Getting our sweet-kick may be all we need to get through the day. There’s nothing quite like indulging in a sweet treat, is there? It could be a delicious, smooth chocolate cake, or a raspberry tart. Whatever handful of heaven we choose, we do it because we find pleasure and enjoyment. Other than for keeping us alive, food has enormous power for influencing our inner well-being. We are what we eat, after all.
But while these moments of bliss makes us forget our worries, we’re often reminded of the devil on our shoulder whispering ‘a lifetime on the hips’. It can leave us all a little bit too conscious about what we’re consuming. And a bit guilty. And that’s not fun for anyone.
If only there was a way to please our sweet teeth and contribute positively to our health.
Luckily for us, there is. And it’s about to revolutionise your diet.
There’s a lot more to smoothies than we think. They’re not only a great way to stay on top of your fruit intake. They’re actually one of the world’s best-kept secrets for fulfilling our sweet cravings while still helping us stay healthy, active, and fit.
The power of smoothies lies in the way they allow you to pack in the fruit to deliver great-tasting drinks to get you through the day. And, not only that – they’re an incredibly resourceful tactic that’ll make your food go further. By using those fruit and veg leftovers you just didn’t manage to include in a meal – whizz them in a smoothie and you’re good to go!
Step it up and become a prep genius all in your very own home. By setting aside what ingredients you want for each smoothie, you can then freeze them in a bag ready for the week. Adulting has never been easier.
Smoothies are great for getting everyone involved – especially the kids. They’ll love the hands-on element of smoothie-making, and will love the taste even more.
No longer are sweet indulgences a guilty pleasure. With a packed smoothie, you can keep those cravings satisfied and under control, all while improving your health.
Ready? Dive into this latest infographic by Home Chefs to kickstart your smoothie adventure!