- 1 banana
- 2 cups watermelon
- ½ cup frozen strawberries
- 1 cup coconut yogurt
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional*)
- Maple syrup to taste (optional*)
Watermelon is not only a delicious but it is fresh, sweet and thirst-quenching watermelon fruit, its smoothie is exactly what you need to enhance the energy level, helps in digestion, improve skin health, immune system and also increase detoxification.
The smoothie of watermelon and strawberries give it a sweet, healthy flavor, while the creamy texture is provided by adding the yogurt and banana, that makes this smoothie more delicious. This is the ideal mid-afternoon snack or nutrient-dense dessert with a pack of health benefits.
A Delicious Hydrating, Detoxifying Smoothie
This yummy watermelon smoothie is an easy and simple way to assist detoxification, clearing the body of excess water and fluids that lead to puffiness and bumping. Watermelons contains water — about 92 percent — but this refreshing fruit is fully loaded with nutrients. Each juicy contains significant amount of vitamins A, B6 and C, lots of lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids. There’s even adequate amount of mineral like potassium. Plus, this is fat-free, very low in sodium and has only 40 calories per cup. Watermelon helps to balance your body’s pH levels. It also aids in circulation and permits oxygen to reach your cells. On a hot day, after doing work, or anytime when you feel drained and weighed down by toxins or high amount of water, then take this detoxifying watermelon smoothie and check the benefits.
Watermelon Smoothie Nutrition Facts
One serving of my watermelon smoothie, without maple syrup, contains following calories:
- Serving size: 1 smoothie (1/2 of recipe)
- Calories: 182
- Fat: 6.2g
- Saturated fat: 0.8g
- Carbohydrates: 30g
- Sugar: 14g
- Sodium: 48mg
- Fiber: 9g
- Protein: 5g
- Potassium: 665mg
Here’s a quick flash of health benefits related with the ingredients in this watermelon smoothie:
Watermelon: Watermelon is a rich source of antioxidant food that is complete package of vitamins like vitamin A, C and B, and minerals like potassium, magnesium and manganese. It can help in improving the health of your skin, enhancing detoxification and brace your immune system.
Strawberries: Strawberries contains relatively low amount of sugar, and they are excellent source of fiber. Plus, it contains anti-inflammatory and anti-aging antioxidants that help in prevention you from chronic disease.
Chia seeds: Chia seeds are important for the health of your heart and digestion. They are best source of fiber and contain many minerals manganese, phosphorus, calcium and zinc. consuming chia seeds may also helpful in fighting against diabetes, assist strong, healthy bones and increase your energy levels.
How to Make a Hydrating Watermelon Smoothie
There are following some easy steps to make this creamy watermelon smoothie:
1. Let’s begin by adding 1 banana and ½ cup of frozen strawberries to a blender.
2. If you like sweetness in your smoothies then, you can also add some optional maple syrup.
3. Now add one cup of coconut yogurt and two cups of watermelon. You may add a tablespoon of chia seeds according to your taste, as they have many health benefits and nutrients.
4. Blend the ingredients until they are well-combined.
5. Your smoothie will be creamy, frothy and delicious. Enjoy!