4 Healthy and Delicious Smoothies For Seniors

Many of us don’t enjoy eating fruits but we all need nutrients that are essential for our body. One of the best ways to pack all nutrients in one is by creating a yummy, healthy smoothie! Smoothies as are super easy to make and taste amazing. All you need is fresh fruits and a smoothie maker.

This portable smoothie blender is perfect for elder people to make smoothies every day. It’s portable, safe and blends to perfection.

Portable Smoothie Blender

 For you to begin with, below are a few quick and healthy smoothie recipes:

 

1. COCONUT GREEN SMOOTHIE

A healthy green smoothie with a coconut kick!

Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Serving

 

Coconut Green Smoothie

 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt

1 cup spinach

1 large banana, peeled

1 large green apple, cored, peeled and chopped

2 tablespoons shaved coconut (optional)

1 cup ice

 

DIRECTIONS:

Put the coconut milk, yoghurt, spinach, banana, apple, coconut, and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

 

2. GRAPE BANANA PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

A creamy, 5-ingredient smoothie that’s packed with fresh fruit & protein! This bright, fruity smoothie is a great way to start the day! The recipe is easily doubled to serve more.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Serving

 

Banana Grape Smoothie

 

INGREDIENTS:

½ cup (70g) Red Grapes

½ medium (70g) banana, sliced and frozen

¾ cup (180g) plain nonfat Greek yoghurt

¾ cup (180mL) coconut milk

2 cup (260g) ice cubes

 

DIRECTIONS:

Add all of the ingredients to blender in the order listed, and pulse until smooth. Serve immediately.

Notes: Any milk (cow’s, soy, coconut, etc.) may be substituted in place of the almond milk.

 

3. CREAMY STRAWBERRY CHIA SMOOTHIE

The deliciousness of strawberries and bananas combined with oats for the perfectly creamy blend to kickstart your day! The recipe is easily doubled to make this a breakfast smoothie for the entire family!

Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Serving

 

Strawberry Smoothie

 

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup strawberries, frozen

1/2 cup sliced bananas, frozen

1/2 cup kefir or Greek yoghurt

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 tablespoon oats

1/2 cup coconut milk

splash of vanilla extract

 

DIRECTIONS: Place all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth! Let it sit for a few minutes so that the chia seeds can do their magic (expand and get slimy). Enjoy!

 

4. BANANA & COCOA SMOOTHIE RECIPE

The freshness of cocoa along with healthy nutrients from bananas, this smoothie is a quick boost fix! Serve chilled to enjoy as a dessert.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Serving

 

Banana Cocoa Smoothie

INGREDIENTS:

1 small banana

2 tablespoons raw cocoa (raw cocoa powder)

1/2 cup kefir or Greek yoghurt

1/2 cup coconut milk

handful of ice

 

DIRECTIONS:

Blend all ingredients until smooth; serve cold.

Tip for your bananas: When bananas start to over-ripen, peel them, 1/2 them, then freeze them. Add them to your daily smoothies as needed for nutrients, fibre and an extra creamy texture