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Get Your Tropical Summer Shake On

I personally drink so many shakes per week, I truly just consider them a food group unto itself. I also think they’re a fabulous way to get a sweet fix in while maintaining a lower calorie count than getting a sugar laden shake or smoothie. I’ve become pretty stringent about making my own food and treats, because I know exactly what goes in them, and that just makes my OCD personality oh so happy. Recently, I accidentally made a super delicious shake, and it’s so simple that I had to share it. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen tropical fruit of your choice 1/2 fresh banana (or frozen) 1 can of Zevia soda (zero calories, uses Erythritol and Stevia; it’s “healthy-ish”) Extra: can throw in a handful of fresh greens like baby spinach Optional: add fresh snips of mint leaves or basil (surprisingly delicious with mango and other tropical fruit. I know this because I watch a ridiculous amount of cooking shows featuring food I never even eat. Um, rack of lamb? I mean, sure, I’m only a vegetarian …