Smoothie is not only refreshing drink, but also it’s a very healthy drink that should be included more often in the diet, because it is rich with a nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Fruits and vegetables are the main ingredients atpreparation the beverage, and it can be used to cool in these hot summer days. Smoothie is full of vitamins and minerals, it’s a drink rich with fiber which has a beneficial effect on digestion.
It has an advantage of simple and quick preparation, and also it is very important to cut all food ingredients into small pieces (about 1 inch) and also is important to say that the container where the ingredients are mixed is never filled to the top, but over 2/3 full. Smoothie has a quick fermentation and it needs to be served as quickly as possible. Smoothie shouldn’t be drink if he stands for more than 24 hours, only if it was in fridge. Smoothie is great for breakfast, brunch or when you want something sweet and refreshing.
What do we need for smoothie?
Smoothie has been made of the fruits and vegetables with addition of other ingredients, but some smoothies have been made of 100 percent fruit or vegetable. The most common supplements are frozen yogurt, honey, the diced frozen iced tea, milk (usually soy), linseed oil, sesame, sunflower and chocolate. Everything depends of what you prefer, so you can experiment with different ingredients: add honey, cinnamon, raw cocoa, vanilla stick, seeds, maple syrup, mint leaves. It’s recommended soft fruit for the smoothie as banana and avocado, and frozen or fresh fruits as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, mango and pineapple.
Smoothie needs to be thick, and that’s why have been used frozen foods. Before prepare needs to put fruits in a fridge only a few hours or a day before to be frozen, cubes of ice tea or yogurt. The main device for good smoothie is a mixer, blender or food processor. With a high speed all the foods will be good mix and connected with creating foam, which is very important for a good smoothie.