5 Winter Smoothies to Stay Healthier this Winter

Smoothies can be a quick and easy way to get a few extra fruits and vegetables in the morning. A smoothie for lunch can be a great substitute for a meal.  Or consider a smoothie for a post exercise snack. Check out these 5 delicious and healthy smoothie options:

Carrot cake smoothie

5oz. carrot, scrubbed and chopped

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 cup ice

1 small banana, peeled

3 Tbsp. walnuts

1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk

1 scoop (20 gram protein) protein powder (whey or pea protein)

Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!!

Butternut Chai Smoothie

Small handful of baby spinach

1 small banana, peeled

3 Tbsp. almonds

1 cup ice

1/2 cup butternut squash

1/2 tsp. chai spice

1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk

1/2 scoop protein powder (about 10 grams protein)

Place all ingredients in blender. Blend and enjoy!

Winter Cranberry Smoothie

Handful of  baby spinach

1/4 cup cranberries

1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk

1 pear, chopped

1 Tbsp. hempseeds

1 cup ice

1/2 scoop protein powder (10 grams protein)

Place all ingredients in blender, blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Apricot Lemon Delight Smoothie

1 zucchini, chopped

1 apricot, remove seed

3 Tbsp. almonds

1 cup ice

8-10 small grapes

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 cup water

Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.

Green Almond Apple Delight Smoothie

Large handful spinach

1 persian cucumber, chopped

1 lemon, juiced

1 cup water

1 apple, chopped

10-12 almonds

1 Tbsp. hemp seeds

1 cup ice

Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!!

 

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