Fourth of July Smoothie

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Independence Day, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad… these things just go together. You’ve been careful all summer and the idea of a 4th of July treat may be just too tempting to resist. Fear not, fellow American, the good folks at buyconscious have delivered with a healthy red-white-and-blue smoothie for a festive and healthy treat. Let tasty freedom ring!

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The Recipe:

Red layer: 1/2 cup strawberries from your local farmer’s market, 3 oz strawberry yogurt or dairy-free alternative, Blue Diamond almond milk, 1/4-1/2 cup cranberry juice, 1/4 cup pitted cherries from your local farmer’s market, 5-8 ice cubes

White layer: 1 banana, 1/2 cup almond milk, 1-2 tbsp agave nectar, 6 oz vanilla yogurt, 5-8 ice cubes

Blue Layer: 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/2 banana, 1 tbsp agave, 1/4 cup coconut water and ice as needed 5-8 ice cubes

Blend the first layer. Pour into cup and freeze for 15 minutes. Then blend next layer and freeze for another 15 minutes and top off with last blended layer. Your belly will love you.

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