Typically we take a look at keeping hydrated by drinking good old H2O. However, there are plenty of neat ways to keep yourself hydrated.
Some of them can even be delicious, refreshing smoothies. Healthy, nutritious, and an excellent way to start your day with a burst of healthy fruits.
Not only do these smoothies fill your stomach, but they also make you feel productive and ready for the day!
Great Smoothies For Keeping Hydrated
- Either freeze the fruit, or add ½ a cup of ice to make your smoothie cold.
- Breakfast smoothies are always a great idea if you want to lose weight and gain energy for the day.
This delicious smoothie is a handful; it’s both sweet and full of protein.
All you have to do is add ¾ cup of no fat or low fat milk, 1 frozen banana, 1 cup of strawberry-banana Greek yogurt,½ cup of frozen pineapple, ½ teaspoon of coconut extract, and blend until it’s smooth. The mashup of the sweet, different flavors will linger in your taste buds, and the protein in the yogurt will keep your stomach occupied for a while.
To achieve this delicious smoothie, you need 2 tablespoons of chia seeds, 1 cup of coconut milk, ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract, ½ chopped frozen mango.
This smoothie is rich with nutrition and protein thanks to the chia seeds that you’ll be soaking in the fridge for at least 8 hours; it’s better if you shake the jar before going into the fridge and before putting the seeds into the blender, this allows the seeds to expand.
Dairy Free Smoothies
Are you a fan of the thanksgiving vibe? Well here it is in a cup with all its glory.
All you need is to blend ½ cup of almond milk as a substitution for milk, ½ pumpkin puree, ¼ cup of cranberries for that thanksgiving taste, frozen ¼ cup of raw and soaked in water cashews, 1 diced apple, ¼ peeled orange, ¾ teaspoon cinnamon, 2 tablespoons of coconut butter, and blend away.
A healthy, high fiber, antioxidant, delicious smoothie for your body and taste buds, all you need for this smoothie is a small can of beets, beet juice, 1 cup of tofu/milk free yogurt, and blend away. This beet smoothie is great for weight loss, and is also so delicious.
Some body builders prefer to add protein powders in their smoothie, not only does protein powder help you lose weight, but it also gives you lots of energy before you hit the gym. There are plenty of protein powders to choose from in this review page.
Drink this smoothie for a boost of energy, add 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder, 1 banana, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of honey, ¼ cup of low-fat non-flavored yogurt, ¼ cup of nonfat milk, 1 tablespoon of raisins, 10 almonds and three ice cubes.
This rich in potassium smoothie features a special ingredient, coffee. Yes you read it right, too all coffee fanatics this smoothie is for you. Blend 1 cup coffee, 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1 scoop of protein powder, 1 banana, ¼ cup oats, 1 tablespoon of raw cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon chia seeds, 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom, and bon apetit!
Staying Hydrated and Fit with Smoothies
Smoothies are a great way to stay in a healthy shape, consume loads of protein, vitamins, antioxidants, rich nutrition, and plenty more from smoothies. Plus, they provide some essential hydration!
Not only are they healthy, but also they are delicious. There are smoothies to start your day with, ones that don’t contain milk if you’re not a fan of dairy, and ones that you consume before working out, so you can have lots of protein and energy to back you up.
Jacob Hatch is the author and founder of Hydration Anywhere. He has been actively writing about drinking water since 2013. These days Jacob spends most of his time investigating water related news, studying environmental issues, reading health studies, and reviewing products like water bottles and water filters.