Smoothies aren’t the only ones you can use your blender for. There are quick, no-cook recipes that are low in calories you can whip up using your blender. So, it’s time to take a break from your slow cooker, microwave, and oven, and blend something else!
This is a soup staple in Spanish cuisine that you can eat on summer days and nights. It is made with low-calorie ingredients:
Toss all the ingredients into the blender and mix until everything is combined. Put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before you serve. Sprinkle some sliced green onions on the soup. This cold soup has only 110 calories!
Are you looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth and at the same time, want to load up on some protein? The chocolate and avocado pudding is only 190 calories per half-cup.
You will need these ingredients:
Mix all the ingredients and place them in a container. Refrigerate until cool.
The chocolate and avocado pudding is more than just a sweet snack! It contains about 12 grams of unsaturated fats that are healthy to help lower bad cholesterol levels. Moreover, it comes with fiber to help normalize digestion and help with weight management.
Make your own hummus at home to pair with your sandwiches and veggies, or use it as a salad dressing. Prepare these ingredients:
Boil the chickpeas and roast your own peppers. Slice the red pepper lengthwise and remove the seeds. After, you can place them on a lined baking sheet, cut side down, and bake for 24 minutes at 450 degrees Fahrenheit. You can move your charred peppers to a bowl and cover it with foil for 30 minutes. The skins should fall right off after.
If you’re craving something sweet in the middle of the day, instead of indulging in sweets that are bad for you, you can make your own coconut bliss balls. All you need are:
Combine your cashews with dates, add a tablespoon of melted coconut oil, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and a quarter cup of coconut flakes in the blender. When you’re done mixing all of them together, spoon out a tablespoon of the dough, roll into a ball, and dredge in extra shredded coconut.
Now that you know that there are other things you can blend in your blender, try to stray from smoothies and try some of these healthy recipes.
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