The average Indian breakfast can range from poha to upma to idlis. However, for the days that you’re on the go, a smoothie is the quickest, healthiest and by far the yummiest option you can opt for!
Not only does a smoothie give you a fresh fruity start to your day, but also makes sure that your body gets the right amount of nutrients and energy. The best part? There are a variety of options that cater to all types of tastes. So, pick your favourite fruits and blend away! Listed below are a few of our favourite smoothie combinations, but you can always alter the recipe according to your taste and preference.
- Strawberry banana smoothie
- Banana ginger smoothie
- Pineapple passion smoothie
- Yogurt pistachio smoothie
- Almond and strawberry oats smoothie
Strawberry banana smoothie
If you’re new to smoothies and don’t want to experiment much, this recipe is the one for you to get started with. The ingredients for this smoothie are easy to find at home and the recipe as a whole is completely fuss-free. Add together 1 cup non-flavoured yoghurt, 6 frozen strawberries and 1sliced banana.
Banana ginger smoothie
Ginger in a smoothie? That’s the same reaction we too had before we gave it a try! Trust us, this is one of the most underrated smoothie combinations that there are out there. Add together 1 sliced banana, 3/4th cup vanilla yoghurt, 1 tablespoon honey and ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger. Blend it all together and you’re good to go. This recipe is particularly known for soothing digestion, treating heartburns and aiding stomach problems.
Pineapple passion smoothie
This one’s for all the pineapple lovers out there. This smoothie will give you the illusion of having an ice-cream and you won’t even feel guilty about it. Blend together 1 cup vanilla yogurt, 1 cup pineapple chunks and crushed ice. A smoothie and dessert in one!
Yogurt pistachio smoothie
A twist to the classic Indian lassi, this smoothie is as filling as it is delicious. Mix together 2 cups non-flavoured yogurt, ½ cup water, ½ cup salted pistachios and sugar as per your taste. Blend together and voila, your lassi on the go is ready!
Almond and strawberry oats smoothie
This smoothie is one heck of an all-in-one breakfast meal. Adding oats makes it rather filling. Blend together 1/4th cup rolled oats, 3 almonds, a couple of strawberries. You can choose to add either milk or almond milk and a teaspoon of maple syrup or honey for sweetness.
Written by Amani Nagda on Jul 31, 2018
Author at BeBeautiful.