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More Smoothies to Keep Your Summer Cool

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Summer is approaching fast, and so is the excruciatingly high temperatures that come with it. In order to beat the heat this season, hydration is a must– and what better way to accomplish that than with fruity, satisfying smoothies? 

Below are a few simple, refreshing recipes to help you cool down this summer, sipping by the poolside. All you need to do is gather the ingredients, blend together and enjoy! 

Pineapple Mango Smoothie

Ingredients: 

  • ½ cup of pineapple juice
  • ½ cup of canned coconut milk
  • 1 cup of frozen mango
  • ¾ cup of frozen pineapple
  • ½ of a frozen banana

You can modify this recipe by using a different substitute for milk or adding spinach or kale for a healthy twist. 

Find the full recipe at https://www.iheartnaptime.net/pineapple-smoothie/.

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 cup of lemonade

Simple, sweet and sour! This strawberry lemonade smoothie would be perfect at a picnic or pool party. Add a flavor to your lemonade, such as strawberry or raspberry, for some extra flavor.

Find the full recipe at https://recipeforperfection.com/strawberry-lemonade-smoothie-recipe/.

Watermelon Peach Smoothie 

Ingredients: 

  • 3 cups of chopped watermelon
  • 1 ripe peach, sliced
  • ½ cup of plain coconut milk (refrigerated, not canned)
  •  A handful of ice
  • Mint for garnish (if desired) 
  • 1-2 tablespoons of honey to sweeten (if desired)

Since watermelon is mostly water, this smoothie won’t only satisfy your cravings, but it will quench your thirst. 

Find the full recipe at https://www.seasonalcravings.com/watermelon-peach-smoothie/.

Peanut Butter Espresso Smoothie

Ingredients: 

  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¼ cup of peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon of espresso or instant coffee powder 
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup

Ditch your boring cup of iced coffee this summer with this energizing, refreshing smoothie. Coffee is a must-have in my everyday routine, so I’m always looking for new, delicious ways to consume it, like this recipe. 

Find the full recipe at https://thealmondeater.com/peanut-butter-espresso-smoothie/.

Smoothies are easy to make, taste amazing and will cool you down in the upcoming hot weather– what more could you possibly be looking for? These recipes, plus some other GirlSpring smoothies, will quickly become one of your summer staples.

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Shannon Angel is studying at the University of Alabama and is doing an internship this semester at GirlSpring.

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