Fruit Smoothies with Variations

Fruit Smoothies with Variations

Servings: 5

1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed
    milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1 (8 ounce) carton plain yogurt
1 small banana, cut up
1 cup frozen or fresh whole strawberries
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple packed
    with juice, chilled
2 tablespoons lemon juice from concentrate
1 cup ice cubes
Halved fresh strawberries, optional

Chill sweetened condensed milk.

In blender container, combine sweetened condensed milk, yogurt, banana, whole strawberries, pineapple with its juice and lemon juice from concentrate; cover and blend until smooth.

With blender running, gradually add ice cubes, blending until smooth.

Garnish with halved strawberries if desired. Serve immediately.

Strawberry Smoothies
Omit banana and crushed pineapple. Proceed as directed.

Peach Smoothies
Omit strawberries and pineapple. Add 2 cups frozen or fresh sliced peaches. Proceed as directed.

Key Lime Smoothies
Omit strawberries, pineapple and lemon juice from concentrate. Add 1/3 cup Key lime juice. Proceed as above. Tint with green food coloring if desired. Garnish with lime if desired.