Running out of summertime lunch ideas? 5 Delicious Smoothie recipes!

With these kids being home ALL THE TIME, we’re finding it hard to come up with lunch options! Here’s a change, but still nutritious and delicious–smoothies! We love whipping up a nutritious smoothie for hot summer days.

Here are some of our favorites:

Peanut Butter Banana
Peanut butter, bananas and honey? Yes, please!

4 Servings:

2 bananas, broken into chunks
2 cups milk
½ cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey, or to taste
2 cups ice cubes

Strawberry Oatmeal
This one’s good for breakfast, too!

2 servings:

1 cup soy milk
½ cup rolled oats
1 banana, broken into chunks
14 frozen strawberries
½ teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
1 ½ teaspoons white sugar (optional)

Fruit and Yogurt
This recipe is delicious! You may substitute the strawberries for any other berries or fruit.

2 servings:

1 banana
½ cup yogurt
1 ½ teaspoons white sugar
¼ cup pineapple juice
1 cup strawberries
1 teaspoon orange juice
1 teaspoon milk


Mango Orange
This one’s packed with Vitamin C.

Makes 2 small toddler servings:

2 small peeled tangelos or another type such as mandarins OR 1 large orange
1/2 cup mango (frozen or fresh)
1/2 cup pineapple (frozen or fresh)
1 teaspoon coconut oil (I use virgin or unrefined)
1 heaping spoonful of whole milk vanilla yogurt (or plain would work or any other kind you have)
Dash of ground turmeric
Add a little bit of filtered water if it’s too thick, starting with a tablespoon at a time.


Razzy Blue Smoothie
This naturally sweet and creamy, frosty cold smoothie packs a lot of flavor and a nutritious punch.

3 servings:

1 banana
16 whole almonds
¼ cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup raspberry yogurt
¼ cup Concord grape juice
1 cup 1% buttermilk

Here are some add-ons to increase the health factor. The kids won’t even know it’s in there!

  • Chia Seeds
  • Flax
  • Nuts or Nut Butter
  • Almond Milk
  • Oats
  • Spinach
What are some of your go-to lunch ideas for summertime? Tell us in the comments below.

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