Sip Summer Bliss with Rhode Island-Inspired Smoothie Recipes

Celebrate National Smoothie Day by blending refreshing treats infused with the spirit of the Ocean State


June 21 marks not only the Summer Solstice, but also National Smoothie Day! What better way to toast to the season than by indulging in a refreshingly frosty concoction infused with fresh fruit harvests of Rhode Island? These locally inspired blends promise to transport your taste buds on a delightful journey, offering a refreshing start to your summer adventures.


Newport Blueberry Bliss

Packed with antioxidants, the Newport Blueberry Bliss is a delightful way to start your day or enjoy as a mid-afternoon treat.


  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • A handful of spinach (optional for an extra health boost)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. If the smoothie is too thick, add more almond milk until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Serve in a tall glass and top with a sprinkle of chia seeds.


Providence Peach Parfait

This peach parfait smoothie is a sweet and creamy delight. With the perfect balance of fruit and creamy yogurt, it's a smoothie that feels like a dessert but is packed with nutrients.


  • 2 ripe peaches, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • A pinch of cinnamon


  1. Blend the peaches, yogurt, milk, almond butter, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until smooth.
  2. Pour into a mason jar and add a layer of granola for that parfait effect.
  3. Garnish with peach slices and a dash of cinnamon.


Aquidneck Island Green Dream

Packed with leafy greens and a zesty hint of lemon, the Aquidneck Island Green Dream smoothie is as refreshing as a morning stroll through the island's scenic trails. Visit the Aquidneck Growers Market for fresh greens!


  • 1 cup baby kale or spinach
  • 1/2 green apple, chopped
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • Ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  2. If the smoothie is too thick, add more coconut water.
  3. Serve in a chilled glass with a sprig of mint on top.


Blackstone Valley Berry Bonanza

This berry bonanza smoothie blends strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries into a nutrient-packed powerhouse, ideal for a quick breakfast pick-me-up or a post-workout boost.


  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Blend all berries, banana, oat milk, flax seeds, and honey until smooth.
  2. Adjust the consistency with more oat milk if needed.
  3. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately for the best flavor.


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