Kratom is a popular herb used to treat many conditions such as anxiety, pain, and even opiate withdrawal symptoms. But, the taste of this tropical herb is not palatable to many of its consumers. Kratom, usually available as powder, is added to boiling water to make tea. However, this tea also tastes awful.
To camouflage the bitter taste of this herb, we bring you five delectable Kratom smoothie recipes. These smoothies are not only flavourful but will also help you gain the many benefits of Kratom.
While preparing these smoothies, you will need to add Kratom amounts as mentioned on the labels or as prescribed by your healthcare professional.
Now, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of these Kratom smoothie recipes.
1.Mango and Avocado Kratom Smoothie
Yogurt and fruit are classic combinations of making smoothies. They are flavorsome and nutritious. You can experiment with different yogurt flavors. However, it’s best to use vanilla-flavored yogurt when using Kratom. You can experiment with juices and fruits until the smoothie recipe is perfect for your taste buds. Let’s take a look at one such fruit and yogurt smoothie recipe.
You will need eight ice cubes for this refreshing recipe, ¼ cup vanilla-flavored yogurt and about ¼ cup avocado pulp. In addition to this, you will also need about ¼ cup mango juice and one tablespoon of lime juice.
Add all these ingredients to a blender to make a smooth cream. You can also add a few pieces of strawberries and mango for a fruitier drink. Alternatively, you can add low-fat yogurt and a low-calorie sugar substitute to get a low-calorie beverage. Try this delectable recipe at home this weekend and enjoy extended hours of relaxation!
2. Banana Kratom Smoothie
Banana is a versatile fruit that is available all year round. Its fibrous texture and sweet taste make banana an ideal smoothie ingredient. Add a few more ingredients like cinnamon and orange juice to this smoothie. Voila! You have a savory drink to enjoy and relax this weekend.
For the banana Kratom smoothie recipe, you will need one banana, 1 cup vanilla yogurt, a pinch of cinnamon, a cup of orange juice, and Kratom powder as per your requirement.
Blend all the ingredients until you get a smooth textured consistency. You can add a more ripe banana to get a sweeter-tasting smoothie.
You can choose to add more varieties of yogurt to make your smoothie look more colorful.
3. Spinach and Fruit Kratom Smoothie
You might smirk at the thought of adding green veggies like spinach to make a smoothie drink. But, consuming such nutrient-laden beverages once in a while, especially during weekends, is an ideal way to detoxify. Adding Kratom to such green concoctions can also rejuvenate your mind and body in more ways than one. There is one such green smoothie recipe that is not only good for your health but also tastes good. Let us take a look.
For this spinach-based fruity beverage, you will need about a cup of freshly plucked spinach leaves, a cup of orange juice, about ½ a banana, and Kratom as prescribed.
Put all these ingredients and mix well inside a blender. Blend until you get a smooth green consistency. This low-calorie spinach-based smoothie is a treasure trove of antioxidants and other nutrients that help keep bones healthy. Spinach is a good source of fiber and helps keep cancer at bay. You can camouflage the taste of spinach and Kratom by adding more ripe banana and orange juice to the blend.
4. Cucumber and Pineapple Kratom Smoothie
This weekend, the cooling cucumber and the juicy pineapple combination can be enjoyed as a smoothie. Moreover, the Kratom in this drink will further soothe your senses and help relax you through the weekend.
To make this smoothie, you will require 2 cups of pineapple pieces and ½ cup of pineapple juice. About ½ cup water and another ½ cup of ice would be needed for blending. A few pieces of ginger and one celery stem for improving the palatability would suffice. Cucumber, not more than ½ of its size and Kratom as per the dosage would be required.
You will need to chop the pineapple, celery, and cucumber into bite-sized pieces. Blend all these ingredients in a blender to get a creamy texture. This detoxifying drink is best to enjoy after a hard-partying Christmas and New Year season.
5. Chocolate and Blueberry Kratom Smoothie
If you are a chocolate lover, then this savory chocolate Kratom smoothie is an ideal way for you to relax this weekend.
To make this smoothie, you will need 1 cup of frozen blueberries, 1 cup of milk, a few drops of vanilla extract, and a dash of ground nutmeg and cinnamon. For the chocolate, you will need about two teaspoons of cocoa powder and Kratom as per your liking.
So, folks, as you can see, Kratom can be made more edible by adding it to your smoothie recipes. You can play around with ingredients like juices, fruits, and yogurts to develop a Kratom recipe that hits that sweet spot for you.