12 Stir It Up! recipes to beat the heat wave

It's the time of year for salads and smoothies. Stir It Up! has simple ideas to beat the dog days of summer cooking.

3. Strawberry basil smoothie

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    A strawberry basil smoothie is easy to make and a delicious way to use the fresh strawberries now in season.
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2-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, frozen
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
5-6 large basil leaves

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Easy as that.

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