Summer is known for its hot temperatures and high humidity. It’s important to keep yourself as hydrated as possible during summer. You also want to keep as healthy as possible by eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.
What is a great way to stay hydrated and have plenty of fruit and or vegetables? Make fruit smoothies or vegetable smoothies daily.
Here at Hearn Kirkwood we understand a busy schedule can make it challenging to maintain a healthy diet.
Smoothies can help you get in your healthy fruits and vegetables at anytime of the day because you can have smoothies at breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and even as snacks.
What should be in your smoothies?
Smoothies should have fresh fruits, fresh vegetables (or both). You can also use low-fat yogurt in your smoothies. With these ingredients, you will have plenty of vitamins and minerals to help you stay fit and maintain energy.
Some fresh fruits you can use to make your smoothies are:
You can enjoy as much smoothies as you want during your day because smoothies are low calorie servings.
But fruit and yogurt aren’t the only ingredients fit for smoothies.
Here are some additionally healthy food items you can add to your smoothies:
-Add oats and nuts to your smoothie. Raw almonds can be used in a smoothie to make the meal more fulfilling.
-Ginger and baby spinach. You can never go wrong with greens.
-Blueberries for drinkers that want to trim down their mid section while getting plenty of antioxidant and vitamin C.
-Avocado pear and smoothie. This absolutely delicious smoothie features tofu, honey and vanilla for a healthy and refreshing breakfast or lunch drink.
For the freshest fruits and vegetables, shop at Hearn Kirkwood. Our blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries are always fresh, affordable and good in volume.
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Hearn Kirkwood is a privately held Food Service Distributor specializing in produce, meat, poultry, dairy, and seafood. We purchase 90% of our fresh produce direct from California, Florida, Texas, etc. with the balance supplied by local markets. We are located within one mile of Route 295 and I95 providing us with easy access to Baltimore, Washington and Virginia.