The Best Summertime Smoothies

When it gets hot outside what’s your favorite drink? During the warmer months, it’s a pretty normal thing to see people walking with all sorts of frozen treats like ice creams and frozen yogurt. Even though they are very delicious, a lot of those kinds of store-bought treats can be very high in sugar, which can be a problem for some people, so maybe they could something more natural like a smoothie? Smoothies are great tasting and are full of essential nutrients that your body needs. The next article will explore the best summertime smoothies. 

Blueberry Smoothie

There’s never a time when a blueberry smoothie is a bad idea unless you’re allergic to blueberries. Blueberries are heavily antioxidant and have a wonderfully natural sweet taste. 

Blueberries bend very easily into a delicious mixture that you’ll probably never grow tired of tasting. This recipe takes just a few minutes and serves 2. Simply double or half the recipe for larger or smaller serving amounts. 

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 Tbsp natural unsalted almond butter

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie

A cold raspberry coconut smoothie is an amazing way to relax by a pool, beach, or even just on your building stoop. Raspberry is a great source of antioxidants and is chock full of vitamins. The bananas in this smoothie will give you a healthy dose of carbs and potassium, and the chia seeds will round out your nutrition with a punch of protein. All you need to do is place the ingredients in a blender, and in a few moments, you’ll be enjoying a great drink. This recipe only takes 3 – 4 minutes and will serve 3 – 4 people. 

  • 2 cups raspberries (You can freeze them fresh if you like) 
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 4 Tbsp coconut butter 
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp chia seed

Watermelon Blueberry Blast

Here’s a smoothie that’s great for your circulation, full of antioxidants, and a great source of vitamins like vitamin C, A, and a ton of the important chemical lycopene that helps people to keep their hearts healthy. Simply blend together and serve in less than 3 minutes. The recipe should make about 2 servings. 

  • 1 cup blueberries (can be store frozen or frozen while fresh)
  • 1 cup of frozen watermelon (freshly cut into cubes and frozen)
  • ¼ cup of pineapple (fresh)

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