Red, White and Blue July 4th Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

If you’re seeking glowing, healthy skin this summer, look no further than our Red, White, and Blue July 4th Smoothie. Not only is this smoothie patriotic and a hit at summer parties, but it’s packed with antioxidants, vitamins, amino acids, and protein. These ingredients boost the immune system by helping the body to purge harmful cells and fight off germs. They are also said to give the skin a healthy, summery glow.

Summer pool parties and barbecues won’t be complete without something sweet and cool for dessert. So make up a batch big enough to share. With our Red, White and Blue July 4th Smoothie, you’ll do more than entertain and refresh your friends and family. You’ll offer them a tasty dessert that’s healthy too!

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 75 minutes
Ingredients
  • Layer One:

  • 1 cup coconut cream

  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries

  • 2 teaspoons beet powder

  • Layer Two:

  • 1 cup coconut cream

  • 1 frozen banana

  • 1 teaspoon maca

  • Layer Three:

  • 1 cup coconut cream

  • 1/4 cup butterfly pea flower tea concentrate

  • 1 teaspoon blue spirulina powder

  • 1 frozen banana

Instructions
  1. Blend first layer and pour in glass. Freeze for 20 minutes.

  2. Blend second layer and pour in glass. Freeze for 20 minutes.

  3. Steep pea flowers in hot water for 10 minutes and strain.

  4. Add the pea flower liquid to the blender with the rest of the ingredients from layer three and pour over the second layer.

  5. From here, you can freeze for 20 mins to create a thicker smoothie throughout or you can enjoy the top layer fresh while the second and bottom layers start to soften.

Health Benefits
  1. Strawberry antioxidants: vitamin C, anthocyanins, quercetin, ellagic acid, and resveratrol. Strawberries are loaded with heart-healthy antioxidants.

  2. Blueberry antioxidants: vitamins C & K, polyphenols, flavonoids, anthocyanins, phenolic acids, and carotenoids. Blueberries are one of the top antioxidant foods. Antioxidants help fight harmful free radicals that damage cells.

  3. Banana antioxidants: lutein, beta-carotene, selenium, vitamin C, B6, and E. Bananas are an instant energy boost!

  4. Coconut cream: packed with healthy fat!

  5. Beet powder: sweet, earthy, and bursting with nutrients!

  6. Maca: has more calcium than milk and is packed with healthful amino acids.

  7. Butterfly pea flower tea concentrate: may just make the skin glow. That’s the power of antioxidants!

  8. Spirulina: is packed with protein and essential amino acids.

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