Summertime means smoothie time! Smoothies are a perfect way to cool off during the summer, however, we’ve found that many of our favorite smoothies are high in sugar and the ones that aren’t, don’t always taste the best. We wanted to give you a list of smoothies that were healthy and delicious at the same time. So, to keep you cool and satisfied all summer long, we have 5 dietitian-approved summer smoothies to share! Click here for the full smoothie booklet!

01 Carrot Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

Ingredients:                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • 2 tbsp walnut pieces (or almonds)
  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup diced carrots or baby carrots
  • 1/2 medium banana, frozen
  • 1 scoop cinnamon protein powder (or 1 scoop vanilla protein powder + 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon)
  • ¼ cup oats, regular or quick
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp almond extract

Directions:

Blend to the desired consistency. Serve in a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 400 Calories, 12g fat, 1g sat fat, 326mg sodium, 40g carbs, 7g fiber, 12g sugar, 33g protein

02 Green Apple Smoothie 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 1 cup sliced green apple, skin on
  • 1-2 handfuls of raw spinach
  • ¼ cup chopped cucumber
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed or chia seeds
  • Optional: ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

Blend to the desired consistency. Serve in a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 210 Calories, <1g Fat, 75 mg Sodium, 50g Carbs, 7g Fiber, 38g Sugar, 3g Protein

03 Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 medium banana, frozen
  • Optional: ¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

Blend to the desired consistency. Serve in a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 348 Calories, 11g Fat, 1.5g Fat Fat, 367mg Sodium, 36g Carbs, 6g Fiber, 16g Sugar, 32g Protein

04 Green Power Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw spinach (or kale)
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp almond butter (or peanut butter)
  • 1 medium banana, frozen

Pro Tip: You can use any flavor protein powder that you like. You can also substitute a serving of Greek yogurt for the protein powder; decrease the amount of milk to ¼-½ cup.

Directions:

Blend to the desired consistency. Serve in a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 394 Calories, 14g Fat, 1.5g Sat Fat, 270mg Sodium, 39g Carbs, 10g Fiber, 16g Sugar, 34g Protein

05 Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1-2 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 5.3 oz container Greek yogurt (vanilla, plain, or strawberry)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed (optional) used chia

Directions:

Blend to the desired consistency. Serve in a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition facts: 388 Calories, 17g Fat, 2.5g Sat Fat, 150mg Sodium, 40g Carbs, 13g Fiber, 12g Sugar, 24g Protein

Don’t forget to download our full smoothie recipe booklet!

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.