Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

1 cup apple juice or cider
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups frozen pitted cherries
Blend and drink!  Serves 2


Berry Bonanza Smoothie

1/2 cup EACH frozen blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup cherry juice

Blend and drink!  Serves 2


Heidi's Dairy-Free Morning Smoothie

1/2 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 cup frozen peach slices
1/4 cup frozen blueberries
1 ripe banana
2/3 cup orange juice

Blend and drink!  Makes 1 large or 2 smaller smoothies.

***Variations:  can add 1/2 cup regular or soy yogurt, and/or 2 Tbsp wheat germ or Flax Seed


Fruit Shake

 5 strawberries
1/2 pint of blueberries 
1 banana 
1 cup of milk or juice 
4-5 ice cubes 
1 scoop of whey protein


Blend in a blender...drink...enjoy all the benefits. 

Variation: 

**add  1 1/2 cups of cantaloupe for a new flavor

**use mint leaves instead of blueberries


Berry Banana Smoothie

1 cup reduced-fat vanilla yogurt
1 medium-ripe banana, peeled, cut into chunks and frozen
1/4 cup each frozen, unsweetened strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
1 cup fat-free milk

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately.

Yield: 3 servings


Mango Blueberry "Fool"


1 (1-lb) ripe mango, pitted, peeled, and cut into chunks
1/4 cup sugar, or to taste
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice, or to taste
1 cup chilled heavy cream
1 1/2 cups blueberries (1/2 lb)
Grated lime zest to taste

Purée mango, sugar, lime juice, and a pinch of salt in a blender until very smooth. Add cream and blend until very thick. Blend in additional lime juice and sugar to taste.

Transfer to a bowl and fold in most of blueberries, then divide among 6 glasses. Top with remaining blueberries and zest. If desired, chill, loosely covered, 30 minutes.

 **could substitute peaches for mangos if desired

 

 

Orange Julius  from Dan and Wanda


Peel and tear 2 oranges into small pieces in the blender.

 Add:

1 cup water

1 cup milk

1/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla.

 Blend, then add 12 ice cubes and blend until ice is crushed.

 Serve immediately.  Makes 3-4 servings.


Raspberry Frappe

1 pint raspberry sorbet
2 cups white grape juice
1/2 pint fresh raspberries
2 T fresh lemon juice
1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda

In a blender, combine sorbet, white grape juice, raspberries and lemon juice.  Blend until smooth.  Pour into pitcher.  Stir in lemon-lime soda.  Serve immediately.  Makes 6 drinks.


Chocolate Raspberry Frappe

1 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup chilled water
1 cup raspberries
1/4 cup chocolate syrup

Blend until smooth and serve immediately


Fruit Smoothie


Put as many frozen strawberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines and/or prunes as desired in a blender that can handle making smoothies. 

Add 1/2 cup of pedialyte (for electrolytes)

Add one cup of any flavor yogurt.

Blend and enjoy. 


Peach Almond Roca Smoothie

2/3 cup frozen peaches (just plain- NOT in syrup!) 
5 ounce. (or more if needed) light vanilla soy milk (or fat free milk)
1 Tablespoon Fat Free French Vanilla Coffee-mate 
1 Tablespoon Sugar Free Torani Almond Roca Syrup 
3 Splenda packets (optional) 
3 large ice cubes

Place all of the ingredients in blender & blend on high speed for 30-45 seconds.


Lemon-Berry Crush Smoothie
from Kraft Foods


1-1/2 cups cold fat free milk 
1-1/2 tsp. Lemonade Flavor Soft Drink Mix 
1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 
1 cup ice cubes 

PLACE all ingredients in blender; cover.

Blend on high speed until smooth. 
SERVE immediately.


Cantaloupe Crush

1 cup cantaloupe cubes 
1/3 cup pineapple chunks 
1/4 cup orange juice 
1/2 cup frozen or canned peaches 
1 teaspoon sugar 
3 ice cubes

Whirl all ingredients in a blender until smooth.   Enjoy.  Serves 2