Spring Slimdown Smoothie Ingredients: Spring is the season of body transition. From winter’s extra “comfort” layers to summer’s body-bearing heat, spring offers a few months of buffer period between the two seasons.
Making spring smoothies is the perfect way to start incorporating healthy and slimming ingredients into your diet. Here are some of the top slimdown smoothie ingredients to add to your recipes.
Almond milk: Almond milk is a slightly sweet, lactose-free, and filling alternative to dairy. It’s an excellent slimming ingredient because it doesn’t cause bloating like regular milk often does, leaving your mid-section sleeker.
Fresh fruit: Not all fruits will be available as fresh options in the spring, but bananas are among the few that are. Loaded with potassium, vitamins, and minerals, bananas add excellent nutrient and flavor to your smoothie. Also, since they are soft and blend easily, they incorporate well and thicken the mixture.
Frozen fruit: Berries make excellent slimming ingredients for smoothies but aren’t typically available as fresh options in the spring. Frozen berries, however, are a very nice alternative as they add flavor, nutrition, and cold to your smoothie. Icy, frozen berries change the texture and temperature. Some options include strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and pitted cherries… Continue Reading >>>>