It’s smoothie season! Here at New Earth, we love smoothies. Not only are they an easy way to nourish your body with whole foods, but they are also refreshing and delicious. That’s why they are our go-to summer treat.
Whether you are new to the smoothie game or a pro smoothie blender, it can be easy to fall into the habit of making the same few smoothies all summer long. And let’s face it. Alternating between only 2 or 3 flavors can get boring fast. But don’t sweat it. The great thing about smoothies is that their ingredients are super easy to mix and match, so you can have a new flavor every time!
Here are some of our favorite smoothie ingredients to give you some ideas.
Liquids: Water, Coconut Water, Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, Rice Milk, Green Tea
Fruits: Raspberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Bananas, Oranges, Apples, Kiwi, Mango, Pineapple, Peaches, Cherries
Veggies: Kale, Spinach, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Carrots, Pumpkin, Beets, Avocado, Celery
Proteins and Healthy Fats: Almonds of Almond Butter, Cashews or Cashew Butter, Peanut Butter, Chia Seeds, Flaxseeds, Pumpkin Seeds
Superfoods: Wild Microalgae, Acai Berries, Matcha, Hemp Seeds, Cacao,
Bonus Options: Greek Yogurt, Kefir, Ginger, Spices like Cinnamon or Turmeric, Raw Honey
With so many delicious options, it’s easy to change up your smoothies all summer long. But if having that many options are overwhelming, don’t worry. Here are 3 of our favorite smoothie recipes. Give them a try.
Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie
1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
2 Cups Coconut Milk
1 Tablespoon Ground Flaxseed
1 Tablespoon Nut Butter
1 Tablespoon Essentials Blend
Clear Your Mind Smoothie
1 Cup Spinach
1 Cup Brewed Green Tea (chilled)
¾ Cup Raspberries
¾ Cup Blueberries
4 Emptied Capsules of Mind
Green for Gut Health Smoothie
1 Small Avocado
1 Cup Spinach
1 (1 inch) Piece of Fresh Ginger
1 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Emptied Capsule of Spectrabiotic
Ready, Set, Blend!
With such a large variety of ingredients, the smoothie possibilities are endless! And with the ability to include so many healthy whole foods, there is no reason not to try them all. So we want to know: what kind of smoothie are you going to try first? Share it with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using #NewEarthLife.