Super Fun Summer Smoothies! Recipe

Every so typically, I get on these imply inexperienced every day smoothie kicks that in all honesty, can get a bit TOO inexperienced over time. The kick begins with scrumptious well-balanced smoothies however as the times go on, I begin chopping corners. I add an excessive amount of liquid in order that the blender will mix quick, leaving me with a watery smoothie. And talking of water, that’s what I take advantage of after I run out of almond milk. I add ice within the title of “thickness” and I begin skipping all elements that truly add taste. What I (we) are left with to drink very first thing within the morning is principally a Kale Icy. I do know that sounds prefer it may be good and wholesome, nevertheless it’s actually not – we gulp them down these leafy drinks are hungry a couple of hours later.

But now that it’s summer season, I’ve determined to re-up on my smoothie recreation – these new recipes are SO scrumptious they usually’re impressed by 4 of my favourite summer season treats: blueberry muffins, peaches & cream, PB&J sandwiches, and mint chip ice cream. In different phrases – smoothies price waking up for! For this publish, I’ve teamed up with Whole Foods Market to check out some new plant-based protein powders. Their dietary supplements are typically on sale, click on right here to try the gross sales flyer in your native retailer!

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

First up: Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
This is subsequent smartest thing to cake for breakfast! Its muffin-like taste and thickness comes from entire rolled oats. It’s naturally sweetened with dates and a pinch of cinnamon. I used Whole Foods Market™ Plant-Based Fit Protein, which makes this a properly balanced breakfast filled with plant protein (pea protein, cranberry protein and hemp seed protein) in addition to a bit pick-me-up from the inexperienced espresso bean, and inexperienced tea extracts which are within the powder. I additionally snuck a handful of spinach on this smoothie which is fairly undetectable.

Peaches & Cream Pecan Smoothie

Peaches & Cream Pecan Smoothie
I really like peaches greater than every other fruit on the planet so that is by far my favourite smoothie. When I first made it, I tasted it and mentioned “this is ice cream!” It works with almond milk or coconut milk, and the pecans make it so wealthy and creamy. The Whole Foods Market™ Plant-Based Fit Protein provides a pleasant vanilla and cinnamon taste together with it’s protein enhance. I wish to make this one actually thick and eat it with a spoon. Beyond breakfast, I’ll eat this for dessert any day.

Super Fun Summer Smoothies

Last week whereas making these, I principally raided the Whole Foods complement aisle to check out the protein powders that might finest praise my summer season smoothies. In the tip I selected 2 favorites – each are each implausible plant-based protein choices which have nice texture and complimentary and/or impartial flavors. Whole Foods Market™ Plant-Based Fit Protein works particularly properly with within the Blueberry Muffin and Peaches & Cream Pecan smoothies. 365 Pea Protein is nice in these final 2 smoothies – Strawberry PB&J and Mint Chip – as a result of its taste is so impartial.

Strawberry PB&J Smoothie

Strawberry PB&J
Berries and peanut butter (or almond butter) is a go-to smoothie combo for me however I by no means get sick of it. It at all times jogs my memory of a PB&J sandwich and it at all times leaves me full till lunch. To thicken this smoothie, I used chia seeds and 365 Everyday Value® Pea Protein. I added a little bit of spinach to this one as properly – simply sufficient to maintain it pink. If you add an excessive amount of spinach it is going to flip brown nevertheless it’s nonetheless scrumptious.

Mint Chip Smoothie

Mint Chip Smoothies
This one jogs my memory of summer season as a child as a result of my sister would at all times order mint chocolate chip ice cream (I used to be a cookies & cream woman). To make this creamy, I used a frozen banana, coconut milk frozen into ice cubes, and 365 Everyday Value® Pea Protein. Its inexperienced shade comes from a couple of handfuls of spinach and a very good handful of mint. In lieu of chocolate, cacao nibs make this a wholesome breakfast deal with.

Super Fun Summer Smoothies!


  • Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
  • 1 ½ cups frozen blueberries
  • three tablespoons entire rolled oats
  • three tender medjool dates
  • Handful of contemporary spinach
  • ½ tablespoon contemporary lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon Whole Foods Market™ Plant-Based Fit Protein
  • 6 ice cubes
  • ¾ to 1 cup almond milk or gentle coconut milk, or as wanted to mix
  • elective garnishes: contemporary blueberries, oats, crushed almonds
  • Peaches & Cream Pecan Smoothie
  • 2 peaches, sliced and frozen
  • 2 heaping tablespoons pecans
  • 2 tender medjool dates
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Whole Foods Market™ Plant-Based Fit Protein
  • ¼ cup gentle canned coconut milk, or further almond milk
  • ¾ to 1 cup almond milk, or as wanted to mix
  • elective garnishes: coconut cream, sliced contemporary peaches, crushed pecans
  • Strawberry PB&J
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries, plus 2 contemporary strawberries, sliced for garnish
  • Small handful of contemporary spinach
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • three tender medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or almond butter
  • 2 to three tablespoons 365 Everyday Value® Pea Protein
  • 1¼ cups almond milk, extra as wanted to mix
  • elective garnishes: sliced strawberry, drizzle of peanut butter, chia seeds
  • Mint Chip Smoothie
  • four frozen coconut milk ice cubes
  • 1½ cup frozen spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup mint leaves, frozen
  • three tender medjool dates
  • 1½ tablespoon cacao nibs
  • three tablespoons 365 Everyday Value® Pea Protein
  • 1 to 1½ cup almond milk, or as wanted to mix
  • elective garnishes: coconut cream, mint leaves, cacao nibs
  1. For every smoothie – mix elements in a blender. Use the blender’s baton (when you’ve got one) to assist mix earlier than deciding so as to add extra almond/coconut milk. The key to a thick smoothie is so as to add sufficient liquid to maneuver your blender blade, however not an excessive amount of to make the smoothie skinny and watery.

for all smoothies: you may both purchase contemporary produce and freeze it, or you should purchase frozen produce.


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