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Smoothie Recipes That Are Healthy and Refreshing

There’s something about smoothies that make them almost irresistible as a meal, a drink, or a snack, especially on a hot summer day. Get your blender ready for these healthy fruit smoothie recipes you can make in minutes.

Honeydew-Kiwifruit Smoothie

Save on calories and leave out the sugar in this recipe for a delicious all-fruit smoothie. Moreover, you’ll get a hefty dose of vitamin C and potassium, which is great for healthy bones and teeth.

Nutrition facts: 110 calories, 0g fat, 27g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 2g protein

Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

On the go? Blend a banana, peanut butter, and milk for a healthy breakfast you can easily take with you.

Nutrition facts: 303 calories, 9g fat, 45g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 16g protein

Banana and Kiwi Smoothie

The fuzzy kiwi fruit may be small in size, but talk about a triple threat. It’s loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, which keep skin firm, promote healthy bones and teeth, and protect you from cancer and heart disease.

Nutrition facts: 155 calories, 2g fat, 28g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 7g protein

Strawberry, Banana & Flax Smoothie

Adding flaxseeds to you diet is a great way to increase your intake of omega-3s, which are associated with a lowered risk of heart disease, cancer, and depression.

Nutrition facts: 278 calories, 7g fat, 43g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, 16g protein

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Smoothie

Chocolate for breakfast — why not? This smoothie has chocolate soy milk to satisfy your sweet tooth and frozen berries to give you a healthy boost of antioxidants.

Nutrition facts: 355 calories, 14g fat, 41g carbohydrate, 15g protein

Whipped Strawberry Lemonade

If you’re fan of strawberry lemonade, you’ll love it in smoothie form too. This smoothie recipe has more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C, which may help increase “good” HDL cholesterol levels and strengthen bones. And all for just 89 calories!

Nutrition facts: 89 calories, 0g fat, 23g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 1g protein

Sunrise Tea Smoothie

This blend of fruits like mango and papaya will make you feel like you’re on a tropical island, and you’ll get more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C to protect you from heart disease.

Apricot Smoothie

Use fresh apricots when they’re in season for an extra-juicy fruit smoothie. Plus, they’re rich in vitamin A, which helps your eyesight.

Nutrition facts: 394 calories, 10.5g fat, 63g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, 17g protein

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