Smoothie Weather is the Best Weather

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Smoothie Weather is the Best Weather

Betsy Smith, Web Editor

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That’s right folks, you heard it here first. The most important type of weather has finally returned. SMOOTHIE WEATHER is back. While it is true that a smoothie is a beverage that can be consumed during those frigid winter months, there’s just something unappetizing about drinking something that is the same temperature (or warmer) than the temperature outside. So, if in your haphazard spring cleaning you happen to be dusting off your blender, give one of these smoothie recipes a go!

 

Looks Gross, Tastes Great

1 cup – baby spinach

1/2 cup – frozen pineapple

1/4 cup – POM juice

1/2 cup – Milk*

1 scoop – Vanilla protein powder**

1 tbsp – Chia seeds (optional)

 

Blend and enjoy!

 

Berry Banana

 

1/3 cup – (frozen) Blueberries

1/3 cup – (frozen) Strawberries

1/3 cup – (frozen) Raspberries

1 – Ripe Banana

1/4 cup – Milk*

1/4 cup – Orange Juice

1 scoop – Vanilla protein powder**

1 tbsp – Chia seeds (optional)

3 – Pitted dates (optional)

 

Blend to taste and sip to contentment.

 

Everything but The Rotten Mango in the Back of the Crisper Drawer

(otherwise known as the “E.B.T.R.M.I.T.B.O.T.C.D.”)

 

1/4 cup – frozen strawberries

1/4 cup – frozen blueberries

1 – ripe banana

1 – ripe peach

1 – ripe orange (peeled)

Handful of ice

1/2 cup – Milk

Whatever other fruits are in your fridge can be thrown in!

 

Blend and pray that it tastes good!

 

“PB-Choco-Banana – This Probably isn’t Healthy but it Tastes Good”

 

3 tbsp – peanut butter

1 – ripe banana

1/2 cup – milk*

1/2 cup – ice cubes

1 scoop – chocolate protein powder***

 

Notes:

*Can substitute a milk alternative (almond, coconut, soy, etc)

**Protein powders are optional and can alter the flavor of the smoothie

***As mentioned, protein powder is optional, but this one needs to be replaced with 2 tbsp of hot chocolate mix or chocolate chips to retain the chocolate-y goodness if you don’t have any protein powder

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