Taste the Season: Cool Off With 3 Summer Smoothie Recipes

Summer is in full swing and along with it are some days where the only thing you can consume are meals in liquid fashion. We’ve all had those its too hot to chew moments. We’re all looking for ways to beat the heat and cool down … but we can’t just resort to ice cream and popsicles at every turn. You need some healthy, cold options for those summertime scorchers. Well, you’re in luck. We’ve got your back with some totally healthy, completely refreshing, homemade smoothie recipes that are sure to add a little chill to your summer! Smoothie Recipes

Green Superfood Smoothie

Serves 2

  • 1 cup packed spinach, fresh
  • 1 large banana, ripe
  • 1 cup blueberries, frozen
  • 1 cup pineapple, frozen
  • ½ cup low-fat yogurt (any flavor works!)
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk (any milk works!)
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseeds 

Looking for the perfect post-workout, summertime snack? We’ve got you covered! This green superfood smoothie is full of powerful ingredients that will leave you feeling replenished after a sweaty workout! It is jam-packed with vitamins and minerals and doesn’t require any of that fussy peeling or chopping (does anyone really have time for that?!). Seriously, blend your favorite heart-healthy, immune system boosting ingredients together and off you go! 

Good Morning Sunshine Smoothie

Serves 2

  • 1 large banana, ripe
  • 1 cup pineapple, frozen
  • 1 cup mangoes, frozen
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup orange juice

We are doing something crazy today; skipping the coffee (or maybe just the second cup) for an energy-packed, vitamin-c-powered smoothie! Yep, that’s right! This smoothie is sure to give you that extra boost you need to fight a case of the Monday blues. So, grab your high-speed blender, your frozen fruits, and have breakfast ready in under three minutes! Smoothie Recipes

Greek Yogurt Berry Smoothie

Serves 2

  • 1 large banana, ripe
  • 1 cup blueberries, frozen
  • ½ cup blackberries, frozen
  • ½ cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup almond milk (any flavor)
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (any flavor)

This smoothie is overflowing in antioxidant goodness. The mix of berries and banana creates an overwhelmingly delicious tart and sweet combination that is sure to be loved by all (even your adorably-cute, but ever-so-picky toddler).  Plus, it is given an extra element of creaminess by adding Greek yogurt and almond milk. Smoothie Recipes

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