8 Refreshing Smoothies And Fruit Shakes To Cool You Down This Summer
Summer is here and the heat is definitely on! Now that the sun’s up, the need to cool down is more important than ever. If you’re looking to treat yourself to something refreshing, check out our fave summer spots for ice-cold shakes and smoothies.
1. Blue Dream Smoothie at Wildflour Café + Bakery
This thick, smooth and creamy bestseller from Wildflour Café + Bakery is what dreams are made of. Blended with blueberries, honey, strawberry, banana, and yogurt, this smoothie will definitely make you wish you were out of town getting a much-needed dose of #VitaminSea.
Wildflour Bakery and Café, Frabelle Business Center, 111 Rada Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, plus other branches in BGC, Salcedo Village, The Podium, Greenhills, and Rockwell Center.
2. Amazon Acai Bowl at The Wholesome Table
The Amazon Acai Bowl is one of two kinds of smoothie bowls offered in the organic food lovers’ haven known as The Wholesome Table. The smoothie is made primarily with date-sweetened frozen acai and local organic berries, and adds in homemade granola, Mt. Atok strawberries, bananas, and desiccated coconuts. It’s good to know you won’t have to go all the way to South America to enjoy these flavors.
Wholesome Table, R2 Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati, with other branches in Salcedo Village and BGC.
3. Apples ‘n Greens at Jamba Juice
Best for those who struggle to eat their greens, this non-dairy and non-gluten drink is worth a shot. The Apple ‘n Greens superfood smoothie delivers three full servings of fruits and veggies with just one cup. Made with kale, peach, mango, banana, and some apple-strawberry juice, the sweet and sour flavors mask the kale so well, you’d swear you were drinking a regular fruit smoothie!.
4. Acai Breakfast Bowl at The Gardens
Bursting with acai berries, fruits, chia seeds, cacao nibs, virgin coconut oil, desiccated coconut, and nut butter, this great bowl of goodness contains more fruit than your average smoothie and can fuel you up for the day.
The Gardens Brunch Club, The Grove by Rockwell, Eulogio Rodriguez Jr. Avenue, Pasig City.
5. Three Melon Smoothie at Green Pastures
This Three Melon Smoothie from Green Pastures is made with melon, watermelon, honeydew, and honey. Filled with nutrients, it stimulates your senses on these hot summer days.
Green Pastures, BGC, Eastwood Mall, and Shangri-La Plaza.
6. Ripe Mango Shake at Juju Eats
Nothing beats a classic. This Ripe Mango Shake from Juju Eats is perfect if you like your shakes uncomplicated. The king of all fruits explodes with protective nutrients like Vitamins A and C that strengthen your immune system, all while being delicious and refreshing.
Juju Eats, Pasong Tamo Extension, Salcedo Village, Eastwood City, The Podium, and Madison Galleries Alabang.
7. Cacao Kiss at Bliss Bowls
Not only is this frozen treat delicious, but it’s also good for you. Talk about getting the best of both worlds, right? This indulgent and heart-healthy bowl is packed with banana, strawberries, unsweetened cocoa, coconut milk, all natural sweetened nut butter, granola, sea salt, coconut flakes, and chia seeds. Who said that you have to suffer to be healthy?
Bliss Bowls, 4th floor Mega A of SM Megamall.
8. Mango Beet at Hillside Café and Juice Bar
Filled with mango, banana, orange, beets, and goji berries, this thirst quencher boasts a variety of flavors. You get the perfect combination of mango and banana on your first sip, and then the taste of the beet surprises you in the end.
Hillside Café and Juice Bar, Mother Ignacia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.
Whether you’re looking for something sweet, simple or complex, there’s a smoothie on this list for you! Enjoy!
Photos by Kent Limbaga