Smoothie Season

Too many things to do this time of the year? Might as well drink your meal. Luckily there's a cool, flavor-packed way to get your nutrients on the go: smoothies. Here are some favorite recipes from drink-and-run establishments throughout the United States:

Berry Bad Boy
Ed's Juice Joint
Boulder, Colorado

Blend together:
1/2 cup frozen boysenberries
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/3 banana
1-1/2 cups apple juice
4 oz. fat-free vanilla yogurt
3/4 cup chopped ice
Herbs, boosts to taste

Carrot Smoothie
Razar's Organic Kitchen
Berkeley, California

Blend together:
1 cup carrot juice
1/2 apple or orange, peeled
2 frozen bananas
Chopped ice, to thicken

Chocolate Health Shake
The Heartland Café
Chicago, Illinois

Blend together:
1 heaping teaspoon protein powder
1 teaspoon wheat germ
1/8 cup honey
1 scoop chocolate yogurt or chocolate ice cream
1 scoop chopped ice