DRINKS AND SMOOTHIES
Try these recipes for drinks and smoothies
Strawberry Banana Cooler
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes about 4 servings.
2 cups unsweetened orange juice
1/2 cup whole frozen strawberries
1 banana, sliced
4 ice cubes
Orange Banana Crush
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes about 3 servings.
1 orange, peeled, cut into chunks
1 medium banana, peeled, cut into chunks
1 can (6 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
1 cup crushed ice
1 tablespoon honey
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
2 large scoops pineapple sherbet
1/2 cup sparkling water
In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend for about a minute or until ice cubes are crushed.
1/4 cup sugar
6 ounces orange juice—frozen concentrated
1 cup low-fat milk
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
10 ice cubes
100% juices. Pour several different colored 100% juices into ice cube trays and freeze. After frozen, place the different colored cubes into a glass and pour apple or white grape juice over the cubes.
Banana Nut Smoothie
Combine all ingredients, except nutmeg, in blender. Cover and run on high until smooth and well blended. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Makes 4 (1 cup) servings.
2 ripe bananas
2 cups pineapple juice
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons plain yogurt
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
6 ice cubes
Vanilla Fruit Smoothie
Blend everything until smooth. Makes 1 serving.
1 cup frozen strawberries, bananas, or peaches
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon frozen apple juice concentrate
Blend everything until smooth. Makes 2 servings.
1 cup non-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 cup frozen banana slices
1/4 cup low-fat milk
5 ice cubes
Sunny Surprise Smoothie
Blend all together in a blender until smooth and serve.
1 cup low-fat or non-fat milk
8 ounces frozen strawberries
3 ounces orange juice concentrate
1 frozen banana (cut into chuncks before freezing)
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