Smoothies are seen as a perfect way of maintaining good health. Making a smoothie can be pretty easy but there are
certain tricks that one needs to keep in mind to in order obtain the best smoothie. Some of the tips used in making the best
Use Yoghurt as your Base
Making a smoothie normally requires a semi liquid. Normally milk is usually used or sometimes soy. Yoghurt is seen to be
the best base as it contains certain beneficial bacteria. Yoghurt is also good because it is low in calories.
Freeze Your Fruits
Frozen fruits are the best when it comes to making smoothies. Frozen fruits normally make your smoothie to be extra thick
and cold. Large fruits like melons normally need to be chopped before being placed in the freezer.
Healthy All the way
If you intend to lower the content of calories in your smoothie, you can either use skimmed milk or soy milk. You can also
increase the nutrition of your smoothie by using protein powder, brewer's yeast or wheat germ.
Cocoa is normally packed with lots of flavanols. These are the compounds used in making chocolates. Unlike chocolates
cocoa is seen to be virtually fat free and low in calories. Adding just one teaspoon of cocoa will go a long way in boosting
the health of your heart. Cocoa powder is good for butter and banana smoothies.