Saturday, July 23, 2016

Summer Apricot Julius Smoothies--perfect solution to a hot summer!

For those of you that missed our apricot syrup from yesterday's post, you'll want to make up a HUGE batch of this syrup to have in your fridge. We have used it over pancakes, put it in some muffins, and have now loved having it in a smoothie. It was a hot summer day and the kids were wanting a snack. We decided to make an apricot version of an orange Julius. The combination was SO delicious and refreshing. I can't wait for you to give these a try and love sipping on this cold drink as you enjoy the last few days of summer before kids go back to school (here in Utah anyway--gotta love the track system). Hope you're having a great weekend!

*These smoothies work great in a Blendtec blender (I couldn't live without mine). If you have a smaller blender, half the recipe to make sure everything fits.

Summer Apricot Julius Smoothies

1 1/2 cup apricot syrup
1-2 cups of ice cubes
3-4 cups milk
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup sugar

Blend all of the ingredients together in a blender until smooth. Adjust sugar as desired. Serve cold.

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