There’s nothing quite like fresh, in-season produce. The fresher the fruits and veggies, the more nutrients they contain. And, to put it simply, the better they taste. Thankfully, with spring on its way, we’re getting closer to that time of year yet again!
As you know, the more fresh fruits and veggies you can get in your diet, the better. What easier way to get the most nutrient bang for your meal than with a smoothie? We’ve chosen five awesome smoothies depending on your health food passions. Drink up and enjoy!
The Ultimate Green Smoothie
Green smoothies are absolutely packed with vital nutrients. This recipe from Nutrition Stripped uses a wide variety of greens to grab a plethora of awesome benefits, from stabilizing blood sugar to fighting inflammation. If you aren’t a huge veggie fan, throwing in some berries or an apple totally masks any bitter taste!
Stave off Sickness with Vitamin C
The seasons are changing, and oftentimes with this time of year come the onset of colds and sickness. This smoothie is packed with vitamin C to help ward off those germs and leave you healthy all the way into summer!
Antioxidant Boost to Fight Aging
The One Ingredient Chef calls this the “Benjamin Button Smoothie”, for it contains so many antioxidant-rich foods, it reverses aging! While this may not exactly be the case, this fruit-packed smoothie makes skin glow, boosts immunity and battles against free radicals.
Detox from an Unhealthy Weekend
Everyone has some health slip-ups every once in a while, especially on the weekends. With so much fun to be had, it can be difficult to stay 100% on your path. The kale and ginger in this smoothie make for an amazing bodily detox to help you feel fresh and rejuvenated.
Boost that Metabolism with a Spicy Kick
If these options are all a little too sweet for you, try out this Spicy Mango Mandarin Smoothie. With cayenne pepper and a few great fruits, this smoothie boost your metabolism to get you burning calories faster.
The best part about smoothies is that they’re completely customizable! Hate bananas? Substitute for yogurt! Kale too bitter for you? Grab some spinach.
What’s your go-to smoothie for spring?