Summer Smoothie

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"To everything there is a season"

It’s true in life and it’s true in food.  Strawberries in springtime, blackberries in summer, pumpkins in autumn, and oranges in winter. But what about smoothies? I know what you’re thinking, I thought summer too. What’s better than an ice cold smoothie on a sweltering summer day? But then again, they taste pretty good when I’m inside listening to the rain fall in spring…. Or what about when I’m roasting by the fire in the middle of winter? Or in autumn when all the leaves are coincidentally the same color as the smoothie I’m drinking? Let’s face it, smoothies are delicious, refreshing, and nutritious regardless of which season it is. Don’t get me wrong, if you’d rather keep your smoothie making to summertime, that’s fine by me. But the way I see it, no matter what time of year it is, we could all use a little taste of summer.


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    Summer Smoothie

    The perfect smoothie for any season.....
    5 from 2 votes
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    Course: Smoothie
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Servings: 4


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    • 1 ½ cups mango passionfruit juice (trader joes has a good one)
    • ¾ cup frozen peaches
    • 1 ½ cups frozen strawberries
    • 1 cup orange sherbet


    • Combine all ingredients in your most powerful blender. Blend to a smooth, drinkable consistency.
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    Where did smoothies come from?

    Many cultures have enjoyed mashed fruit with juice for hundreds of years, but smoothies have evolved into a worldwide health food phenomenon. This phenomenon owes its beginnings to two influential American entrepreneurs/smoothie pioneers:

    1. Julius Freed was the owner of an orange juice stand in Los Angeles in the 1920’s. He had a real estate broker, Bill Hamlin, who had trouble drinking orange juice due to its high acidity. Bill came up with an orange juice mixture that was easier on his stomach. Julius Freed started selling the new orange drink at his stand and sales skyrocketed. The mixture of orange juice, milk, powdered egg whites, and vanilla soon became the world famous Orange Julius. That simple orange juice stand grew into a massive company, with thousands of Orange Julius stores still operating around the globe.
    2. In the 1970’s, Steve Khunau began developing a beverage combining fruit, protein, and other nutrients. Steve had grown up with severe food allergies, which precluded him from enjoying the delicious milkshakes he saw his friends happily drinking. He wanted to create something comparable that he too could drink and enjoy. His efforts proved successful and he sold the drinks out of his health foods store. In 1989 he started the first smoothie franchise in the United States: Smoothie King. The franchise was a massive success and continues to expand each year. In 2018, Smoothie King had corporate wide revenues of $415.7 million dollars.

    This makes the smoothest smoothies on planet earth!

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