10 Quick and Flavorful Summer Smoothie Recipes

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. The days are long, the sun is shining, and it’s time to take a break from all that hard work! But don’t get too comfortable – you still have to eat! Smoothies are an excellent way to keep cool during the hot summer months, so we’ve put together 10 of our favorite recipes for you. Enjoy these healthy drinks at home or on the go – they’re quick and easy to make with whatever ingredients you have handy!

Below is the list of 10 easy and delicious summer smoothie recipes

Banana-Peanut Butter Smoothie

This smoothie is a light and sweet option, so it’s perfect for kids. To make a smoothie thicker, cut the peeled banana into chunks and freeze it for up to one week.

PeanutButterSmoothieIngredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 3-4 ice cubes

Directions

  • To blend, combine banana, milk, peanut butter, and ice cubes in a blender and mix until smooth. Makes about 1 or 2 cups.

Orange Sunrise Smoothie

The morning can be hard, but this recipe is a nice way to start the day. If you don’t have soymilk, you can use milk or buttermilk instead.

orange-smoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup of Soy Milk
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons of orange marmalade
  • 2-3 ice cubes

Directions

  • To make a smoothie, fill the blender with soy milk, orange juice concentrate, marmalade, and ice. Blend until it is nice and frothy. Pour this mixture into one tall glass.

Mango-Strawberry Smoothie

This delicious smoothie has a burst of summer flavors from mango or apricot nectar. If you use frozen fruits, skip the ice cubes.

MangoStrawberrySmoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup of sweetened strawberries
  • 1 cup of mango or apricot nectar
  • 1/2 cup of yogurt
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Directions

  • In a blender, combine 1 cup strawberries, ¼ cup mango nectar, cup yogurt, and ice cubes. Blend until the mixture is smooth and frothy. Pour into two tall glasses for easy serving later in the day with straws if you like to use them!

Grape Smoothie

This smoothie is not only low in fat, but red grapes also contain the same phytochemicals found in red wine.

grapeSmoothieIngredients

  • 1/2 cup of grape juice
  • 1/4 cup of plain yogurt
  • 1 cup of frozen seedless red grapes

Directions

  • Blend grape juice, yogurt, and grapes together until the mixture is smooth and foamy. Pour into glasses and enjoy your drink.

Peachy Green Smoothie

If you’re one of those people who skip breakfast, it’s time to change your ways. Instead of starting the day with a sweet pastry or donut, fill up on fruits and vegetables. This green protein smoothie is perfect for an energizing start that will prepare you for whatever challenges are in store for the day.

PeachyGreenSmoothieIngredients

  • 2 cups of vanilla
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 cup of frozen peaches
  • 1/2 cup of frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 banana
  • 2 cups of kale
  • 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed

Directions

  • Put all ingredients into the blender and mix until smooth. Serving in a glass, drink your refreshing treat.

Mango Blueberry Smoothie

A favorite combo, mangoes, and blueberries make a winning team. Mangoes provide high levels of vitamins A, C, and dietary fiber, as well as antioxidants that help prevent disease. It’s no wonder this combination works so well when paired with vitamin-rich blueberries!

MangoBlueberrySmoothieIngredients

  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries
  • 1/2 cup of mango
  • 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds

Directions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

Pineapple Cream Tropical Smoothie

For a tropical refresher in the summer heat, try this Pineapple Cream Tropical Smoothie. This refreshing dairy-free smoothie has no added sugar and is sweetened only by fresh pineapple!

PineappleCreamTropicalSmoothieIngredients

  • 3/4 cup of Pineapple Juice
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup of almond, coconut, or dairy milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Directions

  • Place ice, pineapple juice, orange juice concentrate, cashew milk, and vanilla in a blender. Blend until ice is crushed all the way through, and it has a slurry consistency. Make two glasses and enjoy your smoothie.

Blackberry Coconut Smoothie

Blackberry Coconut Smoothie – an easy and delicious dairy-free smoothie that can be enjoyed for breakfast or a quick afternoon snack.

BlackberryCoconutIngredients

  • 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut extract
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Directions

  • Place all smoothie ingredients in a blender. Blend until well combined and creamy. Add flake and blackberry for garnish, if desired.

Watermelon Smoothie

This watermelon smoothie recipe is one of the best you’ve ever tried. You can enjoy this drink at any time of day, breakfast, snack time, or after dinner.

watermelon-smoothieIngredients

  • 2 cups of diced watermelon
  • 1 cup of frozen strawberry
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2-3 ice cubes

Directions

  • Blend watermelon, strawberries, lime juice, and coconut milk in a blender for 20-30 seconds. To create a thicker smoothie, add a few ice cubes and blend until smooth.

Lemon Strawberry Smoothie

As the weather starts getting warmer, we all love a nice refreshing lemon strawberry smoothie to feel refreshed. Here is our favorite recipe, which will have you wanting more.

LemonStrawberryIngredients

  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 cup of vanilla yogurt
  • ¼ cup of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Directions

  • Pour all ingredients in a blender, and pulse until they are well combined. Blend for minutes to ensure everything is smooth.

 

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