Smoothies are delicious treats that are perfect for those hot summer days. Not only are they incredibly delicious but they also offer a variety of health benefits. They are filled with nutrients and it makes them perfect for when you are on-the-go in the mornings. Smoothies are also an excellent source of protein. We need this protein in order to keep cravings silent and to balance our blood sugar. This list of incredible fruit smoothies are the perfect treats to keep you energized and focused all summer long.
Sweet Raspberry Banana Smoothie (via Cooking Classy)
This is a classic fruit smoothie that is perfect for hot summer days. Cooking Classy provides a great basic recipe that you can easily swap ingredients for to make this sweet fruit smoothie everything that you dream of.
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Strawberry Apricot Sunrise Smoothie (via Kitchen Treaty)
I don’t typically think of apricots as a go to for a summer smoothie but with the added mixture of the strawberries and banana, it comes together and creates a delectable treat.
Papaya Pleasure Smoothie (via Today Show)
This delicious smoothie will not just make your taste buds happy but it will also make your skin happy. Papaya is a good source of vitamin A and papin. Vitamin A is an anti-oxidant and papin helps to break down inactive proteins and removes dead skin cells. Downing this smoothie might mean being one step closer to smoother, clearer skin!
Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie (via creme de la crumb)
This recipe is so good that this smoothie could take the place of a heavier dessert. Stay away from fattening cakes and replace it with this delicious drink that won’t cause as much damage!
Banana Pineapple Smoothie (via Smell of Rosemary)
Pineapples happen to be my favorite fruit and when you try this new recipe I think you will see why.