Smoothie Recipes You Need In Your Life

Smoothie is a light, tasty drink, usually made with fresh fruits and vegetables. While being really easy to make, this drink is a perfect source of proteins and carbohydrates, which makes it for a perfect light breakfast that will provide you with much-needed energy for a whole day.

It is really tasty as well, you can add almost any fruit or vegetable you want to add to it the taste you like. There are a lot of different smoothie recipes, let’s look at a few most original and tasty ways how to make smoothies in Nigeria.

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1. Kitchenware

Here is the equipment you’re going to need to follow almost anyone of the recipes for smoothies:

  • Kitchen knife to slice your ingredients
  • Blender (better to use stationary one, especially for hard fruits and vegetables)
  • Vial for storage

2. Fruit smoothie recipes

Fruit smoothies are the most popular and, for the most people, the tastiest once. That’s why the question “How to make fruit smoothies in Nigeria?” is really popular. Here are a few answers to this question:

2.1. Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Banana is a very popular choice for the smoothie, as it has a unique texture when blended, which binds together all the other ingredients. To make this smoothie you’ll need

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1 cup of milk or almond milk
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 2 teaspoons of honey

Firstly, you need to peel and broke the banana into smaller pieces, carefully wash the strawberries. Put the fruits into a blender, add honey and ice, then pour milk and blend till the mix is smooth. Add a pinch of cinnamon to add some edge to the tasteStrawberry-Banana Smoothie

2.2. Mango Cake Smoothie

This is definitely not one of the healthy smoothie recipes, but it will work great as a desert. It is a smoothie with mango Nigeria will definitely love. Here’s how to make smoothies out of mango and ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of chopped mango
  • 1 cup of crumbled cake
  • 1 cup of milk or yogurt
  • 1 cup of ice
  • Sugar

Simply blend all the ingredients, add sugar while blending. Decorate the dessert with whipped cream and pieces of mango.Mango Cake Smoothie

3. Vegetable smoothie recipes

Nigerian green smoothie recipes are the best for your health, they are full of vitamins and other different nutrients your organism needs, these are the best Nigerian smoothies for weight loss. Check out a few of them:

3.1. Ugu Smoothie

This is a true Nigerian vegetable smoothie – it can’t be made anywhere in the world without Nigerian products, which include:

  • ½ cup of ugu leaves
  • ½ cup of pineapples
  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup of tiger nut milk
  • 1 cup of ice

Blend the chopped ingredients together, decorate with some more ugu leaves or a ring of the pineapple. Ugu Smoothie

3.2. Apple and Coconut Smoothie

This one of the Nigerian green smoothie recipes is a great choice for people on a diet – it has a lot of nutrients and fiber and, at the same time, has fat-burning properties. Here’s what you need to make it:

  • ¾ of the cup of coconut water
  • 1 large apple
  • 1 pear
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach

Cut the fruits and blend the ingredients together. Add some ice if you want to cool down after gym. Decorate with shredded coconut.Apple and Coconut Smoothie

3.3. Cacao and Citrus Smoothie

This recipe is great for chocolate lovers, which means, that it is the smoothie recipe Nigeria will love! Ingredients for it are:

  • 5 oranges
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp of cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp of ground cashew nuts
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach
  • ½ cup of ice

Peel the oranges and the banana, cut them and add to the blender. Add other ingredients and blend them together. Enjoy this creamy goodness by yourself or with friends.

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