Summer is here and we can feel it! Sometimes the heat can curb your appetite and make you feel sluggish, but smoothies are a fantastic, easy way to rejuvenate and get your daily dose of fruits and veggies.
Below are just a few of our favorite smoothie recipes and factoids about how amazing these snack/beverage hybrids are!
Soak it all up
Aside from not having to chew, rendering your fruits and veggies into semi-liquid form makes it much easier for your body to absorb nutrients.
Ditch the Crystal Lite and grab yourself a revitalizing smoothie because they are also a great way to hydrate! Pro tip: add a little coconut water for an extra dose of electrolytes.
Grab & go
Always in a rush? Smoothies make and excellent grab-and-go meal for busy days.
Looking to shed some pounds? Smoothies can help boost weight & fat loss, strengthen bones, and promote muscle growth. Instead of going for that brownie, grab yourself a sweet smoothie to curb your cravings and keep your blood sugar levels from getting #chocolatewasted
Did the 4th of July festivities derail your healthy diet? Add some kale and dark leafy greens to your mix to detoxify after the weekend bender.
A good smoothie...
is nutrient dense and incorporates healthy fats like
flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, avocado, flax seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, or raw, virgin coconut oil.
- Emily's Strawberry Kickstarter -
organic orange juice
Greek yogurt (Fage is her fave!)
- Cathy's Super Charge Smoothie -