Celebrating Summer: 5 Smoothie Recipes to Try & How to Make Them

Smoothies

The summer season brings with it the intense heat that can make your blood boil and your body sweat buckets. That’s why it’s very important to keep yourself hydrated with tall, cold glasses of water or juice.

But sometimes, good ‘ol H20 and fruit juices don’t cut it. You need something more special that will not only refresh your body, but also satisfy your taste. Such thirst-quenching blessing is a smoothie.

Most of us tasted a first-class smoothie in a fancy restaurant or a high-profile event with elegant catering services, but did you know that there are some recipes out there that we can make ourselves?

Take a look at these five delectable smoothie recipes and consider which ones trigger your appetite the most:

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

With the added healthiness of a banana, a smoothie never tasted this good.

Cantaloupe Lime Smoothie

Cantaloupe Lime Smoothie

The combination of the lime’s tartiness, the sweetness of honey and cantaloupe and the lightness of peach make this smoothie a refreshing beverage to keep cool during the summer season.

Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Smoothie

Here’s another lip-smacking smoothie that will make your eyes squint and your mouth squeal with delight. The sour flavor of blueberry is just what you need to kick-start summer.

Orange Sunrise Smoothie

Orange Sunrise Smoothie

Greet your summer mornings with an orange sunrise smoothie that will surely perk you up for the rest of the day.

Pineapple & Banana Smoothie

Pineapple & Banana Smoothie

You get both the frothy texture of the banana puree and sharp sugary sour taste of pineapples in this splendid beverage. Mmm!

How to Make Smoothies

You don’t need to be a trained barista or professional drink server in order to know the basics of creating a smoothie. It’s really simple. There are only two major steps, with minor ones to follow after.

  • Step 1: Make sure to have all ingredients prepared. If they need to be cut, slice them before placing them inside a blender.
  • Step 2: Put all ingredients inside a blender and set to “high” or “smoothie” until the ingredients are finely puréed.
  • Step 3: Pour ingredients into a tall glass. You can either serve/drink immediately, or add garnishing to make the smoothie even more appealing.

Have you made any of these drinks on your own? Did you or did you not like them? Do you have any other summer smoothie recipes you’d like to share?  Feel free to post your ideas in the comments section below.

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