See These 10 Recipes for Homemade Shakes to Help You Stay in Shape

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Staying in shape does not have to be a drag of exercising your day away and eating tasteless healthy foods. There are plenty of ways to spice up your lifestyle to keep each day fun, exciting, and fulfilling, all while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and staying in shape.

Exercise is a very broad topic that we won’t be covering in this article. Instead, we are going to focus on the latter: the tasteless health foods. 

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Within this article, we have collected ten health shakes you can make at home, which will help you keep healthy and in shape while also being tasty and easy to make.

See These 10 Recipes for Homemade Shakes to Help You Stay in Shape

 

Strawberry, Citrus, and Ginger Smoothie

Ingredients

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  • ¼ cup of orange juice
  • One banana
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • One cube fresh ginger root, peeled

Directions

  • (Optional) Chop up the ginger root to make the blending process smoother
  • Blend ingredients together until smooth

Mango Chia Seed Smoothie

Ingredients

  • Two tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almost milk
  • Two medium bananas, sliced
  • 2 cups mango chunks

Directions

  • Add ½ cup almond milk and chia seeds to a small bowl. Whisk until combined and chill in the fridge for 10 minutes
  • Blend remaining almond milk and bananas together until smooth
  • Add mangos, blending until smooth
  • Take the chia seed and almond milk mixture from the refrigerator and whisk one more time. Spoon it into the blender and blend until smooth
  • Serve immediately

Cinnamon Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • One small ripe banana
  • 1 cup of frozen strawberries
  • 6 ounces Greek vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • One tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Put all ingredients into the blender
  • Blend until smooth

Peanut, Banana, and Cinnamon Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of vanilla soy milk
  • One large banana, cut into chunks
  • Two tablespoons peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • One teaspoon honey
  • Three ice cubes

Directions

  • Add the milk, banana chunks, cinnamon, peanut butter, and honey into a blender and blend until smooth
  • Add ice cubes and blend until crushed
  • Serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top

Pineapple and Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ¾ cups of water
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • One ripe avocado halved and pitted
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ¼ cup of ice cubes

Directions

  • Blend water, pineapple chunks, avocado, and spinach together until smooth
  • Add ice cubes and blend until crushed
  • (Optional) Add pineapple chunks once blended for additional consistency

Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 ½ cups frozen bananas
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • ¼ old-fashioned oats
  • Two tablespoons flax seeds

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients on low, increasing speed as ingredients combine
  • (Optional) Add maple syrup for a sweeter smoothie

Triple Berry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • One banana
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 ¼ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth
  • Divide into two cups and top with blackberries

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 mango
  • Two frozen bananas
  • Two handfuls of spinach
  • Two teaspoons matcha green tea
  • 1 cup light coconut milk

Directions

  • Blend together the coconut milk, matcha green tea, and spinach
  • Add mango and banana, blend until smooth

Blueberry Muffin Batter Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup unsweetened nut milk
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • Two tablespoons oats
  • 1 ½ tablespoon unsweetened cashew butter
  • One teaspoon vanilla extract
  • One scoop vanilla protein powder

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in the blender, blending until smooth
  • Add ice and pulse until crushed

Five Ingredient Go to Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups ice
  • 1 medium banana
  • Two handfuls spinach
  • Half an avocado
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • Two scoops protein powder

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth
  • Serve or store in the fridge (consume within 24 hours)
See These 10 Recipes for Homemade Shakes to Help You Stay in Shape

 

Summary

Above are ten tasty recipes for a variety of healthy smoothies and shakes, each with their own ingredients. 

While the preparation of each may be similar and easy to do, each has its own properties that come from the individual ingredients, ranging from helping with digestion, suppressing appetite, and increasing your vitamin and fiber intake

These are wonderful smoothies to get you through your day and accompany you on your journey of managing your weight.

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