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With summer just around the corner, and it seemingly getting hotter and hotter each year (at least in San Diego) these awesome easy smoothie recipes from some amazing food bloggers are a great way to cool down!
You guys know that I don’t necessarily get my giggles writing about healthy food, but in the heat of summer, a cool refreshingly light smoothie is just what the doctor ordered.
So I’ve been making so many smoothie recipes from bloggers all over the interwebs. I know, it’s not summer yet. But I wanted to get out there and test some recipes so I could share these awesome recipes with you guys. And San Diego has been hot already!
Plus, swimsuit season is coming. I’m not really ready…..so smoothies it is.
I’m not going to tell you this is the end all be all list of great smoothies, there are so many out there. But these are my favorite ones.
They’re delicious guys. So refreshing.
With no further ado, here they are: **for the recipe click on the photo or the link to be taken to the bloggers website**
Apple Avocado Smoothie – Well Plated
Erin over at Well Plated has some absolutely amazing smoothie recipes. This Apple Avocado Smoothie is packed full of flavor, with the ginger adding the perfect kick.
Summer in a Cup Smoothie – Minimalist Baker
A super easy to make smoothie from Minimalist Baker, this Summer in a Cup Smoothie is made with raspberries, bananas, orange juice and pomegranate juice for the deliciously sweet and tart treat. It’s also the perfect recipe for popsicles!
Mango Mandarin Smoothie – Oh My Veggies
This Mango Mandarin Smoothie from Oh My Veggies is deliciously sweet with just a touch of cayenne pepper for a perfect little kick!
Kale Pineapple Smoothie – Well Plated
Another awesome recipe from Erin, this Kale Pineapple Smoothie is packed full of nutrients, and don’t worry, it doesn’t taste like kale! This is my all time favorite smoothie recipe, likely because, well, peanut butter.
Cherry Limeade Smoothie – Minimalist Baker
I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE anything cherry limeade. So this Cherry Limeade Smoothie from Minimalist Baker is so deliciously refreshing, it might be the best summer drink ever!
Raspberry Peach Smoothie – The Recipe Critic
Another great recipe to use for popsicles, this Raspberry Peach Smoothie only has 4 ingredients, but is absolutely delicious!
Easy Strawberry Smoothie – Natasha’s Kitchen
Cherry Chocolate Smoothie – Natalie’s Health
We all need a little chocolate in our life. This Cherry Chocolate Smoothie from Natalie’s Health is just that. Made with cherries, cocoa powder and cinnamon, this smoothie is the perfect summer treat when you’re looking for a little dessert, but just can’t handle that heavy piece of cake. Loving this smoothie!
Hide Your Kale Smoothie – Minimalist Baker
True to it’s name, this Hide Your Kale Smoothie from Minimalist Baker totally hides any flavor of kale. Pomegranate juice, berries and bananas combined with the kale make for a deliciously sweet and tart smoothie packed full of nutrients.
Easy Peach Fruit Smoothie – She Wears Many Hats
A simple smoothie, with peaches as the main character, this Easy Peach Fruit Smoothie from She Wears Many Hats is made with yogurt, peaches and touch of cinnamon for the perfect simple flavor. The cinnamon really takes it over the edge.
Have you made any of these easy smoothie recipes? Leave a comment below and let me know how they turned out!
Looking for some other light summer recipes? Check out these recipes:
Vietnamese Style Shrimp Street Tacos
Vietnamese Pork Noodle Bowl
Roasted Asparagus and Gruyere Souffle
Lemongrass Chicken Spring Rolls
Coconut Oil Roasted Cauliflower
Candied Lemon Slices
Homemade Lemon Curd
Miso Udon Seafood Noodle Soup