Gaining weight is as difficult as losing it, especially when you are aiming to gain weight for muscle building. All that exercising and sweating out burns all your calories and you need something healthy to meet your fat, carbohydrate and protein so that you can gain mass to build muscles.
Weight gain smoothies can be a great idea to include extra calories in your daily diet that too without compromising on the nutritional quotient. Earlier we brought too you 7 Muscle Building Smoothies, today we bring you some healthy weight gain smoothies recipes that will not only meet your daily caloric requirements, but will also give you your daily dose of fiber, vitamins and minerals, in the most natural way possible.
1. Strawberry Avocado Smoothie
This tempting mix of avocado, strawberry and banana is all you need to kickstart your day. The fat content of this drink will help you in staying full for a longer period of time. This smoothie is an excellent source to include heart healthy fats in your diet.
|¼ Cup milk ¾ Cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1 Whole banana 1 ½ Cup frozen strawberries ¼ avocado ¼ tsp Vanilla extract||Put milk and yogurt in the blender and to blend them together perfectly. IF the consistency is too thin, add more milk. Add peeled banana and avocado to it and blend further. Once it reaches a smooth consistency, add frozen strawberries along with vanilla extract and blend again.|
2.Strawberry Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
The high protein, rich in heart healthy fats, antioxidant overload and cancer fighting vitamins laden Strawberry Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie is a great source to get some post workout protein. This smoothie can meet up to 25% of your daily fiber requirement and its yogurt base helps in maintaining healthy digestive tract.
|3/4 Cup Plain Yogurt 5 large frozen Strawberries 1 Banana 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter 2 Tbsp Milk (a splash)||Add milk, yogurt and banana in a blender followed by peanut butter and frozen strawberries. Blend until it becomes a thick consistency paste, if you like smoothie thinner, add more milk. You can replace your smooth peanut butter with a crunchy one if you wish to add some crunch to it.|
3.Peanut Butter And Banana Smoothie
There can be nothing better than a smoothie to replenish your body after a strenuous workout and this seems so true with this delicious blend of peanut butter and banana. The high in protein hunger curbing smoothie makes for an excellent breakfast, lunch or your post workout freshener.
|3/4 Cup plain or vanilla yogurt 2 Tbs Peanut Butter 1 Banana 1/8 Cup milk 3/4 Cup ice||Put milk, yogurt and banana in a blender and make smooth consistency paste. Add crunchy or smooth peanut butter to it and blend further. You can add desired amount of ice as per your preference.|
4.Chocolate Banana Smoothie
Either you are losing weight or trying to gain, compromise on taste buds becomes quite evident with any of the diet plan. But you can still savor your taste buds with this scrumptious chocolate banana smoothie. Banana adds fiber, potassium and protein to this smoothie, while yogurt promotes digestion, dark chocolate add taste and makes it extremely healthy for your heart.
|¼ Cup milk ¾ Cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1 Banana 3 Dove Chocolates (dark) or roughly 2-3 Tbsp Chips 1 Cup ice||Pour milk in a blender followed by banana, chocolate, and yogurt. Blend until it becomes smooth in consistency. Add ice and blend again, if you like to have chunks of chocolate then stop blending when its still coarse.|
5.Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
This under 600 calories delicious weight gain smoothie is all you need to include in your diet to bulk up a bit. The high in fat and protein smoothie is excellent help you stave of hunger while satisfying your taste buds at the same time.
|¼ Cup milk ¾ Cup plain or vanilla yogurt 1 Banana 2-3 Tbsp Dark Chocolate Chips 1 Cup ice 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter||Pour the milk in the blender, add yogurt, banana and chocolate to it. Once its blended in smooth mix, add peanut butter and ice to it and blend it again until there are no ice and chocolate chunks left.|
6.Strawberry, Banana and Blueberry Smoothie
The berry combo in this amazing smoothie meets all your natural nutrient requirements needed for enduring your energy boost. Fruits in this recipe are a great source of Vitamin B and Vitamin C, fiber and potassium. The low calorie smoothie comes out in deep purple color because of blue berries and is an excellent choice for your weight gainer smoothies plan.
|1/8 Cup milk 1/2 Cup plain yogurt 1 Whole banana 1/2 Cup frozen strawberries 1/2 Cup frozen blueberries Cinnamon, to taste||Pour milk in the blender, followed by yogurt and peeled banana. Blend until the banana is completely blended. Add frozen strawberry and blue berries along with a pinch of cinnamon to blend further. You can either make a smooth paste or keep it coarse for some crunch in your smoothie.|
7.Nutty Buddy Smoothie
Smoothies can be a great way to include fruits, milk and nuts together in your diet, especially when you are relishing on this crunchy nutty buddy smoothie. Calorie dense formula of this breakfast smoothies for weight gain can help you without letting you rely on over the counter supplements.
|1 Cup Milk 1 Ripe Banana 1/4 Cup Mixed Nuts 2 Tbsp Peanut butter 2 Scoop Whey protein powder 2 Tsp Honey 1 Tsp Cocoa powder||Put milk and banana in blender to form a smooth paste, add mixed nuts like cashews, almonds, peanuts, pistachios to it and blend again. Add whey protein and blend again until it blends well with the smoothie. Now add flavor in the form of honey and cocoa powder and blend again. You can also sprinkle some cinnamon or nutmeg powder for added flavor.|
8.Healthy Weight Gain Smoothie
Weight gain shakes or smoothies are the newest thing in weight gain segment that are not only packed with natural nutrients and essential fats but also extremely delectable in taste. This fruity and nutty flavored weight gain smoothie is your extra meal replacement option and also keeps you satiated for longer period.
|2 Cups of coconut milk from a can 2 Bananas or Seasonal Mangoes 4 Tablespoons Peanut butter (or other nut butter) 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup raisins 4 cups of spinach (optional) 1 avocado 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)||Put all the ingredients together in a mixer and blend until they become a smooth paste. Add ice to it as per your requirement to cool it down else you can make it and keep in fridge for later consumption.|
9.Sweet Cinnamon Smoothie
Cinnamon is one of the most loved spices used globally for its rich flavor and several health benefits. This cinnamon weight gain smoothie recipe will not only help you in gaining weight but will also help in controlling blood sugar while boosting your energy and mood.
|2 medium banana, sliced 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. maple syrup Almond milk to fill line (unsweetened) Nuts as garnish (optional) Shredded Coconut as garnish (optional)||Put sliced banana and almond milk in mixer to blend together, add in rest of the ingredients except garnish and blend until all become smooth together. Add ice as per your requirement, blend again. Pour in glass and garnish with nuts and shredded coconut for added flavor.|
10.Creamy Strawberry Smoothie
Strawberry is one of the most delectable fruits that makes for an excellent snack or dessert topping. But do you know of its fiber and flavonoids rich content? This creamy strawberry smoothie with the goodness of fresh strawberries can help in lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases and improves bone health. Moreover, its banana, cashew, dates rich content makes it an excellent recipe for weight gain.
|1-2 cups fresh strawberry 1 cup frozen banana ⅓ cup of cashews 3 pitted dates 2 tbsp. vanilla protein Almond milk to fill line||Put all the ingredients in a blender at once and blend them until they turn into a smooth paste. If the consistency is too thick. Add more of almond milk to it. Add ice to chill it to beat the summer heat.|
So savor the taste of these amazingly delicious fruit smoothies packed with the punch of great health, which will help you in meeting your weight gain goals