Summer is in full swing and what better way to get your daily intake of fruits and veggies than with a delicious smoothie? These cool treats taste amazing while offering some major health benefits. Don’t be afraid to tweak these recipes and add extras for a nutritious summer sip!
These smoothies are simple to make — place all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
1 medium ripe banana (previously peeled and frozen)
1/2 cup sliced cucumber (skin on)
3/4 to 1 cup light coconut milk (or your choice of milk — use less for thicker smoothie, more for thinner smoothie)
1 cup spinach or chopped kale
1 teaspoon spirulina powder
1 tablespoon hemp seed (or substitute chia seeds)
1 teaspoon dry chia seeds
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 1/2 cups seedless red or purple grapes
1/2 cup blueberries
1 teaspoon flax seed oil
full swing, and so are the heat and humidity. What better way to cool off and get your
1/2 cup water
1 cup mixed berries (frozen or fresh)
1–2 cups of any liquid (milk, water, juice, etc.)
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 cups kale, rinsed, stems removed and coarsely chopped
1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, cubed
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 ripe banana, peeled and cut into small chunks
1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 1/2 cups of ice
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