3 refreshing summer smoothies you have to make on a hot day

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by Lisa Lozano

So it's hot where you live. Really hot. You need to cool off, but you don't want to hit the coffee shop because you know those blended drinks are packed with calories. We have the perfect solution – three delicious and refreshing smoothies you can make at home. And the best part – they're all healthy so they won't sabotage your summer fitness goals!

Dr. Oz's Total 10 Berry Smoothie

This smoothie features nutrient-dense berries, half a banana, vanilla almond milk, Omega-3 rich flaxseed oil, protein powder and ice, resulting in a cool and calorie-conscious summer beverage.

Melissa d'Arabian's Banana Mango Smoothie

Melissa D'Arabian's banana mango smoothie has two hidden ingredients – white beans and walnuts! The beans and walnuts will add protein and fiber to an already nutritious treat.

Travis Stork's Nutty Berry Smoothie

Travis Stork's nutty berry smoothie couldn't be easier or simpler to make. The only ingredients are berries, peaches (or another soft fruit), banana, nut butter and milk or yogurt, all items you likely already have at home. So if you're craving a frosty treat, just head to your kitchen and whip this up!

So the next time it's hot and you want a cool drink, skip the coffee shop or fast food drive through and make yourself the perfect summer smoothie at home!

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The Malawi Mango Dandelion Green Super Smoothie

​Ingredients:
1 Cup of Mango
½ Cup of Dandelion Greens
1 1/2 frozen Banana
1/2 Cup of Frozen Pineapple
1 tbsp of chia seeds
1/2 Cup of Malawi Mango
Directions:
Place all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth. Adjust liquid to desired consistency.

Pitaya Packed Brasilia Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Ingredients:
2 packs of frozen pitaya
1 Frozen Banana
1 Cup of frozen cherries
1 Cup of frozen Raspberries
½ Cup of Brasilia Blueberry Bai 5
1 tbsp of Hemp Seeds
1 tbsp of Goji Berries
1 tbsp of Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
1/2 cup of Fresh Strawberries
Directions:
In a high powered blender blend together all smoothie ingredients: Pitaya, banana, berries, Cherries and Brasilia Blueberry Bai 5. Blend until smooth. Pour (you may need help from a spatula) into a medium sized bowl, top with fresh berries, seeds, goji berries and shredded coconut. Feel free to get creative and add whatever toppings you love!

The Blueberry Pie

Ingredients:
8 oz of Brasilia Blueberry Bai
1/2 Cup of Oats
2 Frozen Bananas
2 Cups Frozen Blueberries
1 Cup of Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Optional: Scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder
Directions:
Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until ingredients are smooth, adjusting amount of Bai to control thickness.  Pour into a glass or bowl and enjoy with either a straw or spoon depending on how thick you like your smoothies.

​The Clementine Jungle

Ingredients:
6 oz of Bai5 Costa Rica Clementine™
1 Cup of Spinach
½ Cup of Frozen Pineapple
1 Cup of Frozen Mango
1 Frozen Banana
Directio​ns:
Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until ingredients are smooth, adjusting amount of Bai to control thickness. P​our into a glass or bowl and enjoy with either a straw or spoon depending on how thick you like your smoothies.

The Peach Raspberry Protein Dream

Ingredients:
6 oz of Panama Peach Bai
1 Cup of Frozen Raspberries
½ Cup of Greek Yogurt
Optional: 1 Scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder
Optional Boosters: Chia, Flax Seed, Ginger
Directions:
Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until ingredients are smooth, adjusting amount of Bai to control thickness. Pour into a glass or bowl and enjoy with either a straw or spoon depending on how thick you like your smoothies.
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