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!
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.
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.
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.