summer smoothies. (recipes galore!)

 Summer smoothies. (Recipes galore!)

2014-05-23 13.44.32

Yeah, I know that Barnes and Noble has a whole shelf filled with Smoothie Recipe Books… but making my own is so much more fun!  I tried my best to measure ingredients (ugh… you all know by now how I feel about measuring and concise quantities) to provide you all with the best summer smoothie recipes of 2014.  Katie Carnahan-Shipley/ “Ms. I’m so bored with my morning smoothie routine,” these are for you!

Sedona Surprise (aka Pineapple and Avocado)

  •  1/2 avocado
  • 4 pineapple slices
  • 6 kale leaves
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup aloe juice or water

Beets for Lunch

  • 1 beet, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 Cup mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, etc)
  • 1 Cup grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 apple
  • As much kale as you can fit in

A Team (Carrot and Kale)

  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1 pear
  • 1 Cup carrot juice
  • As much kale as you can handle

Green Tart  photo

  • 1 green apple
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 cup grapefruit juice
  • 10+ rainbow chard leaves

Healthy Elvis

  • Frozen banana
  • 6 frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup soy milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 cup Spinach

Earthy Smooth

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 4 oz + spinach
  • 1 Cup orange juice
  • 1/4 Cup walnuts
  • 1/2 pear
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1/2 tbsp chia seeds

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