Refreshing Smoothie Recipes To Sip On All Summer Long
No matter if you’re looking for a delicious smoothie to fill you up at breakfast, something to give an energy boost before a workout or a refreshing drink to sip upon when you’re relaxing outside, our list of recipes has you covered.
We’ve got a whole host of summer smoothies in our guide, made with an array of fruits, vegetables and nutrient-rich ingredients so you’re sure to find something to suit your taste buds.
You’ll want to get your blender and chopping board out pronto as these recipes are both tasty and healthy, what a winner!
1. Mango Smoothie
If you’re searching for hydrating summer smoothies, our first recipe is definitely a drink you need to whizz together.
This recipe by TikTok user @leaheverecipes is so easy to make and is absolutely delicious, just as long as you’re a mango lover!
All you need to do is add 100g frozen mango, 2 tbsp yoghurt, 1 tbsp oats and 200 ml milk to a blender until all of the ingredients are mixed together.
For an Insta-worthy smoothie shot, you can use 1 tsp of yoghurt and mash 2 pieces of mango to your glass, before adding your smoothie mixture in.
Now, get sippin’ in the sun and let the good vibes flow!
2. Glowing Skin Smoothie
Looking for easy smoothie recipes which boost your overall health and give you glowing skin? Well, haven’t we got just the recipe for you.
This viral recipe by TikTok user @healthygirlkitchen is an absolute must-try as it’s said to do wonders for your skin.
To make it, combine 1 cup of frozen strawberries, 1 cup of frozen raspberries, 1 cup of pineapple, 1 peeled lime, 2 tbsp hemp seeds, into a blender.
Now add in 2 tbsp coconut fat from a can of coconut milk, 1 cup coconut or almond milk and 1 handful of fresh mint leaves and mix all together.
Once all your ingredients are blended together, you’re all ready to serve in no time at all!
3. Pina Colada Smoothie
Did someone say Pina Colada smoothie? They sure did, are two favourite things combined into one!
If you’re after the ultimate summer vibes, this recipe is not one to miss out on, and it’s super simple to make.
First, add in 2 cups pineapple chunks, 2 frozen bananas, ½ cup vanilla Greek yoghurt, 2 tablespoons shredded coconut and 1 ½ cup coconut milk into your blender.
Then blend all your feel-good fruits until you get a smooth and creamy texture, and pour into a glass of your choosing.
If you’re after a healthy twist on the classic cocktail, this smoothie is the answer to your prayers and will leave you feeling like you’re on the beach!
4. Strawberry Smoothie
For those searching for a fruit smoothie to enjoy on hot summer days, this next recipe by BBC Good Food is perfect.
The best part is, it’s free from dairy so if you’re after a plant-based strawberry smoothie, you’re sorted.
To make it yourself, blitz 10 strawberries in a blender with 1 small sliced banana and 100ml orange juice until smooth – healthy and refreshing mmm!
Then, pour your mixture into a cup or mason jar, and enjoy cold, or store in your student apartment fridge for up to 24 hours.
5. Carrot, Ginger and Turmeric Smoothie
This vibrant carrot, ginger and turmeric smoothie recipe is insanely good, packed with vitamins, and counts towards your 5-a-day – talk about a feel good drink!
Tip 2 medium carrots, 2 oranges, 2cm piece of grated ginger, 2 tbsp oats and 100g ice into a blender or smoothie maker and blitz until smooth.
If your mixture is too thick, you should add in around 150ml water and alter the consistency to your choosing.
Then divide between two glasses and serve, this drink will taste best when fresh, trust us.
6. Peach and Raspberry Smoothie
Keen to get your fruit fix on a warm summer day? If so, try whipping up this peach and raspberry smoothie.
You just need to pour ½ cup of milk and ½ cup of vanilla yoghurt into a blender then add 1 cup of peaches, ½ raspberries and 1 tablespoon of honey.
After blending all your ingredients together until smooth, serve your smoothie with fresh mint and some extra raspberries if you fancy it.
Not only does it taste amazing, but it’s super colourful too, so you’re sure to get an aesthetically pleasing pic for the gram!
7. Avocado Smoothie
When it comes to healthy smoothie recipes, our absolute favourite is this creamy avocado recipe.
No matter if you’re after something tasty for breakfast, a nice snack or even something for dessert, this recipe is for sure worth breaking out the blender for!
Firstly, you need to combine 1/2 cup cubed frozen pineapple, 2 cups of packed fresh spinach and 1 ripe avocado to a blender.
Next add in 1 frozen banana, 3/4 cup light coconut milk, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus 1/2 teaspoon zest, 1 teaspoon maple syrup, pinch of sea salt, and 8 ice cubes.
Blend all of your ingredients together until creamy and voila, your health kick is ready and waiting!
8. Watermelon Smoothie
We know what you’re thinking, a watermelon smoothie? Trust us, it tastes SO good and you’ll be sipping on a glass of it all summer long!
To make it, add 3 cups of diced watermelon cubes, 1 cup frozen strawberries,
½ cup vanilla Greek yoghurt, 1/2 tablespoon honey, ½ cup water or unsweetened almond milk as well as ¼ cup packed fresh mint leaves into your blender.
After your mixture is blended, taste and add additional honey if you want your smoothie slightly sweeter, the choice is yours!
To finish, serve with an optional mint leaf and a watermelon cube and it’s sure to be a real crowd pleaser.
9. Cherry Vanilla Smoothie
After a mouth-watering pick me up for summer days? We have to recommend trying this cherry vanilla smoothie recipe.
To start, add 1 1/2 cups frozen sweet cherries, 1/2 cup vanilla yoghurt, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 cup milk and zest of one orange to a blender.
Once your mixture is all smooth, top with some more cherries if desired and you’re all good to go.
This really is one of the best drinks to enjoy this season, so make sure to try it out for yourself!
10. Blackberry Pear Smoothie
Calling all blackberry and pear lovers, you need to make this next summer smoothie recipe.
If you’re keen to whip this up, you’ll need to add ½ cup of water, 1 1/2 cups of plain Greek yoghurt, 1 to 2 tbsp of honey, 1 pear quartered and seeded along with 2 cups of frozen blueberries to your blender.
After blending your mixture for around 2-3 minutes, it’s ready to be poured into your glasses and shared between you and your friends!
11. Coconut Banana Smoothie
There’s a fresh fruit smoothie out there for every mood, and if you’re craving coconut and banana, this summer drink is a must-try.
It’s made by adding 100g coconut yoghurt, 3 tbsp milk, ½ tsp ground turmeric, 3cm piece of peeled ginger, 2 tsp baobab powder, 1 small ripe banana, 1 tsp honey, 1 tbsp oats as well as juice of 0.5 a lemon to a blender.
Once you’ve added all of your ingredients, blend until smooth and add more ice to a glass for a colder drink.
It couldn’t be more simple to make this coconut banana smoothie and it tastes unreal!
12. Spinach Smoothie
If you’re in need of some inspiration for a feel-good green smoothie, our final recipe is sure to power up your mornings.
To start, whizz together 2 chunks of frozen spinach, with ½ avocado, 1 fresh or frozen chopped mango, 1 banana and 500ml of milk into your blender until smooth.
The milk you use is up to you, so if you’d rather use a vegan alternative that’s absolutely fine, it will still taste amazing.
There’s tons of health benefits of drinking spinach smoothies so go green and give it a go…
These summer smoothies are like a mini holiday in a cup, and there’s tons to choose from so you can discover your favourite one.
Loaded with fruits and veggies, these drinks are nutrient and vitamin rich and are super refreshing, so make sure to give some of these a go!
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