Blog Link Party with Super Smoothie Ideas

Nothing compliments a hot summer’s day better than a refreshing fruity smoothie. Not only are smoothies delicious and hydrating, but when made with fresh fruit and yoghurt they make a super healthy and vitamin-packed beverage too.

Of course, you can make smoothies a little more indulgent by adding some ice cream, melted chocolate or cream into the blender;. They make lovely treats for when your pals come over to play some www.weluvbingo.com; or enjoy a barbecue party. So if you’re in need of some smoothie ideas, here are a few suggestions for you to try out.

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A delicious fruity smoothie

Banana Bonanza

Bananas are packed with potassium and healthy fats. They release their energy slowly so you’ll feel satisfied for hours. For an indulgent smoothie, take a food processor and blitz your banana with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, several ice cubes, a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of peanut butter or malted chocolate powder. Alternatively, give your smoothie an exotic Caribbean; twist by whizzing your banana with a small pot of mango yoghurt, half an avocado, reduced fat coconut milk and a few ice cubes.

Valentine-Smoothie

Jazz-up your smoothie with some fresh fruit or make it for a loved one on a special day

Berry Blast

For something a little more refreshing and light, try a zingy berry blast smoothie. You can either use frozen or fresh berries for this recipe, depending on your preferences. In a food processor, blitz two cups of berries (we recommend strawberries. blueberries and blackcurrants) with some ice cubes and some red grape juice. A squeeze of lemon juice will give it a refreshing and tangy taste. Once you have blended the berries together, strain the smoothie through a sieve; to rid it of any seeds and pulp. Remember, if you’re using frozen berries, you do not need to add any ice cubes into the smoothie mix.

basket of strawberries

Adding a punnet of fresh strawberries to your smoothie packs in plenty of vitamins and makes your smoothie taste even fresher and sweeter.


Megan

Megan

Megan is a mom to 4 kids who keep her busy, but make life fun. She is the Co-Creator of the site Crazy Domestic, where she used to blog before life handed her a set of twins! She enjoys being creative and can usually be found baking or making something fabulous for her family.
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Comments

  1. 1

    Great smoothie recipes! I’ll be trying them for sure!

  2. 2
    My Recipe Magic/Six Sisters says:

    The Smoothies look delicious! Thanks so much for hosting the party this week! -The Six Sisters
    http://myrecipemagic.com/home/recipes

  3. 3

    YUMMY!!!

    Thanks so much for the party!

  4. 4
    Amy@TheBlissfulBee says:

    Thanks so much for hosting!!

    xo
    amy

  5. 5

    Hello! Thank You so much for the party! I’m new to your blog and just loved all the smoothie recipes! I’m a smoothie fanatic!
    I’m following your blog on G+ and FB!
    Have a great weekend,
    Lizy

  6. 6

    Thanks for the fun party this week!

  7. 7

    Thank you for the party!

  8. 8

    Banana Bonanza sounds really good!

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