In an attempt to liven up our healthy living this summer, one of
my FAVORITE things to make has to be smoothies. You can pack them
full of fruits (and veggies) and kids are none-the-wiser. When I
stumbled across this pin for
12 Smoothies to Make this Summer, I decided to give a few of
them a whirl. Here are my favorites in no particular order:
Peanut Butter? Spinach? Sounds awesome, right? But I assure you,
you can barely taste those nutritious greens and this filling
smoothie is the perfect morning pick-me-up. It's super easy to make
and when I don't have almond milk, skim milk is a great
Thanks to Guy Fieri and his promotion of this quick and yummy
drink. Strawberries, banana, yogurt & kiwi make for a smooth
after-swimming snack and paired with a salad at lunchtime.
Carrots, I know what you're thinking, but whip up this smoothie
and think "Dreamsicle." The carrots give some extra nutritional
punch without a gritty taste. (This is also perfect if you have a
little one and already have baby food laying around the house!)
Who doesn't love coffee in the morning? Why not use your blender
to make a complete breakfast treat that adds in that morning
caffeine? Delicious and with a hint of chocolate, you'll jump out
of bed in the morning ready to make this one.
Finally, this peachberry smoothie is sitting on my kitchen table
as we speak. Refreshing and great to utilize those summer
What's your favorite go-to smoothie? Do your kids drink them up?
We love to add spinach to almost every single one we concoct. I
love using the
Oster MyBlend especially as a mom because it means I can make
something nutritious on the go. For more of my Pinterest favorites,
check out our
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