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
Candy Bar Smoothie
14 ounces chocolate sweetened condensed milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
2 candy bars (your choice), broken into pieces
2 cups crushed ice
In blender container, combine all ingredients. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
1/2 ripe cantaloupe, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks
1 cup skim milk
1 cup vanilla fat-free yogurt
1 cup crushed ice
2 tablespoons sugar, or to taste
Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
Makes about 4 cups.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Freeze the fruit first to make a thicker, more flavorful smoothie.
1 banana (peel before freezing)
3 tablespoons chunky or smooth peanut butter
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
3/4 cup milk or soy milk
Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.
Cinnamon Apple Smoothie
1 cup milk
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 small apple
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Handful of ice cubes
Wash and peel apple. Remove seeds, and cut into cubes. Add all ingredients to blender, and blend for one minute.
Fruit Smoothies with Variations
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.
Omit banana and crushed pineapple. Proceed as directed.
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.
1 (20 ounce) can unsweetened pineapple chunks
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons liquid sweetener
Mint leaves (optional)
Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks.
Place juice, buttermilk, vanilla extract, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a blender container. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint, if desired.