The homemade and natural energy shakes that I am going to present you will help you start the day with all the vitality and strength your body needs. They are also an excellent drink if you exercise or do sports regularly.
Keep in mind that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day for your health, so you have to do it in a proper and healthy way. I know that in the morning you are very lazy to start preparing breakfast. You get up, have a coffee and you run because you are already late.
The energy smoothies that I will talk about below will not take you more than 10 minutes and you will notice how the fatigue of your body and that state of exhaustion in which you find yourself daily decreases. And please, forget about commercial energy drinks (such as Red Bull, Monster, etc) and prepare a homemade and healthy energy drink . Much better, no ?
Energy Fruits and Vegetables
Before showing you the recipes that I have prepared for you, I am going to show you some foods that give you more energy , so that you can combine them yourself and prepare energy shakes completely to your liking.
Here we go!
The bananas are an excellent source of antioxidants . They don’t have a lot of fiber, so they are easy to digest. They provide you with good carbohydrates that the blood absorbs, making it a source of fuel for your body. The banana will provide you with a good energy boost thanks to its high sources of potassium . You have to know that potassium is great for your muscles, especially if you play sports. Avoid muscle cramps and injuries.
Add banana to your favorite energy shakes in the morning, when you come to practice sports. Your health will thank you.
The grapefruits, oranges and tangerines are a huge source of vitamin C and are perfect to start the day. They are rich in flavonoids, which will help you control cholesterol levels.
In addition, these citrus fruits contain high amounts of folic acid (vitamin B9). This vitamin is very important for the correct development of the fetus, so citrus fruits are ideal for pregnant women.
Spinach contains a lot of iron . The lack of iron in your body is usually one of the causes of fatigue.
They are also an excellent source of antioxidants that strengthen muscles, especially the heart. For this reason, it prevents cardiovascular diseases.
Know that spinach is very beneficial for the digestive system and also for the skin and bones. Also, if you are trying to lose weight, this vegetable is very satisfying.
The grape has a lot of vitamin C . To give you an idea, a cup of grapes provides you with 30% of vitamin C that your body needs every day. Vitamin C helps your body form amino acids, which regulate your energy level. If you are normally fatigued, it is likely that your body is lacking in vitamin C.
These are some of the foods that you can use to prepare energy shakes. There are many more, but I cannot mention them all because I would spend months writing a post.
Natural energy shake recipes
Now that you know how to have more energy , let’s see some recipes for energy shakes to start the day full of vitality.
V itality Power Shake
Preparation of the homemade Energy Shake
To prepare this smoothie, wash all the ingredients well except the lime. Later, dry them with a cloth. Peel the lime and cucumber (if it is organic, you do not need to peel it). Next, chop all the ingredients and put them in the blender. You can add more milk if you see that it is too thick or replace it with water.
Benefits for your health
This homemade energy shake is great for students and athletes . If you suffer many illnesses a year (colds, flu, etc.), this drink will strengthen your body to prevent possible illnesses.
In addition, its antioxidant and purifying power will help you eliminate free radicals, so it will also be great if you are trying to lose weight.
If you suffer from diabetes, we advise you not to use grapes due to its high sugar content.
Energy Shake for breakfast
Since you are not going to use everything at once, I recommend that you freeze it to always have it fresh. Cut it into pieces of 1 centimeter more or less (without peeling) and wrap each piece in plastic wrap and put them in a freezer-tight bag. You will have ginger for a very long season.
Preparation of this natural smoothie
Wash all the ingredients except the grapefruit. Dry them with a cloth or kitchen roll. If the fruits are organic, you don’t have to peel them. Peel the grapefruit. Chop the fruit and vegetables and put it in your blender along with the glass of water.
Benefits for your body
This green smoothie for breakfast is a very good option to substitute for your morning coffee . The variety of fruit will give you a good dose of energy for your body.
Energy Beet Smoothie
Preparation of the vitamin shake
Wash the spinach, blueberries and cucumber (peel if it is not organic). Peel the beets. Add the chopped ingredients and about 15o ml of water (one glass) to the blender.
If you don’t have blueberries or want to add a superfood , I recommend adding a tablespoon of acai .
Benefits for your health
This energy shake is very rich in nutrients so it helps you increase endurance and strengthens your muscles to better reduce your blood pressure.
In addition, beets will help you eliminate toxins and it is rich in iron. This particular drink will give you a good boost of vitality and is a source of health for your body.
Recommended Recipes made with the Breville BBL620 Fresh & Furious blender
What do you think of these recipes ? Are you going to use the energy shakes to start the day on the right foot ?
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