List of Fruits and Vegetables That Can Be Used in Smoothies

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Whizz up a low-fat breakfast smoothie in no time. Use banana with other soft fruit, plus honey for a little sweetness and oats for slow-release fuel. This smoothie is high in natural fats and sugar - ideal if you need some fuel for intense exercise. This sweet smoothie packs in plenty of nutritious ingredients, such as spinach, flaxseeds and banana, with an optional spoonful of maca powder for a natural energy boost.

This simple kiwi, mango and pineapple fruit smoothie makes an ideal morning treat. It's an easy way to pack in the vitamins and give yourself a boost One serving of an avocado — or about one-fifth of a whole — contains 64 calories, about 3 grams of fiber and less than 1 gram of sugar.

Strawberries, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and kiwi are excellent sources of antioxidants that help fight the signs of aging and cardiovascular disease. Blueberries and strawberries contain the most antioxidants of any fresh berries and may help reduce the build up of cholesterol in the arteries, according to registered dietitian Sally Barclay of Iowa State University.

Berries also provide fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and magnesium. Pineapple, oranges, lemons and limes are refreshing, nutritious citrus fruits that add vitamin C, potassium and folate to your diet. Adding these fruits to your smoothie boosts your energy and replenishes your daily need for vitamin C.

Bananas and plantains are fleshy fruits that add potassium, fiber and vitamin C. Combine bananas and berries for a delicious, nutrition-packed smoothie.

A banana smoothie is a great way to replace potassium that you lose after exercising. Stone fruits such as peaches, nectarines, plums, mangoes and cherries add a thick texture and antioxidants to your smoothies. These fruits are also rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium.

Varying the fruits you add to smoothies ensures that your diet is rich in all the necessary vitamins and minerals. Pumpkin, carrots, butternut squash and sweet potatoes are rich in nutrients vitamin A, potassium and iron. They also add color, texture and sweetness to a smoothie. I used 1 cup of frozen blueberries, same as the original. But I used vanilla yogurt instead of plain. Also, I used a frozen banana. Okay, so I absolutely love this smoothie!

My blueberries were several years old. It was very thick for I froze the banana. So I had to use a spoon. But I love how thick it was. I will be making this smoothie daily. I didn't know you could keep blueberries frozen for years. Thanks for the tip.

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