There's something about smoothies that make them almost irresistible as a meal, a drink, or a snack, especially on a hot summer day. Get your blender ready for these healthy fruit smoothie recipes you can make in minutes.
Sunrise Tea Smoothie INGREDIENTS 2 bags mint-flavored green tea (Tazo Zen) 1/2 cup diced mango 1/2 cup diced papaya 2 tbsp simple syrup (see below) 1/2 cup ice Juice from 1/8 of a lemon DIRECTIONS 1. Steep tea in 1 cup boiling water for 3 mins. 2. Combine tea, 3/4 cup cold water & remaining ingredients in a blender. Blend until cold & frothy. SIMPLE SYRUP 2 cups water 2 cups sugar DIRECTIONS 1. Bring water & sugar to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer 5 mins & let cool. Makes 3 cups.
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