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Cool Smoothies for Hot Days

Smoothies are a great way to add more fruits and some veggies to your diet. Keeping things basic is often a good starting point. Put your favorite fruits into a blender throw some water in there to help liquify everything and you have yourself a smoothie. Below are some good recipes to get you started. Feel free to add some of your favorite smoothies to help create new ideas and help to the collection grow.

Orange Apple Carrot Delight

1/2 cup cold water

1 orange quartered

1/2 apple

1/2 slice of pineapple

1 medium carrot, cut into small pieces

1 cup of ice cubes

Blended smooth for 30-60 seconds

Lemon-Orange-Apple

1/2 a large lemon peeled

1 large orange peeled

1 large apple, no seeds or core

2 cups of baby spinach

1 cup of water

Cherry Mint Green Smoothie

2 cups spinach (These will blend better if you freeze them beforehand) 2 cups cherries(I used 1 c. fresh and 1 c. frozen or 2 c. frozen) 1 kiwi 3-4 large mint leaves 1 cup coconut water 1 cup ice

Blended for 60 seconds

kale piña-covado

2/3 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk

2 large hand-fulls (~50 g) kale ~the leaves of about 8 stalks

1/3 c (~80 g) pineapple chunks

1/2 (~50 g) ripe avocado

1 scoop protein powder (i used vanilla)

1 c ice cubes

Blended for 60 seconds to 2 minutes

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