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Happy from the inside: healthy smoothie recipes by Park Inn

Healthy smoothie recipes are a fun and colorful way to brighten and energize your day. Color has the power to energize and to calm, to awaken our creativity or relax our minds.That’s why we believe in adding color to life. We have created a number of healthy smoothie recipes to help you do just that. Also, you’ll find a few healthy tips along the way.

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happy days smoothie

Happy days

Rise and shine with our very own Park Inn by Radisson breakfast smoothie. It’s a great source of fiber, vitamins, potassium, and iron – everything you need to start the day with a smile.

Ingredients:

  • • 400g carrots
  • • 250g Granny Smith

Directions:

1. Slice carrots and apples into small chunks.

2. Add to blender and blend until smooth.

3. Spruce up this smoothie by adding a bit of fennel or ginger.

Veggie fact: Just one carrot provides more than 200% of your daily requirement of vitamin A.


go go mango smoothie

Go go mango

A tropical taste explosion of kiwi, orange, and mango, that’s low in calories and high in energy – just what you need to get up and go with a spring in your step.

Ingredients:

  • • 180g kiwis, peeled
  • • 60ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • • 120g mangos
  • • 200g ice cubes

Directions:

1. Add kiwis, orange juice, and mangos in blender.

2. Once blended, add ice and blend until desired texture.

Fruity fact: Mangos are high in fiber and pectin which both help to lower cholesterol.


very berry smoothie

Very berry

A summer fruit sensation that’s quick to whip up for picnics and BBQs. Freeze the smoothie mixture in ice lolly molds for a cool treat.

Ingredients:

  • • 200g seedless red grapes
  • • 200g strawberries
  • • 200g cranberries
  • • 130ml very cold water

Directions:

1. Put all ingredients in your blender and mix on high-speed until well combined.

2. Spruce up this smoothie by adding a bit of lime.

Fruity fact: Strawberries help reduce inflammation, which helps to ease pain.


the big apple smoothie

The big apple

Start spreading the news… this oh-so-sweet recipe is packed with antioxidants that keep us looking and feeling young. We’ll raise a glass to that!

Ingredients:

  • • 200g apples
  • • 225g spinach
  • • 100g red beetroot
  • • 200g carrots
  • • 150g cucumber
  • • Ginger root

Directions:

1. Slice apples, spinach, beetroot, carrots, cucumber and ginger root into small chunks.

2. Add to blender and blend until smooth.

Veggie fact: Apples are a source of Vitamin C and copper, which nourish your skin.


fruit n roots smoothie

Fruit ‘n’ roots

We’ve added a citrus and apple twist to the earthy goodness of root veggies, to bring you a recipe that’s as yummy as it is healthy.

Ingredients:

  • • 225g red beetroot
  • • 200g carrots
  • • 10g lemon
  • • 175g apples
  • • 20mm ginger
  • • 200g kale leaves
  • • 50g celery stalks

Directions:

1. Add all ingredients to blender.

2. Blend until smooth.

Veggie fact: Beetroot is a great source of manganese.


melon zest smoothie

Melon zest

When life hands you lemons, squeeze them into a smoothie. They add a refreshing zing to the flavor whilst helping to strengthen your immune system.

Ingredients:

  • • 1100g watermelon (seedless)
  • • 225g frozen strawberries
  • • 40ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:

1. Add watermelon pieces to blender and blend until smooth.

2. Add the strawberries and lemon juice and blend again until smooth.

Fruity fact: Eating watermelon before a workout helps to reduce muscle aches the next day.


heart beet smoothie

Heart beet

A fruit ‘n’ veg combo your taste buds will love – that’s also good for your heart. Red beetroot helps to improve blood flow to the heart while apples lower cholesterol.

Ingredients:

  • • 220g red beetroot
  • • 200g carrots
  • • 150g apples
  • • 80ml freshly squeezed lemon

Directions:

1. Slice beetroot, carrots and apples into small chunks.

2. Add to blender and blend until smooth.

Fruity fact: Beetroot is high in dietary nitrate, which turns to nitric oxide in the body, improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.


berry blast smoothie

Berry blast

Blueberries are the King of antioxidant foods, so roll out a red napkin and give your body the royal treatment it deserves with this indulgent (yet guilt-free) smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • • 200g spinach leaves
  • • 100g frozen blueberries
  • • 100g frozen raspberries
  • • 100g bananas
  • • 150ml almond milk
  • • 250g ice cubes

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy.

Veggie fact: Raspberries are high in Vitamin K, which plays a key role in transporting calcium through the body.


kiwi kick smoothie

Kiwi kick

Kick start your day, and your digestive system, with this refreshing drink. It’s great for detoxing the body and restoring its natural balance.

Ingredients:

  • • 90g kiwis (peeled and sliced)
  • • 80g pineapple chunks
  • • 100g green grapes
  • • 80g mangos (peeled, pitted and diced)
  • • 50ml water
  • • 75g spinach
  • • 100g ice cubes

Directions:

1. Blend kiwis, pineapple chunks, grapes, mangos, water and spinach.

2. Add ice and blend.

Fruity fact: Green grapes have strong phytonutrients, which help to regulate blood sugar and insulin levels.


super green smoothie

Super green

We don’t just think this smoothie is super because of its delicious taste. Cucumber and spinach are super-duper sources of antioxidants, vitamins, and anti-inflammatories.

Ingredients:

  • • 250g cucumber
  • • 150g spinach
  • • 250g green apples
  • • 10g minced ginger
  • • 40ml lime juice
  • • 250g ice cubes

Directions:

1. Add all ingredients in blender. Once integrated, add ice.

2. Blend until desired texture.

Veggie fact: Cucumber is 96.7% water so it’s super for hydration.


pina on ice smoothie

Piña on ice

Smoothies are the new cocktails – all the sweetness with none of the empty calories. Serve up this recipe with a wedge of pineapple for extra flare.

Ingredients:

  • • 250g fresh pineapple chunks
  • • 160g banana
  • • 100ml coconut milk
  • • 100g ice cubes

Directions:

1. Pour coconut milk into blender.

2. Add pineapple and banana and begin to blend.

3. Once integrated, add ice.

4. Blend until desired texture.

Fruity fact: Pineapple contains bromelain, which aids food digestion.


sweet beet smoothie

Sweet beet

Is your glass half empty or half full? Top it up with this fruit and veg smoothie. It’s packed with vitamins to boost your energy levels and your mood. Sweeeet.

Ingredients:

  • • 200g yellow beetroot
  • • 100g frozen yellow corn or yellow peppers
  • • 400g frozen or fresh mangos

Directions:

1. Cook beetroot for 5 minutes in boiling water.

2. Blend beetroot, corn/peppers, and mangos in blender.

Fruity fact: Yellow peppers contain niacin, which helps your nervous system to function.


These healthy smoothie recipes are offered for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. For dietary or medical concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional.

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