Smoothie Recipes

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Few things beat the summer heat like a refreshing smoothie. Smoothies are also a great way to get fresh fruits into your diet, and kids tend to like them, too. Here are some ideas for a frosty, healthy summer treat.

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Smoothie Recipes

  1. 1. Delicious Summer Smoothie Recipes
  2. 2. Brought to you byhttp://www.oldfashionedhomemaking.com
  3. 3. Few things beat the summer heat like a refreshing smoothie. Smoothies are also a great way to get freshfruits into your diet, and kids tend to like them, too. Here are some ideas for a frosty, healthy summer treat.
  4. 4. The following recipes are enough for approximately two smoothies. You can increase or decrease the ingredients to vary the amount and the taste.Leftover smoothies can be frozen in ice cube trays (use them in your next smoothie) or popsicle molds.
  5. 5. Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie In a blender, combine:• 5 medium-sized, frozen strawberries• 1 frozen, sliced or chunked banana• 2 ice cubes• 1 cup sweetened vanilla almond milk• 1 heaping tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 5
  6. 6. Chocolate Strawberry SmoothieBlend on high speed until thick andcreamy. Add more almond milk if its toothick. 6
  7. 7. Berry and Tea Smoothie Leftovers of this one are especially good frozen into popsicles. In a blender, combine:• 1 to 2 cups of various frozen berries, such as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries• 1/2 to 1 cup of fruit-flavored herbal tea or unsweetened apple juice• 1 - 2 teaspoons sugar, or to taste Blend until smooth, using the ice-crushing feature if you have it. 7
  8. 8. Melon Smoothie• Before making this one, chunk up fresh watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, and/or melons of your choice.• Freeze the chunks on a wax paper- covered cookie sheet, then place the frozen chunks in plastic zip-top bags. 8
  9. 9. Melon Smoothie• In a blender, combine:• About 2 cups of various frozen melon chunks• 1/2 cup orange juice, orange-pineapple juice, or pear juice• 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice• Sweeten to taste with sugar or honey. You may find that it doesn’t even need sweetened. Blend until thick and smooth, once again using the ice- crushing feature if your blender has it. Add more juice as necessary. 9
  10. 10. Brought to you byhttp://www.oldfashionedhomemaking.com

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