The Top 3 Smoothies For Summer

So a lot of people (me included), enjoyed our last smoothie challenge and well we definitely saw the results (glowing skin, less bloating). I decided to do another round of smoothie goodness, so this time, I’m giving you all 5 smoothie recipes that can be easily enjoyed this summer and that your family can drink as well.

I’m committed to making sure that this is indeed your healthiest and yummiest summer yet. I found these yummy recipes on skinnyms.com. Enjoy!

Chia Seed Berry Yoghurt Smoothie;

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup no sugar added orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 large banana, cut into quarters
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine chia seeds and orange juice, mix well and refrigerate.
  2. While chia seeds set, add remaining ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth. Remove chia seeds from refrigerator (the seed should have absorbed the liquid and will be gel-like). Add the mix to the blender and blend until well combined. Serve and enjoy!

Mango Lassi Smoothie;

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mango pieces (from about 2 peeled and pitted ripe or overripe mangos)
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt, nonfat
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom, optional
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice (dairy, coconut, soy, almond, etc)
  • 1 tablespoons raw honey
  • 3 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Leftover smoothie can be frozen for up to a week or stored in the fridge for up to a day.
  3. Enjoy!

Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie;

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen mangoes
  • 1/2 cup freshly-squeezed orange juice

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the strawberries and almond milk and blend until smooth. Scrape off and pour the contents in three separate glasses.
  2. Keep the glasses in the freezer for at least 20 minutes to help separate the next layer.
  3. Next, combine the mangoes and orange juice in the blender and blend until smooth. Pour the contents in the glasses.
  4. Serve immediately.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

X
X