Delicious smoothie recipes to help you beat the heat

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With longer days and higher temperatures, it can be tough to keep hydrated and cool during the summer. Why not break out the blender (or borrow a friend’s) to mix up some healthy fruits and veggies into an ice-cold, refreshing smoothie?

Not only are smoothies a perfect way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, they are also great for improving digestion, strengthening the immune system and boosting energy-levels so you can power through the day. Besides, what’s better than an ice-cold, refreshing smoothie on an especially hot afternoon?

We hand-selected our five favorite smoothie recipes to get you fueled up and chilled out. Have a sip!

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This smoothie tastes even better than it looks. Not only is this recipe vegan, but it’s jam-packed with vitamins and protein to keep you energized in the summer heat without blinking an eye.

 

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Protein smoothies are a great way to pack vital nutrients into your body, especially post-workout. Harness the antioxidant power of berries, the potassium of bananas, and vanilla Greek yogurt for a post-workout protein boost or complete on-the-go breakfast.

 

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Turn your guilty pleasure into a guilt-free pleasure with this this delicious and healthy chocolate mint smoothie. This smoothie is “choc”-full of protein and low in carbs and fat, making this sweet treat a nutrient-packed meal that tastes decadent.

 

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Revamp your breakfast routine with this beautiful and nourishing smoothie bowl. Jam-packed with superfood ingredients, this smoothie bowl will give you the energy boost you need to take on the day.

 

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This Banana, Blueberry and Ginger smoothie is incredibly filling and will fuel your body with a surge of nutrients and flavor. Packed with antioxidants, this smoothie combines almond milk, blueberries, ginger, apples and banana in a healthy concoction perfect for re-energizing post-yoga class.  

Britteny Salvador

Britteny Salvador is an inflexible yogi, aspiring gardener and healthy eating advocate. In her spare time you'll find her on the mat or trekking through the outdoors.

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