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Summer Drinks: 10 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Packed full of fruit and protein, these recipes are perfect for breakfast or guilt-free snacks

6. Watermelon Agua Fresca

by Adam Ried

Feel free to skip the optional sugar in this recipe, as fresh watermelon will be quite sweet on its own. A variation involves replacing one of the four cups of watermelon with seeded cucumber.

Per serving: 65 calories, 0g saturated fat, 17g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, 1g protein, 74mg sodium

7. Mom's Mango Smoothie

by Liz Weiss and Janice Newell Bissex

This three-ingredient smoothie is as quick a breakfast as you could ask for. Frozen mango chunks, juice and low-fat vanilla yogurt combine to make a low-cal and vitamin-laden treat.

Per serving: 150 calories, 0g saturated fat, 33g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 4g protein, 65mg sodium

8. Soy Fruit Smoothie

by Karen Graham

Tofus that comes in sweet flavors like peach or berry (which can be hard to find) form the basis of this protein-heavy smoothie, along with nonfat yogurt, skim milk and a peach or banana.

Per serving: 108 calories, 0g saturated fat, 18g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, 6g protein, 78mg sodium

9. Sassy Redhead

by Sharon Tyler Herbst

Tomatoes in a smoothie? Absolutely. This tart and savory version includes tomato juice, chopped herbs, tofu and buttermilk.

Per serving: 186 calories, 1g saturated fat, 23g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 15g protein, 489mg sodium

10. Almond Milk

by Karen Solomon

While not exactly a smoothie, we thought we'd include this fresh almond milk recipe anyway: It's just so delicious. You can sweeten it with agave, dates, maple syrup or barley malt.

Per serving: 94 calories, 1g saturated fat, 4g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 3g protein, 0mg sodium

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