Get Rid Of Winter Blues With These Top 10 Healthy Smoothies

By: Sravia Sivaram

Is winter robbing off the warmth from your body? Are you looking for ways to keep yourself warm and cozy this winter? Then, this article is for you. We are going to present to you a healthy and delicious way to keep yourself warm this winter with the help of healthy smoothies.

These warm smoothie recipes will help to raise your body temperature. They will also give you enough nutrition for the body. Winter is a dreadful season and all that we want to do is to cuddle up in our bed and not get out of homes at all.

Having these nutritious smoothies that keep you warm will equip you to combat the chilly winds with panache. These healthy smoothies are rich in antioxidants and vitamins and will also give a boost to your immune system.

Apart from keeping you warm, they will ensure that that you stay healthy and not get prone to winter-related diseases like cold and cough. Apart from consuming healthy smoothies, you can beat the winter blues by layering up and eating warm foods.

Every active bone in your body becomes lazy, so you can also try being active by doing some exercises. Read further to find out the recipes for some delicious healthy winter smoothies.


1. Apple Smoothie:

Apple smoothie is a thick creamy concoction that makes an irresistible healthy smoothie. You will require an apple, some water, vanilla extract, maple syrup, ground cinnamon, and protein powder of the required amount. Combine these in a blender and bake it for 2 minutes to have your warm fruit smoothie.


2. Choco Smoothie:

What more do we require than some mouth-watering chocolate smoothie! You will require a banana, unsweetened whey protein powder, almond milk, cocoa powder and maple syrup to prepare this healthy smoothie. Put these into a blender for a minute and enjoy whatever is left.


3. Cashew Cinnamon Smoothie:

Some nuts added to your delicious smoothie is a wise choice for a cold morning breakfast. You will require a cup of cashew milk, half cup milk yogurt, banana, pumpkin, and some ground cinnamon. Combine these in a blender to enjoy a smoothie that keeps you warm.


4. Ginger Smoothie:

Ginger smoothie is a warm spice drink and is also one of the healthiest options. You will require frozen banana, vanilla almond milk, grated ginger, cinnamon and molasses. Combine these in a blender. Make sure to blend it well until smooth.


5. Green Winter Smoothie:

Green smoothie has the right mix of all the healthy fruits and vegetables. It is one of the best way to kick-start your mornings. You will require 1½ cups of water, spinach, pear, lemon juice, ginger and flax seeds. Place these in a blender and blend until smooth.


6. Spicy Smoothie:

Spicy smoothie is one of the top ways to warm up your body during winter. You will require one cup of milk, frozen banana, cinnamon and powdered ginger, pepper, cardamom, ground cloves, nutmeg and vanilla extract. Combine these in a blender. Serve cold or warm if required.


7. Oats Smoothie:

You will require 15 grams of dark chocolate, almond milk, 20 grams of oats, banana, 6 almonds, chia seeds and cold water. Mix dark chocolate and almonds, then microwave until the chocolate melts. Add the rest of the ingredients to it and put it in a blender. Blend until the oats gets blended in the mixture completely.


8. Beet Smoothie:

This smoothie is one of the best ways to rustle up your cold winter mornings. You will require a cup of pomegranate juice, milk yogurt, 2 small cooked beets, pink grapefruits and some honey. Combine these in a blender.


9. Carrot Smoothie:

Carrots are rich in nutrients and antioxidants and is a healthy way to break your fast. You will require three spoons of raisins, one cup milk, one cup peeled and chopped carrot, one banana, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon and one cup spinach. Soak the raisins for 5 minutes. Then, put them in a blender with all the other ingredients. Blend well until smooth.


10. Chai Latte Smoothie:

Having tea during winter is a good option. Having it in the form of a smoothie is way more tastier and a healthier option too. You will require one cup of brewed hot tea, canned coconut milk heated in a microwave, almond butter, grated ginger, maple syrup and cinnamon. Add these in a blender and blend until smooth to prepare this delicious healthy smoothie. Heat it in a microwave for 15-30 seconds before consumption.

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Story first published: Monday, December 5, 2016, 12:30 [IST]
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