3 Summer Smoothies with Goodwill NCW Header Image of Various Smoothies

Summer is all about soaking up the sun, enjoying the outdoors, and of course, indulging in delicious, refreshing smoothies! At Goodwill NCW, not only can you find the perfect recipe for a sun-soaked afternoon, but you can also pick up everything you need to make your smoothie-making experience a breeze, from blenders to pitchers, and even those quirky, fun cups that make every sip extra enjoyable.

Before you start your smoothie adventure, swing by your local Goodwill NCW store. Shopping at Goodwill isn’t just about finding great deals — it’s about sustainability. By choosing to shop at Goodwill, you help us support community programs and reduce environmental waste. Plus, you never know what unique finds you’ll discover!

Here are 3 vibrant summer smoothies recipes with Goodwill NCW to add a splash of color and nutrition to your summer days:

Tropical Mango Bliss

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • A few ice cubes
  • Optional: a handful of spinach for an extra healthy kick

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth.

Pour into your favorite fun cup or glass and garnish with a slice of pineapple.

This Tropical Mango Bliss smoothie is perfect for transporting you straight to the beach, no matter where you are!

Berry Bonanza

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt for protein boost
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey or to taste
  • Optional: a scoop of protein powder for an extra fill

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend on high until creamy and smooth.

Serve in a chilled glass with a sprinkle of fresh berries on top. 

Enjoy this Berry Bonanza smoothie as a fantastic antioxidant-rich breakfast or a delightful afternoon treat!

Green Goddess Detox

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 green apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup water or coconut water for added hydration
  • A few mint leaves

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Serve in your favorite glass, garnished with a mint leaf. 

This Green Goddess Detox smoothie is not only refreshing but also perfect for a midday energy boost.

Tips for Smoothie Prep

Always start by adding liquid to your blender first. It helps in blending other ingredients smoothly.

Use frozen fruits to make your smoothie naturally chilled without needing too much ice.

Experiment with add-ins like oats, nuts, or seeds for a more filling smoothie.

Don’t forget to check out your local Goodwill NCW store for all your smoothie-making essentials. From high-powered blenders to eclectic glassware, your purchases help us continue supporting our communities and promoting environmental sustainability.

Blender for you 3 Summer Smoothies with Goodwill NCW

 

Happy blending, and enjoy your colorful summer, one smoothie at a time!

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