Try a Fresh Fruit Smoothie That Satisfies and Slims! 23.07.2015

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A fresh fruit smoothie is a favorite summertime drink. They quench your thirst, make the most of seasonal produce, and can even be nutritious. What’s more, you don’t need to hit an expensive juice bar to get fresh smoothies. These recipes are healthier, easier, and cheaper, so whip them up today and enjoy a refreshing beverage!

Strawberry-Kiwi Smoothie

This fresh fruit smoothie recipe will keep you satisfied and pack a healthy punch! Get your vitamin C and polyphenols for heart-health with this delightful drink that includes a variety of tasty fruits.

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • cool apple juice, 1 ¼ c
  • ripe banana, sliced, 1
  • kiwi, sliced, 1
  • strawberries, 5
  • honey, 1 ½ t


Add juice, fruit, and honey in blender. Mix until smooth.

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories: 87; Fat: 0.3g (0g saturated); Sodium: 3.5mg; Carbohydrates: 22g; Sugar: 16.5g; Fiber: 1.5g; Protein: 0.5g

Watermelon Wave

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Watermelon is a popular summer treat, and is great in fresh smoothies. Add some milk to your grocery list and you can blend up a beverage that provides nutrition without the added sugars!

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • watermelon, chopped, 2 c
  • skim milk, ¼ c
  • ice, 2 c


Place fruit and milk in blender; mix 15 seconds. Add ice; mix until smooth. Add ice if desired.

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories: 56; Fat: 0.3g (0g saturated); Sodium 19.5mg; Carbohydrates: 13g; Sugar: 11g; Fiber: 0.5g; Protein: 2g

Weight-Loss Whirl

A homemade fresh fruit smoothie is a better choice than a sugar and calorie-laden ice cream cone. Just add in your favorite fruit flavors to some yogurt and enjoy!

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • assorted berries, 1 c
  • low-fat yogurt, ½ c
  • fruit juice (any flavor), ½ c


Place ingredients in blender; mix 30 seconds or until smooth.

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories: 185; Fat: 2g (1g saturated); Sodium: 90mg; Carbohydrates: 35g; Sugar: 26g; Fiber; 3.5g; Protein: 8g

Tea n’ Fruit Frenzy

Bet you never thought of adding tea to your fresh fruit smoothie! Give it a try and reap the antioxidant power and yummy taste!
Ingredients (1 serving)

  • water, 3 T
  • green tea, 1 bag
  • honey, 2 t
  • blueberries, 1 ½ c
  • medium banana, 1
  • light vanilla soy milk (calcium fortified), ¾ c


  1. Heat water in microwave until hot. Add tea bag; brew 3 minutes; remove. Add honey; dissolve.
  2. Place fruit and milk in blender; mix until smooth. Add tea; mix until smooth.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 269; Fat: 2.5g (0.2g saturated); Sodium: 52mg; Carbohydrates: 63g; Sugar: 38.5g; Fiber: 8g; Protein: 3.5g

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