My husband bought me a Nutri Bullet for Christmas and we have been experimenting in the world of blending ever since. Did you know that in order to get the nutrients from 1/8 cup of flaxseed (an ingredient I always put in my drinks) you would need to eat 60 cups of broccoli and 100 slices of whole wheat bread? I don’t know about you but I’d much rather have the drink! Another great thing about blending is that kids will love it! My son has been drinking these like crazy because they are fun and delicious.

So today I want to share my top five recipes with you. I highly recommend the Nutri Bullet but any blender/mixer will work! I hope you will try them and enjoy them!

Blender Recipes

A few things to keep in mind-

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-Experimenting is key. Be creative. Some of your blends may not taste as good as others. That’s okay. When you try out new recipes, decide what you like and don’t like about them and see what you can tweak about them to make them better.

-When I say “water” as an ingredient, you can put however much you would like. Always add the water last. The more water you add, the thinner your drink will be.

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– I always add chia or flax seed to my juice because the taste is completely masked and they are very healthy for you.
-Don’t forget to add yummy ingredients like mixed greens, kale, and spinach to your lunch or dinner smoothies!

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-If you think your drink needs a little more sweetness to it, add just a few drops of simple syrup!

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– Have fun and share your recipes with others!

 

On to the recipes!

 

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The Immune Booster– keep healthy and say goodbye to sickness with this delicious drink packed full of antioxidant goodness.

1-2 handfuls of spinach

1 banana

1 peeled orange

1 cup of pineapple

1 handful of blueberries

Handful of chia seeds

Water

Add water last, blend, and enjoy!

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Morning Glory– more fruits than veggies on this one to satisfy your sweet tooth but still perfectly healthy and great for breakfast!

1 handful of spinach

1 carrot

Half a banana

Handful (equal parts) strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries

Handful of flax seeds

Water

Add water last, blend, and enjoy!

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Derek’s Deliciousness– My husband’s favorite blend. Great for guys (0r gals) before a long day at work.

Half a banana

Handful of raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries

Protein Powder (my husband uses Muscle Milk)

1 handful of spinach

1 handful of kale

Handful of chia and flax seeds

Water

Add water last, blend, and enjoy!

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Nutty Nectar– Go nuts with this vitamin rich blend.

2 handfuls of kale

1 banana

1 apple

1 peeled orange

1 carrot

1 cup of strawberries

1/8 cup almonds (walnuts would work well, too)

Water

Add water last, blend, and enjoy!

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Berry Delicious– Sweet and tasty blast of goodness! This is one of my favorites. Probably because it’s packed full of my favorite fruits. Add a couple drops of simple syrup for an extra tasty treat.

1 cup of blueberries

Half a banana

1 handful of strawberries

1 handful of raspberries

Handful of chia and flax seeds

Water

Add water last, blend, and enjoy!

 

What is your favorite recipe? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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Hollie officially chose her occupation as a "cooker" when she was two. Ever since then, she has been whipping up the most fabulous creations in her kitchen for her friends, family and whoever will eat!

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