4 Fruity Summer Smoothies

An icy-cold, fresh fruit smoothie is the perfect way to cool down after a workout or a summer afternoon spent soaking up the sun. With so many fruits and berries in season now, there’s no shortage of options for sweet variations to sip. Here are a few of my personal favorites””always enhanced with a scoop of vanilla protein powder for a little extra fuel!

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Directions
For all smoothies/shakes below, first add a few ice cubes or crushed ice to your blender. Top with remaining ingredients and blend until smooth, pouring in water if needed to adjust the consistency.

Summer Cantaloupe Smoothie

“Creamsicle” Shake

Orange-Flax Smoothie

Summer Hawaiian Smoothie

NPC National Figure competitor Melissa Transou, a fitness expert, wife and mother, blogs about the unique sports and nutrition needs of women and female athletes exclusively for Vitacost.com. Learn more about Melissa in this recent  RXMuscle.com spotlight article, connect with her on  Facebook  or email her at  melissatransou@yahoo.com.

Mrs. Fitness

IFBB figure professional Melissa Transou, a fitness expert, wife and mother, blogs about the unique sports and nutrition needs of women and female athletes exclusively for Vitacost.com. Email her atmelissatransou@yahoo.com.

About Mrs. Fitness

IFBB figure professional Melissa Transou, a fitness expert, wife and mother, blogs about the unique sports and nutrition needs of women and female athletes exclusively for Vitacost.com. Email her at melissatransou@yahoo.com.

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