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  • Smoothies

    you will be surprised by how much you will save money by making these healthy smoothies at your home


    Banana strawberry smoothies
    • 1 large banana, cut into pieces and frozen
    • 4 large fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced
    • 1/2 cup blueberries
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 4 tablespoons vanilla yogurt
    • 4 ice cubes
    • 1 tablespoon sugar or honey (optional)
    DIRECTIONS
    1. Place everything in the blender Blend until smooth.
    2. serve immediately
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    My favorit smoothie

    1 pint strawberry (frozen or fresh)
    1 peach sliced and peeled
    1/2 banana
    i cup orange juice
    2 ice cubes
    1 tablespoon sugar (optional)

    DIRECTIONS
    1. Place everything in the blender Blend until smooth.
    2. serve immediately
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    Mango Smoothies
    Ingredients:
    1 large mango diced and chilled
    1 banana
    1/2 cup of yogurt
    1 cup of orange juice
    2 ice cubes
    2 tablespoon sugar (optional)
    Directions:
    Blend everything continue blending till mango is mixed in.

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    Vanilla Ice Cream & Pineapple

    1/2 vanilla ice cream
    1 cup of canned pineapples drained of syrup
    1/2 banana
    1/2 cup milk

    Directions:

    blend and enjoy.
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    Tropical Mango Smoothie

    Ingredients
    1/2 cup pineapple juice, chilled
    1 cup diced mango
    1 banana, sliced
    2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
    1/2 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
    3 ice cubes

    Directions
    In blender, combine pineapple juice, mango, banana, lime juice, ginger, and ice and blend until mixture is smooth. serve and enjoy
    Last edited by housewife; 08-25-2007, 11:49 AM.
    house

  • These i will have to try! It good for my pregnancy diet too! i was wondering can i replace the strawberries in the first recipe and put in blueberries instead? just wondering..

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    • the rule for smoothies is "there is no rule"
      I always dump any kind of fruits I have in the blinder, never made a smoothie that I did not like.

      go for it
      house

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      • Mmmmmm smoothies!

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        • Another thing that you can do with smoothies is to add whey protien, it comes in differnt flavors and fills you up so if your in a hurry in the morning you can make your smoothie and go, a quick easy and healthy breakfeast
          :)~The obstacle is the path~ Zen proverb

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          • I've been making them for years but a little differently. I get teh frozen strawberries from Costco (great big bag) or other berries.
            Start with a banana or two in the blender with some water, then add your berries.

            The banana adds some creaminess and body to it wit no dairy and the frozen fruit means no ice! You can add a splash of vanilla too.

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            • I make smoothies pretty often.

              My favorite consists of one banana, a few strawberries, some peaches and some mango pieces. Add some ice cubes, a little milk and then blend that and when it's all blended add some vanilla yogurt and then blend again! It is yummy!

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              • Excellent, thank you, I will try it, usually don't have the time and nerves for it, but the commercial smoothies are often expensive!

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