Sip Your Fruits and Veggies this Meatless Monday with these 8 Summer Smoothie Recipes
Don’t sweat your Meatless Monday breakfast. Cool off and energize your Monday routine with a delicious and nutritious vitamin-packed smoothie. It’s a refreshing way to eat more fruits and vegetables on a hot summer Monday, or any day of the week.
These smoothie recipes feature health and wellness all-star ingredients. Bananas are filled with potassium, an essential mineral to replenish electrolytes. Low-glycemic berries are packed with anti-aging phytonutrients. Green, leafy vegetables contain antioxidants, which fight cancer and reduce inflammation. The sour kiwifruit is full of vitamin C. Cocoa powder not only makes your smoothie chocolaty, it also has protein and is rich with fiber.
Here are a few of our favorites:
Kiwi Basil Smoothies from Healthy, Happy Life
Banana Date Smoothie from the Verdant Life
Ultimate Green Smoothie from the New Baguette
Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie from The Happy Health Freak
Green Monster Smoothie from USA Pulses
Chocolate Banana Smoothie from Lauren Grogan
Blueberry Brainiac Smoothie from To Cheese or Not to Cheese?
Dr. Funk, a board-certified breast surgeon and co-founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, visited Meatless Monday and showed us how to make her famous antioxidant and health-boosting super smoothie. Watch and enjoy! (Video starts at 00:50)
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