Sunday, February 14, 2016

Smoothie Recipes #1

Last month, I did a smoothie challenge and I just had to share some of the delicious recipes we tried. We made all of the smoothies in the Nutribullet that Peter got for Christmas. We absolutely love it as it does a great job and is super easy to clean.

Cake Batter Smoothie
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
3 T. yellow cake mix (dry)
1 frozen banana
sprinkles (garnish)

Sunny Tropical Smoothie
1 orange
1 banana
1 cup fruit juice ( I used V8 Splash - peach mango)
1 cup frozen mango
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 tsp. chia seeds

Simple Strawberry Smoothie
2/3 cups frozen stawberries
1/2 banana
1/2 cup strawberry yogurt
1/2 cup almond milk
1/2 tsp. chia seeds
4-5 ice cubes
Banana Bread Smoothie
1 banana (frozen)
1/2 cup almond milk
1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 cup oats (uncooked)
dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, & salt
splash of maple syrap
(garnish w/nutmeg)

- tasted just like banana bread...YUM!  
Raspberry-Almond-Chia Smoothie
2/3 cups frozen raspberries
2/3 cup almond milk
1 T. honey
1/4 cup almonds
2 tsp. chia seeds
2/3 cup vanlla yogurt

Lemon Meringue Smoothie
1/2 cup vanilla (or lemon) yogurt
2 T. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 cup milk (any) - I used almond milk
1/4 tsp. lemon extract
1 packet stevia
1 cup ice

- very refreshing! :O)


Chunky Monkey
5-6 ice cubes
1 ripe banana
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup milk (any)
2 T. peanut butter
2 tsp. cocoa powder
1-2 packets stevia
1 T. almonds

- this was one of my faves!

Orange Creamsicle
1 frozen banana
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup orange juice
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1 orange (peeled)

green smoothies aren't my favorite, but this one was pretty good....

Pineapple-Kale-Banana Smoothie
1 cup water
1 cup kale
1 cup frozen pineapple
1/2 frozen banana
1/4 lime (peeled)
1 T. chia seeds

{healthy} Tropical Smoothie
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1/cup frozen mango
1/2 frozen banana
1/3 cup almond milk
1 T. orange juice
1 tsp. flax seeds
1 T. almonds

- delish!!
Blueberry Mango Smoothie
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 banana (frozen)
1/2 cup fresh mango
1/4 of a lemon (peeled)
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup water
drizzle of honey

- that little touch of lemon makes this very refreshing!
Green Smoothie

1 cup spinach
1/2 cup fresh pineapple
1/2 tangerine
1/2 frozen banana
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tsp. chia seeds

(I froze the rest of the pineapple, I think this smoothie would have been even better/colder with frozen pineapple in it).
Aloha Pineapple Smoothie

1/2 cup strawberries
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1/2 banana
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup ice
- too good to be good for you!!
Strawberry Colada Smoothie 
4 oz. fresh stawberries - puree & set aside 
1 frozen banana
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 small vanilla yogurt
1 cup coconut milk
Put pineapple mixture in glass.
Swirl in stawberry puree with table knife. 
- this one was delicious!!

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