Homemade antioxidant smoothies to blast this summer heat!
Avocado Kiwi Smoothie
In a blender, purée until smooth —
1 avocado, peeled with seed removed
2 kiwi fruits, peeled and halved
2 cup green grapes
1 granny smith apple, peeled and cored
1/2 cup ice, crushed
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup mint, loosely packed
Other Suggestions: You can also add banana to sweeten the smoothie. Great with protein powders, too! Divide into 4 glasses and serve.
Serving Size: 10 oz
Green Tea Blueberry
1 & 1/2 cups strong, chilled green tea (made with 6 standard tea bags)
2 cups frozen blueberries
1 frozen banana, sliced into 1″ chunks
3 tablespoons honey
In a blender, whirl chilled green tea, frozen blueberries, banana chunks and honey on high speed until smooth and combined. Top with fresh blueberries, a sprig of basil or mint if desired, and serve immediately.
Yield: Makes 3 (1-cup) servings.
2 cups watermelon, cubed
1 cup fresh strawberries
5 ice cubes
Place the watermelon, strawberries and ice in a blender. Blend for 30 seconds, or until ice is completely broken up. Serve immediately in a tall glass. Enjoy your delicious watermelon strawberry smoothie.
Prep-time: 5 minutes Yields: 1-2 servings
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