Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to incorporate smoothies into your diet. They can be both refreshing and nourishing. A simple smoothie can provide nutritional benefits that your diet may lack. The following three smoothie recipes each have separate benefits, in addition to what they each provide.
Green Power Smoothie
Combine 1 cup chopped spinach, 1 banana, 1 scoop vanilla protein and 1 cup of grapes, preferably red, into a blender. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Both grapes and spinach are packed with antioxidants. They are also both known to fight cancer, improve vision and lower cholesterol. Additionally, spinach is known to boost the immune system. This particular smoothie is also a great way to sneak in some greens.