Summer is almost at a close and that means we will be taking out hiatus soon enough. We created this article with a list of delicious do-it-yourself smoothies that you may want to try in the off-season.
When you are craving a fruit smoothie, there are many flavor options to choose from. Along with being a favorite drink during a hot day, they are incredibly easy to prepare and enjoy. No matter what the ingredients are, you are able to create some tasty concoctions that are full of flavor. Make them for yourself or prepare for get-togethers, the choice is yours.
When it comes to smoothies, the banana smoothie is the perfect starting point. Not only is the recipe easy, but you are able to use up your remaining bananas. This smoothie is also a great way to practice to obtain a great texture that is smooth and rich but not too thick. Just mix in a couple of bananas, yogurt, vanilla extract, honey, and some ice.
When you are in search of another easy smoothie but provides a tropical twist, then the mango smoothie is perfect. Not only is this smoothie delicious, but only a few ingredients are needed and you have the perfect base for all other smoothies you decide to make.
With a sweet taste, mango is able to shine throughout the recipe. To help pull it all together, you only need yogurt and some ice. This smoothie will surely cool off the hot days and when you add coconut and banana you have a true tropical experience.
The watermelon may not be thought of as being a great choice for a smoothie, but it truly is an interesting blend of flavors and gradually builds up to increase the flavors and enhance the watermelon.
The watermelon smoothie provides a great richness with just a few additional items. With just a little mint and lime, they are able to mix perfectly with the melon. However, a bit of ginger is what provides the perfect contrast.
With a healthy dose of kale, this smoothie choice is popular among smoothie lovers. If kale is not something you have a taste for by itself, then giving this smoothie a try may change your mind. Then throw in some blueberries and you have yourself a super smoothie packed with antioxidants. Splash in some orange juice and the kale’s bitterness disappears.
Mix together kale, ginger, pear, and banana and a magical smoothie is developed. This fall favorite brings a multitude of flavors for any time you want. This pear smoothie may taste bland with the added kale, but the pear is able to provide a sweetness that the banana is able to add upon. With some almond milk and the other additions, the accent is a nice touch.
With both plum and ginger being an unlikely pair for a smoothie, it makes it an even better excuse to use them together. With two other ingredients such as orange juice and yogurt, you achieve a richness that is creamy, silky smoothness that makes the smoothie worthwhile
With the blood orange having a tart finish to its sweetness provides a nice base for this smoothie. In order to enjoy it fully, you can add some strawberries and call it a day. This can be included in a brunch and is a perfect mix of the two fruits. With added yogurt and honey, you have a simple smoothie for all to enjoy.