Top 5 Summer Smoothie Recipes

Top 5 Summer Smoothie Recipes

Summer is in full swing here in Myrtle Beach and that means long days full of warm sunshine! All that sunshine can make things quite hot, and one of the best ways to beat the summer heat is by sipping on an ice cold smoothie. Here is a list of our ‘Top 5 Favorite Summer Smoothie Recipes’ that are perfect for breakfast or a healthy snack option. They’re inspired by favorite summer treats and are full of healthy seasonal fruits. All you have to do to make them is simply combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Then pour into a glass and enjoy!

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

One sip of this smoothie and you’ll be reminiscing of past summers splashing in the neighborhood pool!

½ cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup water
3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
½ frozen banana
1 teaspoon honey
3 to 5 ice cubes
1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)

Key Lime Pie Shake

There’s nothing like a slice of key lime pie to transport you to the Florida Keys!

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 frozen banana
1 tablespoon key lime juice
Zest of one key lime
½ teaspoon maple syrup
1 cup ice cubes

Garnish with:
1 tablespoon of nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon of crushed graham crackers

After you pour into a glass, top your smoothie with the dollop of Greek yogurt and crushed graham crackers.

Strawberry Fields Smoothie

This strawberry infused smoothie is best paired with a rocking chair and a hot summer read!

½ cup coconut water
½ cup coconut yogurt
1 cup strawberries
½ cup frozen peaches

Pina Colada Smoothie
(source: Food Network – Courtesy of Paula Deen)

Who doesn’t love sipping a tasty pina colada by the ocean with the smell of salt in the air?

1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 banana
¼ cup ice cubes
2 teaspoons honey (optional)
Pineapple wedges for garnish

Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie

This Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie tastes like summertime in a glass!

1 cup strawberries
2 cups watermelon pieces (seedless), cut into 1 inch cubes
1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt or almond milk
2 teaspoons honey (optional)

Living in StoneGate at Prince Creek in Myrtle Beach means living a relaxed beach lifestyle where you set the pace. Relax and sip on one of these refreshing summer smoothies and let us know which one is your favorite to make!


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