watermelon smoothie

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6 cups chopped seedless watermelon 1 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup mango, chopped 1 cup water 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice Combine all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until your desired consistency. You can strain it or leave with bits of watermelon. Chill or serve over ice.

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Super Energy Smoothie

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Ingredients

Makes several 16 oz. servings

2 pints cut up pineapple

2 pints cut up watermelon

2 quarts coconut water

1 bag baby spinach

1 bag frozen blueberries

2 green apples or 2 bananas

Directions

Blend all of the ingredients together in a juicer, pour into 16 oz. servings. You can store or freeze extra smoothies to drink later. Enjoy!

Paradise Smoothie

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Ingredients

1 medium ripe peach, sliced

2 tbsp chopped Hass avocado

1/3 cup unsweetened frozen strawberries

3/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt

3 tbsp 100% pomegranate juice

1 tsp grapeseed oil

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender. Puree about 15 seconds or until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and serve with a tall straw.

Frozen Grape-Aid

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Ingredients

1 cup halved red or green seedless grapes

1/2 cup blueberries

12 mint leaves

1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges

Crushed ice

1 liter club soda

Directions

In a large reusable plastic bag, combine the grapes and blueberries and freeze overnight.

Have 4 glasses set and ready. In a beverage shaker, combine the mint leaves, frozen blueberries and grapes, and 4 of the lemon wedges. Grind together with a muddler or pestle until combined.

Divide the fruit mixture evenly among the 4 glasses. Top with crushed ice and club soda, garnish with a lemon wedge, and chill out.

Energy-Boosting Smoothie

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Ingredients

Makes 2 servings

2 tbsp 100% pure cocoa powder

2 tbsp creamy natural peanut butter

1 medium ripe banana

8 oz non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt

4 to 6 ice cubes

Dash of cinnamon

Directions

Pour peanut butter, cocoa powder, Greek yogurt and ice cubes into blender and mix at high speed.

Slice banana, add into mixture, and re-blend.

Pour smoothie into two cups and serve. Sprinkle dash of cinnamon on top for extra flavor.