Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

Smoothies have been around for quite some time, but it seems like nowadays more than ever

they are being associated with healthy lifestyle.

New age trend or not, one thing is for sure, these fruit and veggie-based beverages can in fact

be a substitute for regular meals and a much healthier alternative to fast food.

Plus, they are easily prepared and can be consumed on the go which is especially beneficial for

those people whose life tempo keeps them up and running most of the time.

So, what are the best smoothie recipes for living a healthy lifestyle?

Well, you can find tons of healthy, delicious looking smoothie recipes online.

Better question is, what are some of the essential smoothie recipes that would satisfy your

daily needs and help you out in all of those situations when you need extra energy, emotional

or physical boost?

When I was growing up, a party wasn’t a party without a limitless supply of Pina Coladas all

night long!

A craving for that party favorite inspired this tasty, creamy smoothie:

Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie

Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups organic pineapple chunks

1 cup organic coconut milk

1 cup organic coconut water

1 cup shredded organic coconut

1 large organic banana

1 scoop of your favorite organic vanilla plant-based protein powder

1 tsp organic vanilla extract

A sprinkle of nutmeg

1 tablespoon organic coconut oil (optional, if you use oil)

1/2 to 1 cup ice cubes

Coco-Nutty Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

Directions

Add all of the ingredients except ice cubes to the blend.

Blend for 30 seconds.

Add 1/2 cup of ice cubes and blend again until smooth.

Taste the smoothie.

Add more ice cubes, if needed.

What Kind of Smoothie Are You in the Mood For?

Banana Pina Colada Smoothie + 10 Satisfying Smoothies to Suit Your Moods or Needs

Below are that will keep you covered from early mornings and long

working hours to quality free time over weekends.

You should try them out and see:

*why it is better not to skip your breakfast when you can prepare a healthy smoothie

within minutes

*what are the best ingredients if you want to cure hangover

*how to give your kids peanut butter and still make sure they eat healthy

*what’s the weight-loss secret behind cinnamon

*how pomegranate can beat dementia

*why cocoa is good for your mood

*why switching on a gluten-free diet is the right choice

*and how to get any party started with colorful smoothie cocktails.

 

“What are some of the essential smoothie recipes

that would satisfy your daily needs and help you

out in all of those situations when you need extra

energy, emotional or physical boost?”

 

Don’t forget, smoothies are best taken in combination with regular food choices.

As with most things in life, the key to a healthy diet is moderation.

*Please note that most of the smoothies in the infographic are vegan, however, any non-vegan

ingredient can easily be substituted for a vegan one.

Enjoy and have a satisfying smoothie-filled week!

10 Smoothies for Different Occasions
Infographic courtesy of freezerlabels.net

 

 

Do you like to make various kinds of smoothies?

What kind of smoothie are you in the mood for today?

Share your thoughts and comments with us.

 

“Shared at Healthy Vegan Fridays”