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
Purple Cow Smoothie
1/2 cup grape soda
2 cups vanilla ice cream
10 cubes ice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a blender, combine grape soda, ice cream, ice cubes and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick, add milk until desired consistency is achieved. Pour into glasses and serve.
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.