Sunshine Smoothie Recipe

sunshine smoothie


Would you like to feel like you are on vacation? If so, make this delicious, healthy Sunshine Smoothie. When it's cold outside and when we don't get a lot of sun, I crave oranges, mangoes and the beach. Even your little picky eaters will enjoy drinking this smoothie and will get a good portion of fruits and nutrients out of it. It's packed with antioxidants and only takes 30 seconds to make.

I know that it can be a challenge to get kids and teenagers to eat whole pieces of fruit, that's why I rely on my blender. And don't forget that they eat with their eyes, serve this smoothie in a nice glass, add a colourful straw and decorate the top with a piece of fruit!

A great way to implement smoothies into their diet is to start with fruits like strawberries, bananas and oranges. Gradually add other fruits like mangoes. Greek yogurt adds a very nice taste to your smoothies and I also like to add scoops of Orange Naturals ND Shake. Vanilla flavour is nice in this Sunshine Smoothie and it combines just the right amount of plant protein, greens and superfruits without skimping on taste!

For more recipes using this nutrient dense shake mix try this Fruit Smoothie, these Protein Bars and these Energy Balls with Dates. These recipes will help you stay on track with your healthy eating!


SUNSHINE SMOOTHIE

Ingredients:
6 scoops Orange Naturals ND Shake Teens
2 cups Vanilla Unsweetened Almond Breeze
1 cup ice
1 cup mangoes, cut in small pieces
1 orange
1 medium banana
1/4 cup Key Lime Greek Yogurt
2 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds

Directions:
1- Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into two glasses.

2 servings


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  61. Smoothies are a great to-go meal, and as an undergraduate student, I'm definitely going to try making more of them when time is of the essence!

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  70. My goal is to try to be more active and I'd like to loose at least 5-10 lbs. I am going to walk more and enjoy life more by meeting more people and I also want to save more. I love smoothies and am just starting and learning to make them....this looks so good and will try it soon. :)

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  71. would like to drink more water

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  73. my goal in 2015 is to continue the walking regime I starting in 2014 and to increase my steps every month

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  74. My 2015 goal started off to walk or run a minimum of 15 minutes a day. Not much, but a better start to a healthier lifestyle. I have already failed that, so I have revised it to the best of my abilities. February is off to a great start!

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  77. One of my personal goals in 2015 is to eat healthier, cutting out all of the crap (starting with sweets and anything with a high sugar intake -- candy for one.). Thanks for sponsoring this nice healthy giveaway and for the opportunity to participate.

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  81. My goal for 2015 is to eat healthier....eating more fruits and vegetables!

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  82. my goal is to calm the hell down, im wat too high strung!!

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  83. My goal is to make and eat more homemade meals

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  84. My goal is to be healthier - it has been a rough winter so I am working hard to take the best care for myself I can as I'm worth it! (Suzi)

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  85. my goal is to bring homemade lunches to work and not eat out as frequently!

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  86. Pumpkin Seeds and mango's ok I will try it

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