Super-Healthy Smoothies - SBH Health System
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Smoothies are a delicious and easy way to eat healthfully and are a great meal or snack options. They’re also beneficial for people with a decreased appetite or who have difficulty chewing hard food. Fresh or frozen fruit, milk (dairy-free such as soy, almond, rice too), and/or yogurt are often the main smoothie ingredients. Below are two recipes for nourishing smoothies that will keep you healthy as you age.

Fruit and Greek Yogurt Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup milk (milk substitute or water also works)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Add to blender and mix until smooth.

Green Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup milk (milk substitute or water also works)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Add to blender and mix until smooth.

Healthy add-ins for an extra boost of flavor and vitamins

  • 1 tablespoon chia, flax, or hemp seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder or extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes or shreds
  • 1 serving of your preferred protein powder