These DIY Healthy Shakes Are Perfect For Festive Season
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Diwali is right around the corner as the markets are all decked up with hampers, sweets, and indulgences whereas our home is glittering with lights. The festival is all about feasting with our friends and family and amid all this we often forget to keep in mind our calorie intake, and our diets. Diwali being one of the biggest Indian festivals, we understand the urge to go all out and binge on sweet treats and fried snacks. But won’t it be great if we made smart choices even while feasting? What if we were to tell you that you can manage both your festive desires as well as your diet goals together?  

While it is the time for family gatherings, binge eating, and cheat meals, if you are a fitness enthusiast, you must be looking for meals that gives you an adequate amount of macros during this period. So here we have some tasty guilt free shakes by Tandramoni Kumar, fitness coach and nutritionist at Fast&Up. These shakes can easily prepare at home to give you balanced nutrition and keep you on track during this festive season. 

1. The Energy Booster 

Diwali is full of hectic schedules. Pre-Diwali decorations can leave you sleepless and take up an extra amount of time. Here is the first shake that you can have in the morning to support your energy levels throughout the day. 


  • 1 cup banana (sliced)  
  • 1 ½ almond milk/non-fat milk   
  • 1 scoop whey protein  
  • ½ cup oats  
  • 1 tbsp organic honey   
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt/plain curd  

Total calories: 218 Kcal /450 ml 


  • Mix all the ingredients and blend them till it becomes a fine smoothie.  
  • To garnish, sprinkle almond flakes on top and drizzle honey over it. 

2. The Welcome Shot 

This Diwali offering your guests something health  


  • ¾ cup non-fat plain curd   
  • ½ cup 100% pure fruit Juice (any available fruit) 
  • ½ cup frozen fruits (Blueberries/pineapple/peaches) 
  • ½ cup oats – ½ cup 
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds/sunflower seeds/pumpkin seeds (optional)  

Total calorie: 236 Kcal/380 ml 


  • Blend non-fat plain yogurt with pure fruit juice and oats.  
  • Pour the blend into a container/glass and stir in the seeds (chia, sunflower, pumpkin).  
  • Top it with frozen fruits (blueberries/pineapples/peaches) and serve.