June has arrived which means a few things for us Philly folks; pop-up beer gardens return, block parties are bumpin', and Sip-N-Glo rolls out not 1, not 2, but 3 of our absolute favorite seasonal specials. This month’s smoothie special, Brightside, along with 2 juice specials, Main Squeeze and Heatwave utilize local produce that is at it's optimal ripeness, all with the goal of keeping you healthy and hydrated. Dive in to see what we’re mixin’ up and how it will keep you Glo-ing strong all summer long!
The Mix: pineapple, spinach, mint, banana, coconut water
The Taste: tropical and refreshing
The Fix: This smoothie is a delicious way to alkalize the body while getting your greens. Its high fiber content helps promote healthy digestion, while mint and coconut water soothe the digestive tract.
Pineapple is a powerful anti-inflammatory that helps boost the immune system. With its high vitamin C content, pineapple helps repair tissue in the body and improves collagen production for healthy hair, skin, and nails!
Coconut water is packed with electrolytes to help keep you hydrated and reduce blood pressure during these hot months.
The Mix: grapefruit, strawberry, orange, carrot
The Taste: Sweet and tart with a citrus kick
The Fix: This juice keeps the immune system boosted during seasonal changes while surging the body with vitamins A, C, and D that promote skin health.
Ruby Red Grapefruit is low in sugar and helps boost metabolism. It also contains calcium and potassium which help strengthen bones. Grapefruits deliver a good deal of nutrition and hydration while remaining a low calorie fruit.
Strawberries are in their prime-time season, giving them the perfect sweetness to balance out this citrusy juice! Strawberries are packed with vitamin C, which not only helps boost immunity, but also helps protect eyes from harsh UV rays in the summer.
Carrot and orange, a classic combo, offer an abundance of beta-carotene, an essential nutrient that the body coverts into Vitamin A. Beta-carotene is full of antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals and cell damage caused by oxidation.
The Mix: watermelon, green tea, mint, lime
The Taste: Sweet and refreshing with a hint of lime
The Fix: Hydrating, refreshing, and full on antioxidants! This juice is low in sugar and great for a gentle energy boost!
Green Tea* reduces inflammation, helps prevent heart disease, and helps boost metabolism. It's great for boosting energy without the jitters that can come from other caffeinated beverages.
Watermelon contains a high quantity of Lycopene. Lycopene is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world! It's benefits include fighting inflammation, enhances eye sight, aids bone strength, and helps protect cells from damage!
*Green tea contains caffeine