For an extremely delicious and easy breakfast or snack to be served within 5 minutes of a busy morning, smoothies seem to be the best part to start a day.
And this utterly simple recipe draws your attention to a bunch of frozen blueberries, one banana, some vanilla yogurt, and juice extracted from apple that can be just blended and poured into a glass. And that’s all it demands!
If you don’t have apple juice, for some neutral flavour base you can also try a wholesome of other substituents to mesmerize you with the bland essence-
• Juice sourced from White grape
• Almond milk
• Coconut milk
• Skimmed dairy milk or 1% of any milk
Also, vanilla yogurt can be replaced with other complementary tangs like that of blueberry or mixed berry yogurt.
Note: However, if you are sourcing Greek yogurt then be sure about its protein content, which is usually more than standard yogurt.
WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH
And what about giving the soothe a healthy twist? Here lies a handful of active additions to the sip-
• Chia seeds
• Protein powder
• Flax seeds
POSITIVES OF BLUEBERRIES
Blueberries contain a huge proportion of phytonutrient, vitamin B6 and folate which is exceptionally good for keeping one’s heart-healthy. Besides, the fruit is also great for skin being low in calories.
WHY IS IT GOOD TO START YOUR DAY WITH A SMOOTHIE? FACTS THAT YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN AWARE OF-
If your smoothie isn’t plump with sugary ingredients, healthy start to your day is inevitable. You must have been knowing, that blended food is always easier for the body to digest, which gives a quick push to release energy after consumption.
RECIPE AND OTHER NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION-
Type of Cuisine: American
Total Time: 6 minutes
• 1 1/2 cups apple juice/white grape juice/dairy milk/almond milk
• 1 banana (halved)
• 1 1/2 cups blueberries (frozen)
• 3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1. The apple juice, banana, blueberries and Greek yogurt should be placed in a blender until smooth.
3. Then pour the liquid into glasses and serve with blueberry topping and mint sprigs if desired.
A BUCKET OF EASY NUTRIENTS
Vitamin A: 100IU
Vitamin C: 17.6mg
HOW TO MAKE IT GLUTEN FREE: if you are not using oats, don’t worry about gluten content.
WITHOUT NUT: One can put sun butter instead of almond butter, and nut-free milk or water in place of almond milk.
ADVICE FOR PROPER STORAGE: The smoothie can be well stored in refrigerator putting a cover over it for around 1 to 2 days.