These frozen concoctions pack a healthy punch!

Photos by Michael Coons

Do-It-Yourself

Create the perfect smoothie at home—just choose one of these mouthwatering recipes, combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth and thick, pour into glass and serve immediately. When you feel daring, try dreaming up your own and share it with us on Facebook. The possibilities are endless . . .

The Original Smoothie

Courtesy of Blenders in the Grass

8 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice
2 scoops nonfat frozen vanilla yogurt
½ fresh banana
8 oz. frozen strawberries

Tropical Kale Smoothie

Courtesy of Blenders in the Grass

8 oz. fresh pineapple juice
½ fresh banana
8 oz. frozen peaches
1 scoop pineapple sherbet
1 scoop frozen nonfat vanilla yogurt
2 cups shredded kale

Spartan Berry Smoothie

Courtesy of Robek’s

5 oz. raspberry juice
1 ice cream scoop Greek yogurt
3 oz. frozen or fresh blueberries
3 oz. ice

Pitaya Smoothie

2  pitayas,* scooped out of skin
2  bananas
1 cup frozen or fresh pineapple
2 cups coconut water

* a variation of dragon fruit