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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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I put both cinnamon and a tsp of turmeric in fruit and veggie smoothies, spices that are beneficial to health. I also add several leaves of romaine or other lettuce if I don't have fresh spinach.

Anonymous

08/18/2014 - 10:10am

banana,milk and strawberries and ice

Anonymous

08/13/2014 - 12:03am

I use a blend of frozen blueberries and strawberries, as well as frozen peaches and mangoes. I use a cup of milk, a tablespoon or 2 of vanilla yogurt, a cup of mixed berries and a cup of mangoes/peaches. Makes a nice filling smoothie to take to work in the morning.

Anonymous

08/06/2014 - 12:37am

What do you put in your smoothie? Smoothies pairs well with fruit and vegetables, honey, small seeds, and coconut. The Eat Well Smoothie designs are healthy wholesome treats and energy boosters. Thank you.

Anonymous

07/11/2014 - 2:47pm

I like to use jay Robb egg white protein powder in vanilla flavor, a couple handful of spinach, chia seeds, 1cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1/2 cup frozen blueberries, 1/2 of a frozen banana sliced, 4 ice cubes. That is usually my breakfast

Anonymous

07/08/2014 - 8:46pm

What about things like whey protein?

Anonymous

07/08/2014 - 8:40am

i put in banana and milk and sometimes vanilla

Anonymous

06/22/2014 - 2:46am

How can you say full fat coconut milk has no nutrients?

Anonymous

05/16/2014 - 4:34am

always try to give smoothies a chance for the nutrition etc but find the texture really boring ( dont like milkshkes either) just so thick and unctuous ugh!

Anonymous

05/02/2014 - 1:48am

I love this one that I created for a healthy to-go breakfast:
1 c - plain unsweetened almond milk
1 ea - small very ripe banana
1 ea - very ripe small avocado
1 ring - fresh pineapple cut up (or 1 ring canned in its own juice)
2-3 tbsp - wheat germ
2 tsp - agave nectar or local honey

Buzz everything together until smooth and enjoy!
322 calories, healthy fats, slow burning carbs and great fiber!
Keeps me full and energizes all morning!

Anonymous

05/02/2014 - 1:22am

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