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7 Healthy Drinks Recipes

7 Healthy Drinks Recipes

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7 Healthy Drinks Recipes

Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe

Drinking smoothies is a great way to get vitamins and minerals into your diet. It’s an easy drink to make and perfect for breakfast or lunch. Smoothie recipes are easy and quick and the drinks can be stored in the fridge. It’s a perfect a smoothie to take to the gym with you. The great thing about a smoothie recipe is they are super easy to make and literally are made in minutes. This is great in the summer as a refreshing energy booster. These drinks can also be made with frozen fruit or vegetables. Bananas are loaded with potassium which is good for heart health. Bananas have the added benefits of manganese which is good for your skin and have the benefits of containing vitamin C. Strawberries are packed with antioxidants and are very beneficial for good skin health. Strawberries help with the production of collagen fibres in the body that help the skin maintain a healthy feel.

See our 6 Healthy Breakfast Recipes Page for low calorie breakfasts!

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Serves two people

Ingredients 1 x packet of Strawberries

1 x full banana half a cup of ice

600ml of water laced pieces of strawberries for garnish directions

Directions

Slice strawberries in slices and cut banana into small pieces.

Place strawberries and banana and ice cubes into a blender.

Pour in 600ml of water.

Blend for 60 seconds our into glasses and serve.

Healthy Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

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This is a great smoothie recipe it’s quick and easy and can be taken to work or for outdoor activities. Blueberries are full of goodness and they have many health benefits. Drinking smoothies is a great way of getting minerals and vitamins into your body. They can be made in a matter of minutes. These healthy drinks can be taken with you to the gym or to work, giving you a vitamin bust throughout the day. Blueberries contain vitamin C and have antioxidant benefits. We hope you like this simple recipe.

Ingredients

1 medium cup of apple juice or you can also use milk if you prefer this half of one banana

A hand full of ice cubes

2 full cups of frozen blueberries.

2 tablespoons of natural yoghurt some fresh blueberries for garnish

Directions

Place frozen blueberries into a blender or food processor, add ice cubes and slice up banana.

Add natural yoghurt and apple juice and blitz for one minute.

This is a great snack or breakfast drink to add valuable vitamins into your diet and some superfood.

It offers a healthy drink to drink as part of your daily diet. Enjoy!

Easy Protein Smoothie Recipe

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Getting more protein into your diet is important when building muscle and with this smoothie recipe, it’s super simple. If you are working out and looking to beef up this is a handy quick smoothies recipe that you need to try. Gaining muscle is about weight training, correct diet and protein intake, there are other factors also. Protein drinks provide an easy quick way for people looking to gain muscle by getting the protein into your system in the form of liquid. This drink has 20 grams of protein coming from a whey protein sachet and 2 whole eggs and a banana and some Greek yoghurt which are 14.3 grams of protein. The smoothie has 34.3 grams of protein in total making it a protein boost.

Ingredients One banana 24g sachet of Whey protein

2 x fresh eggs few ice cubes

2 x tablespoons of Greek yoghurt 300 MLS of water directions lice the banana with a sharp knife.

1 x sachet of Whey protein

Directions

Pour the water into a blender and add water.

Add the sachet of whey protein and ice cubes.

Crack in 2 eggs Blitz for 60 seconds.

Pour into a clean glass enjoy!!!

Healthy Superfood Kiwi Smoothie Recipe

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This super easy drink is full of good stuff. Kiwi’s are loaded with mineral and vitamins, they have many good health benefits. One of the best things you can do in my opinion is to buy a blender for making smoothies, to boost vitamin and mineral intake. This super quick kiwi smoothie recipe only has 5 ingredients. It’s a glass of goodness for the body when you wake in the morning after a good sleep. Kiwis are full of vitamin C, K and E with the added benefits of antioxidants. Kiwis are also a good source of fibre. It is recommended that everybody drinks 2 litres of water each day, so this is a way to get the first 350mls into you. Fresh mint has the advantages of helping with brain function and can help to relieve the pain of breastfeeding. Mint also has powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits, and can help to clean the mouth and teeth. Bananas are loaded with potassium which is a very important mineral for the body, it helps with fluid balance and muscles. It has added benefits for your nerve signals and can help with kidney stones, making this smoothie recipe a superfood drink!

Ingredients

Half a banana

Two kiwis

A handful of crushed ice 350ml of water

Fresh mint to garnish

Serves two people

Directions

Peel and cut banana into slices

Peel and slice kiwis

Add banana and kiwi and crushed ice into a blender and add 350ml of water

Blend for 1 minute until smooth

Pour into glasses and garnish with fresh mint This is a great superfood smoothie!!

Super Food Apple and Kale Smoothie Recipe

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This superfood drink is tasty, full of nutrition and full of healthy goodness. These drinks are great to boost your vitamin intake and they are super healthy. Apples have many benefits, one being vitamin C and two being potassium. Vitamin C is known for its antioxidant properties. Potassium has massive benefits for the heart when consumed in large amounts. Kale is one of the best-known forms of vitamin K, it is also rich in vitamin C. Kale is top of the pile when it comes to nutrient-dense foods, it’s the top of the vegetable pile. This mix of kale and apple give the body a well-needed boost after a workout or before a long walk. Pop in some powerful super-healthy lemon juice and boom you’re into health food heaven with this smoothie recipe!!!

This smoothie will tickle your taste buds!!!

Ingredients

One cup of kale leaves with the stems remove’s (or spinach if you can’t purchase kale)

The juice of half a fresh lemon. One green apple cored and diced.

One cup of ice cubes

Directions

Place diced apple and kale into your blender.

Pour in freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Add one cup of ice cubes and blend.

Blend for 60 seconds.

Serve in a tall glass.

Enjoy!!!

Refreshing Quick Fresh Lemonade Recipe

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This super easy lemonade is very tasty and good for you. Lemons have many health benefits, they are full of vitamins and minerals. Lemons are a good source of vitamin C and weight control benefits. Lemons have heart benefits and consuming lemons lowers cholesterol. This refreshing drink is nice after a workout or walk, it can be taken to work with you or stores in the fridge. It’s quick and simple to make offering good health benefits for somebody watching their calorie count. Lemons prevent kidney stones and reduce the risk of developing cancer. Lemons have distinctive benefits and they reduce blood sugar levels, which makes them a great fruit for diabetics.

Ingredients

Four fresh lemons Crushed ice

Fresh mint One litre of sparkling water

Directions

Juice three lemons into a bowl

Cut the other lemon into small bite size pieces and take out pips and leave the skin on the lemon

Add lemon juice and lemon pieces and crushed ice to blender

Add one litre of water Blend for one minute

Serve in a glass jug with ice cubes and garnish with fresh mint

Easy Fresh Orange Juice Recipe 

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This wonderful and easy recipe is a breeze. Put simply to make the orange juice it’s just three simple ingredients to make this juice. Fresh orange juice is great ant any time and it’s a citrus boost with lots of vitamin C. This is the type of orange juice you want in the morning or after a good workout in the gym. Oranges are full of good stuff including the powerful antioxidant vitamin is known to boost the immune system and. Oranges help boost immunity against viruses, and infection such as the awful common cold. Research has shown also that the vitamin C in oranges helps to lower the risk of Colon cancer because of vitamin C preventing DNA mutations in the body.  

Ingredients

Two whole oranges 

Half a cup of ice cubes 600ml of water 

Directions

Peel and cut up 2 x oranges into small pieces 

Pour juice of 2 oranges into a blender

 Pour in water and add ice cubes 

Blitz in a blender for 60 seconds Serve in tall glasses 

Enjoy!!!! 

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