The weather is getting hotter, which means more use of energizing, nutritious smoothies! Due to the past pandemic, many people have begun to focus on their health and embrace a better lifestyle. Many greens and fruits have several advantages on our health and known as "superfoods. In fact, some can boost our immunity, help in digestion and provide our body with plenty of vitamins.
To cool down during spring and the hot summer days, check these nutritious and refreshing smoothie recipes. Gather your ingredients and get ready to blend!
The following recipes are by Modern Honey. Make sure to check the website to know more about the benefits of lots of greens and fruits.
Babe Ruth Strawberry Pineapple Banana Smoothie:
- 1 cup Strawberries
- ½ cup Pineapple
- 1 Banana
- 2 cups Orange Juice
- ½ cup Greek Yogurt
- 1 cup Spinach optional
- 1 Tablespoon Chia or Flaxseeds optional
Add ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth and creamy. The ice can be added after blending or crushed and blend with the ingredients.
Lovely Greens Smoothie:
- 1 cup Pineapple
- 2 cups Spinach
- ½ cup Grapes
- 1 ½ cup Orange Juice
- 1 Banana
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Chocolate Powerhouse Smoothie:
- 1 cup Coconut Milk
- 1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder
- ½ cup Blueberries
- 1 cup Spinach
- 1 Banana
- 1 Tablespoon Almond Butter
A morning smoothie can be the perfect meal for anyone, especially when the weather is hot and you need something to cool you down and revitalize you to start your day! These smoothies by Prevention are filling and delicious so make sure to check them out and try them.
Peach Blueberry Smoothie:
- 1 cup chilled almond or vanilla soy milk
- 4 slices fresh or frozen peaches (around 1/2 cup)
- 1 cup blueberries
- Handful of kale
- 1/4 tsp. Ground cinnamon.
Combine them all and blend until smooth. Ice can be added, either crushed or cubes.
Pineapple Passion Smoothie:
A small fact before going into the recipe, pineapples contains an enzyme that helps in reducing bloating.
- 1 cup low fat or light vanilla yogurt
- Six ice cubes
- 1 cup of pineapple chunks’
Combine them all and blend until smooth.
Orange Dream Smoothie:
- 1 navel orange (peeled)
- 1/4 cup fat-free, half-and-half milk or fat free yogurt
- 2 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 ice cubes
Add them all in the blender and blend till it's smooth.