Six Out-of-the-Box STL Smoothies to Boost Your Day
With spring finally upon us and the #BodyAndMindSTL movement taking over, you might feel the urge for a quick, healthy pick-me-up or simply a nice cool smoothie to sip on in the warm sun. We’ve got you covered with some exceptional, out-of-the-box smoothies and juices to try in St. Louis.
1/ Dank Green Drank
Athlete Eats‘ customers are drawn in not only for the Cherokee Street joint’s food, but also for their healthy, delicious juice and smoothie menu. A brilliant combination of kale, celery, green apple, kiwi, cucumber and lemon, Dank Green Drank is the perfect juice to stay green and squeeze in a plethora of fruits and vegetables in one sitting (check out ALIVE’s Dish on the establishment’s new pick-up and delivery options).
2/ Ginger Tonic
One of the world’s great flavor combos is ginger and carrot, and OR Smoothie and Cafe’s juice blends that pairing with apple and spinach for a great immune system boost.
3/ Maca Cappuccino
If you’re looking for a healthy pick-me-up, PuraVegan Cafe offers a simple and sweet energy boost that does just that. With organic coffee, maca, cacao and almond milk, there’s no guilt in this indulgent smoothie.
4/ The Roadrunner
A member of ALIVE’s 2014 Hot List, Frida’s was named “Best Vegetarian” restraurant and their juice and smoothie bar follows suit. The Roadrunner is a unique combination of organic pomegranate juice, coconut water, bananas, blueberries, mango, walnuts, cocoa and unsweetened whey protein. Not only are the fruits and vegetables refreshing, but the walnuts and whey make this smoothie a great post-workout meal.
5/ Immune Booster
Another smoothie from Frida’s that’s all the buzz contains organic bee pollen, coconut water, strawberries, blueberries and Brazil nuts. Along with being a great immune booster, bee pollen can help fight against allergies too. With spring starting to bloom, this smoothie might be(e) the perfect go-to.
6/ Beet Street
PuraVegan Cafe also offers a a blood-boosting combination of beet, celery, ginger, lemon, cucumber and green apple to make your heart (and stomach!) happy.