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Morning all,

Today I’m going to share with you some great summer smoothie recipes to keep you cool and refreshed this summer!

Berry Infusion:

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup frozen mixed berries
1/2 banana
1/2 cup apple juice
1/4 cup silken tofu

PREPARATION:
Combine berries, banana, apple juice and tofu in a blender; blend until smooth.
NUTRITION

Per serving: 288 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 62 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 7 g fiber; 33 mg sodium; 539 mg potassium.

Pomegranate Berry Blast:

INGREDIENTS
2 cups frozen mixed berries
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 medium banana
1/2 cup nonfat cottage cheese
1/2 cup water

PREPARATION:
Combine mixed berries, pomegranate juice, banana, cottage cheese and water in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

NUTRITION:
Per serving: 206 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 49 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 6 g fiber; 133 mg sodium; 625 mg potassium.

Kiwi Kick Smoothie:

INGREDIENTS:
1 small cucumber, chopped
2 ripe kiwis, peeled
1 cup ginger-flavored kombucha (see Tip)
1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
6 ice cubes

PREPARATION:
Combine cucumber, kiwis, kombucha, yogurt, cilantro and ice cubes in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

NUTRITION:
Per serving: 116 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 3 g fiber; 32 mg sodium; 424 mg potassium.

Sweet Green Smoothie:

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 cup baby spinach
1 cup frozen banana slices (about 1 medium banana)
1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey (optional)

PREPARATION:
Add almond milk and yogurt to a blender, then add spinach, banana, pineapple, chia and sweetener (if using); blend until smooth.

NUTRITION:
Per serving: 297 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 54 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 29 g total sugars; 13 g protein; 10 g fiber; 145 mg sodium; 1038 mg potassium.

I hope you have enjoyed this post and you go and try one of these recipes, if you do tag me on twitter I would love to see them!

James