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Pick These Delicious yet Healthy Smoothies for Your Next Weekend

Healthy Smoothies

Healthy smoothies are one of the most popular beverages around the world. It is tasty yet healthy. Smoothies comes in variations of fresh fruits and vegetables which can help to stay fit and healthy.

However, too much using of sugar in smoothies can lead to increase sugar level, so it is necessary to make smoothies in a healthy yet tasty way. Smoothies are not only delicious beverages but also an excellent refresher. In summer, a glass of smoothie can give you a heavenly feeling. Smoothie goes well at the party too. Besides, whether it is breakfast or lunch, afternoon snack or dinner smoothies can be incorporate into every meal.

Whenever I prepare a meal I try to make a smoothie. It adds extra flavor to the meal. I use different fruits and veggies in smoothies. I always try to experiment with the recipes. It gives me a feeling of Chef and also preparing healthy and yummy items for a family is always fun.

Last weekend I made 2 smoothies of different taste, and it came out to be great.  Let’s have a look at those smoothie recipes that are yummy and healthy as well.

Almond Berry Smoothie

Almond Berry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • water

Preparation

  • Mix blueberries, banana, almond milk, and almond butter in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth
  • Add water for a thinner smoothie. Enjoy your Almond Berry Smoothie.

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 large fresh peach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon spice and ginger

Preparations

  • Mix carrot and mango in a blender.
  • Add peach, soy milk, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger.
  • Blend until smooth. Your Smoothie is ready.

Almond, berry, and carrot are so healthy and contain a lot of nutritional properties. These ingredients made the smoothies so healthy. Also, they are a super tasty refresher. The best part is, they don’t take much time. You can easily make them whenever you want and you don’t need any extra preparation for that. So, I must say; don’t forget to make them and enjoy these smoothies with your family. They will like it a lot as my family loved it.

Diabetes Recipes Fun and Friendly That You Must Try

Diabetes Recipes

Diabetes Recipes, when we think of it, we believe it’s boring, right? Most of the people who have diabetes have the mindset that they have to ban all kinds of tasty food. They have to eat a minimum, no delicious food, and so on. It is not the truth always. They can eat tasty yet healthy foods that will not increase their sugar level.

Diabetes Recipes can be delicious yet healthy. My mom has diabetes. After figuring out this disease, she almost changed herself. She started dieting, banned most of the foods, and ended up with severe weakness. Finally, She came to know having diabetes doesn’t mean starving. Doctors also advised to eat appropriately but keeping control of it is necessary. After that incident, my mom started making foods that are diabetes-friendly yet tasty. Here I am going to share 2 of those recipes with you.

Chicken Gumbo Soup

Chicken Gumbo Soup

Ingredients

  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 carrots,  thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 1 (10 ounces) package frozen okra, defrosted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup uncooked wild rice
  • half boneless chicken breast – cubed
  • 1  and 1/2 cups of raw rotini pasta
  • salt  and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 green onions, properly chopped

Preparation

  • At first, boil water.  Add garlic powder and hot pepper sauce to it. Add the carrots and mushrooms to the water. Give it a cook for five minutes.
  • Add okra, wild rice, and chicken cubes cook on low heat for three hours.
  • After that add the spiral pasta, and again cook for ten minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish it with green onions. Chicken Gumbo Soup is ready to serve. 

Quick Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes, skinned and diced
  • 3 boiled eggs, cubed
  • half cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely sliced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1/4 cubed onion
  • 1/4 cup green onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup of mayonnaise (low-fat)
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Take a bowl of water and add a little bit of salt. Add the potatoes and cook for a few minutes until soft. Wash the potatoes with cool water.
  2.  Now, mix most of the ingredients-potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, tomato, cucumber, onion, celery, and other ingredients in a bowl. Combine the ingredients properly.  Sprinkle salt and pepper to it according to your taste. Your Potato salad is ready.

These recipes are tasty and Diabetes-friendly. Diabetes Patients feel free to incorporate these fun recipes into your meal.

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