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Blog - Top 5 Summer Friendly Smoothie Recipes

8/26/2013 1:50:19 PM

Do you need a cool down after a rough workout or a hot day at the beach?  Why not cool off with one of these icy drinks?  These smoothies are a perfect thirst-quencher after a long, hot summer day.  From honeydew grape to strawberry banana; they are the perfect supplement as an energizing snack.

  1. Honeydew-Grape Smoothie

Blend this smoothie with two cups of cubed honeydew melon or cantaloupe, ½ cup of grapes, and 1 cup of white grape juice.Mix on a high speed and add 8 ice cubes while the machine is still running. Wait until the smoothie is thick and smooth and you are ready to serve.

  1. Strawberry-Apple Smoothie

This icy drink includes a cup of yogurt, 8 frozen strawberries, 2 sliced apples, and a ½ cup of sugar. Combine the ingredients in your Kitchenaid blender on a high speed.While the machine is running, add 8 ice cubes through the feeding tube.Let your smoothie sit for four minutes before serving.

  1. Orange Smoothie

In a blender, combine a peeled and sliced orange, a cup of yogurt, ½ cup of orange juice, and a ¼ cup of vanilla extract, as well as 8 crushed ice cubes.Wait until your icy drink is smooth and enjoy!

  1. Blueberry-Banana Smoothie

In a blender with ice-crushing ability, include 3 tablespoons of water, 2 teaspoons of honey, 1 ½ cup of frozen blueberries, and a ripe banana.Blend ingredients with 8 ice cubes on your highest setting until smooth.Pour smoothie into tall glass and you have your very own protein-shake on-the-go.

  1. Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Strawberry and bananas make a perfect smoothie blend.In a blender combine one cup of yogurt, one banana, ½ cup of orange juice, and six frozen strawberries.

Try mixing one of these guilt-free smoothies today with your Kitchenaid blender.  If you are looking for new Kitchenaid blender parts to ensure your blender is running "smoothly", be sure to contact the Gourmet Depot today at 1-800-424-6783.

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