3 easy and healthy homemade smoothies to enjoy spring

The Spring season is ideal for a lot of healthy but mouth-watering fruits. And what is even better than making a smoothie or slush out of it to sip in a leisurely manner while enjoying the warm weather! So let us take a look at the recipes of three amazing smoothies that you can enjoy this spring by taking minimum efforts!

Strawberry-Banana-Peanut butter smoothie

The name itself sounds so fulfilling for a dessert. Anyway, it is a simple recipe and takes a maximum of 10 minutes to prepare at home if you have the right ingredients.

· ½ cup non-fat plain yoghurt

· 2 tablespoon peanut butter

· 1 banana

· 4 strawberries

· 10 ice cubes

Place all ingredients into your high-speed blender.

Blend on high until smooth. Option to add milk if required.

Rhubarb Slush

Spring is rhubarb season and the perfect time to enjoy the fruit. Here is a slush that can be made in less than 15 minutes 

· 1 cup fresh rhubarb, chopped

· 1 cups of sugar

· 1 can of frozen orange juice

· 1 can of lemonade

· ½ cup of water

· ½ litre bottled lemon flavoured carbonated beverage, chilled

Place rhubarb in a large saucepan with water. Cover it with a lid. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and cook until tender. Drain and mash or puree in a blender.

Stir together the rhubarb puree, sugar, canned orange juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, and water. Freeze the mixture.

Place scoops of the frozen mixture into your serving glass, and fill the rest of the glass with lemon-lime soda.

Cranberry orange power smoothie

A highly refreshing and healthy smoothie perfect to have along with your breakfast and make your day. It saves money and time!

· 1 cup cranberry juice

· 1 banana

· 1 orange

· ½ cup strawberry

· ¼ cup raspberry sherbet

· 1 cup ice cube 

· ¼ cup whey protein powder

Place cranberry juice, banana, orange, strawberries, sherbet, ice, and protein powder in a blender. 

Blend at high speed for about one minute until smooth.

Adjust the consistency by adding more sherbet if it’s too thin or more cranberry juice if it’s too thick. Pour into your glass and enjoy! Source: freepik.com

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