Top 19 Easy & Healthy Drinks

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Cold drinks can cause excessive damage to bones and stomach lining. There is a need to find healthier alternatives for drinking tasty beverages without putting one’s life in danger. With awareness about health and fitness rising, Smoothies and Milkshakes have become fairly popular. Following is a list of all such drinks that are not only easy to prepare but also very tasty and are loaded with required vitamins and minerals.

1 Peanut Butter & Oats Smoothie

Ingredients

  • Two ripe bananas
  • 4 tbsp oats
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 500 ml skimmed milk
  • Walnuts (optional)

Method

  1. Add all the ingredients and blitz it together.
  2. The smoothie is ready. Garnish it with walnuts.
peanut-butter-and-oats-smoothie

2Lassi

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-fat Curd
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 250ml Water

Method

  1. In a tumbler, mix the Honey, Water, and the low-fat Curd. Blend it.
  2. Garnish with Nuts (optional)
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3 Tropical Fruit Cooler

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Pineapple, chopped
  • One whole Mango, peeled and diced
  • Three Plums, cored and chopped into tiny pieces
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 100ml Apple juice
  • Few Mint leaves

Method

  1. In a blender, toss in the Pineapple, Plums, and Mango. Blend it to a puree.
  2. Pour in the Apple juice to it and also add the Lemon juice.
  3. Pour the liquid into a shaker, add ice and shake
  4. Garnish with Mint leaves
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4 Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 3 cups spinach
  • 300ml low-fat milk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Two tsp flax seeds
  • 200ml apple juice

Method

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender, except the Honey, and blend until it runs smooth
  2. Drizzle the Honey
spinach

5 Orange – Iced Green Tea

Ingredients

  • One tea bag Green Tea
  • 100ml water
  • ¼ Lemon
  • 300ml Orange Juice
  • Ice Cubes

Method

  1. Heat the water, turn off the flame. Introduce the tea bag to steep in the water for 3 minutes.
  2. In a tumbler, mix the Orange juice and the Green Tea
  3. Squeeze the Lemon Juice into the drink
  4. Chill in the fridge for about 10 to 15 minutes
  5. Serve with ice
orange-ice-tea

6 Apple And Carrot Slush

Ingredients

  • Two Apples, peeled and cored
  • One large Carrot, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 100ml Apple juice
  • Ice cubes

Method

  1. Crush the ice in a blender, then add the Apple and the Carrots
  2. Blend until smooth, add the Apple juice and Lemon
  3. Add more crushed ice to the slush.
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7 Watermelon Strawberry Freezer

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Watermelon, deseeded and diced
  • 1 cup frozen Strawberries
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Mint leaves

Method

  1. Blend the watermelon in the blender until it is smooth
  2. Add the Strawberries and blitz for a little while, we need the Strawberries to remain chunky
  3. In a tumbler, combine the mixture, Lemon juice, and Ice.
  4. Garnish with fresh Mint leaves
watermelon-strawberry-freezer

8 Iced Coffee

Ingredients

  • 400ml low-fat Milk
  • 2 tbsp low-fat Ice cream
  • Two tsp instant Coffee
  • 1 tbsp Honey

Method

  1. Beat the Honey and Coffee powder in a cup
  2. Add Milk and transfer the contents to a blender
  3. Blend it for 3 seconds
  4. Serve with a dollop of low-fat Ice cream
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9 Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

  • Two ripe Bananas
  • 400ml low-fat Milk
  • ¼ cup dark Chocolate
  • One tsp Cinnamon

Method

  1. Slice the banana into discs
  2. Add the Banana, Milk, and Chocolate to a blender and blend until smooth
  3. Sprinkle the Cinnamon on top
chocolate-banana-smoothie

10 Honey, Pineapple And Sweet Lime Mocktail

Ingredients

  • 250ml pineapple juice
  • 250ml Sweet Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • Ice cubes

Method

  1. Mix both the juices
  2. Stir in the Honey
  3. Serve with ice cubes
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11 Tender Water Mango Drink

Ingredients

  • 300ml tender water
  • 200gm Mango pulp
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 4 tbsp Oatmeal

Method

  1. Combine everything in a blender and blend
  2. Garnish with Nuts (optional)
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12 Spiced Buttermilk

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-fat Curd
  • 400ml water
  • Two tsp rock Salt
  • One tsp Cumin powder
  • One tsp grated Ginger
  • One small Green Chili
  • A few sprigs of Coriander

Method

  1. Blend the water and Curd until it is a runny solution.
  2. Add the salt, Ginger, and Green Chili, blitz it again.
  3. Sprinkle the Cumin powder on top, garnish with coriander leaves
spiced-buttermilk

13 Almond Milk Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 250ml low-fat Milk
  • 4 tbsp Almond Meal
  • 2 tbsp Oats
  • Two ripe Bananas

Method

  1. Blend all the ingredients in a blender
almond-milk-smoothie

14 Beetroot Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 250ml Coconut milk
  • 1 cup Beetroot, sliced
  • One Orange, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • Ice cubes

Method

  1. On a grill pan, gently roast the Beetroot until they turn soft and semi-cooked
  2. Allow the strips of Beetroot to cool off
  3. Add the Coconut milk, Beetroot, Oranges, and ice to the blender. Blend until they combine.
  4. Drizzle in the Honey, serve with some more ice cubes
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15 Pomegranate And Berries Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup seasonal Berries available (Strawberries, Raspberries, Cranberries, Blueberries, etc.)
  • 250ml low-fat Milk
  • 100ml Coconut Milk

Method

  1. Blend the Pomegranate Seeds and Coconut Milk
  2. Add the low-fat Milk and mix
pomegranate-berries-smoothie

16 Hot Turmeric Milk

Ingredients

  • Ground Turmeric
  • Cardamom
  • Black Pepper
  • Ginger

method

  1. Mix the above ingredients.
  2. Add milk to it.
  3. Add some honey also.
  4. Heat to such an extent that the flavors blend.
  5. Drink the healthy drink now!
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17 Dense Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 300ml low-fat Milk
  • ½ cup dark Chocolate
  • 1 cup Curd

Method

  1. In a double boiler, melt the Chocolate.
  2. Stir in the Milk and allow it to mix thoroughly
  3. Allow it to cool
  4. Add the Curd and blend it.
dense-chocolate-smoothie

18 Peach Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Peaches, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup low-fat Curd
  • 1 Banana
  • 100ml low-fat Milk
  • Ice cubes

Method

  1. Combine the Peaches, Curd, and Banana, blend until smooth.
  2. Pass the Milk and ice cubes through the blender.
  3. In a shaker add both the contents and mix
peach-smoothie

19 Green Goodness Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Spinach
  • ½ cup green Grapes
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
  • One Cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • One medium Avocado (optional)
  • 100ml tender water

Method

  1. In the blender add the Spinach, Green Grapes, Granny Smith Apples, Cucumber, and Avocado
  2. Blend until it forms a smooth mixture
  3. Add the Coconut Water and blend some more
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