Have you ever made a smoothie with fresh and in season fruit? It will blow your mind. Just think about what a strawberry tastes like from a grocery store in December versus a fresh picked farmer’s market strawberry in the spring. The December basket ends up getting tossed while the in season basket gets gobbled up before you’ve left the market. That’s what will happen with your smoothie when you use in season fruit! Smoothies are best made with frozen fruit (not frozen citrus) and freezing fresh fruit (berries) is simple. Just wash, dry, and place on a baking sheet with space between each berry and pop it in your freezer. Now you have frozen fruit bursting with fresh and in season flavor to make yourself and your family the best possible smoothie. Check out these 7 springtime smoothie recipes that take advantage of what’s at your local farmer’s market today.
7 Springtime Smoothies Using In Season Fruit! 1 of 8
Strawberry Banana Smoothie 2 of 8Have you noticed the overflowing stalls of strawberries offering samples of their irresistible treasure? Imagine that burst of fresh strawberry perfectly blended with banana. As an added bonus, this recipe is vegan!
Make Strawberry banana smoothies
Grapefruit Lovers Smoothie 3 of 8Get your grapfruit on while they are still fresh and in season. Luckily, grapefruits tend to hang on until springtime.
Make grapefruit lovers smoothies
Strawberry Frosted Pink Lemonade 4 of 8More awesome strawberries and when mixed with fresh lemons. This just might transport you directly to a warm summer day.
Make strawberry frosted pink lemonade smoothies
Blueberry Acai 5 of 8I bought a basket of blueberries at the farmer's market last week and I ate them all before I hit the end, so I went back and bought several more to make this tasty smoothie.
Make blueberry acai smoothies
Grumpy Green Gator Smoothie 6 of 8I spy pineapple on sale at the grocery store and it's sweet and filled with fresh in season flavor. Perfect for bringing out smiles in your spring-break-is-over-not-wanting-to-go-back-to-school kiddos.
Make grumpy green gator smoothies
Avocado Pineapple Smoothie 7 of 8Fresh avocado mixed with fresh pineapple. I just drooled. Imagine the sweet creaminess this concoction will bring about.
Make avocado pineapple smoothies
Sunny Sweet Spring Green Smoothie 8 of 8This smoothie looks and tastes like spring - it's sweet, sunny and smooth!
Make sunny sweet spring green smoothies
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