Get marathon-fit for next year

Has the upcoming marathon inspired you to shun your unhealthy routine, and egged you to rethink your diet? Start immediately, with these easy-to-make, nutritious drinks that will help you walk, jog or sprint throughout 2014 in fine form!


Courtesy / Sucheta Pal, Zumba Instructor

Kale (a type of leafy veggie): 1 cup
Green apple: 1
Carrot: 1
Ginger (as per taste and appetite)
Cucumber: 1/2
Blueberries: Few
Lime juice: 1 sqeeze
Protein powder: 1 spoon

Add all together and blend till smooth. Add to a glass and drink immediately! Such drinks are instant source of energy and best consumed immediately before they get oxygenated due to exposure
to air.

Silky smooth Strawberry Muesli Yoghurt Banana Smoothie

Silky smooth Strawberry Muesli Yoghurt Banana Smoothie
Courtesy / Chef Vinod Garde, Aoi

Water: 1 cup
Hung curd: 1 cup
Strawberry: 1/2 cup
Banana: 1
Museli: 1/2 cup
Honey: 2 tbsp

This is best made with curd hung for at least two hours. Blend the fruit and rest of the ingredients until smooth and pour into tall glass. Garnish with fresh strawberry and sprinkle some dried muesli on top for that crunch!

Ayurveda juice

Ayurveda juice
Courtesy / Has Juice Bar

Dudhi: 200 ml
Lemon: 5 ml
Mint: 8 to 10 leaves
Kadi patta: 5 to 6 leaves
Gud/honey: 10 gms

Get the best of antioxidants from mint and curry leaves and build up your immune system too with this juice. Blend all the ingredients together and the juice is ready to serve.

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