Too busy to eat properly? Trying to get or lose weight? Homemade meal replacement shakes are an easy, delicious way to ensure you get the nutrients you need. And when you do them yourself, you can tailor the ingredients to your specific dietary needs-no unnecessary additives or preservatives
. Crushed ice: either bag or from an ice machine
. Large container of yogurt, dairy or soy
. Protein powder.
Honey, stevia, or other sweetener.
Fresh or frozen fruits: bananas, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, etc.
Powdered supplements of their choice: brewer’s yeast, vitamin C, multivitamin, barley grass, blue green algae, green +, etc.
Assemble ingredients. Plug in the blender and fasten the bottom of the blender cup.
Start by adding about 1 cup of yogurt into the blender cup. Add one cup of fresh fruit, 1 scoop of protein powder, and the recommended amount of each supplement you plan to use. Add a tablespoon of honey, a few drops of stevia, or a tablespoon of brown sugar to taste. .
Last, add 1 to 2 cups of crushed ice. Put the top on the blender and blend on high until mixture is smooth and creamy as a milkshake. If mixture is too thick, add a splash of milk, soy milk or juice
Pour into tall glasses or isolated mug -. . and enjoy
Tips and Warnings
Bananas always make a shake better -. use them fresh or frozen, alone or with other fruits to add sweetness and texture
A teaspoon vanilla extract adds sweetness without the calories of sugar or honey.
nonfat dry milk works well in place of protein powder
Raw wheat germ adds nutrition and acts as a thickener
Experiment with different ingredients for variety. . : A tablespoon of cocoa, peanut butter and a banana, applesauce and cinnamon, fresh mango and a squeeze of lime are some examples
Rinse the blender immediately to make clean up easy Meal replacements shakes should not be used for every meal. Make them part of an overall balanced diet
If you have serious health problems -. Diabetes, for example-you should consult your doctor or nutritionist before meal replacement shakes.
do not exceed the recommended dosage of powdered supplements.
Start with one or two grants at a time to ensure that your body tolerates them well.
Consuming your shake once.