Category: smoothies

Irish Mocha Smoothie

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

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.

Kahlua Smoothie

Kahlua Smoothie

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

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

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.

cantaloupe smoothie

Cantaloupe Smoothie

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

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.

Serves 1.

Cinnamon Apple Smoothie

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.

Serves 1.

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.

pineapple smoothie

Pineapple Smoothie

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.