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Drinks and SmoothiesTry these recipes for drinks and smoothies

Strawberry Banana Cooler

In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes about 4 servings.

Ingredients:

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.

Ingredients:

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

 

Pineapple Fizz

In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
2 large scoops pineapple sherbet
1/2 cup sparkling water

 

Orange Julius

In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend for about a minute or until ice cubes are crushed.

Ingredients:

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

 

Rainbow Juice

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.

Ingredients:

Different Juices

 

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.

Ingredients:

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
Nutmeg

 

Vanilla Fruit Smoothie

Blend everything until smooth. Makes 1 serving.

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen strawberries, bananas, or peaches
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 tablespoon frozen apple juice concentrate

 

Fruit Smoothie

Blend everything until smooth. Makes 2 servings.

Ingredients:

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.

Ingredients:

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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