Healthy Smoothie Recipes - Your Secret Weapon to Good Health

Smooder cups that use ideas coming from healthy smoothie recipes that are nutritionally dense to keep you glowing inside and out. Start your smoothie journey today and transform your life.

Henry Tan

10/9/20211 min read

The question is often asked: “Are smoothies healthy?” Well the answer is: “It depends on how you make them”. Smoothies can be whatever you want them to be, from sugar-laden fat bombs to nutritious, health-troubleshooting gems. Yes, smoothies can be tailored to help treat various health issues, such as arthritis, gout, IBS, menstrual cramps, insomnia and the common cold.

Healthy smoothie recipes can also be customized to fit various diets, for detoxing and cleansing, to boost energy, reduce inflammation and support the immune system.

To make a smoothie that is nutritionally dense and packed with vitamins and minerals, you don’t need fancy ingredients. In fact the healthiest smoothie can be made with affordable ingredients you are already likely to have in your fridge, such as vegetables, greens and commonly used fruits. These antioxidant powerhouses form the basis of these smoothies.

By switching and changing around ingredients, smoothies can be low fat, low sugar, high fiber or high protein. When prepared with the right ingredients they provide your daily dose of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

slices of fruits and vegetables
slices of fruits and vegetables

But first you need to know which ingredients to use. Here is an easy list that will help you create your own wellness drinks:

Low-Fat Smoothies

Dark leafy greens, Chopped celery, Cucumber, Pureed pumpkin, Frozen berries, Cherries, Banana, Mango

Low Sugar Smoothies

Dark leafy greens, Celery, Cucumber, Pureed pumpkin, Frozen berries, Avocado, Apple, Stone fruits such as apricots, peaches

Low Carb Smoothies

Dark leafy greens, Celery, Cucumber, Frozen berries, Avocado, Apple

High Protein Smoothies

Dark leafy greens, Shelled edamame (green soybeans), Silken tofu, Greek yogurt, Beans, Nut butter, Cottage cheese