6 Strawberry Smoothies for Your Diet

July 5, 2017
Strawberries are one of the most delicious fruits you can find. Despite the fact that they're so sweet, they're also one of the best foods for diets.

Strawberries are one of the most sought-after berries in the world and in today’s article we’ll be bringing you some great strawberry smoothies that will go perfectly in your diet if you’re looking to lose a bit of weight.

Strawberries have a number of incredible benefits for your health. They have anti-inflammatory properties, and can improve your bone health and eye health. They can even help to prevent macular degeneration.

This small fruit also has fiber that helps your digestive process, and controls your hunger.

On top of this, strawberries have an acid called ellagic acid. This helps to increases the elasticity of your skin and eliminate signs of premature aging.

This very special fruit can be eaten many ways. But today, we’re going to give you 6 excellent strawberry smoothies, and we’re sure that you’ll find one that you like.

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1. Strawberry smoothies for all the family

The first of our strawberry smoothies is great for sharing with all the family.

We know that children won’t moan about drinking it, and you’ll be happy to give them something that’s super nutritious and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. of strawberries
  • 4 cups of natural yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of evaporated milk
  • One lemon, juiced
  • Grenadine syrup (to taste)
  • 1 quart of diet strawberry ice cream

Instructions

  • Firstly, clean the strawberries and take off the stems.
  • Then, put the strawberries in your blender. After that, add the yogurt, water, evaporated milk, and lemon juice.
  • Blend everything until you get the texture you want.
  • Finally, put the smoothie in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • Get a small bowl of ice cream and cover it with the smoothie. (Or, simply drink it as it is!)

2. Natural strawberry smoothie

A natural strawberry smoothie.

The second of our strawberry smoothies that we recommend is great for days when you’re going to have an intense physical workout.

You can drink it a half an hour before working out. You’ll definitely feel the benefits.

Ingredients

  • 15 strawberries
  • 1/2 cup natural yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of coconut water or soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Instructions

  • Firstly, wash, peel, and cut the strawberries in pieces.
  • Then add the natural yogurt and the coconut water or soy milk to the blender.

It’s worth mentioning that if you use coconut water for this strawberry smoothie, it will have a slightly sweeter taste. In this case, coconut water is considered a natural sweetener.

  • Finally, add the honey. Then, blend it until you get a smooth drink.

See also: 8 Awesome Benefits of Coconut Water

3. Strawberry, mango and pineapple smoothie

A glass of pineapple smoothie.

With this drink, the most important thing is that you can serve it with any food. As an added bonus it doesn’t add too many unnecessary calories.

You can drink this smoothie at any time of the day and your health will greatly benefit.

Ingredients

  • 5 strawberries
  • 1/2 a ripe strawberry
  • 1/2 a pineapple round
  • 5 tablespoons of water
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Instructions

  • Wash and chop the strawberries, mango, and the pineapple into pieces.
  • Add them to your blender together with water and honey. Blend it until you get a creamy texture.

4. A light strawberry and banana smoothie

Since these ingredients are especially light, this smoothie will go with any diet you’re following. This drink makes your breakfasts easier. Plus, it’ll gives you energy for the rest of your day.

When you think about the potassium from the banana and the strawberries’ antioxidants, then the end result is a super vitamin smoothie that’s great for your body.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of frozen strawberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 1/2 cup of skim milk

Instructions

  • Firstly, peel the banana and cut it into pieces. Then wash the strawberries and cut them up, too.
  • Put everything into the blender together with the milk and honey.
  • Finally, blend it until you get a smooth drink. You can drink it at any time.

5. Strawberry Lassi

A glass of strawberry lassi.

The texture of this strawberry drink makes you feel like you’re drinking a vegetable cream. But don’t be fooled: this drink has just as much flavor as all the rest.

Try it with some whole wheat toast with cream cheese or light margarine.

Ingredients

  • 1 skimmed yogurt
  • 1/2 a cup of oat milk or oat water
  • 7 large, ripe strawberries
  • A splash of vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • Ice cubes (according to your taste)

Instructions

  • Wash the strawberries and add them together with the rest of the ingredients in the blender.
  • Blend everything until you get a creamy texture.
  • Enjoy!

6. Energetic strawberry smoothie

This is a strawberry drink that will give your body so much energy. It has 13 times more potassium and double the sodium found in commercial energy drinks. Your body needs potassium to keep your cells working correctly.

Keep in mind that the fresher the strawberries are, the more benefits you’ll get.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup of coconut water
  • 1 cup of water
  • 9 or 10 strawberries, washed
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Ice cubes (according to your taste)
  • A pinch of salt to highlight the flavor.

Instructions

  • Put everything in your blender and blend on medium so that the ice isn’t completely crushed
  • Serve it and drink

Without a doubt, these strawberry drinks are delicious, easy to make and they work with any diet and lifestyle. Give them a try!

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