When we're fending off hanger and need a quick, healthy meal, smoothies are our go-to. With a high-speed blender, you can make almost anything into a blended beverage, and they're perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth
or pumping your body full of nutritious greens
. The next time you find yourself facing a shortage of time and an abundance of produce, whip up one of these 10 recipes to keep you on your feet until your next meal.
Mermaid Smoothie Bowls:
Blue algae gives this smoothie bowl a lovely, light aqua hue. It's the perfect base for all the fruit, seeds, and edible flowers you can throw at it.
Layered Berry Smoothies:
Eating healthier can be fun, especially when you're working with bright and colorful ingredients. When your smoothies look this pretty, you'll be excited to drink them.
Before you reach for the medicine cabinet, try making this anti-inflammatory smoothie instead. It's made with kiwi, pineapple, turmeric, and other healthy ingredients known for their soothing properties.
Freezable Smoothie Bags:
Get in a healthy meal no matter how busy life gets by keeping a few smoothie bags stashed in the freezer. Just dump the contents in the blender when you get hungry to whip up something nutritious and satisfying.
Matcha Shamrock Smoothies:
Matcha green tea powder gives this smoothie a powerful boost of antioxidants. Add a dash of peppermint to make each sip extra-refreshing.
Filling Green Smoothie for Beginners:
Making a great green smoothie is a little harder than it might seem. This recipe will guide your hand, so you can blend a satisfying, tasty green smoothie every time.
Emergen-C Berry Smoothie:
Whenever you feel the sniffles coming on, food should be part of your first line of defense. This berry-packed smoothie is bursting with the vitamins you need to stay healthy.
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