Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Bowls: From Green Smoothies to Avocado Bowls, 5 Delicious and Creative Recipes You Must Try

Healthy smoothie recipes can be the perfect solution for those who need something nutritious on the go. All you have to do is throw a few ingredients into the blender, grab a straw and a glass, and you’re ready to go in seconds. Simple, right? However, not every smoothie will help you reach your diet goals. In fact, many store-bought ready-made smoothies (including smoothie bowls) are low in fiber, high in protein and fat, and overly sweet. But don’t worry, we’ve rounded up some quick, healthy, and lip-smacking smoothie recipes that you can throw in the blender right away, whether you’re looking for healthy smoothies for weight loss or just want something healthier. way to start your day. (Also read: 3 delicious and healthy recipes to enjoy walnuts this winter season )

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Bowls: 5 Delicious and Creative Recipes You Must Try (Unsplash)

Smoothie recipes for breakfast

1. Green smoothie

(Recipe by Chef Kunal Kapur)

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Green Smoothie recipe (Instagram/@Giorgi Iremadze)
Green Smoothie recipe (Instagram/@Giorgi Iremadze)

Ingredients:

Apple (medium size), chopped 1n

Cucumber (small), chopped cup

Cashews (soaked) 8 no

Celery, chopped 1 tbsp

Ginger, chopped tsp

Lemon juice 1 tbsp

Spinach, chopped cup

A handful of mint leaves

Moringa leaves cup

Kale, chopped cup

An ice cold cup of water

Method:

1. In a blender, add apple, cucumber, cashew nuts, celery, ginger, lemon juice and ice cold water. Mix to a smooth mass.

2. Once this is mixed, add all the leaves to it along with ice cold water. Blend into a nice smoothie. You can stain a green smoothie or serve it as is.

3. Quick tip – make sure all the ingredients are cold and serve as soon as the green smoothie is made.

2. Banana smoothie

(Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

Banana Smoothie (Unsplash/@Louis Hansel)
Banana Smoothie (Unsplash/@Louis Hansel)

Ingredients:

1 ripe banana

1 cup low-fat yogurt

a cup of low-fat milk

A pinch of cardamom powder

2 tablespoons of honey

a cup of walnut kernels + for decoration

Method:

1. Peel and cut the banana.

2. Mix the banana with yogurt, milk, honey, walnuts and cardamom powder until smooth.

3. Serve immediately, garnished with walnut kernels.

3. Apple and date smoothie

(Chef Tarla Dalal’s recipe)

Apple and Date Smoothie (Pinterest)
Apple and Date Smoothie (Pinterest)

Ingredients:

2 cups cooled, peeled and roughly chopped apples

8 seeded and chopped black dates (kala khajur)

a cup of chilled curd (dahi)

a cup of ice cubes

Method:

1. Combine the apples, dates, curds and ice cubes and blend in a juicer until the mixture is smooth and frothy.

2. Pour equal amounts of smoothie into two individual glasses.

3. Serve immediately.

4. Avocado Smoothie Bowl

(Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

Avocado Smoothie Bowl (Unsplash)
Avocado Smoothie Bowl (Unsplash)

Ingredients:

2 medium avocados

20-30 baby spinach leaves

4 bananas, peeled and frozen

3 tablespoons of blanched and peeled pistachios

2 cups of milk

2 kiwis, peeled

Banana slices for decoration

Orange blocks for decoration

Sprinkle with fresh pomegranate pearls

Edible flowers for decoration

Halved almonds for decoration

Sprinkle with desiccated coconut

Method:

1. Remove the avocado seeds and pulp. Transfer to blender jar.

2. Add baby spinach leaves, bananas, pistachios, milk and mix to a smooth puree.

3. Transfer to a serving bowl. Place the kiwi, banana slices and orange slices on top.

4. Sprinkle pomegranate pearls on top.

5. Decorate with edible flowers and halved almonds.

6. Sprinkle dried coconut on top and serve.

5. Papaya smoothie

(Chef Tarla Dalal’s recipe)

Papaya Smoothie Recipe (Unsplash)
Papaya Smoothie Recipe (Unsplash)

Ingredients:

2 cups papaya cubes

3/4 cup chilled milk

1/2 cup curd (dahi)

1 tablespoon of honey

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla essence

12 ice cubes

Method:

1. Prepare a papaya smoothie by mixing all the ingredients in a blender and whisk until smooth.

2. Pour the papaya smoothie into 4 small glasses and serve immediately.

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