You can make a smoothie a hundred different ways and make them for specific health benefits. Here are some smoothie recipes that can offer a variety of health benefits to your body. The Red Owl company offers smoothies that can add a healthy and tasty punch to your day.
Detox — This smoothie should be packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and immune-boosting ingredients.
Try: lemon juice, ginger, apples, pears, carrot juice, and beet juice
Healthy Skin — Try ingredients that will smooth out your skin, making it feel baby soft.
Try: flaxseed, avocado, strawberries, blueberries, cherries, yogurt, and ice
Immune Booster — This one should be full of Vitamin C, beta carotene, and zinc.
Try: almonds, cantaloupe, pineapple, banana, mango, and almond milk
Sleep Inducer — Drink these at least one hour before bed-time, which will benefit insomniacs.
Try: sesame seeds, almond butter, cherries, bananas, and almond milk.
Distress — While it may be a little bit more on the indulgent side, this nutritious concoction will help ou relax after a stressful day.
Try: Banana, nutmeg, honey, almonds, vanilla yogurt, and chamomile tea.
Breakfast in One — For a breakfast on the go, This is great for people who don’t have time in the morning and are looking for a filling breakfast on-the-go before work.
Try: oats, almonds, strawberries, banana, yogurt, and milk.
Energizer — Try this for a surge of energy in the middle of the day or to prepare for an intense workout.
Try: lime, honey, pear, apple, spinach, ginger, and tea.
Weight Loss — This could substitute for a breakfast or lunch any day of the week.
Try: chia seeds, protein powder, banana, mixed berries, milk, and ice.
Muscle Builder — This can be taken after strength training or any other exercise.
Try: protein powder, chocolate milk, banana, and ice.
There are many more combinations out there for anyone’s smoothie needs. Try out new recipes, invent your own, and just have fun with it. Don’t forget to visit one of Red Owl’s many store locations in Valdosta. One of their smoothies might inspire a concoction of your own.
Written by: Alex Dunn
Photography by: Emmanuel Magbanua