Ice cream packs in unnecessary calories and lots of added sugar. Opt for Greek yogurt instead.
Flavored yogurt packs in a lot of extra sugar and little protein. Use unsweetened Greek yogurt instead.
Oats are a good source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They're also very filling! Try adding 1/4 cup of rolled oats to your next smoothie.
Baby spinach has a mild flavor and delicate leaves so it blends up well in smoothies. Spinach is rich in iron, vitamin A, and magnesium.
Juice adds a lot of sugar and calories to a smoothie. Opt for unsweetened almond milk instead. It's creamy, low in calories, and a good source of vitamin E.
Use naturally sweet ingredients to sweeten your smoothie. Bananas, berries, pineapple, mango, and dates are good options.
Add a scoop of peanut butter for plant-based protein, healthy fats, and fiber. If you can't have peanuts, try almond butter instead.
If you want to use juice, use juice that's not from concentrate or buy the fruit and fresh squeeze it into the blender.
Try sneaking in veggies! You can use sweet potato, pumpkin, cauliflower, greens, broccoli, zucchini, peas, beets, or carrots.
Chia seeds boast antioxidants, fiber, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. Add 1 tablespoon of chia seeds to your next smoothie!