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There isn’t a much better taste in the world than ripe blackberry. Just writing about it is making my mouth water. This smoothie recipe calls fro 1/2 cup of blackberries, but I usually add a few more to my blackberry smoothies. And I won’t tell if you do to. And just when you think the […]
Broccoli is one of the best foods that mother nature makes. So it belongs in a smoothie on principal alone. And even though many people claim to hate the taste of broccoli (thanks, President Bush) it is very easily hidden in a smoothie. And if you can’t taste it, you still get the healthy benefits […]
Cherries aren’t a typical fruit you add to a smoothie. I understand no one likes taking the pits from the cherries to use them in a Cherry smoothie, but the good news is you can buy frozen dark cherries that work really well to create a sweet yet tart smoothie. Don’t over look the cherry, […]
Ginger is a tasty addition to foods, but it’s also very healthy and helps in soothing muscle aches and pains. It’s great for those who are active daily. Weightlifters use it to help muscle recovery after an intense workout. Some studies have indicated it helps to fight cancer and stave off infections. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup […]
You won’t believe this is low calorie once you tasted the strawberry banana recipe for a refreshing day-If you can’t get a Maui Wowi smoothie, here is the next best thing. Sometimes simple smoothies are the best smoothies and this is a very simple 2-fruit smoothie with yogurt for protein. Adding Stevia can give it […]
I have been on a blueberry kick lately and what better way to get some blueberries in your diet than with a blueberry smoothie. Nothing complicated here, but the honey will really sweeten this smoothie. You may wish to taste before adding it in. Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 […]
Plums just don’t get enough press so when I found this recipe from Rambling Tart (slightly modified), I thought it would be a nice addition to Smoothieweb.com. Not too sweet; blueberries aren’t high in sugar, and with a squeeze of lemon, this plum smoothie will give you a good boost especially with the protein punch from the Greek yogurt. If […]
I have never had a wheatgrass smoothie so I’m can’t really write anything about it other than to ask you to tell me if a wheatgrass smoothie is good. Is it? Should I try it? Will I like it? Are there any similar tastes? Leave your responses in the comments below. I am really curious […]
I had a request of a wheat germ smoothie and didn’t have any smoothie recipes with wheat germ as a big part of the ingredients. I found this one on eHow, but if you have one you would like to share please submit to email@example.com. I know the image has walnuts, but those are just […]
My first twitter smoothie recipe submission. Hopefully not my last. This is from @victormazur. I haven’t tried it, but can you go wrong with strawberries, raspberries and pineapple? I submit you cannot. As always, please let me know if you liked it. Thanks, Victor! Ingredients: 1 cup of strawberries 1 cup of raspberries 1/2 cup […]
Berries are probably my favorite smoothie ingredients and this berry smoothie has a truckload of berries, and feel free to shove some boysenberries in here as well or substitute. You can’t go wrong combining berries in a berry smoothie. Ingredients: 1/2 cup raspberries 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 blackberries 1 cup low-fat yogurt (some type of […]
As I’ve written before I am not a big fan of peaches. I just don’t care for the flavor of a peach. But I’ve been told I’m weird so I try to give the peach its due and include peach smoothie recipes. Here is a healthy recipe for a peach smoothie that I might even […]
This low-fat smoothie recipe combines blackberries with bananas, but it would work equally well with any type of berry you have on hand. Ingredients: 1 medium banana, peeled 1/2 cup blackberries 1/2 cup non-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup ice cubes Preparation: 1. Place all four ingredients into the blender. Blend on high for about 15 […]
Tomatoes are a great ingredient for a healthy smoothie recipe because of their antioxidant properties. Men in particular should add tomatoes to their diet to help prevent prostate cancer. Ingredients: 2 cups (chopped) tomatoes 1/2 cup tomato juice 1/4 cup apple juice 1/2 cup carrots 1/4 cup (chopped) celery Tabasco or hot sauce to taste […]
This cherry smoothie makes a great breakfast smoothie, simple and quick to make and delicious to drink. Ingredients: 1 very ripe banana, peeled 1 cup frozen unsweetened tart cherries 1 cup skim milk Put banana, frozen cherries and milk in he container of an electric blender; puree until smooth. Serve immediately. Serving size: one cup.
Tangerine Berry Smoothie 1⁄2 cup lowfat or nonfat plain yogurt 1⁄2 cup tangerine juice 1⁄2 cup frozen, unsweetened strawberries, unthawed 1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste In a blender whirl all ingredients together 30 seconds to 1 minute until smooth and frothy. Makes 1 serving; about 1 – 1⁄2 cups.
Tropical Tofu Berry Smoothie 1 cup light (reduced sugar) fat-free vanilla yogurt 1 cup skim milk 1 banana 3″ cube of soft tofu 3/4 cup blueberries 1 cup strawberries Put yogurt, milk, banana, tofu, and Equal into blender and blend until smooth. Add berries and blend again until smoothie consistency is reached.
Chocolate Banana Smoothie 6 oz. SnackWell’s Chocolate Cherry Non-Fat Yogurt 1/4 cup skim milk 1 banana 3 large ice cubes Put all ingredients into blender. Blend well, adding more ice or milk if necessary, until smoothie consistency is reached!
Summer is coming to a close so good melons will be harder to find. Send summer out without melon-colly and try thie melon smoothie recipe. Maniac Melon 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 substitute […]
Sweet blueberries with the creamy smooth taste of banana, what could be better? Try adding some cinnamon as garnish. Blueberry Banana Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1 ripe medium banana 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/4 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt 3/4 cup skim milk pinch of cinnamon (if desired) 1/2 cup of crushed ice Combine all […]