have been a practising chef since 2018.

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