Irish Mocha Smoothie
1 tray frozen coffee cubes
3 scoops frozen coffee yogurt
3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1/4 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream
1/2 cup milk
In a blender process six coffee cubes, frozen yogurt, chocolate syrup, Irish Cream and milk until smooth. Serve in a tall glass.
Yield: 1 smoothie
Jell-O Lime Margarita Smoothie
1/2 cup boiling water
1 package lime Jell-O gelatin
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk
1/2 cup canned pineapple tidbits, drained
(fresh can be substituted)
In a blender, pour in boiling water then gelatin powder. Cover and blend for a couple of seconds; scrape sides of container.
To blender, add the ice cream, milk, and pineapple; also add a few handsful of crushed ice. Replace cover and blend until smooth; serve immediately.
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1/3 cup creme de cacao
1/3 cup Kahlua
Combine ingredients in blender and process until smooth. Serve after dinner.
Mango Raspberry Smoothies
1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and cubed
1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 cup raspberry frozen yogurt
1 cup ice cubes
1/4 cup fruit juice (cranberry, orange or any juice blend)
Combine all ingredients in a blender container and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 chilled glasses.
Makes 2 servings.
Nutrition per serving: 221 calories, 5.3 g protein, 53 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, .68 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium
Yield: 2 cups
1 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt
1/2 cup cranberry juice
1 cup hulled and quartered fresh strawberries, frozen
1 cup fresh raspberries, frozen
Combine the yogurt and cranberry juice in a blender. Add the strawberries and raspberries. Blend until smooth.
Pineapple Colada Smoothie
1/3 cup crushed pineapple, slightly drained
1 cup nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
Combine all ingredients in blender. Process until smooth. Serve immediately.
Makes 1 serving.
4 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers amaretto liqueur
4 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
In a blender combine amaretto, milk and ice cream. Blend until smooth. Pour over ice into 4 glasses.
Fruit Salad Smoothie
1 cup Tropicana Pure Premium Orange Juice
1 cup plain or vanilla nonfat yogurt, soy milk or tofu
2 kiwi fruit, peeled and cut into chunks
1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 large banana, cut into chunks
1 cup strawberries, halved
1 tablespoon honey
In blender container, place all ingredients; puree until smooth and creamy. Pour into four glasses and serve garnished with additional whole fruit.
Makes 4 servings.
Apple Pie Smoothie
1/2 cup nonfat yogurt
8 ounces nonfat milk
2 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate
Dash ground cinnamon
1/2 whole green apple, seeded and cut into pieces
Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. You can add ice while blending if desired.
Makes 1 (12 ounce) serving.
Banana Orange Smoothie
1/2 cup low fat yogurt
1 cup orange juice
1 ice cube
Combine all of the above in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Makes a natural and delicious breakfast or snack.