Smoothies are popular and versatile beverages that can be prepared utilizing a variety of recipes. They are used as meal replacements, energy enhancers and post-workout drinks. When properly prepared, smoothies are a healthy beverage option. Smoothies are one way to add more fruit, fiber and protein into your diet. Add egg whites to make a creamier smoothie and increase your protein intake. Use liquid egg whites to avoid the threat of salmonella. Liquid egg whites are pasteurized and safe for consumption.
Select a liquid base. Use one cup of milk or non-dairy alternative such as soy, almond or rice milk. Yogurt is another option. Pour into blender.
Add one cup of sliced fruit. Strawberries, bananas and blueberries are nutritious and tasty smoothie options.
Add one cup of ice. Blend mixture on high for 60 seconds.
Pour 1/2 cup egg whites into blender. Blend for another 15 seconds. Pour smoothie into glass and enjoy.
Add water to smoothie if mixture is too thin.
Use frozen fruit for a thicker smoothie.
Add an extra 1/2 cup of liquid egg whites for a protein boost.
Store liquid egg whites in the refrigerator.
In order to eliminate the risk of salmonella, don't use fresh egg whites.