10 Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes

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Summer Smoothie Benefits

A fruit smoothie is the perfect on-the-go breakfast or light summer lunch.  

Drinking a fruit smoothie for breakfast or lunch, during the hot summer months, is one of the best ways to nourish your body with essential nutrients and fiber while fighting dehydration, an inevitable consequence of the summer heat.

Why Add Protein Powder?

Adding protein powder to your smoothie is the best way to optimize the nutritional content of your smoothie and turn it into a light summer meal.

Along with protein powder, this list of 21 Healthy Smoothie Ingredients will provide you with a wide variety of smoothie add-on ideas.

  • All recipes serve 2

Watermelon Slushi

  •  2 1/2 cups frozen watermelon cubes
  • 1 cup frozen honeydew balls
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 medium banana
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups coconut water

Orange Juice Slushi

  • 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

Peachy Slushi

  •  2 cups frozen peach slices
  • 1/2 cup fresh nectarines
  • 1/2 cup Voskos Honey Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup Coffee Mate French Vanilla coffee creamer
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

Pink Grapefruit Slushi

  • 2 1/2 cups pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup honeydew frozen balls or 1 slice of honeydew
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 Avocado
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

Berry-Avocado Slushi

  • 2 1/4 cups pink grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 pear, pitted
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

Frosty Pineapple Daiquiri Smoothie

  • 2 cups vanilla soy milk
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/8 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 papaya
  • 1/2 banana
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

Frosty Acai Smoothie

  • 1 1/2 cups Acai juice
  • 1 cup Voskos Honey Greek Yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • Ice as needed to create the “slush”

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6 Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes

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Paulin Soleyman
Paulin Soleyman is the founder and editor of The Underground Bootcamp. Her goal is to help everyday people live healthier, happier, more fulfilling lives by sharing all that she knows about healthy living, nutrition, and fitness.
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