We think a good smoothie is made up of two key components when it comes to selecting ingredients; nutritional value and complimenting flavors. We love making Green Smoothies, though many people steer away from them because of, well, the green-ness. You mention “green” and some people think you’ve got to eat a blended salad or something. We’re all about providing your body with the nutrients it needs in the most natural unprocessed way possible, while utilizing great flavors. That’s why we’re sharing a few ways on How To Naturally Sweeten Smoothies and compliment your other ingredients with even more nutrient rich pairings. Here’s a few of our go-tos.
Bananas not only make your smoothie thick and creamy [ especially when frozen ] they also are make for a great natural sweetener. Among their health properties are vitamin B-6, manganese, vitamin C, copper, fiber, potassium, to name a few.
Nature’s candy. Chewy gooey and full of iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc. They’re amazing for digestion, more than satisfy your sweet tooth, and all the while help maintain healthy blood pressure, and boost your immune system. You only need a couple to taste the sweetness through your smoothie blends.
This superfood isn’t just for topping your acai bowl, toss them in your smoothie for an added sweet zing of flavor. Goji berries are loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C, omega-6 fatty acids, and are one of the few fruits that contain iron.
Raw Honey is a natural sugar-alternative made through the amazing work of bees. Raw Honey is pure, unheated, unpasteurized and unprocessed. Eating it this way you can enjoy more of the natural vitamins, enzymes, phytonutrients and more of its nutritional elements. Some of it’s health properties include B-vitamins, amino acids, minerals, and antioxidants.