Easy Eats // Create a Smoothie
With this delicious smoothie guide, you’ll have no problem blending in with summer!
Blend in with Summer
Summer has officially started and the heat has definitely been invited to the party. With temperatures in the triple digits, hot summer days call for going to the pool, running through the sprinklers and eating refreshing treats.
Instead of going straight for the popsicles, consider making a delicious smoothie! Smoothies are a great way to enjoy a sweet treat in the summer heat while still being healthy. Since you can control the ingredients, you can make smoothies as healthy as you like!
With this smoothie guide, the possibilities are endless. The best part? You can make a delicious smoothie out of ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
But don’t worry, if you don’t have any fruit on hand, now is a wonderful time to find berries and other fruit on sale at your local grocery store. To enjoy your sweet savings all summer long, buy fruit in bulk and throw it in the freezer!
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Create a Smoothie
Remember, if you can eat it, you can blend it. This means you can sneak all sorts of healthy stuff into your smoothies! Try adding a handful of spinach or kale to your next creation for an extra health boost. Your kids will love the sweet treat and you will love that they are drinking their greens. Being a magician has never tasted so good!
The Popeye Smoothie
6-8 ounces yogurt, any flavor
1/2 cup skim milk
1/2 frozen banana
1/2 cup frozen fruit
1 cup packed spinach
Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
Yield: 1 big delicious smoothie