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5 Summer Smoothie Flavor Trends

summer smoothie flavor trends

summer smoothie flavor trends

Here are 5 Summer Smoothie Flavor Trends to keep you feeling cool (and healthy) all summer long. Beat smoothie boredom with these fun and frosty flavors. Summertime is the perfect time to get creative with smoothie flavors and colors. Summer fruit provides the perfect inspiration for some dreamy smoothie sips. Summer smoothie flavor trends (and recipe ideas) ahead!..

5 Summer Smoothie Flavor Trends

1. Kiwi
Maybe it’s the zingy-sweet flavor. Maybe it’s the bright, cheery green color. Or maybe it’s simply the joy of slurping down kiwi-flavored bliss. If you love kiwis fresh, you definitely need to try them in a frosty kiwi smoothie. Simply peel your kiwis, dice and freeze. Loaded with fiber and vitamin C – kiwi smoothies are fun and healthy. You can even get creative and pair kiwi with mint, basil – or fruits like banana and watermelon.
Recipes:
Kiwi Basil Smoothie
Kiwi Watermelon Frosty

kiwi basil smoothie

kiwi basil smoothie

2. Acai
This frosty purple smoothie flavor popped up on the scene a few years ago. But it’s still quite popular among the “super food – loving” crowd. Acai is rich in antioxidants and blends up to make a chocolate-y purple smoothie that is rich, creamy and cravable! Pair acai with banana, blueberry, pomegranate, soy milk and blackberry.
Recipes:
Acai Smoothie – with video
Mango Acai Smoothie
Acai Blueberry Smoothie

ACAI

ACAI

3. Watermelon
Watermelon is a classic summertime fruit. Everyone seems to crave this stuff when the summer sun is high and hot. It’s not just a food for pregnant ladies and picnic goers. Watermelon is now a very trendy main ingredient in a smoothie! Or frosty.. Mom and dad can even turn a watermelon frosty into an adults-only, weekend treat by adding a few shots of rum or tequila!
Recipes:
Watermelon Frosty
Watermelon Kiwi Frosty

watermelon frosty

watermelon frosty

4. Peach
Sweet summer peaches are a thing of beauty. And adding them to your smoothies is just a brilliant idea for summer. You can buy frozen, peeled peaches at most any grocery store – or you can slice and freeze your own sweet summer peaches. Tip: Buy organic frozen and fresh peaches. Peaches are best when organic – since the pesticides can be quite high on them – especially with their thin fuzzy skin that seems to absorb most anything. Peaches pair perfectly with citrus, creamy bases like vanilla ice cream or soy milk, bananas and more.
Recipes:
Peaches and Bananas and Cream Smoothie
Peachy Hemp Smoothie

peach shake

peach shake

5. Coconut
In case you haven’t noticed, coconut is everywhere nowadays. The food scene is clustered with coconut milk, coconut water, coconut oil, coconut vinegar, coconut milk ice cream and pure coconut flakes. And coconut smoothies are a tropical-tasting treat for summer. Blend up a creamy, white coconut smoothie using vanilla coconut milk, coconut milk and coconut flakes – and you’ll be in tropical coconut island bliss after the first sip. Heck, it sure is cheaper than a flight to Fiji! Coconut pairs well with so many flavors – banana, pineapple, rose, berry, mango, chocolate, espresso and many more. Tip: Freeze coconut water to make electrolyte rich coconut water ice cubes for all your summer smoothies!..
Recipes:
coconut water ice cubes
Rose Coconut Shake

coconut rose shake

coconut rose shake

So really, there is no excuse to miss your summer smoothie break!

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