The refreshing days of summer are here, and along with warm days, afternoon naps and dips in the water come an array of refreshing, fresh fruit beverages! If you and your blender have not yet become acquainted, these summer smoothies are bound to make you the closest of friends by the end of the day.
Refreshing Watermelon-Mint Smoothie
2 cups chopped watermelon
Handful of fresh mint leaves
1 cup strawberries
½ cup sliced cucumber
1 cup fresh parsley
1 cup filtered water (or unsweetened green tea)
Blend, garnish with a fresh mint leaf if you like a little flair, and drink up!
Energizing Banana-Grape Smoothie
1 medium banana
2 tablespoons dried goji berries
½ cup red grapes
6 whole strawberries (fresh or frozen)
3 cups kale or spinach
2 celery stalks
1 cup of filtered water
Blend all ingredients and enjoy. This is great for anyone looking to replenish their body after a hot day in the sun or a long run.
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