The Perfect Summer Smoothie

8:00 AM

I have discovered a new favorite smoothie ingredient: grated ginger! I know it may sound strange, but trust me, it tastes amazing in smoothies!! In addition to freshly grated ginger, this smoothie also has strawberries, mangoes, and peaches, making it the ultimate summer smoothie. It's also got chia seeds and flaxseed meal in it, both of which are super healthy -- and, even better, you can't even taste them!

Protip: if you're worried about using up fresh ginger before it goes bad, just freeze it! If you need to grate some for a recipe, set it out on the counter for 5-10 minutes, grate however much you need, pop it back in the freezer, and you're good to go!

Another requirement for this smoothie is a cute jar and a fun colorful straw, of course.

The Perfect Summer Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen mangoes
  • 1 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 ice cubes
  • 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth! Makes 3 servings.

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