Fit meal Summer Smoothie Recipe

Making all those old boring smoothies with same or similar ingredients need to change. Variety is the key to consistency!
So, today’s smoothie is made up of a fruit with ultimate benefits and amazing nutritional profile.
Sapota, also commonly known as “Chikoo” is the important ingredient in this smoothie which makes it different from the usual smoothies.

Health Benefits

  • Eases digestion and relieves constipation.
  • Helps in controlling high blood pressure.
  • Excellent source of antioxidants.
  • Aids in weight loss and management.
  • Helps in lowering blood sugar levels.
  • Good for the gut.
  • Helps in lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Ingredients

Soaked oats2 tbsp.
Soaked almonds6-8
Cardamom2
Fresh curd1/2 cup
Small-Medium Sapota (Chikoo)2
Chia seeds (Optional)1-2 tsp.
Ice cubesSome
Water Some

Directions

  • In a blender jar, add water and soaked quick oats.
  • In pestle and mortar, grind cardamom.
  • Add the grinded cardamom to the blender as well.
  • No add soaked almonds, some fresh curd, and little water to the blender.
  • Roughly peel the sapota, remove the seeds and cut it into small pieces.
  • Add the roughly chopped sapota into the blender.
  • And blend all the ingredients well.
  • Transfer the smoothie into a glass/ smoothie jar.
  • Serve fresh and enjoy.
  • Top it off with some chopped almonds and you are ready to consume.

Nutritional Information

  • Oats is a wholesome food in itself as it is enriched with the goodness of healthy carbs, high fiber, protein, essential vitamins and minerals, and plenty antioxidants.
  • Almonds is jam-packed with the goodness of protein, fiber, vitamin E, copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, niacin, thiamine, folate and riboflavin.
  • Cardamom is enriched with remarkable quantities of vitamin B3, vitamin C, zinc, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
  • Sapota is a great source of calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, and C.
  • Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, iron, calcium, and antioxidants.
  • Curd is rich in protein, and essential vitamins and minerals including calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sodium, folic acid, and vitamin B12.
  • Sapota, being the highlighted ingredient of the smoothie has been given more emphasis. Here are the benefits that “Sapota” provides:

SAPOTA FOR WEIGHT LOSS

  • Sapota aids in weight loss by providing following benefits:
  • Keeps you full for a longer period of time.
  • Aids digestion.
  • Relieves constipation.
  • Helps in boosting metabolism of the body.
  • It also helps in detoxification of the body.

OTHER POTENTIAL BENEFITS

  • The existence of vitamin C in sapota helps in bolstering the immune system.
  • The presence of various vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants leads to enhancement of skin.
  • Also helps in improving hair growth.
  • Sapota is also considered good for the bones due to the presence of calcium, phosphorus, and iron.
  • Sapota, being rich in dietary fibers eases digestion.
  • It is considered to be the amazing fruit for the mothers to be/ ladies who have conceived as it is a complete package of healthy carbohydrates along with amazing nutrient profile.
  • Sapota and the plant compounds present inside it are anti-inflammatory in nature.
  • It is believed to reduce blood pressure levels.

Nutritional Calculations

CaloriesCarbohydratesProteinFat
380 Kcal78.25 gm6.75 gm11.55 gm

Do try this amazingly delicious and healthy “Fit meal smoothie”.

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