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Refreshing summer smoothies
9 August, 2018

3 refreshing smoothies for hot summer days 

Herbs in smoothies are a hit. In addition to adding extra flavour, they also contain high amounts of vitamins and antioxidants that benefit both mind and body.

Try these delicious recipes and cool down on those hot summer days. Simply blend together all the ingredients and enjoy your daily dose of fresh herbs and fruits. Enjoy!

Fruity strawberry and mango smoothie with basil 

Basil carries a great scent and taste complementing the sweetness of fruits like strawberry and mango perfectly. A refreshing, delicious smoothie to enjoy in the sun.

What you need: 

  • Finely chopped basil leaves
  • Frozen, chopped mango
  • A handful of strawberries
  • A cup of water
  • Ice cubes
  • Sugar to taste 

 

Green smoothie with apple, pineapple and fresh mint 

Mint is quite the miracle herb. Full of iron, vitamin A and antioxidants, this refreshing herb pairs excellently with tropical fruits such as pineapple and mango. 

What you need: 

  • Chopped pineapple 
  • Chopped apple 
  • A handful of finely chopped mint leaves 
  • Chia seeds 
  • Ice cubes
  • A cup of water 

 

Cleansing ginger-lemon smoothie with apple and parsley 

Fancy a tangy energy boost? Try this refreshing mix of bitter ginger, sweet apple and sour lemon. The fresh parsley creates balance, making this smoothie a flavourful kickstarter for those early mornings.

What you need: 

  • Chopped apple 
  • Peeled, raw ginger 
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • A handful of finely chopped parsley
  • Ice cubes
  • Water if needed 

 

Extremely tasty and nutritious! It does not get much better than this, does it?

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