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How to make a healthy smoothie: best smoothie ingredients & 10 to ditch

By Breana Lai, April 22, 2013 - 4:57pm

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Breana asks: What do you put in your smoothie?

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blueberries
dates,
strawberries,
banana
chia seeds
milk
almonds

Anonymous

05/21/2013 - 12:34pm

BUTTERMILK! Cultured, digestible, delicious, high protein, low fat, cheap!

Anonymous

05/21/2013 - 2:42pm

Frozen baby carrots, spinach, strawberries, blue berries, raspberries, blackberries, cantaloupe, water melon, honey dew, banana, pineapple, kiwi, honey and coconut flavored Smoothie mix which I need to ditch. I add crushed ice to mix.

Anonymous

05/24/2013 - 10:16pm

I make my morning breakfast smoothie with unsweetened plain almond milk, unsweetened 100% pure (not from concentrate) pineapple juice, plain nonfat Greek yogurt, apple, frozen fruit, banana, Chia seeds, and acacia fiber (powder).

Anonymous

05/29/2013 - 10:18am

Dates have more antioxidants then berries and more potassium than bananas. They sweeten and compliment every other flavor. Only 20 calories per date.

Anonymous

06/19/2013 - 2:29pm

1 cup almond milk, 1 cup spinach, 1 cup frozen berry mix, 1 tablespoon peanut butter.

Wendy hart

06/22/2013 - 10:35am

I make my smoothies with high in Protein content and frozen fruits. Here is my recipe;
- 2 Scoops of Isolate Whey Protein = Total 60 gm of protein
- 1 Fat Free Greek Yogurt
- 1 Cup of frozen Berries or mixed fruits
- 1 table spoon of All 100% Natural honey
- 1/2 Banana
- 1 table spoon of natural peanut butter
- 8 Oz Water
- 3 Ice cubes

Delicious and nutritious at anytime especially in the morning after a good high intensity workout

Anonymous

06/24/2013 - 8:25am

hello i just use 1 frozen bag of mixed berries or just stir fry vegetables ,,im good at them yet

sandra_1231

06/30/2013 - 7:20am

You forgot one of my all-time favorite ingredients -- parsley. My smoothie:

1 Peach
Strawberries and/or Blueberries
Almond Milk
1T Chia Seed
1T Almond Butter
3/4 - 1 C Plain Non-fat Yoghurt, or even better Plain Nonfat Greek Yoghurt
1/2 t Cinnamon
Baby Kale and/or Parsley
Ice

Anonymous

07/02/2013 - 10:30am

STRAWBERRYS

Anonymous

07/25/2013 - 2:35pm

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