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      Liss
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      all fruit smoothie
      1/3 cup orange juice
      1 can pineapple chunks, 14 fl. Oz
      Strawberries, 10-14
      1 banana, cut into chunks
      Grapes, 10-12 seedless
      1 cup of ice cubes
      Note: You can also add melon or whatever else you like.
      Place ingredients into blender in order shown. Blend until smooth.

      Pour
      into
      cup and garnish with a strawberry. Makes 2.5 to 3 cups.
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      2. amazing apple smoothie
      2 c Apple sauce
      1 c Apple cider
      1 c Orange juice
      2 tb Vermont maple syrup
      1/2 ts Nutmeg
      1/2 ts Cinnamon
      Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

      Pour into
      glasses and serve. 2 servings.
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      3. apple – carrot quencher
      2 cups carrot juice
      1/2 cup apple juice
      6 oz.

      non-fat vanilla or plain yogurt, frozen 1 banana
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      4. apples & cream smoothie
      2 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream
      1 cup unsweetened applesauce
      1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or apple pie spice 1 cup fat free skim or
      1% lowfat milk
      Ground cinnamon (optional)
      In a blender container combine low-fat ice cream, applesauce, and the
      1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or apple pie spice.

      Cover and blend until smooth. Add
      fat free skim or 1% lowfat milk. Cover and blend until just mixed.

      Pour into
      glasses. If desired, sprinkle each serving with additional cinnamon.
      Serve immediately. Makes 4 (8-ounce) servings.
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      5.

      apple peach kick
      1 fresh peach
      1/3 cup non-fat milk
      1/4 cup of frozen apple juice concentrate
      Peal 1 fresh peach. Cut it into thin slices. Put into a plastic bag with
      a zipper bag, laying flat.

      Put the plastic bag into the freezer for 1-2
      hours. Take out 1/4 of the peaches and break them into pieces. Mix in a blender
      with 1/3 cup of milk and 1/4 cup of frozen apple juice concentrate.
      Cover and blend until smooth.

      pour into a glass, and add more peach slices for
      peachy ice cubes!

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      6. apple pie smoothie
      1 frozen banana
      1/2 peeled, chopped apple
      1 cup apple juice
      1/2 tsp. cinnamon
      pinch of nutmeg
      Blend.

      Great substitute for applesauce! Control the consistency by
      adding
      more or less chopped apple.
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      7. apricot – apple smoothie
      1 Apple (Golden Delicious); peeled, cored & chopped 1 c Apple juice
      4 Apricots, fresh; pitted (skin optional) 1 Banana; peeled
      3/4 c Yogurt, plain
      10 – 12 Ice cubes
      1 tb Honey
      Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      8. artic forest smoothie
      1 peach, frozen
      10 blueberries, frozen
      1 cup light (reduced sugar) fat-free vanilla yogurt, frozen 1/2 cup 1%
      milk
      1/2 T.

      crushed pecan
      1/2 tsp salt
      1/4 tsp vanilla extract
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      9. avocado avalanche
      1 large avocado
      2 tsp.

      condensed milk
      1 cup ice
      Scoop out avocado into blender. Add 2 tsp. condensed milk or a little
      more,
      depending on how sweet you like it.

      Then add the ice and blend all of it
      together until it’s a semi-creamy texture.

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      10. avocado banana berry smoothie
      half a ripe avocado
      1 to 1 1/2 frozen bananas
      4 to 5 frozen or fresh strawberries
      splash non-fat soy or other nut milk
      pinch cardamom
      pinch allspice
      whatever else strikes your fancy… nuts, fruits, spices, etc.
      Throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired texture is
      reached.

      I prefer it smooth, but some like a chewable drink. Very, very
      delicious! Serves: 1
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      11.

      banana smoothie
      1 ripe banana
      1/2 c. nonfat yogurt
      1 tbsp. sugar (or to taste – optional)
      1 tbsp.

      banana liqueur (optional)
      1 c. crushed ice
      1 tsp. fresh lime juice
      lime wedge or banana slice, for garnish
      Made with yogurt, this drink is both refreshing and nourishing.

      To tell
      when
      a banana is ripe, look for tiny
      brown spots, called sugar spots, on the peel.
      Combine the first 6 ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
      Pour
      the smoothie into a large glass and
      garnish with a lime wedge or banana slice. Serves 1.
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      12. banana – blueberry smoothie
      2 bananas
      1/2 cup blueberries
      1 cup plain yogurt
      Peel bananas, slice and place on a cookie sheet.

      Put in freezer and
      freeze
      until solid. Remove from freezer and place in blender. Slice berries and
      add
      to blender.

      Pour in yogurt. Blend until smooth. Pour into glass and
      serve.
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      13.

      banana hazelnut smoothie
      4 medium bananas, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 6 tablespoons
      light brown sugar
      1/4 cup hazelnuts
      1 cup ice cubes
      1/4 cup milk
      1/4 cup dark rum or hazelnut liqueur
      2 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts, for garnish (optional)
      Place the sliced bananas in a sealed plastic bag and put them in the
      freezer
      for 1 hour. Place the brown sugar and 1/4 cup hazelnuts in a blender and
      grind together until fine. Place the frozen bananas, ice cubes, milk,
      and
      rum in the blender with the sugar and nut mixture.

      Blend until smooth.
      Pour
      the smoothies into 4 goblets or tall glasses. Garnish with chopped nuts,
      if
      desired. Serve immediately.

      Makes 4 servings.
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      14. banana nutbread smoothie
      1 oz. Hazelnut Liqueur
      œ oz.

      Banana Liqueur
      Πoz. Vanilla Syrup
      2 oz. FF Half and Half
      œ Banana
      2 Cups of Ice
      1 Tsp.

      Chopped Walnuts
      2 oz. Whipped Cream
      Pour liqueurs, syrup, half and half, banana and half of the walnuts into
      blender. Add ice and blend until smooth.

      Pour into glass and top with
      whipped cream. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top.

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      15. banana – oatmeal smoothie
      1 Cup Milk
      1 Packet Instant Oatmeal, Regular Flavor 1 Whole Banana, Cut In Chunks
      1 Cup Orange Juice
      Combine all ingredients in a blender.

      Cover and blend on high speed for
      1
      minute. Yield: Two 8 oz servings.
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      16. banana orange twist
      3 oz.

      frozen orange juice concentrate
      1/4 tsp. vanilla
      1/2 cup milk
      1/2 cup water
      1/2 small banana, sliced
      5 ice cubes
      Combine everything except ice and blend for 15 seconds. Add ice and
      blend
      for 2 minutes.

      Enjoy!
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      17. banana pearberry smoothie
      1 medium banana
      1 cup pear nectar (Goya brand is very good) 1 tbs. seedless raspberry
      jam (use Polaner All-Fruit if possible) 6 ice cubes OR…

      1 cup of ice
      Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend on high speed until all of
      the
      ice has dissolved and the consistency is smooth, about 2 minutes.
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      18. banana split smoothie
      1 cup nonfat milk
      1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices
      1/2 cup pineapple chunks
      5 frozen strawberries
      1 1/2 to 2 tbs.

      sweetened cocoa powder (to taste)
      Pour milk into the blender first. Add cocoa and then fruit. Put cover on
      and blend until smooth.
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      19. basic fruit smoothie
      1 quart strawberries, hulled
      1 banana, broken into chunks
      2 peaches
      1 cup orange or peach or mango or apple juice 2 cups ice
      In a blender, combine strawberries, banana and peaches.

      Blend until
      fruit is
      pureed. Blend in the juice. Add ice and blend to desired consistency.
      Pour
      into glasses and serve.
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      20.

      berry almond blast
      1/2 cup frozen whole berries (use blackberries, strawberries or
      raspberries)
      1 cup nonfat soy milk
      3/4 tsp. almond extract
      1/2 cup silken tofu (about 4 oz.)
      2 tbs. granulated sugar
      Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

      Makes 2
      smoothies.
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      21. berry banana smoothie
      1 large banana, peeled, sliced and frozen 3/4 cup frozen or fresh
      strawberries, raspberries or blueberries 3/4 cup low- or non-fat vanilla
      frozen yogurt 1 12-oz can or bottle of regular or diet ginger ale,
      chilled
      Place all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and
      blend at
      highest speed until smooth.
      Note: If you use fresh berries, try to use a frozen banana, and if you
      use a
      fresh banana, go for frozen berries.

      Otherwise your drink will be too
      thin.
      Both fruits being frozen will give you a satisfyingly thick drink.
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      22. berry bliss smoothie
      2 scoops raspberry sherbet (I always use a little more) 4 strawberries
      15 blueberries
      5 blackberries
      16 oz. orange juice (or juice of your choice)
      Put all ingredients in a blender, juice last, then blend until smooth.
      To
      add thickness try adding more sherbet or ice to the smoothie.

      Pour into
      a
      tall glass to serve.

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      23. berry blue smoothie
      2 cups fresh or slightly thawed frozen blueberries 1 (8-ounce) container
      low fat vanilla yogurt 1 (6-ounce) cup milk
      1 (12-ounce) can pineapple juice
      3 tablespoons honey
      12 to 16 ice cubes
      Place all ingredients, except the ice cubes, into container of electric
      blender and blend on high until smooth. With blender running, add 2 to 3
      ice
      cubes at a time through the center opening in the lid until all ice
      cubes
      have been added.

      Blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Makes 4
      servings.
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      24.

      beta-carotene blast
      3 small ice cubes
      2 apricots (sliced and pitted)
      1/2 papaya (frozen in chunks)
      1/2 mango (frozen in chunks)
      1/2 cup carrot juice
      1 tbsp honey
      Add ingredients (except for honey) to blender in the order listed, then
      blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Add honey and blend a few seconds
      more.
      Serve in a frosted glass. Option: Add orange juice for a thinner
      consistency.
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      25.

      black & blue bomber
      1/4 cup blueberries
      1/4 cup blackberries
      1 banana
      1/2 cup apple juice
      1/3 cup raspberry sorbet
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!

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      26. blackberry smoothie
      3/4 cup apple juice
      1/2 cup plain yogurt
      1 1/2 cups frozen blackberries
      1 banana
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid
      ingredient.

      All fruit goes into blender at one time. Put cover on and
      blend until smooth.
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      27. blueberry smoothie
      1/2 bag of frozen blueberries
      2 tbsp.

      blueberry preserves
      7 or 8 ice cubes
      1 1/2 cups of soymilk
      1 banana
      This is super easy. Just toss everything into a blender, switch to the
      highest setting, and let fly until you stop hearing ice cubes crunching
      and
      everything is fairly smooth.
      There are an infinite number of variations on this using different
      combinations of fruit and jam. You might also consider adding protein
      powder, ground flax seed, or any other supplement that strikes your
      fancy.
      It’s best to wait until near the end, and just blend long enough to mix
      the
      protein powder of whatever in.

      You can also substitute apple juice for
      the
      soymilk to create a tangier concotion.
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      28. blueberry – banana smoothie
      1 banana, preferably frozen
      a handful of blueberries, frozen or fresh 1 cup of milk reduced fat or
      skim milk (or soy milk)
      Combine in a blender or with a hand blender. Enjoy!
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      29. blueberry maple smoothie
      1 c.

      low-fat blueberry yogurt
      3/4 c. low-fat milk
      1 T. maple syrup
      1/2 t.

      cinnamon
      2 c. fresh blueberries, frozen
      Combine the yogurt, milk, syrup, and cinnamon in a blender. Add the
      blueberries and blend until smooth.
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      30.

      blueberry – orange smoothie
      12 oz. frozen blueberries, unthawed… OR…

      2 1/2 cups fresh
      blueberries
      8 oz. vanilla low fat yogurt
      1/2 cup orange juice
      1/2 cup milk
      1 tsp. vanilla extract
      Whirl all ingredients together in a blender until smooth.

      Serve
      immediately.
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      31. cantaloupe smoothie
      1 Ripe banana
      1/4 Ripe canteloupe
      1/2 c Nonfat or low-fat yogurt
      2 tb Skim-milk powder
      1 1/2 tb Orange-juice concentrate
      2 ts Honey
      Place unpeeled banana in the freezer overnight or for up to 3 months.
      Remove
      banana from the freezer snd let it sit for 2 minutes, or until the skin
      begins to soften. With a paring knife, remove the skin.

      (Don’t worry if
      a
      little fiber remains.) Cut the banana into chunks and put in a blender
      or
      food processor. Seed the canteloupe quarter and cut the flesh from the
      rind.
      Cut the flesh into chunks and add to the blender. Add the remaining
      ingredients and blend until smooth.
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      32.

      cappuccino smoothie
      2 cups brewed double strength coffee
      1 pint coffee ice cream
      6 cups ice
      1 1/2 cups milk
      Whipped cream, if desired
      cinnamon for garnish
      Place coffee, ice cream, ice and milk in blender. Mix until smooth. Top
      with
      whipped cream and cinnamon.

      Yield: 6-8 servings.
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      33. caramel apple smoothie
      toss together and freeze until partially frozen: 2 1/2 cups Granny Smith
      apples; peeled and diced 1 tbs. lemon juice; freshly squeezed
      Pour into blender:
      3/4 cup apple juice
      Add and blend together:
      1 1/4 cups nonfat frozen vanilla yogurt
      1/4 cup caramel sauce
      Frozen apples, from above
      1 1/4 cups ice chips
      Makes about 1 quart.
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      34.

      carob smoothie
      3-4 dates, pitted and soaked 20 minutes
      1 cup nut or grain milk
      1 frozen banana, cut in chunks
      3-4 Tbs. carob powder
      Dash vanilla (optional)
      Place dates in a small bowl with just enough water to cover. Let them
      soak
      20 minutes; drain.

      In blender, combine the dates, nut milk, banana,
      carob
      powder and vanilla. Blend until smooth. Drink immediately.
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      35.

      cherry berry smoothie
      1 cup low-fat cherry yogurt
      1/4 cup cranberry juice
      1 cup frozen, pitted cherries
      3/4 cup frozen, unsweetened blueberries
      Combine the yogurt and cranberry juice in a blender. Add the cherries
      and
      berries. Blend until smooth.

      Makes about 2-1/2 cups; serves 2.
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      36. cherry – cantaloupe smoothie
      1/2 cantaloupe (peeled, seeded, and sliced) 1/2 cup apple or apricot
      juice
      2-3 pitted cherries
      1/4 cup raspberries or blackberries
      3-4 ice cubes
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      37.

      cherry vanilla smoothie
      1 cup frozen vanilla yogurt
      1 cup apple juice
      2 cups frozen cherries
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid
      ingredient. Add cherries. Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      38.

      chocolate – banana smoothie
      1 frozen banana — peeled
      6 oz. light (reduced sugar) fat-free vanilla or cherry frozen yogurt 2
      T. Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup
      1/2 cup non-fat milk
      Put all ingredients into blender.

      Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      39. chocolate – mint smoothie
      4 scoops Peppermint Ice Cream
      1 1/2 cups Milk
      2 drops Peppermint Extract
      1 tsp Vanilla Extract
      4 tbls BITTERSWEET Chocolate Syrup
      Combine in a blender container and blend until no white shows. Serve
      immediately.
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      40.

      chocolate – peanut butter – banana smoothie
      1/2 cup rice milk
      1/2 cup silken tofu
      1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
      2 fresh bananas, frozen and sliced
      2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
      6 ice cubes
      Combine the rice milk, tofu and peanut butter in a blender. Add the
      bananas,
      chocolate syrup and ice cubes. Blend until smooth, about 30 to 40
      seconds.
      Makes 2 servings.
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      41.

      chocolate raspberry smoothie
      1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
      1/2 cup nonfat milk
      1/2 cup well-chilled silken tofu
      3 Tbs. cocoa powder
      1 tsp. flaxseed powder
      Blend ingredients until smooth.

      Serve immediately.
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      42. citrus cooler
      6 1/2 cups ruby red or pink grapefruit juice, divided 2 cups pineapple
      juice
      1 (6 ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted 2
      cups lime-flavored sparkling mineral water, chilled Garnish: lime slices
      Pour 2 1/2 cups grapefruit juice into ice trays, filling 28 sections;
      freeze. Combine remaining 4 cups grapefruit juice, pineapple juice, and
      orange juice concentrate; stir well.

      Cover and chill at least 3 hours.
      Stir
      in mineral water just before serving. Place 3 frozen grapefruit juice
      cubes
      in each of 9 glasses; fill each fruit juice mixture. Garnish, if
      desired.
      Serve immediately.
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      43.

      citrus tea smoothie
      1 cup orange segments, chilled
      1/2 cup grapefruit segments, chilled
      1/2 cup strong-brewed Earl Grey tea, chilled 3/4 cup orange sherbet
      2 ice cubes, crushed
      Combine the orange segments, grapfruit segments, and tea in a blender.
      Add
      the sherbet and ice. Blend until smooth. Makes about 2-1/2 cups; serves
      2.
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      44.

      cocoa berry smoothie
      3/4 cup apple juice
      1 cup vanilla yogurt
      2 cups mixed frozen berries
      2 to 3 tbs. sweetened powdered cocoa
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid
      ingredient. Add berries and cocoa.

      Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      45. coconut ginger smoothie
      1/4 c Apple juice
      1 pinch Coconut, grated OR… 1 Tbsp coconut milk *
      1/2 Banana
      1/4 ts Ginger root — fresh, peeled, grated 1/2 c Crushed ice — or 2
      small ice Cubes
      * Can be made from fresh or dried coconut or purchased bottled.

      Do not
      use
      the canned coconut mix for mixed drinks as it is very sweet and
      different.
      If using fresh coconut, cut coconut meat into 1″ pieces & place equal
      amounts of coconut & hot water in food processor or blender. Puree at
      high
      speed for a couple of minutes, let steep for 30 minutes. Then pour into
      a
      strainer set over a bowl.

      Press on the pulp and squeeze by the handful
      to
      extract as milk as possible. Pour the milk through a fine-mesh strainer.
      For
      dried coconut: use 1 cup unsweetened, dried coconut with 1 1/2 c hot tap
      water. Allow to stand for 5 minutes.

      Puree one minute and proceed as
      above.
      Will keep up to three days refrigerated and indefinitely, if frozen.
      Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
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      46. coffee smoothie
      3 to 4 tbs. instant coffee powder
      1 cup milk (nonfat okay)
      1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
      1 cup frozen bananas
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid
      ingredient.

      Add bananas. Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      47. cranberry crunch smoothie
      2 1/2 c Cranberry juice cocktail
      2 tb Lemonade; frozen concentrate
      1 c Apple juice
      2 Bananas
      1 c Seedless grapes
      3/4 c Grape-nuts
      1/4 c Honey; or to taste
      Put all ingredients in a blender and puree on medium speed for 1 minute.
      Pour into tall glasses and serve.
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      48.

      “create your own” smoothie
      1/2 Cup yogurt (plain or flavored)
      1/2 cup fruit juice such as orange, pineapple-orange, may use
      concentrate
      plus water or milk)
      2-3 portions “anything” (see “Anything” list) 3-6 ice cubes
      1-2 tablespoons sugar (optional – or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
      (optional)
      ANYTHING List – Choose 2 or 3 (or more) Fruit is best if frozen, but
      fresh
      or canned is fine:
      3 whole strawberries
      1/2 peach or nectarine, peeled and chunked 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced
      (Freeze ripe bananas for use…sprinkle with
      lemon juice or lemonade as a preservative) 1/4 cup pineapple
      1/4 cup blueberries
      2 apricots, halved
      Combine ingredients in a blender.

      Process on high speed until smooth and
      frothy, at least one minute. Makes one large or 2-3 small servings. Be
      creative and enjoy!
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      49.

      cucumber mint smoothie
      1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
      3 tablespoons mint leaves & mint spigs — finely chopped
      1 1/2 cups apple juice or still cider
      1 cup lemon sorbet
      1 cup ice cubes
      Place the cucumber, mint, apple juice or cider, sorbet and ice in a
      blender,
      and blend until smooth. Garnish with mint, and serve. Yield: 2 16-ounce
      servings.
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      50.

      daiquiri twist smoothie
      1 cup apple-cranberry juice
      1/2 cup orange juice
      1/2 cup frozen blackberries
      1/2 cup kiwis
      1/2 cup crushed ice
      1/2 tsp. sugar
      1 scoop vanilla ice cream
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      51. date yogurt smoothie
      1/2 cup chopped dates
      1 banana, chopped, (about 1/2 cup)
      1/2 cup orange juice
      1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
      1/2 cup crushed ice
      Combine dates, banana slices, and orange juice in a blender and puree
      until
      dates are finely chopped.

      Add yogurt and ice; blend until just combined.
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      52. double apple smoothie
      2 bananas
      1 green apple
      1 red apple
      10-12 frozen strawberries
      1-2 cups apple juice
      Put all the ingredients in the blender in the order listed and mix on
      high
      until fully blended.
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      53. double melon smoothie
      1 1/2 cups seeded and chopped watermelon 1 1/2 cups seeded and chopped
      honeydew melon Juice of 2 limes
      1 cup vanilla lowfat yogurt
      1 cup ice cubes
      Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

      Pour into
      glasses.
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      54. “everything but the kitchen sink” smoothie
      2 bananas
      1 orange
      1 apple
      2 chunks of fresh pineapple
      2 kiwis
      1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
      10-12 frozen strawberries
      1-2 cups cranberry juice
      You may have to blend this one in stages to fit it all in the blender!
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      55. fabulous fruit smoothies
      1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand 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 ReaLemon Lemon Juice
      from Concentrate 1 cup ice cubes
      Halved fresh strawberries, optional
      Chill Eagle Brand.

      In blender container, combine Eagle Brand, yogurt,
      banana, whole strawberries, pineapple with its juice and ReaLemon; cover
      and
      blend until smooth. With blender running, gradually add ice cubes,
      blending
      until smooth. Garnish with halved strawberries if desired.

      Serve
      immediately. 5 servings.
      VARIATIONS:
      Peach Smoothies: Omit strawberries and pineapple. Add 2 cups frozen or
      fresh
      sliced peaches.

      Proceed as above.
      Key Lime Smoothies: Omit strawberries, pineapple and ReaLemon. Add 1/3
      cup
      Key lime juice. Proceed as above.

      Tint with green food coloring if
      desired.
      Garnish with lime slices if desired.
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      56. “fig-deal” smoothie
      8 California figs (Calimyrna or Black Mission), quartered 2 medium
      bananas, cut into large pieces
      16-ozs plain low-fat yogurt
      3 cups crushed ice
      1 Tbsp honey
      mint leaf or berry for garnish
      Place all ingredients together in a blender (not a food precessor) and
      blend
      on high until smooth, approximately 2 to 3 minutes. Strain liquid and
      pour
      into a tall chilled glass.

      garnish with a mint leaf or fresh berry.
      Serve
      immediately.
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      57. flaxseed smoothie
      1 medium banana or fruit of choice
      1/4 cup yogurt or tofu
      1 to 2 Tbs. concentrated fruit juice
      1/4 tsp.

      vanilla
      1/3 cup soy milk
      1 Tbs. flaxseed oil
      1 Tbs.

      flaxseed meal
      Dash cinnamon or mace
      Blend all together until creamy smooth.
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      58. frosty fruit smoothie with wheat germ
      1 c Low-fat vanilla yogurt
      1 c Sliced peaches; fresh, frozen or canned 1 Ripe banana; cut into
      chunks
      1/4 c Wheat germ
      1/4 c Orange juice
      1 c Ice cubes
      Peach or banana slices, opt.
      2 ts Wheat germ, optional
      In blender or food processor, combine yogurt, peaches, banana, wheat
      germ,
      1/4 cup orange juice and ice cubes.

      Cover and blend about 1 minute, or
      until
      smooth. Serve immediately, poured into tall glasses and garnished with
      peach
      or banana slices and sprinkled with 2 teaspoons wheat germ.
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      59. frozen fruit smoothie
      1/2 cup frozen bananas
      1/2 cup frozen peaches
      1/2 cup frozen strawberries
      2 cups milk
      1/4 cup orange juice
      2 tbsp honey
      In a blender, combine all the above until smooth.

      Pour in tall glasses,
      pop
      a straw in and enjoy! Wonderful for those hot days in the summertime.
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      60. fruit cocktail smoothie
      8 oz canned fruit cocktail, chilled
      1 c milk
      1/4 c nonfat dry milk powder
      1/2 ts vanilla
      1/2 c ice cubes
      2 dashes ground cinnamon
      In a blender container combine undrained fruit cocktail and remaining
      ingredients.

      Cover; blend till combined. Add ice cubes; cover and blend
      till
      smooth. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon (for garnish) if desired.
      Serve
      immediately.
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      61.

      fruit salad smoothie
      1 md Ripe peach
      3/4 c Fresh or frozen strawberries
      1/2 Banana — peeled
      2 c Skimmed evaporated milk -chilled
      4 ts Frozen orange juice concentrate
      1 t Vanilla
      4-6 ice cubes
      Cinnamon — optional
      Combine everything in blender except ice and cinnamon. With blender
      running,
      add ice cubes one at a time. Divide Smoothie into 4 chilled glasses and
      sprinkle with cinnamon.
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      62.

      fruity sunflower smoothie
      1/3 20-oz bag frozen strawberries
      1 banana
      1/2 15-oz can pineapple (including juice), or several slices of fresh
      pineapple
      3 tbsp low-fat plain yogurt
      2 tbsp unsalted sunflower seeds
      6 ozs orange juice
      Blend for about 30 seconds, then serve.
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      63. gingered nectarine smoothie
      3 medium ripe nectarines, cut up
      1/2 cup plain yogurt
      1/3 cup milk
      2 T. minced crystallized ginger
      Process ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth and
      sweeten to
      taste.
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      64.

      gingerroot smoothie
      1 apple, cored, peeled, and sliced
      1 lemon, peeled and seeded
      1/2 cup filtered water
      1/2 cup ice
      1 (2-inch) piece fresh gingerroot, peeled and crushed
      This is a good smoothie for a queasy tummy. Drink it slowly. Blend all
      ingredients until smooth.
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      65.

      granola peach smoothie
      1 ripe, medium-size peach
      2 tsp. lemon juice
      2 tsp. honey
      1/2 cup yogurt
      2 Tbs.

      granola or buckwheat crunchies
      Blend the first four ingredients. Sprinkle granola or buckwheat on top.
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      66. grape – cherry guzzler
      2 cups 100% grape juice from Concord grapes (bottled or frozen
      reconstituted)
      2 TBSP lemon juice
      1 cup frozen dark sweet pitted cherries
      1/2 tsp cinnamon
      1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
      Process all in blender until smooth.

      Pour over crushed ice.
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      67. grapefruit smoothie
      1 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned 1 8-oz container vanilla,
      orange or apricot-flavored lowfat yogurt 2 tsp sugar
      4 ice cubes
      fresh mint for garnish (optional)
      In blender container, place grapefruit sections, yogurt, and sugar.
      Cover
      and blend on medium speed. While machine is running, add ice cubes one
      at a
      time through hole in cover; cover and blend for 45 to 60 seconds at high
      speed until frothy.

      If desired, to remove pulp, pour through strainer to
      serve. Garnish with fresh mint if desired.
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      68. guava smoothie
      1 frozen banana
      1 cup of frozen strawberries
      1 cup peach sorbet
      1 can guava nectar
      Blend until smooth.
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      69.

      hawaiian silk smoothie
      1 cup soy milk
      1/2 cup pineapple juice
      1 frozen banana
      1 Tbs. maple syrup
      2 Tbs. nonfat dry milk
      Ice cubes
      1 Tbs.

      coconut milk
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      70. holiday punch smoothie
      2 cups orange juice
      2 cups lemon juice
      2 cups grenadine syrup
      3 quarts ginger ale
      1 pint of quartered strawberries or sliced fruit in season
      Mix juices and syrup.

      Pour over block of ice to chill. Just before
      serving,
      add ginger ale and fruit.
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      71. honey & green tea cooler
      1 pint fresh strawberries, stemmed and cleaned 1/4 cup honey
      1 6-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate 2 cups brewed green tea,
      cooled
      In a blender or food processor, combine the strawberries and honey.
      Process
      until smooth.

      Add the orange juice concentrate and continue to process
      until
      well blended. Stir into the cooled tea and mix well. Serve in tall
      glasses
      over ice.

      (Note for adults: this isn’t bad with a shot of vodka added,
      either.)
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      72. honey raspberry smoothie
      1 cup frozen raspberries
      1 cup cold skim milk
      1 cup plain low fat yogurt
      2 Tbsp. honey
      1 banana
      1/4 teaspoon vanilla
      6-8 crushed ice cubes
      Place berries and 1/2 cup milk in blender.

      Blend on high for one minute
      until smooth. Add remaining milk, yogurt, honey, banana and vanilla.
      Beat
      for another minute. Add crushed ice cubes.

      Blend slowly until smooth.
      Yield:
      3 1/2 cups.
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      73. honeydew melon smoothie
      2 cups scooped-out honeydew melon
      1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
      1 1/2 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
      In a blender purée the melon with the lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
      Add
      the frozen yogurt and blend until it is smooth. Makes about 3 cups,
      serving
      2.
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      74.

      honeydew mint smoothie
      2 1/2 cups honeydew melon
      2 tablespoons of chopped fresh mint
      1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
      Pinch of salt
      1/3 cup of ginger ale or lemon and lime soda 6 ice cubes
      Blend until smooth. Serves two. Sinfully delicious.
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      75.

      “hon of a peach” smoothie
      1 1/4 cups plain lowfat yogurt
      1 pound ripe peaches; peeled, pitted, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh lemon
      juice
      1/4 cup honey
      1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
      Divide 1 cup yogurt among 8 sections of ice cube tray. Freeze until
      yogurt
      cubes are solid, at least 4 hours. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead; keep
      frozen.) Puree peaches with lemon juice in processor or blender.

      Add
      remaining 1/4 cup yogurt, honey and vanilla. Process until mixture is
      well
      blended. Add frozen yogurt cubes and process until mixture is smooth and
      frothy.

      Pour into chilled tall glasses and serve. 2 servings.
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      76. instant breakfast smoothie
      8 to 12 oz.

      of milk
      1 packet of instant breakfast, preferably chocolate 1 spoonful of peanut
      butter
      1 frozen banana
      about 3 ice cubes
      Pour milk into blender. Add remaining ingredients. Put the blender on
      blend
      till banana and ice are chopped up then whip it for about 5 seconds.
      It’s
      fast and delicious.
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      77.

      island escape smoothie
      2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt
      1 cup sliced mango
      1 cups sliced and peeled papaya
      1 tbs. pina colada mix
      1/4 cup kiwi
      1/2 cup ice
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      78. jello smoothie
      4 oz.

      prepared Jello – any flavor
      4 oz. milk
      4 oz. sherbet – flavor should match the jello flavor
      Mix in a blender.

      Top with whipped cream and colored sugar, if desired.
      This
      makes a great and EASY summer beverage!
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      79. kiwi cooler
      9 kiwifruit
      4 cups pineapple juice
      8 ice cubes
      2 cups sparkling water
      8 large strawberries
      Peel the kiwis and cut into small pieces. Place half in a blender wtih 2
      cups juice and 4 ice cubes.

      Blend until smooth. Stir in 1 cup sparkling
      water. Repeat with the remaining kiwis, 2 cups juice, 4 ice cubes, and 1
      cup
      sparkling water.

      Pour into tall glasses and garnish each with a
      strawberry.
      Makes 8 servings.
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      80. kiwi peach smoothie
      4 kiwifruit, peeled
      4 peaches, peeled and frozen*
      1 6-oz. can pineapple juice
      1/4 cup powdered sugar
      1/4 cup frozen limeade concentrate
      1/4 tsp.

      coconut extract
      1 cup ice cubes
      Garnish: kiwifruit slices
      * If fresh peaches are unavailable, substitute 1 1-lb. bag frozen
      peaches.
      Process first 7 ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to
      scrape
      down sides. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.
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      81.

      lemon frappe
      1 (6 ounce)can frozen lemonade or limeade concentrate, undiluted 1/2 cup
      cold water
      1 pint lemon sherbert
      1 (12 ounce) can ginger ale
      Process first 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender until
      smooth. Pour into a pitcher;add ginger ale. Serve immediately.
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      82.

      lemon / lime smoothie
      10 oz. lemon/lime soda
      2 oz. lemons
      2 oz.

      limes
      2 scoops lemon or lime sherbet
      1/2 banana
      1 cup ice
      2/3 cup granulated sugar
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      83. lemon – watermelon smoothie
      1-1/2 C seeded watermelon, diced
      1 C lemon sorbet
      8-10 ice cubes
      1 T fresh lemon juice
      Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

      The tart
      lemon
      sorbet is a perfect match with the sweet, juicy watermelon. To make an
      even
      thicker smoothie, freeze the watermelon first. Serves 2.
      Variation: Add a shot of vodka, for a wonderful, slushy, frozen
      cocktail!
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      84. lemonade sweet-tart smoothie
      just think of a sweet-tart lemon milkshake…only slushy!
      1 (6-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate 1 cup milk
      1 cup water
      1/4 cup sugar – or to taste
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      10 to 12 ice cubes
      Place all ingredients into container of electric blender.

      Blend on high
      until smooth, about 30 seconds. Serve immediately. Makes 3 to 4
      servings.
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      85.

      mango smoothie
      1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, chopped — (approx. 1-1/4 cups)
      3/4 cup milk, skim — chilled
      1/4 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
      3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
      3 ice cubes
      pinch of salt
      fresh mint sprigs
      Combine all ingredients except mint in blender. Blend until smooth and
      creamy.

      Garnish with mint.
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      86. mango tango smoothie
      1 cup frozen mango
      1 frozen banana
      1 cup peach sorbet
      1 can papaya nectar
      Blend until smooth. Sit on the beach enjoy the day.

      Serves two if you
      can
      show restraint.
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      87.

      mango – papaya smoothie
      1 mango (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, pitted, and chopped coarse 1
      papaya, peeled, seeded, and chopped coarse 2 cups plain yogurt
      2 tablespoons fresh lime juice plus 4 lime slices for garnish 3
      tablespoons honey, or to taste
      1/4 teaspoon almond extract
      In a blender blend the mango, the papaya, the yogurt, the lime juice,
      the
      honey, the almond extract and 1 cup ice cubes in batches until the
      mixture
      is smooth and blend in another 1/2 cup ice cubes if desired to thin the
      smoothie mixture to desired consistency.

      Divide the mixture among 4
      chilled
      large glasses and garnish each smoothie with a lime slice. Serves 4.
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      88. mega smoothie
      1 mango — peeled, seeded and chopped
      2 bananas — peeled and chopped
      8 large strawberries
      2 medium carrots — chopped
      2 cups ice cubes
      1 tablespoon honey
      1 cup yogurt — optional
      In a blender combine half of each ingredient, including: mango, bananas,
      strawberries, carrots, ice cubes, honey and yogurt and blend until
      smooth.
      Pour into a glass and serve immediately.

      Repeat process for remaining
      ingredients. Yield: 2 servings
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      89. melon madness smoothie
      1 cup of peach fat-free yogurt, frozen
      1 cup skim milk
      1/2 cup cantaloupe
      1/2 cup honey dew melon
      4 ice cubes
      1/2 cup strawberries (or can subsitute with watermelon)
      Put yogurt, milk, and strawberries into blender.

      Blend on high for about
      30-45 seconds. Then add in cantaloupe, melon, and ice. Blend once again
      on
      high for 1 minute.
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      90.

      mexican smoothie
      1 cup tomato juice
      1/2 tsp. chopped jalapeño pepper
      1/4 tsp. cayenne
      1/4 cup chopped onion
      1/2 cup chopped parsley
      2 cloves garlic, peeled
      Chop and blend all the ingredients together.

      Serve immediately.
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      91. minted mocha smoothie
      2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
      2 tbsp sugar
      1 1/2 cups of strong brewed coffee, preferably expresso or Cuban coffee
      few drops of mint flavoring
      1 1/2 cups low-fat milk
      Mix the cocoa powder and sugar in a saucepan. Stir in enough coffee to
      make
      a paste, then add the rest of the coffee.

      Heat just to boiling, stirring
      frequently. Cool slightly, add peppermint extract, then pour into ice
      cube
      trays or a shallow dish or pan. Freeze until almost solid.

      Place frozen
      coffee mixture into a blender or food processor. Add milk and process
      until
      smooth. For a decadent touch, top with some reduced calorie whipped
      topping
      and and sprig of fresh mint, slightly crushed to release the aroma.
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      92.

      “mix ‘n match” smoothie
      fruits (select two or three):
      1 medium peeled orange
      1/2 banana
      1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
      1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
      1 cup blackberries (fresh or frozen)
      1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)
      1 cup cubed cantaloupe
      1 medium kiwifruit
      3/4 cup pineapple
      1 cup sliced mango
      1 cup cubed papaya
      1 medium peach
      1 medium nectarine
      juice (use a half-cup):
      orange
      grapefruit
      pineapple
      cranberry
      guava
      prune
      tomato
      carrot
      kiwi-strawberry
      frozen treats (use a half-cup or more to taste): fruit sorbet
      (strawberry, peach, mango, lime or others) fat-free frozen yogurt
      protein supplements (optional; select one): 3/4 cup nonfat, plain yogurt
      3/4 cup soy milk
      3/4 cup milk
      flavorings, fiber, extras (optional; select up to two): 1 tsp.

      Cocoa
      powder
      1 Tbsp. Ground flaxseed (grind flaxseed in your coffee grinder) 2 Tbsp.
      Ground nuts, such as almonds or walnuts 1 to 2 Tbsp. Wheat or oat bran
      (add more liquid, as these will thicken your
      drink)
      1/2 tsp.

      Grated rind from an orange, lemon or lime Dash of vanilla,
      cinnamon or nutmeg
      1 inch piece fresh ginger
      Throw your chosen ingredients into a blender along with half a cup of
      ice,
      and have a blast! You’ll need a blender with some power, and a
      tight-fitting
      lid. Put frozen ingredients in first – make sure they are smaller than a
      golf ball so they get completely blended.

      Next add liquid ingredients,
      fasten lid and blend on high speed for thirty seconds. Stop and examine
      your
      smoothie. Unjam any chunks that might have gotten wedged on the bottom,
      and
      blend for thirty more seconds.
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      93.

      nectarine smoothie
      1 nectarine
      6 oz. light (reduced sugar) fat-free peach frozen yogurt (This is one
      container of Yoplait)
      1/2 c. Dole Pineapple-Orange-Guava juice (comes in a carton) 1/2 c.
      Crystal Light or other sugar-free lemonade 1 packet Equal sweetener
      OR…

      2 teaspoons sugar if Equal is not available
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      94. oatmeal fruit smoothie
      1 cup soy milk
      1/2 cup rolled oats
      1 banana, broken into chunks
      14 frozen strawberries
      1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
      1-1/2 teaspoons white sugar
      In a blender, combine soy milk, oats, banana and strawberries.

      Add
      vanilla
      and sugar if desired. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
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      95.

      orange – pineapple smoothie
      1/2 c Orange juice
      1/4 c Pineapple juice
      1/2 Banana
      1/4 ts Ginger root — fresh, peeled, grated, up to 1/2 tsp 1/2 c Crushed
      ice — or 2 small ice cubes
      Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
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      96. orange – pineapple – coconut smoothie
      1/4 c Orange juice
      1/4 c Pineapple juice
      1 tb Coconut milk — *
      1/2 Banana
      1/4 ts Ginger root — fresh, peeled, grated 1/2 c Crushed ice or 2 small
      ice cubes
      * Can be made from fresh or dried coconut or purchased bottled. Do not
      use
      the canned coconut mix for mixed drinks as it is very sweet and
      different.
      If using fresh coconut, cut coconut meat into 1″ pieces & place equal
      amounts of coconut & hot water in food processor or blender.

      Puree at
      high
      speed for a couple of minutes, let steep for 30 minutes. Then pour into
      a
      strainer set over a bowl. Press on the pulp and squeeze by the handful
      to
      extract as milk as possible.

      Pour the milk through a fine-mesh strainer.
      For
      dried coconut: use 1 cup unsweetened, dried coconut with 1 1/2 c hot tap
      water. Allow to stand for 5 minutes. Puree one minute and proceed as
      above.
      Will keep up to three days refrigerated and indefinitely, if frozen.
      Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
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      97.

      orange creamsicle smoothie
      2 whole seedless oranges, peeled
      3 tbs. high protein shake powder (vanilla flavored) 1 cup water
      1/2 cup vanilla frozen yogurt (optional)
      Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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      98. orange slush
      1 can (6 oz.) Frozen Orange Juice
      1 1/2 cup milk
      1/2 cup water
      1/2 cup sugar
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      9-10 ice cubes
      Blend all in blender.
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      99.

      organic smoothie
      2 cups organic calcium-fortified orange juice 1 cup frozen organic
      strawberries
      1/3 cup frozen organic blueberries (more or less – to taste) 1 banana
      Blend in your blender till smooth, then add the following optional
      ingredients, if desired:
      slightly less than 1/4 cup flax oil
      2.5 scoops of your favorite powdered protein supplement
      This recipe makes a LOT of smoothie, enough to feed myself & my 2 sons
      for
      breakfast. It also freezes really well (for smoothie popsicles).

      If you
      only
      need to feed yourself, then you can cut the ingredients in half…….
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      100. papaya smoothie
      2 papayas, ripe
      1/2 cup orange juice
      1/2 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
      Peel, seed and coarsely chop papayas. Combine all ingredients in a
      blender
      or food processor and blend until smooth.

      Makes 2 servings.
      NOTE: I’m sure this recipe calls for small papayas frequently found on
      northern supermarket shelves. They are about the size of a medium
      avocado.
      Our papayas in the south run up to twice the size of a cantaloupe,
      obviously
      much too large to use two in this recipe. Use your judgement.

      About 2
      cups
      of papaya cubes would make two tall glasses of smoothie. Select the
      ripest
      for best flavor. If not ripe enough, you may have to add a little sugar
      to
      the smoothie.
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      101.

      passionate peach smoothie
      1 can peaches in syrup
      1 frozen banana
      1 cup Ben and Jerry’s Purple Passion Sorbet 1 can peach nectar
      2 cups grape juice
      Blend until smooth. It lives up to it’s name.
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      102. peach smoothie
      1 cup frozen peach slices
      1/2 banana, sliced
      3 tablespoons nonfat vanilla yogurt
      1/4 cup orange juice or apple juice
      1/2 cup nonfat rice milk, optional
      sugar to taste (optional – I like it plain, but you can put up to 1 Tbsp
      sugar in)
      Throw all ingredients in the blender and chop and then puree for many
      seconds until it is delightfully smooth.

      I usually have to stir it up a
      bit
      during blending if I didn’t put quite enough liquids in. I’ve made
      variations substituting ice cubes for the frozen fruit and adding other
      fresh fruits or even cocoa powder and the other half banana.
      Substituting
      the fresh fruits sometimes requires a little extra liquid, and when I do
      the
      banana and cocoa powder, I definitely have to add more liquid, usually
      rice
      milk or water. The ice cubes make a more grainy texture than the frozen
      peaches.

      Any way you make it, it’s a delicious, nonfat, somewhat
      nutritious
      treat, treat, treat!
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      103. peaches & dreams smoothie
      10 oz of apple cider
      3-5 slices of peach
      4 large strawberries
      1 banana
      1/8 tsp of cinnamon
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      104.

      peanut butter smoothie
      1/4 cup peanut butter, chunky or smooth
      1 cup vanilla ice cream
      1 cup milk
      Place all ingredients into blender and blend on high until just
      combined.
      Makes 1 to 2 servings.
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      105. peanut butter – banana smoothie
      2 large ripe bananas, peeled, sliced, frozen 2 cups milk
      1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
      2 tablespoons sugar
      1 teaspoon imitation banana extract
      Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth.

      Pour into tall
      glasses
      and serve immediately. 2 servings.
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      106. peanut butter & jelly smoothie
      2 cups milk
      2 tablespoons blackberry jelly
      2 tablespoons peanut butter
      1 banana, frozen and chunked
      2 tablespoons honey
      2 teaspoons wheat germ
      In a blender combine milk, jelly, peanut butter, banana, honey and wheat
      germ.

      Blend until smooth.
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      107. peanut butter sundae smoothie
      1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
      2 Tablespoons honey
      1/3 cup milk
      3 cups vanilla ice milk
      1/4 teaspoon wheat germ
      Stir peanut butter, honey and milk together. Cook over low heat,
      stirring
      constantly.

      Remove from heat when peanut butter has melted; stir in ice
      milk
      and wheat germ; serve chilled. Serves 4.
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      108. pear avocado smoothie
      1 large pear, chopped
      1/2 cup green grapes
      1/4 avocado
      2 tsp.

      honey
      1 tsp. lemon juice
      Blend and top with chopped pecans.
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      109. pear – raspberry smoothie
      2/3 c.

      soy milk
      1/4 c. Dole Country Raspberry concentrate 3 ripe pears, cored
      12 ice cubes
      Place soy milk (or your choice of any other milk or non-dairy
      substitute)
      and all remaining ingredients in blender in order given.
      Add one or two of the following per serving (opt.): 1/2 T. rice protein
      powder
      1 1/2 t.

      flaxseed oil
      1/4 t. acidophilus powder
      1/8 t. vitamin C powder
      Blend until smooth and creamy.

      Makes 4 1/2 cups. Serves 3. Serving size
      12
      oz.
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      110.

      pecan pie smoothie
      1 oz. Hazelnut Syrup
      œ oz. Caramel Syrup
      œ oz.

      Irish Cream Syrup
      4 oz. Cold Milk
      2 Cups of Ice
      Garnish:
      Whipped Cream
      œ Teaspoon Chopped Pecans
      Pour syrups, and milk into blender. Add ice and blend until smooth.

      Pour
      into glass and top with whipped cream. Sprinkle nuts on top.
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      111. peppermint smoothie
      4 scoops Peppermint Ice Cream
      1 1/2 cups Milk
      2 drops Peppermint Extract
      1 tsp Vanilla Extract
      Combine in blender container and blend until smooth.

      Serve immediately.
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      112. persimmon smoothie
      5 persimmons, without skin and seeds
      2 cups orange juice
      1 cup frozen berries
      Blend all ingredients and serve.
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      113. pina banana smoothie
      1 cup pineapple juice
      1/3 cup coconut milk
      1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices
      1/2 cup pineapple chunks
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. All fruit goes into
      blender
      at one time.

      Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      114. pina colada smoothie
      1 frozen banana
      1 cup milk/soymilk
      1-2 tsp. shredded coconut
      1/4 cup chopped or crushed pineapple (fresh is best, but canned is
      pretty
      good too)
      Blend.

      One of my personal favorites!
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      115. pineapple berry crash
      1 cup orange juice
      1/4 cup pineapple juice
      2 pineapple rings (Dole pineapple slices) 6 fresh strawberries
      12-15 frozen raspberries
      8-10 frozen boysenberries
      12-15 frozen blueberries
      3 oz. non-fat yogurt, any flavor (about half a container of Yoplait) Ice
      (however much you prefer for consistency)
      Put all ingredients into blender.

      Blend well until smoothie consistency
      is
      reached!
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      116. pineapple buttermilk smoothie
      20 oz Unsweetened pineapple chunks
      1 c Buttermilk
      2 ts Vanilla extract
      2 ts Liquid sweetener
      Mint Leaves–Optional
      Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks.

      Place
      juice, buttermilk, vanilla, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a
      blender
      container. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint
      if
      desired.

      5 Servings.
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      117. pineapple – papaya smoothie
      1 cup orange juice
      1 1/2 cups frozen papaya chunks
      1 cup pineapple chunks
      1 to 2 tbs. unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)
      Pour orange juice into the blender first. Add coconut, if using, and
      then
      fruit.

      Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      118. pineapple yogurt whirl
      6 oz can Pineapple juice concentrate, thawed 1/2 c Water
      1/2 c Skim milk
      8 oz carton Vanilla yogurt
      2 tb Sugar
      1 1/2 ts Vanilla
      2 c Ice cubes
      Pineapple wedges, for garnish
      In a blender container, combine the pineapple juice concentrate, water,
      milk, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla. Blend mixture until smooth.

      With the
      blender running, add ice cubes slowly through the opening in the lid and
      blend mixture until slushy. Pour into tall glasses and decorate each
      serving
      with fresh pineapple wedge.
      2. Bonus Recipe- Pineapple Smoothie
      2 POINTS per serving
      1 cup cubed pineapple — fresh or canned 1/4 cup pineapple-orange juice
      — from frozen concentrate 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt, nonfat
      1/4 cup water
      2 ice cubes
      1.

      In a blender, combine all ingredients, blend until smooth & frothy.
      2. Pour into glasses.

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      119. pink smoothie deluxe
      2 c. sliced banana
      1 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
      1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
      1 cup orange juice
      1 cup ice crystals
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      120.

      pistachio banana gulp
      1 container plain nonfat yogurt
      2-3 oz pistachio instant pudding mix
      1 ripe banana
      1/4 c skim milk
      handful or more of crushed ice
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      121. prune smoothie
      1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
      1 cup vanilla soy beverage or regular soy beverage and 1/2 tsp vanilla
      1/3 cup diced pitted prunes, rehydrated, if necessary 1 banana,
      preferably frozen, peeled and sliced 2 ice cubes, crushed
      Place all ingredients in a blender.

      Blend until smooth. Makes 2 (1 1/4
      cup)
      servings.
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      122. pumpkin smoothie
      1 3/4 cups pumpkin, canned — chilled
      12 ounces evaporated skim milk — chilled
      1 1/2 cups orange juice
      1/2 cup banana — sliced
      1/3 cup brown sugar — packed
      Place all ingredients in blender and blend well.

      If desired, serve over
      ice
      and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serves 6.
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      123. pumpkin pie smoothie
      1 (15 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin puree 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen
      apple juice concentrate 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
      1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
      2 1/2 cups water
      Remove pumpkin from can and freeze for 1 hour.

      In a blender combine
      partially frozen pumpkin, frozen apple juice concentrate, nutmeg and
      cinnamon. Blend until smooth. Continue to blend while adding water to
      fill
      the blender.

      Makes 4 servings.
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      124. pumpkin yogurt smoothie
      1/2 cup canned pumpkin
      3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
      1/4 tsp. cinnamon
      1/8 tsp.

      nutmeg
      2 tsp. brown sugar
      4 ice cubes
      Combine all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Pour into
      small
      glasses (these are rich) and garnish each with a dollop of vanilla
      yogurt or
      whipped topping.

      For an extra treat, place a small candy pumpkin on the
      side
      of the glass. Yield: 3 servings.
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      125. purple cow
      3/4 C.

      1 percent low-fat milk
      1 1/2 T. frozen grape juice concentrate
      1/4 C. fat-free vanilla yogurt
      Combine ingredients in a container with lid and shake until well
      blended.
      Pour into a tall glass.
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      126.

      purple passion smoothie
      1 banana
      1 cup non-fat yogurt
      1/3 cup blueberries (can be frozen)
      1/3 cup strawberries (can be frozen)
      2/3 cup ice
      Place all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.
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      127. purple pleasure smoothie
      1 cup blueberries
      3/4 cup yogurt
      1/4 cup milk
      3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
      Process ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth and
      sweeten to
      taste.
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      128.

      quad berry quencher
      2 bananas
      1 cup of raspberries
      1/2 cup frozen blueberries
      10-12 frozen strawberries
      1-2 cups cranberry juice
      Put all the ingredients in the blender in the order listed and mix on
      high
      until fully blended.
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      129. radical red smoothie
      1 C low-fat strawberry yogurt or frozen yogurt 1/2 C cranberry juice
      cocktail
      1-1/2 C strawberries, hulled, frozen
      1 C raspberries, frozen
      Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

      Serves 2.
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      130. rainbow smoothie
      10 oz. apple-cranberry juice
      4 oz.

      strawberries
      2 oz. pineapple chunks
      2 scoops rainbow sherbet
      1/2 banana
      1/2 cup ice
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      131. raspberry – banana smoothie
      2 Bananas, peeled and sliced
      1 1/2 c Pineapple juice
      1 pkg Vanilla low-fat yogurt (8oz)
      1 c Fresh or frozen raspberries
      Place the bananas in a single layer on a baking sheet; freeze until
      hard.
      Combine the bananas, pineapple juice, yogurt and raspberries in the
      container of an electric blender; process until smooth.

      Serve
      immediately.
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      132. raspberry blast smoothie
      2 cups fresh or frozen red raspberries
      1 cup nonfat or 1% milk
      3 Tbsp. red raspberry preserves
      4 ice cubes
      2 scoops plain or vanilla soy protein powder *
      Combine ingredients in blender.

      Cover and blend at high speed for about
      1
      minute. Makes 2 servings.
      * Soy protein powder is available at health food stores everywhere. Be
      sure
      to pick a product that says “Supro” on the can.

      Avoid powders that
      contain
      chromium picolinate.
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      133. raspberry – orange smoothie
      2 cups milk
      2 cups plain yogurt
      2 cups fresh raspberries (other berries may be substituted) 1 cup frozen
      orange juice concentrate
      1 cup ice cubes
      1 tsp vanilla extract
      Combine all ingredients in an electric blender and process until smooth.
      Serves 4 to 6.
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      134. raspberry – peach smoothie
      1 c.

      low-fat peach yogurt
      3/4 c. peach nectar
      1/2 c. fresh raspberries, frozen
      1 1/2 c.

      diced fresh peaches, frozen
      Combine yogurt and nectar in a blender. Add peaches and raspberries.
      Blend
      until smooth. Serves 2.
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      135.

      raspberry shake
      1/4 cup milk
      1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups raspberries (fresh or frozen) 1 pint vanilla ice
      cream
      In a blender or food processor, whirl milk, 1 cup berries, and ice cream
      until smooth. Scrape sides several times. Pour into 1 very large (28oz.)
      or
      2 large (14oz.) glasses.

      Top with remaining berries. Makes 3 1/4 cups.
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      136. raspberry – watermelon smoothie
      2 Cups Seeded Watermelon Chunks
      1/2 Pint Raspberries
      1 Cup Ice Cubes
      1 Tbl.

      Sugar
      Put all ingrediants in blender. Set to blend. Blend until all
      ingrediants
      have blended and there are no chunks of ice left.
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      137.

      smoothie power shake
      1 cup nonfat soy milk (such as Healthy Valley Soy Moo) 1/2 cup orange
      juice
      1 banana
      1/2 cup cantaloupe
      1 T. peanut butter
      1/2 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen (without sugar)
      optional additives for increased nutrition: 1 T. Wheat Germ
      1/4 c.

      uncooked oatmeal
      1/4 c. Post 100% bran cereal
      1 T.

      Protein powder (try each variety: soy, rice, or dairy) Tofu
      Milk substituted for part of juice/lemonade Blackstrap molasses (extra
      iron)
      Brewer’s yeast (protein)
      Spirulina or chlorella (vitamins)
      Flaxseed oil (omega-3 fatty acids)
      Bee pollen (amino acids)
      Psyllium husk powder (fiber)
      Put all ingredients into blender, along with any optional additive if
      using.
      Blend well until smoothie consistency is reached!
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      138.

      southwest smoothie
      1/2 c Banana; sliced
      1/2 c Mango, Papaya, or Guava *
      2 c Milk
      1 tb Honey
      * Fruit should be of one kind listed and be chopped.
      Place all ingredients in food processor work bowl fitted with steel
      blade or
      in blender container; cover and process on high speed until smooth.
      Strain
      if using mango.
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      139. sparkling smoothie
      1 c Yogurt; plain or fruit-flavored
      2 c Chopped fresh fruit
      Pinch Freshly grated nutmeg
      2/3 c Ice-cold champagne, sparkling water or gingerale Mint sprigs
      OR….. Fruit slices (opt); for garnish
      Combine the yogurt, fruit, and nutmeg in a blender; process until
      smooth.
      Pour into glasses, filling 3/4 full.

      Top off with champagne, sparkling
      water
      or ginger ale. Gently stir to combine. Garnish with mint sprigs or fruit
      slices, if desired.

      Serves 2.
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      140. spiced date smoothie
      1 cup nonfat milk
      1 cup vanilla lowfat frozen yogurt
      3 dates, pitted and chopped
      1/8 tsp. ground cloves
      1/8 tsp.

      ground cardamom
      1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
      1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
      Blend all ingredients until smooth.

      Serve.
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      141. spinach smoothie
      1 blender container loosely filled with spinach 1/2 banana
      3/4 to 1 cup soymilk
      1/4 of a 12 oz. can frozen Dole Pineapple Juice Concentrate ice
      (optional)
      Blend until smooth.
      Note: apple juice concentrate can be used in place of pineapple juice.
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      142.

      strawberry smoothie
      5 large strawberries
      6 oz. light (reduced sugar) fat-free strawberry yogurt, frozen (This is
      one
      container of Yoplait)
      4 oz. Crystal Light or other sugar-free lemonade
      Put all ingredients into blender.

      Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      143. strawberry – banana smoothie
      1 banana
      4 strawberries
      1/2 cup skim milk
      1/2 cup apple juice
      Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      144.

      strawberry – blueberry smoothie
      1/2 cup frozen blueberries
      1 cup frozen strawberries
      1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)
      1 1/2 cups milk
      1/2 cup frozen vanilla or strawberry yogurt
      Whirl all ingredients together in a blender until smooth. Serve
      immediately.
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      145. strawberry frappe smoothie
      2/3 c.

      oat milk (or use soy milk)
      1 c. pineapple juice
      2/3 c. apple juice concentrate
      1/2 t.

      vanilla
      6 large frozen strawberries
      10 ice cubes
      Blend well, adding 1 T. flaxseed oil and 2 t. wheat germ, if desired.
      Makes
      4 1/2 c.

      Serves 3. Serving size 12 oz.
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      146. strawberry – kiwi smoothie
      3 peeled kiwi
      1 cup frozen banana slices
      3/4 cup pineapple juice
      1/2 cup frozen strawberries
      Put all ingredients into blender.

      Blend until smoothie consistency is
      reached!
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      147. strawberry lemonade smoothie
      pour into blender:
      1/2 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
      1/4 cup cold water
      Add and blend together:
      1/4 cup sugar
      3 cups strawberries; sliced and partially frozen 2 1/4 cups ice chips
      Makes about 1 quart.
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      148. strawberry – lemon yogurt smoothie
      1 cup low-fat yogurt
      1/2 cup orange juice
      1 1/2 cup strawberries
      1/2 cup ice crystals
      1 T.

      lemon juice
      1/2 tsp. lemon rind / zest
      Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
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      149. strawberry – raspberry smoothie
      1 1/2 cups orange juice
      1 banana
      1 cup frozen strawberries
      1 cup frozen raspberries
      Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid
      ingredient.

      All fruit goes into blender at one time. Put cover on and
      blend until smooth.
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      150. strawberry sunrise smoothie
      8 oz.

      carton vanilla yogurt
      1/2 cup frozen strawberries
      1/4 cup apple juice
      1 frozen banana, chopped
      Place all ingredients in a blender, cover and blend until desired
      consistency. Serves 2.
      Note: This is a good way to use up bananas that are about to get
      overripe.
      Don’t let them go too far though. While still tasty, cut up and place on
      wax
      paper on a flat dish or pan that will fit in your freezer.

      As soon as
      they
      are frozen, dump into a zipper freezer bag. Use for this and other
      banana
      smoothies or slushies.
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      151. sugar-free strawberry smoothie
      1 8 oz.

      carton plain nonfat yogurt
      1/4 cup skim milk
      3 packets Equal or 1 tsp. Equal Measure
      3 cups frozen strawberries
      1 cup ice cubes
      In a blender container combine yogurt, milk, and Equal. With the blender
      running, add berries a few at a time through opening in lid.

      Blend until
      smooth, then add ice cubes one at a time through opening in lid,
      blending
      until slushy. Pour into glasses. Makes 4 six-ounce servings.
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      152.

      summer smoothie
      1 envelope unflavored gelatine
      1 cup orange juice, divided
      6 strawberries, washed and hulled
      1 ripe banana
      1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
      6 large ice cubes
      Additional strawberries and orange slices, for garnish
      Sprinkle gelatine over 1/4 cup orange juice in saucepan; let stand 1
      minute.
      Over low heat, stir until gelatine completely dissolves, about 2
      minutes.
      Blend remaining orange juice, strawberries, banana and vanilla yogurt in
      blender at high speed until smooth.

      Add gelatine mixture; process until
      blended. Add ice cubes; process at high speed until smooth and frosty.
      Garnish with additional strawberries and orange slices. Serve
      immediately.
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      153.

      sweet potato smoothie
      2 medium-size sweet potatoes (about 2 c.) 1+ T. brown rice syrup
      1 T. Sucanat
      1 t.

      vanilla flavoring
      1/4 to 1/2 t. butterscotch flavoring
      2 to 2 1/2 c. water
      2 ice cubes (opt.)
      2 t.

      sesame tahini (ethnic food department)
      Bake sweet potatoes until tender. Let cool (in refrigerator when not too
      warm). Peel skins from potatoes and slice into small chunks.

      Add sweet
      potatoes to blender along with water, tahini, sweeteners and flavorings.
      Begin blending. After several seconds of blending, stop the unit and mix
      the
      ingredients, if necessary, using a long utensil. Reblend to a creamy
      consistency.

      Serve warm or chilled. Serves 3-4.
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      154. tangerine dreams smoothie
      1 cup tangerine juice
      2 ripe bananas
      1 ripe papaya; seeded, skin removed and diced
      Blend all ingredients and serve.
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      155.

      tofu fruit smoothie
      1/2 cup apple juice
      1/2 cup frozen vanilla nonfat yogurt, or any flavor of sorbet 4 ounces
      (1/2 cup) soft tofu, drained
      1 cup fresh or frozen sliced strawberries or peaches 1 banana, peeled
      and broken into chunks
      1 teaspoon honey
      1/2 cup ice cubes
      Fresh whole berries for garnish (optional)
      Place all ingredients into container of electric blender. Blend on high
      until smooth, about 30 seconds. Serve immediately.

      Makes 2 to 3
      servings.
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      156. tropical breeze smoothie
      2 1/2 cups pineapple juice — unsweetened 1 cup strawberries — sliced
      1 banana — sliced… or…

      mango — diced… or… papaya — diced **
      ** if using mangos or papaya, make sure they are ripe.
      peel and dice the fruit.

      have the pineapple juice well-chilled. combine
      all
      ingredients in a blender. puree until thick and very smooth .

      serve in a
      glass garnished with a whole strawberry and perhaps a mint sprig. makes
      4
      servings.
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      157. tropical fling smoothie
      1/2 cup each ripe pineapple and mango, cut up 1/2 cup milk
      1/2 cup plain yogurt
      2 tsp.

      fresh lime juice
      Process ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth and
      sweeten to
      taste.
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      158. tropical fruit smoothie
      1 cup frozen honeydew melon
      1 cup frozen mango
      1 frozen banana
      1 cup plain yogurt
      8 oz peach nectar
      Blend until smooth. Serves two.
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      159.

      tropical strawberry smoothie
      1 cup guava nectar
      1 cup pineapple chunks
      3/4 cup frozen peaches
      3/4 cup frozen strawberries
      Pour guava nectar into the blender first. All fruit goes into blender at
      one time. Put cover on and blend until smooth.
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      160.

      tutti-frutti smoothie
      1 medium-large banana, cut into chunks
      1 cup of unsweetened orange juice (for an extra punch use one with
      passion
      fruit and/or another fruit in it)
      1/2 cup of milk (your choice as to fat percentage) 1 teaspoon of pure
      vanilla extract
      3 – 4 ice cubes
      Place the banana, juice, milk, vanilla, and ice cubes in the blender.
      Cover
      and blend until frothy.

      Pour smoothie into 2 glasses.
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      161. un-tofu smoothie
      1/3 (10.75 ounce) package dessert tofu
      3 frozen strawberries
      5 frozen peach slices
      1 (8 ounce) container strawberry yogurt
      1 cup orange juice
      In a blender, combine tofu, strawberries, peach slices, yogurt and
      orange
      juice. Blend until smooth.

      A great way to eat tofu — without even
      knowing
      it! Very refreshing, especially for breakfast or as a snack. Tinker with
      it
      until you find the perfect combo for you.

      Makes 4 servings.
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      162. ultimate smoothie
      1 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
      Flesh of 2 mangos
      8-oz (small package) of fresh or frozen blueberries 1 frozen banana
      2 tbs. flax seeds
      1 tsp.

      honey or maple syrup (opt.)
      Put all the ingredients in the blender in the order listed and mix on
      high
      until fully blended.
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      163. vitamin c smoothie
      2 bananas
      1 orange
      2 kiwis
      10-12 frozen strawberries
      1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
      1-2 cups of orange juice
      Put all the ingredients in the blender in the order listed and mix on
      high
      until fully blended.
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      164.

      wacky watermelon smoothie
      2 cups seeded watermelon chunks
      1 cup cracked ice
      1/2 cup plain yogurt
      1 Tbsp sugar
      1/2 tsp ground ginger
      1/8 tsp almond extract
      Combine all ingredients in blender container, blend until smooth.
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      165. zippy pineapple – carrot smoothie
      1/2 cup pineapple chunks
      1 cup soy milk, any flavor
      1 carrot, peeled and sliced
      1/3 cup pineapple juice
      1-1″ piece ginger, peeled and minced
      Honey to taste
      Place all ingredients in blender container and blend until everything is
      smooth.

      Add ice if you like it frosty. The ginger adds the “zip”.

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      FreebieQueen
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      Many of these smoothies ingredients can be measured into small ziplock bags & stored in the door of the freezer, just write the liquid additions on the baggie.

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