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8 High-Calorie Smoothies That Help You Gain Weight

8 High-Calorie Smoothies That Help You Gain Weight

Gaining weight is as hard as losing weight. These high-calorie smoothies will up your nutritional quotient and will provide your body with the additional calories you need. Packed with fiber, minerals and vitamins, these smoothies are all that you need to gain a few pounds.

Banana Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

A Smoothie with banana, peanut butter and strawberry

To make this yummy smoothie, you’ll need:

5 frozen strawberries

2 tbsp peanut butter

1 banana

½ cup yoghurt

¼ cup milk

Directions:

Blend everything together until smooth. Pour in a glass and serve immediately.

Avocado Strawberry Smoothies

Strawberry and avocado smoothie

To make this awesome smoothie, you’ll need:

¼ tsp vanilla extract

1 cup frozen strawberries

½ avocado

1 banana

¾ cup yoghurt

¼ cup milk

Directions:

  1. Begin by blending yoghurt and milk together. Aff more milk if the consistency is thin.
  2. Add avocado and banana and blend again until smooth.
  3. Add strawberries and vanilla extract and blend. Pour the smoothie in a glass and garnish it with a strawberry before serving.

Cinnamon Smoothie

A cinnamon smoothie

Delicious and healthy, and bursting with just the right amount of spice, this smoothie will quickly become your favourite!

You’ll need:

1 tsp maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 bananas, sliced

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

2 cups almond milk

Shredded coconut (optional)

Directions:

  1. Begin by blending almond milk and bananas. Once done, add all the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and consistent.
  2. Pour in a glass and garnish with shredded coconut before serving.

Banana Chocolate Smoothie

Banana and chocolate smoothie

This smoothie is perfect if you are trying to limit your sugar intake but love chocolates. Try this decadent and sweet drink that offers the best of all worlds!

You’ll need:

½ tbsp honey

3 tsp cocoa powder

1 banana

1 cup milk

Directions:

Blend everything together until smooth. Pour in a glass and serve immediately.

Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie

Peanut butter and bananas smoothie

Bananas and peanut butter are a fan favourite when it comes to flavour combos. That’s what makes this smoothie a show-stopper.

You’ll need:

2 bananas

2 tbsp honey

½ cup peanut butter

2 cups milk

Directions:

  1. Begin by blending milk, honey and bananas.
  2. Add peanut butter once the smoothie is smooth and blend again.
  3. Add ice cubes before serving for a thicker consistency.

Spinach and Banana Smoothie

Banana and spinach smoothie

An easy, delicious pick-me-up smoothie that’s packed with the goodness of spinach and bananas, this smoothie makes up for a healthy treat.

You’ll need:

1 tsp vanilla extract

4 cups spinach

¼ cup raisins

¼ cup pumpkin seeds

4 tbsp peanut butter

2 bananas

2 cups coconut milk

Directions:

Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Pour in a glass and serve immediately.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie

Peanut butter and chocolate smoothie

This delightful smoothie only requires a handful of ingredients that can be found in everyone’s kitchens. Thick, creamy and flavourful, it’s ideal for dessert, snack or breakfast.

Ingredients:

2 bananas

3 tbsp peanut butter

3 tbsp cocoa powder

1 cup milk

Directions:

Blend all the ingredients for 30 seconds or until creamy and thick. Pour in a glass and serve immediately.

Banana and Walnut Apple Smoothie

Banana and walnut apple smoothie

Quick, nutritious and filling, this is a perfect ‘on the go’ meal for rushed days.

Ingredients:

1 banana, sliced

1 apple

2 walnuts

Mixed nuts (optional)

Directions:

Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and consistent. Pour in a glass and garnish with mixed nuts before serving.

Wrap Up

One kind of delicious smoothies

Smoothies are a refreshingly versatile snack. They can be served for breakfast, as a snack or even as a dessert. Additionally, you can make your own signature smoothie using a combination of any fruits, vegetables, nuts and milk you like.

Do let us know which was your favourite smoothie recipe in the comments section below!


Author Bio: Shristi Patni

Shristi Patni guest blogger

Shristi is a content writer and owner of F and B Recipes. Formerly a Chief Content Officer at Raletta, she is currently working on her second cookbook. Feel free to connect with her via Linkedin or drop an email at shristipatni@gmail.com.

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