11 Smoothies & Spritzers Easy Recipes

Apricot Smoothie 3/4 cup Canned apricots, packed in water or light syrup 1/2 cup Orange juice 1/2 cup Nonfat or low-fat yogurt 1 1/2 cup Ice cubes (optional) 1. Drain liquid from apricots. 2. Put all ingredients into blender. 3. Blend until smooth, about 4 minutes. 4. Pour into a tall glass. Banana Smoothie 1…

Strawberry Smoothie

1 cup Frozen strawberries, packed without syrup 1 cup Nonfat or low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 cup Ice cubes (optional) 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract (optional) 1.Place all ingredients in a blender. 2.Blend until mixture is frothy, about 4 minutes. 3.Make sure all strawberries and ice cubes are blended. 4.Pour into glasses. Makes 2 servings. Food Guide…

Strawberry/Banana Smoothie

1 cup Low-fat yogurt 1 cup Pineapple juice 3 whole Ice cubes, crushed 5 medium Strawberries 1 medium Banana, peeled 1.Place all ingredients in blender. 2.Blend until smooth. Serve at once. Makes 1 serving. Food Guide Pyramid servings: 3 fruit, 1 dairy. Hint: You can crush the ice cubes in a plastic bag using a…

Raspberry Smoothie

1 cup Low-fat milk 2/3 cup Raspberries, unsweetened, frozen 2 cup Low-fat cottage cheese 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp Sugar 2 whole Ice cubes 2 to 3 drops Almond or vanilla extract (optional) 1.Put all of the ingredients into a blender. 2.Blend for 45 seconds or until your smoothie is creamy and smooth….

Orange Julee Smoothie

This is a quick and easy breakfast that includes the fruit and milk groups. 6 oz Frozen orange juice concentrate 2 Tbsp Sugar 1 cup Low-fat milk 1 cup Water 1 tsp Vanilla extract 10 or 12 Ice cubes 1.Place all ingredients in blender. 2.Blend until smooth. 3.Pour into glasses. Make shortly before serving or…

Melon Smoothie

1 cup Frozen melon cubes 1/2 cup Low-fat milk 1/2 cup Nonfat or low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 cup Ice cubes (optional) Dash Cinnamon 1.Use either cantaloupe or honeydew melon. 2.Place all ingredients, except cinnamon, into blender and blend until smooth. 3.Stir with spoon or fork to see if all ingredients have been blended. 4.Pour into…

Banana Smoothie

1 medium Banana 1 cup Low-fat milk 1 tsp Vanilla 1 tsp Sugar 1 cup Ice cubes (optional) 1.Peel banana and break into pieces. 2.Place all ingredients in a blender. 3.Blend until smooth, about 4 minutes. 4.Pour into a tall glass. Makes 1 serving. Food Guide Pyramid servings: 1 fruit, 1.5 dairy.

Apricot Smoothie

3/4 cup Canned apricots, packed in water or light syrup 1/2 cup Orange juice 1/2 cup Nonfat or low-fat yogurt 1 1/2 cup Ice cubes (optional) 1.Drain liquid from apricots. 2.Put all ingredients into blender. 3.Blend until smooth, about 4 minutes. 4.Pour into a tall glass. Makes 1 serving. Food Guide Pyramid servings: 1.5 fruit,…

HEMP GREEN SMOOTHIE BOWL

FOR THE SMOOTHIE 1 1/2 cups spinach 1 small banana 1/5 avocado 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 small mango, peeled and chopped 1 cup water TOPPINGS 1 tablespoon hemp seeds 1 teaspoon unsalted pumpkin seeds 1 teaspoon slivered almonds Optional: 1 teaspoon unsweetened coconut flakes INSTRUCTIONS Blend all of the smoothie ingredients together Pour…