There are still many people who don’t know to make tasteful smoothies. If you crave this beverage, these healthy smoothie tips and ideas are useful to make one without recipes.
Tips to Make Sweet Smoothies
There are more pleasant alternatives when it comes to smoothies flavour, especially if you like something sweet.
Your favourite sweet taste such as ice cream, milkshake, and even coffee can be added to the smoothie in particular amount to enrich its taste.
Besides, you can make the taste based on your preference or create different taste by including some changes.
For instance, if you don’t really fond of cream, you can substitute it with yoghurt or cashew which is mixed with water.
When you want to avoid sugar or caramel due to high amount of glucose, dates would be a healthier alternative.
Sweetened bar chocolate might be a delicious add but it is not good when being consumed often.
Hence, you had better to replace it with raw cacao powder. The flavour of the smoothie even can be enriched by adding various types of spices in it, starting from cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and so forth.
Basically, you can use those spices like in baked recipes but smoothie just need smaller amount.
For sweet smoothie, it commonly contains three main ingredients including liquids, fruits, and spices and each of them not only limited for one or two items.
There are many ingredients options that you can choose no matter if you follow the available recipe in straight or do some modifications based on your preference to create completely new flavour.
Most likely people use water or milk either dairy or non-dairy for the liquid.
However, you can use other liquids as well such as coffee, fat skimmed, kefir, and brewed teas.
For healthier choices, you can go with coconut milk or water, fresh juices, or lemonade.
If you like to use nut milk as liquid, there are two other options for its substitution.
It is either quarter cup of raw nuts mixed with a cup of water when using high-speed blender or a tablespoon of nut butter for a cup of water when you use regular blender.
The sweet flavour itself is dominantly resulted from the fruits and there are many types you can use including mangoes, apricots, melons, pumpkin, various kinds of berries, and even winter squash. Spices or herbs might be found in many smoothies but adding it inside is optional.
But if you like more interesting smoothie flavour, some herbs and spices can be used like mint, basil, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, and nutmeg.