How to Make Smoothies

Want to learn how to make smoothies? A good basic smoothie recipe can get your morning started with a boost of fruits and vegetables. Or could be a healthy, filling snack for you and your kids. This website will teach you how to design your own simple smoothies, help you choose blenders for smoothies and share with you 100’s of homemade smoothie recipes. Whether they are fruit smoothies, yogurt, vegan, diet or healthy green smoothies, we’ve got something for you to try.

Here are directions on how to make a basic smoothie. Although smoothies are gaining popularity and quickly turning into an art form, most simple smoothies should have the same basic elements:

• Fruit and/or vegetables
• A thickener, such as ice or yogurt
• A liquid to help blending, such as milk or juice

If you have these things, plus a blender, you have everything you need to make a basic smoothie.

Adding a smoothie to your day is a great way to start on a course to a healthier lifestyle.

How to Create a Thick or Thin Smoothie


We should quickly mention a few simple tips for making your smoothies come out the way you want them to.

One problem many new smoothie makers come across is that the smoothie doesn’t have the right texture – it’s either too thick, or too liquid. This is easily solved – all you have to do is add more thickener to a runny smoothie, or more liquid to a thick smoothie.

For example, if you followed a basic smoothie recipe and you decided the end result was too thick for your liking, all you would have to do is add some more juice or other liquid to the blender and re-blend the mix. Likewise, a smoothie can be made thicker by adding extra yogurt, ice or fruit. If the taste is too thin, you may want to ease off on the ice and add more fruit.

Follow these easy guidelines with any smoothie recipe you try.


How to Make Smoothies Healthy


Smoothies can be made to fit your daily diet easily. You can fix your smoothie to cut down on fat or calories. Or even cleanse your body with green or detox smoothies.

Check out how to keep your smoothies healthy by learning more about hidden smoothie ingredients and smoothie portions and sizes.


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