June is the true beginning of summer–warm temperatures are settling in and we’re spending more and more time outdoors. In celebration of National Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Month, we’ve put together a list of folate-rich smoothie ingredients, plus some of our favorite combinations.
Toss any of these ingredients together to find your perfect smoothie of choice.
Fruits & Veggies
Split red lentils
These combinations are sure to keep you cool while increasing your folate intake. Add water, juice, nut butter, honey, or yogurt to taste.
One mango, one cup of mixed berries, and two cups of fresh spinach
One banana, one orange, and two cups of collard greens
One banana, one cup of broccoli florets, and a quarter of a medium cantaloupe
One cup spinach, one cup romaine, ½ cup of avocado, ½ cup papaya, and one cup mixed berries
Two cups mixed berries, one cup split red lentils (rinsed and trained), and 1 cup vanilla yogurt