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Smoothie Recipes For Sunny Days

Smoothies are a fabulous way to pack in a bunch of nutrients, but once you have your favorite formula down to a science, it’s easy to fall into a rut. Here are  five completely different (but equally tasty!) smoothie recipes, so you can switch it up on some sunny days.

When it comes to recipes like these, it’s all up to personal preference. Feel free to tweak the ingredient list as you see fit! These measurements are pretty general, so play around with them to find the perfect size and flavor for your concoction.

So let’s get right into the recipes:

A classic berry smoothie

Ingredients:

½ cup frozen blueberries

½ cup frozen strawberries

¼ cup frozen banana

1 cup apple juice

½ cup almond milk

Chocolate nutty smoothie

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas

3 dates

2 tablespoons nut butter of choice

1 scoop cacao powder

1 tbsp coconut butter

A dash of cinnamon

1½ cups almond milk

Tip: Place your dates in room-temperature water to soak overnight to make blending easier.

Ginger & citrus smoothie

Ingredients:

2 cups frozen strawberries

½ a peeled lemon

1 thumb of ginger

1 tbsp maple syrup

A dash of cayenne

2 cups apple juice

Green smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

1 cup frozen banana

1 tbsp spirulina

2 cups spinach or kale

1 cup apple juice

1 cup almond milk

Tip: Blend your greens with your liquid before adding frozen fruit to avoid leafy chunks.

Tropical smoothie

Ingredients:

½ cup frozen mango

½ cup frozen pineapple chunks

½ frozen banana

1 tbsp coconut butter OR coconut flakes

2 cups orange juice

Takehome

There’s nothing worse than facing a cooking rut, smoothies very much included. Now, you have five unique smoothie recipes that are packed with antioxidants and plant-based goodness. As always, feel free to alter these recipes to fit your needs and preferences.