Do you drink healthy, nondairy smoothies? When it comes to living a healthy balanced lifestyle, smoothie-drinking has become one of the main positive habits to incorporate into your daily routine in order to feel rejuvenated and energized. Smoothies are raw, and a raw diet gives you the basis for a strong immune system. Going dairy-free also adds an element of clean eating without the extra hormones or sensitivities you might have from milk-protein. Therefore, look on below for some quick and healthy nondairy smoothie recipes to try today:
The super food kale is an excellent type of green to add to your smoothie. It might be a bit tough to chew on in your salad, so just add it to your smoothie instead. The full ingredients are:
- 2 long kale leaves
- ½ of a mango
- 1 handful of blueberries (powerful antioxidants)
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds (great source of fiber)
Add all the ingredients to the blender, mix at a high speed, and pour into a cup to enjoy.
Coo-coo for coconut
Coconut water is a soothing way to rehydrate especially after a high intensity workout. Coconut water is filled with essential electrolytes including magnesium, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. Now you can easily add coconut water to your smoothie. The ingredients are:
- ½ cup of coconut water
- ½ of a banana
- 2-3 handfuls of mixed greens
- 1 tablespoon flaxseeds
- 2 small pieces of raw broccoli
- 1/2 of an apple
Mix all the ingredients to the blender, mix at high speed, and pour into your favorite smoothie cup! Especially for all you sweet tooth lovers, this smoothie will be to your liking.
Avocados are filled with nutritiously dense goodness including loads of potassium, fiber, and heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. These good fats can help lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels. Add them to your smoothie for an extra creamy taste and a somewhat thick consistency. The ingredients are:
- 1/2 of an avocado
- 2 handfuls of spinach
- 1 handful of grapes
- 1/2 cup of water (optional* if you want more of a thin consistency, add more water)
Add all ingredients in your blender, mix at high speed, and pour into your cup of choice. A simple yet delicious and nutritious smoothie!
Veggie Autumn tonic
This non-dairy smoothie is all vegetable based, which is perfect for those days when you want a potent smoothie to jump-start your day. Add all of the following ingredients to a blender, mix at high speed, and pour into cup to enjoy.
- 1/2 of a tomato
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 handful of mixed greens
- 1 clove garlic (add more cloves for a stronger garlicky taste)
- 1 small piece of ginger
- 1/4 cup of water
Dandelion orange supreme
This recipe is all about cleansing the liver. It tastes more or less like orange juice with a hint of added tang, so you can enjoy the great taste all the while knowing it is great for your body. Add all ingredients in your blender, mix at a high speed, and pour into your cup to enjoy:
- 1-2 oranges (2 small oranges or 1 big one)
- 2-3 celery ribs
- ½ of a lemon (use it’s juice)
- 1 handful of spinach
- 1 handful of dandelion greens
There you have it. You can now make a quick and tasty non dairy healthy smoothie for your next meal by incorporating the aforementioned recipes in order to gain energy, lose weight, and brighten up your mood. Drink up!