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RECIPE: Super Summer Smoothies

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It’s officially summer, and the perfect time to whip up some refreshing and healthy smoothies. These two recipes are taken from the “Vitamix Creations Recipes” cookbook.

Blend away!

Summer Blush Smoothie

INGREDIENTS
(can be reduced by half)

2 cups water
2 cups red or green grapes
2 cups frozen unsweetened peaches
1 cup frozen unsweetened rasberries
2 tbsps agave nectar or honey (optional)

Place all ingredients into a blender (such as a Vitamix) in the order listed and secure lid. Turn machine on and blend on high for one minute or until desired consistency.

NOTE: Contains broken raspberry seeds, so strain for smoothness.

Sweet Greens Smoothie

INGREDIENTS
(can be reduced by half)

½ cup water
½ cup cucumber, peeled, chopped
1 cup fresh spinach, washed
¾ cup-1 cup frozen, unsweetened strawberries

Place all ingredients into blender (such as a Vitamix) container in order listed, and secure lid. Turn machine on high and blend 45 seconds or until desired consistency.

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