A smoothie is a drink made by pureeing different ingredients in a blender. Smoothies are one of the easiest drinks to make at home. Not to mention they are super delicious. Follow this short guide on how to make the perfect beverage:
Basics of a smoothie
Making a smoothie is rather simple. First, you put your liquid base in the blender like water or milk. Next, you add the fruit and yogurt. Finally, you blend everything until its smooth and enjoy your cold drink.
Can I add other things?
Yes, smoothies aren’t limited to just fruit and dairy. A smoothie recipe is easy to alter based on your preferences or what you have in your fridge. If you want something sweet, you can add honey or another sweetener. If you want to add more nutrition, you can add chia seeds or flax seeds. Proteins powder and easy to mix vegetables like spinach are also great to add to your smoothie.
What fruits are the best to add in your smoothie?
You can add any fruit to your smoothie really. Some of the more popular options include strawberries, blueberries, bananas, mangos, pineapple, and oranges.
Liquid ingredient - The type of liquid you use in your recipe can vary. A lot of people like using milk to make the smoothie have that creamy texture. However, you can also use alternatives such as coconut water, orange juice, water or apple juice.
Order of ingredients – You should always add the liquid in first and then the fruit.
Smoothie consistency – If you want something that is thick or has more structure, you should add more ice. Meanwhile if you want something that is easier to drink, then you should add more water. Blend the additional ingredients until smooth.
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