Being a Smoothie Guru is one of the healthiest and easiest ways to get your nutrients in one meal. It’s great for on the go people who have very little prep time and it’s awesome for the health nut who wants a to ensure they have all the protein and carbs in one meal.
Smoothies can be incorporated into your lifestyle change with little start-up cost, but what would you pay to be as healthy as you can be?
How to get Started – Equipment
The most costly part of being a Smoothie Guru is the equipment. A Nutribullet or a Ninja can run you into the hundreds but there are a lot of other brands like Elite that have great smoothie makers. What is key is that whatever is used needs to have a powerful blade to ensure that all ingredients are blended smoothly. The key to blending your smoothie is to ensure that you blend the ingredients out first before you start adding your crushed ice.
You will need a good cutting board and knife. We suggest you use one dedicated for your smoothies so you won’t have icky meat contaminating your fruits and cause any major health issues. Cross contamination is a serious matter, ensure that your hands, utensils and your ingredients are clean.
Storage for your smoothies is the next step. Water bottles or old juice bottles can be used, but this is a beauty blog we ain’t about being simple, so get your mason jars with lids and a straw start a sipping.
Prepping for your Smoothie
One of the major parts of preparing your smoothies is prepping. Ensure your blender, knives, storage containers and cutting board are ready for use. Decide on what you want to use in your smoothie, most newbies start with fruits first and then gradually introduce veggies until you can do a true green smoothie or juice.
Prepping fruits and veggies for storing can take an entire day. However, once you finish the process, preparing your liquid meal will only take about 5-8 munites.
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