Swing Into Summer With These Sassy Smoothie Recipes

June 22, 2014

Celebrate the gorgeous heat of summer by starting your day the healthy way. We love smoothies since they are so simple to make and so versatile. Smoothies are a great way to sneak part of your daily allowance of fruits and veggies in, with little effort. Gone are the days of sugar laden, dairy filled smoothie recipes. Say hello to nutrition powerhouses that keep your engine running until lunch. Check out some of these beauties: 

Red White and Blue Smoothie

Submitted by Bubble Girl

Not just a pretty face, this red, white, and blue smoothie is filled with delicious. Beautiful blueberries make the blue layer, followed by the superfood; white chia seeds. Then red raspberries add the layer that pulls it all together. Using allergy friendly ingredients like dairy free milk and your favorite protein powder, you can easily make this recipe by changing it up to satisfy any food intolerance. Tasty and good for you-this is a winning combination. 

Fabulous Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie

Submitted by Michelle Blackwood

This classic favorite flavor has been turned into a healthy breakfast! Creamy and rich, your kids will love drinking this peanut butter and jelly smoothie before a busy summer day. The bananas add additional sweetness, and never fear, if you have peanut allergies, try it with any other nut butter of your choice. It's truly a yummy choice for a healthy breakfast. 

Green Smoothie With Banana

Submitted by Green Lemonade

Those who know delicious taste, know that adding greens to your smoothies will boost nutrition through the roof, and give you plenty of antioxidants and micronutrients that can't be found anywhere else. Add the creamy smoothness of ripe bananas, and you have a breakfast on the go that can't be topped. Love this!