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Fruit Smoothies for Easy Breakfast

Kashmira Lad Mar 2, 2020
Are you always on the go and do not find time to prepare healthy breakfast items or snacks at home? If yes, you need some healthy fruit smoothie recipes that are easy to prepare and very nutritious as well.
Smoothies always play a dual role when it comes to our diet. They not only quench our thirst but these delicious drinks can satiate our hunger as well. Preparing a smoothie is very simple and the following recipes are ideal for in between snacks.

Strawberry Smoothie

  • Strawberries (chilled and chopped), 10
  • Ice cubes, 5
  • Vanilla essence, ½ teaspoon
  • Icing sugar, 4 teaspoons
  • Semi-skimmed milk, 40 ml
Place the strawberries, milk, and the ice cubes in the blender. Blend until the mixture smooths. Now, add the vanilla essence, and the icing sugar to it. Blend again for a few secs, and serve.

Fruity Smoothie

  • Kiwis (peeled and cut into 4 pieces), 2
  • Banana, 1
  • Strawberries, 5
  • Raspberries, 7
  • Low-fat natural yogurt, 330 ml
  • Milk, 1 medium-sized glass
Mix all the ingredients in the blender. Blend till you get the desired consistency. Add some milk if it gets thick. Serve immediately.

Banana Breakfast Smoothie

  • Fat-free milk, 1½ cups
  • Banana (frozen), 1
  • Vanilla extract, ½ teaspoon
  • Almond extract (optional), ¼ teaspoon
  • Cinnamon (for garnish, optional)
To freeze the banana, slice it, transfer it to a storage bag, and place it in the freezer for several hours or overnight. To prepare the smoothie, combine all the ingredients excluding the cinnamon in a blender. Blend for around 20 seconds or until you get the desired consistency. Sprinkle it with some ground cinnamon if you want, and serve.

Tropical Berry Smoothie

  • Fat-free vanilla yogurt, 1 cup
  • Skim milk, 1 cup
  • Banana, 1
  • Soft tofu, 3 cubes
  • Blueberries, ¾ cup
  • Strawberries, 1 cup
First, place the yogurt, tofu, milk, and banana into the blender and blend until the mixture smooths. Next, add some berries to it, and blend again till you achieve the right consistency.

Orange Smoothie

  • Oranges (peeled and cut into bite-size pieces), 2
  • Low-fat or nonfat yogurt, 1 cup
  • Fruit of your choice (cut into pieces), 1 cup
  • Honey, 1 tablespoon or vanilla extract, ¼ teaspoon
  • Crushed ice, 1 cup
Place all the ingredients without the ice into the food processor and blend till they turn smooth. Add some ice before serving the smoothie.

Coconut and Orange Smoothie

  • Orange (peeled and cut in bite-size pieces), 1
  • Crushed ice, ½ cup
  • Nonfat yogurt, 1 scoop
  • Cream of coconut, 2 tablespoons
  • Juice of fresh lime, 1
Combine all the ingredients together in a blender and blend till they turn smooth. Garnish the smoothie as required.

Melon Smoothie

  • Limes (juiced), 2
  • Vanilla nonfat yogurt, 1 cup
  • Honeydew melon (seeded and chopped), 1½ cups
  • Watermelon (seeded and chopped), 1½ cups
  • Ice cubes, 1 cup
As is the base for all fruit smoothie recipes, place all the ingredients in a blender and blend till you get the desired consistency.
  • Instead of using ice cubes, you can opt for frozen fruits.
  • If you need to use banana as an ingredient, cut it into one-inch pieces before you freeze the fruit.
  • Sometimes, the natural sweetness of the fruits may not require you to use other sweeteners. Therefore, avoid adding these to the smoothies beforehand.