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Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

From cherries and strawberries to raspberries and blueberries, this Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe is sure to hit the spot.Deliciously refreshing and healthy!

Whether you grow your own berries or shop at your local market, they are fresh in season right now.  From cherries and strawberries to raspberries and blueberries… this Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe is sure to hit the spot.  It is deliciously refreshing and healthy!

Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

Which berry is your favorite?  Toss in a few spinach leaves to add a fresh green to your morning smoothie.  A smoothie is an easy way to sneak ingredients into your child's diet that they may not normally love on their own.  By adding 4-5 spinach leaves to their smoothie, they gain the nutrition without even realizing it.  The berry flavor hides the evidence!

Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 2 fresh or frozen bananas, peeled
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen berries and cherries - or enough to make your smoothie thick
  • 4-5 fresh spinach leaves
  • Ice - optional
  1. Add your frozen fruit and coconut milk to your blender first.
  2. Blend on low, until frozen fruit is crushed.
  3. Add fresh fruit and spinach leaves to blender.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Add ice to blender based on preference of smoothie temperature.
  6. Once your smoothie is well blended, pour into a glass and enjoy!
We recommend you use at least one frozen fruit in your summer smoothie to make it cold. You can wash your fresh fruit and freeze ahead of time.



This post currently has 4 comments.

  1. Judy
    August 11, 2016

    Sounds great . How many portions is this.
    Can one add a protein powder ?

    • Customer Support
      August 15, 2016


      When I make this for my family it serves my husband and I and our two young sons. I’d say 3 adults. All my smoothies have a base of 1 can of coconut milk and end up making about the same amount of servings.

      And yes! If you have a favorite healthy protein powder, by all means, use it! We use a vanilla one sometimes with this recipe.

      Customer Service

  2. Yvonne
    July 19, 2016

    With two bananas and other fruit in this smoothie is this too much sugar? It looks wonderful just wonder about sugar. Keep up the good work.

    • Dr. Z
      July 20, 2016

      Oh, we don’t buy into the low-carb diets. Natural sugars are GOOD sugars, in our opinion. 🙂


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