Smoothies

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit and/or vegetables, with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners

Saffron Mango Smoothie

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit or vegetables with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners.Smoothies are made of different ingredients such as blended fruit/vegetables, water, crushed ice, fruit juice, and nuts.

I am sharing delicious Smoothie recipe which is prepared using one of my favorites Spice Saffron for added flavor & most favorite fruit Mango

Mangoes are widely used in cuisine.Sweet for lassi(yogurt blend drink), smoothies, Sour & Unripe for pickles, beverage & chutneys check my other mango recipes Mango Mastanimango cheesecake Mango Icecream, Mango Chutney

ingredients

Ripe Mangoes 2

Milk 4 cups

Few saffron strands (Soaked in 1 tbsp warmmilk)

Few Ice Cubes

Sugar to taste

Assorted nuts( optional )1tbsp

method

Blend all ingredients in a blender jar, Serve in a glass.Garnish with Assorted nuts

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Strawberry Smoothie with Sweet Basil Seeds

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit and/or vegetables, with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products adding sugar or honey.

Strawberry is packed with vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and more.It’s a good source of manganese and potassium.Choose medium-sized berries that are firm, plump, and deep red.

Sweet Basil seeds contain healthful amounts of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, calcium and magnesium, and vitamins C and folates. best known around the world for being the main ingredient in many sweet Asian drinks don’t have any distinguished flavour.

Ingredients

Strawberries chopped 5-6
Sweet basil seeds 1 tsp
Sugar /honey to taste
Chilled Milk 250 ml
method

Wash & soak Sweet basil seeds with 1/2 cup of water.Blend milk,chopped strawberries,sugar/honey.add soaked basil seeds in a glass.pour a blended mixture & serve tips:-Strained a blended mixture before serving (optional)

Please Consult your nutritionist /dietician before having ,if anyone have allergy or health issues.

 

Banana Smoothies

Bananas are a very good source of vitamin ,minerals & dietary fiber.Milk is a healthy foods considered nutrient-rich because they serve as good sources of calcium and vitamin D as well as protein and other essential nutrients.

Banana Blend with Milk infused with Saffron.

Ingredients

Banana- 1
Cold Milk -3/4 cup
Heavy whipping cream -1/4 cup
Sugar as much sweeter u like
Saffron strands (soaked in water) & few for garnish
Rose water few drops (optional)
Method
Blend all above ingredients in a blender jar.pour in a glass garnish with saffron strands.Serve chilled !!!
tips :- boil milk adding saffron & then chill .
Before taking,plz consult a health professional if anyone allergic or health issue.

Strawberry & Oats Smoothies

Strawberry blended with Oats & garnish with Nuts.its like a breakfast in a jar.

Ingredients
Rolled oats (roasted )1/2cup
Yogurt /curd 1/2 cup
Strawberries -5-6
Honey to taste
Pistachio & almonds for garnish(optional)
Method
Blend all ingredients together. Pour in glass .garnish with dry fruits
Tips :-smoothie mostly thick only.if u like a bit thin u can add little milk & blend