3 Amazing Smoothie Recipes To Try This Summer!

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Summer is in full swing, which means heat and humidity have reached their peaks. Don’t fret yet – with these tasty smoothie recipes you can chill out and beat the heat. Each recipe is packed with tasty fruits and flavors, as well as health benefits. The recipes listed below aren’t set in stone, though. So feel free to mess around and tweak them to create your perfect blend. For even more fruity fun, check out the full list of summertime smoothies.

Going Green for the Summer

Skipping breakfast is a thing of the past. With this healthy green smoothie recipe, you will start your day off right. The Peachy Green Protein Smoothie is the perfect kick for a jolt of energy and healthy metabolic functions. Start your day off right with the right balance of fruits and veggies. The total prep time is only 5 minutes, and all you have to do is add the ingredients to the blender and mix to your preferred consistency. Here’s the full recipe:

Ingredients

2 scoops protein powder in vanilla
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 cup frozen peaches
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1/2 banana
2 cups kale
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

When Mango Met Blueberry

Mixing mangos and blueberries together makes a concoction to be reckoned with. Mangoes are packed with vitamin A and C, dietary fibers, and tons of antioxidants.  When paired with the vitamin-packed blueberries, you will have the perfect amount of energy for your day. This healthy combo works great to keep those summer illnesses away, and as a plus it aids in fighting off diseases. The Mango Blueberry Protein Smoothie also works as a meal replacement. So don’t feel bad about eating those extra calories at dinner! The full recipe for this smoothie is listed below:

Ingredients

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup frozen mango
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 tablespoon chia seeds (for extra energy)

Dessert for Breakfast

This is one of our favorite smoothie recipes. What could be more enticing than enjoying your favorite sweet treats without all the guilt that comes after? Enjoy the refreshing Key Lime Pie Protein Shake this summer! The shake is packed with vitamin C and is super easy to make. You will enjoy the creamy taste of yogurt complimented by the crunchy texture of graham crackers. The directions for this shake are very simple. In a blender, mix all ingredients until smooth. Then top with a dollop of yogurt and graham cracker crumbs. The full recipe is listed below:

Ingredients

2 scoops protein powder in vanilla
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 tablespoon key lime juice
Zest of one key lime
1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
1 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon crushed graham crackers

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