If you’ve been trying hard to let go of your love affair with caffeine, these smoothie recipes are what you should be treating yourself to.

While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, not everyone likes eating a full-fledged meal early in the day. Besides, if you are someone who usually doesn’t find the time to make yourself a nice wholesome meal in the morning, pick-me-ups tend to become your best bet. Why not drink your breakfast instead? All you need to do is chop and blend to fix yourself something nutritious and delicious. Here are some easy smoothie recipes to help set the right tone for the rest of day.

Apple Almond and Dates Smoothie 


Using ingredients that are easy to have on hand, this smoothie is packed with the goodness of fruits and dry fruits. You already know that an apple a day helps keep the doctor away. Dates, on the other hand, provide you with iron, calcium, vitamins A and K, and fibre.

Tofu Berry Smoothie 


This is a smart way to reap the benefits of soy. Tofu, a soy food, is a good source of proteins, containing eight essential amino acids. It is also rich in calcium, iron and magnesium.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie 


This is exactly what you need to begin your day. While bananas help provide a quick burst of energy, blueberries have absolutely no cholesterol, thereby helping improve your heart health.

Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie


The sweetness of chocolate blends perfectly well with the creaminess of the pumpkin, providing you with a yummy treat that you can gulp down to the very last sip. Pumpkins are not only a great way to help beat the heat, but also provide you with essential nutrients that your body will thank you for.

Apple Carrot Smoothie 


This bright smoothie with vanilla ice cream (optional), fresh carrots and apples provides a refreshing start to your day. A powerhouse of antioxidants, carrot is also known to help improve eye, skin and hair health.

Fruit Smoothie 


Papaya, muskmelon, pineapple and pomegranate come together to make this healthilicious drink. Sip on this and nourish your body with essential nutrients to power you through the day.


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