Google: “Blueberries are a widely distributed and widespread group of perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries and Madeira blueberries. Blueberries, an Antioxidant Superfood. Packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids, these berries are also high in potassium and vitamin C, making them the top choice of doctors and nutritionists. Not only can they lower your risk of heart disease and cancer, they are also anti-inflammatory.”
“A cucumber is a long thin vegetable with a hard green skin and wet transparent flesh. It is eaten raw in salads. All the water in cucumbers can help keep you hydrated. Plus, the fiber boost they give you helps you stay regular and avoid constipation. The vitamin K helps blood clot and keep your bones healthy. Vitamin A has many jobs, like helping with vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Cucumbers are rich in nutrients that can help with weight loss. It is rich in antioxidants, essential vitamins, and other beneficial compounds that support a healthy lifestyle. So not only can cucumber help reduce belly fat, but it can also provide additional health benefits.”
“A mango is a popular tropical fruit that is eaten in sweet and savory dishes around the world. It can be green, yellow, orange, red, or a combination of these colours, and has yellow or orange flesh surrounding a flat, hard pit. The fruit is typically peeled and cut away from the pit before use. A mango can be eaten raw unripe or ripe, or cooked into desserts, curries, and chutneys. It’s a moderately expensive piece of produce per fruit, but many varieties are large and heavy. It is also a popular dried fruit.”
“It’s an antioxidant so it can help with oxidative stress in the body. The primary benefit, in addition to being a really good source of vitamin C, is that (mangoes) are a decent source of vitamin A, folate and are pretty high in fiber, which is beneficial for colon cancer prevention, heart disease and weight control.”
“Pears are fruits produced and consumed around the world, growing on a tree and harvested in the Northern Hemisphere in late summer into October. The pear tree and shrub are a species of genus Pyrus, in the family Rosaceae, bearing the pomaceous fruit of the same name. In addition to being a good source of fiber, pears are also high in vitamins C and K, as well as potassium and antioxidants. They’re also especially good for gut health, and they may help keep you regular, too.”
“A smoothie is a beverage made by puréeing ingredients in a blender. A smoothie commonly has a liquid base, such as fruit juice or milk, yogurt or ice cream. Other ingredients may be added, including fruits, vegetables, non-dairy milk, crushed ice, whey powder or nutritional supplements.”
Today, I am making smoothie with all the fruits that are on sale. I am only using water to make my smoothie. Once a while its good to have all the benefits of fruits intake. As we are always on the go and have no time for a proper healthy diet. This is one that I would recommend to everyone to have them, as often as possible. You can play around with your fruits: mixing them or adding a vegetable or two with fruits. Let’s make smoothie and stay healthy!!!
250 g blueberries, divide
1/2 cucumber, cut into bite size, divide
1 mango cheek, removed seed, cut into cubes, divide
1 big pear, removed seed and cored, cut into bite size, divide
about 1/4 c water, divide
Do half of each ingredient as you don’t want it to spill out of Nutri bullet and add 1/8 c of water. Blend still purees smooth. Pour into glass. Using the same container add the remaining ingredients with 1/8 c water. Blend still purees smooth. Chill the glasses of smoothie in fridge for 30 minutes. Enjoy your smoothie that is healthy.