The Pink Princess Summer Fruit Smoothie

The Pink Princess Summer Fruit Smoothie
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Sometimes I think summer is going to last forever in Texas. With the temp going up to 103°F some days and barely being able to breathe walking outside. In Houston, you can almost always cut the humidity with a knife, but it feels much hotter than it normally does. I’ve been searching for recipes that would keep me cool, and this Pink Princess Summer Fruit Smoothie does it.

One reason I really adore this recipe is its solid source of vitamins, its ability to keep you hydrated, and it’s not too sweet or carb heavy so you won’t crash. I also love that It lets my laziness shine for breakfast. I don’t know about you guys, but I like my sleep. Anything that I can just throw together, grab and go with in the morning is my breakfast hero.

This recipe calls for a lot of refreshing summer fruits: peaches, strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, and grapes. You can add a banana in for some thickness, but It all binds together with some refreshing coconut water. I call it the Pink Princess because once everything is blended together, it’s this lovely light pink color!

I also like that I can get most of these fruits year-round in Texas, so this drink doesn’t have to stay completely seasonal, I can enjoy it almost all year-round. It’s hot outside though, so this is a solid choice for now!

Check out the recipe below, and let me know what your go-to breakfast smoothies are!

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The Pink Princess Summer Fruit Smoothie

August 20, 2017

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Ingredients

  • 1 Peach (skinned and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup of strawberries
  • 1/4 cup of cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup of Pineapple
  • 1/4 cup of red, seedless grapes
  • 1 cup Coconut Water

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend.
  2. If you are using fiber, add in your fiber and coconut water first. Dissolve the fiber, then add the rest of your fruits and blend.

Nutrition

  • 2 people



 

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Mila Clarke Buckley is a type 2 diabetes advocate who started her food blog, “The Hangry Woman”, after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and struggling to find approachable resources to help her manage the chronic condition and live a happy, healthy life.

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8 Comments

  1. August 21, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    sounds delicious and still healthy! way to go

  2. August 21, 2017 / 12:57 pm

    This looks so dreamy! I love all the fruits that are in it too! Thanks for sharing!

  3. August 21, 2017 / 8:24 am

    I love fruit smoothies! This sounds like a dream!

  4. August 21, 2017 / 8:22 am

    This sounds like a great combination of fresh ingredients! I love the idea of adding melon, which I usually don’t do.

  5. August 21, 2017 / 8:19 am

    This sounds so delicious and refreshing! I love how healthy it is too. We don’t always get quite as hot in WI, but this will be great on any day.

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