3 Best Superfood Smoothie Recipes

Having a nutritious diet is important. However, it can be hard to maintain a consistent plan in the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives. What we need is a nutrient packed solution that’s delicious and easy to make. 

Enter superfood smoothies, the ultimate form of dietary goodness. Smoothies are healthy, tasty and most importantly, very easy to make! And no, you don’t have to break the bank to make one. Here are 3 of the best superfood smoothies you can make at home:

1. Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie
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The green smoothie is the poster child of superfood smoothies. You’ll find this smoothie everywhere from videos online to nutrition outlets and books. Here’s our variation of the green smoothie: 

  • Ingredients 
    • 2 to 3 ripe bananas 
    • 1 cup of fresh spinach or kale (or both) 
    • 1 tablespoon of black chia seeds 
    • 2 tablespoons of flax oil 
    • ½ cup of mango chunks (optional) 
    • 1 cup of almond milk 
  •  Instructions 
  1. Blend ingredients until you get a smooth and creamy consistency. This could take a minute or two. 
  2. Add more milk or water if the texture is too thick. 
  3. Pour into a cup and enjoy your smoothie. Can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours. 

The green smoothie is a great post workout smoothie as it’s packed with nutrients. Other than workouts, it’s also an excellent smoothie to kickstart your day. The smoothie is high in protein, fiber and omega. 

It’s good for your brain and bowels while also supplying a high amount of energy.

2. Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Smoothie and Fresh Berry
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Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits out there so it makes sense to create a smoothie around it. The blueberry smoothie is not only delicious but also a great way to boost your overall health. Here’s how to make it: 

  • Ingredients 
    • 1 cup of fresh or frozen blueberries 
    • 1 cup almond milk 
    • ½ of cinnamon 
    • 1 ripe banana 
    • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (optional)
  • Instructions 
  1. Blend until you get a velvety consistency which could take a minute or two. 
  2. Do a taste test and add honey for sweetness (optional). 
  3. Pour into a glass and add some almonds for extra nutrients.

The blueberry smoothie is rich in antioxidants, offering various health benefits. This includes improved brain function and reduced oxidative stress. It’s the perfect smoothie for a quick breakfast or a mid afternoon snack.

3. Mango and Tumeric/Yellow Smoothie

Tropical Mango Smoothie
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Last but not least we have the yellow smoothie, another traditional but super healthy smoothie. This smoothie mainly consists of mango and tumeric. Mangoes are a great source of vitamins while turmeric contains powerful antioxidants. Here’s how to make it: 

  • Ingredients 
      • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced (option to freeze) 
      • 1 ripe banana 
      • ½ teaspoon of turmeric
      • A pinch of black pepper (to enhance turmeric absorption) 
      • ½ cup of almond milk 
  • Instructions 
    • Place ingredients into a blender and blend until a creamy consistency. 
    • Taste and adjust the sweetness with honey (optional). 
    • Pour into a glass and enjoy your smoothie. 

This smoothie has a more earthy taste than the rest and it may take some time to get used to. It’s a nutritional powerhouse nonetheless and it’s good for your body regardless of taste. 

Conclusion

So there you have it, 3 superfood smoothies for a healthier diet. They’re easy to make, delicious and most importantly, very nutritious. Whether you’re looking for a burst of energy, post workout recovery or a tasty treat, these recipes have you covered. 

Feel free to experiment with these ingredients and make your own recipe. It’s all about finding the flavors and combinations that work best for you!

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