Christmas Smoothie Recipes

Christmas Smoothie Recipes

Drink In The Holidays with our fantastic Christmas Smoothie Recipes

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! I can feel the holiday cheer everywhere; kids wearing the red and white hats, parents frowning as they do the last minute Christmas dash, and all the fun preparations that comes with the season. However, that doesn’t mean that your fitness journey should be cut short so don’t forget to register for the 30-day-challenge coming up in January. To ease your Christmas cravings why not drink in the holidays with our fantastic Christmas smoothie recipes.

AVOCADO APPLE PIE

With its high fiber content from the fruits and vegetables, this Christmas smoothie recipes will leave you satisfied and reinvigorated.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 oz spinach
  • 1 apple (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 tablespoon acai berry powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

PROCESS

  • Pour the cup of water and ice into the blender as base.
  • Add in the spinach, apple, avocado and blend until smooth.
  • Pour content into a cup.
  • Sprinkle the apple pie spice and acai berry powder on it as toppings.

Apples are really great for weight loss by making you feel fuller for a long period. So this is a perfect Christmas smoothie recipe. It is also loaded with antioxidants and a high vitamin C content to protect your immunity.

MAPLE GLAZED SWEET POTATO

Maple syrup is one of the best natural sweeteners in terms of nutrition, containing a healthy serving of zinc and magnesium to boost the immune system while soothing your nervous system.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz raw yellow sweet potatoes (scrubbed and washed)
  • 1 banana (peeled)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoon cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

PROCESS

  • Pour into a blender the ice and water as base.
  • Add into it the raw yellow sweet potatoes, peeled banana, cashews.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour the contents into a cup and sprinkle the cinnamon and maple syrup on it.

This smoothie is perfect anytime of the day as it is filled with antioxidants from the maple syrup and fiber and beta-carotene from sweet potatoes. Also the fiber, protein and good fat from cashews, will keep your skin and your stomach happy. And a dash of cinnamon to provide you with an anti-inflammatory boost.

SUGAR PLUM

The name reminds me of what a friend of mine used to call her ex, but that’s a story for another day! This low-calorie immune-boosting Christmas smoothie recipe has maqui berries as its main ingredient which has been shown to have potent anti-viral properties and promote cardiovascular health.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz chopped jicama
  • 1 peach – pitted
  • 1 banana (peeled)
  • 1 tablespoon maqui berry
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ice

PROCESS

  • Pour the ice and water into the blender.
  • Add in the chopped jicama, peach, banana and maqui berries.
  • Blend till completely smooth and pour into a cup.
  • Sprinkle the hemp seeds on it as toppings and bottoms up!

The jicama in this drink gives you a soothing effect while the hemp seeds round things out with healthy fat, protein and Omega 3. Sugar plum is sweet and satisfying making it the perfect Christmas smoothie recipe for you!

Enjoy your Christmas babe!

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