Blend Your Breakfast: It’s Smoothie Time!

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With temperatures rising, standing over a hot stove to make your breakfast may not sound very appealing. Give yourself a break from the heat by whipping up a refreshing smoothie instead.  Smoothies are a great way to get your recommended 1 ½ to 2 cups of fruit and 2 to 3 cups of veggies per day, and they couldn’t be easier to make.


While you can get as creative as you wish with your smoothie recipes, start with this basic formula:


Not sure where to start? Try one of these easy recipes!


The Californian Smoothie

Californian Smoothie

This simple recipe includes raspberries and strawberries, plus half an avocado for heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Dates and honey add a little extra sweetness.

Recipe & image: Serious Eats


Mango Peach Breakfast Lassi

Mango Peach Lassi

Mangoes and peaches get a little kick from freshly grated ginger in this twist on a traditional Indian yogurt-based drink.

Recipe & image: Bon Appetit


Locate a Foodtown grocery store near you to stock up on the ingredients you’ll need for these delicious smoothie recipes. Be sure to check out our Weekly Circular and digital coupons for ongoing savings!