Strawberry Smoothie Recipe {Easy Food and inspirational Recipes}

Strawberry Smoothie Recipe {Easy Food and inspirational Recipes} - Strawberries are among the most popular smoothie ingredient. With their vibrant color, sweet taste and an array of health benefits the choice is definitely well-founded. In addition to getting your daily fruit serve, strawberries are excellent at tackling a number of health concerns from rheumatism, cataracts, high blood pressure and asthma to constipation and heart disease.

People swear by their ability to slow the aging process, maintain healthy gums, strong teeth, healthy eyes and boost immunity. On some lists these little wonder fruits appear as super foods with health experts praising their high content of antioxidants, folate, minerals such as potassium and manganese as well as vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin K.

And did I mention that strawberries have anti-inflammatory properties and might help prevent numerous cancers? Whether you’re looking for a satisfying breakfast option, delicious snack, a treat to address your sweet cravings or you’re a strawberry addict like myself – making this strawberry smoothie your diet staple will reconcile your health commitments with the demands of your taste buds. And the taste – is absolutely to die for!

Strawberry Smoothie Ingredients:

* 8 large strawberries (fresh or frozen)
* ½ cup of vanilla or strawberry low fat yoghurt (preferably organic)
* 1 cup of low fat milk


Combine all ingredients in an electronic blender. Blend until well mixed about 3 minutes. The mixture makes 1 serving but if you’re making multiple cups just multiple the ingredients by the amount of servings you’re aiming for! Enjoy!

Possible Variations:

* Since strawberries mix very well with other fruits you can add fruits such as bananas, blueberries (which will significantly boost the antioxidant content of your smoothie), raspberries, acai berries, peaches or

* If you plan to have your smoothie in the morning instead or in addition to your breakfast, you can add some low fat Greek yoghurt as this will increase the protein content of your smoothie.

* Other ingredients that go well in this smoothie recipe include bee pollen flakes (with a sweet, honey flavor), a scoop of chocolate or vanilla flavor protein powder of your choice, coconut flakes, vanilla extract, lemon juice, honey and orange juice concentrate.

* If you prefer your smoothie to be more watery and colder simply add a few ice cubes to your smoothie mixture before blending everything together.

* * Substitute the low fat milk for rice milk, soy milk or almond milk for added health benefits.