2 cups of low-fat frozen vanilla yogurt
2 cups of 1% milk
2 tbs crushed peppermint candy or 1 teaspoon real peppermint extract
1 1/2 cups of ice
optional crushed peppermint and candy cane for garnish
Add to a blender and create your Peppermint Smoothie! You may need to blend a little longer to get the peppermint candy pulverized.
6 c. nonfat milk
1 t. pure vanilla extract (you can use imitation but it will alter the taste)
1 small box sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
3 1/4 tablespoons Splenda sugar substitute
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
pinch of cinnamon
Combine wet ingredients
Combine dry ingredients except cinnamon
Whisk the dry mix into the milk mixture until smooth.
Refrigerate 1 hour
Serve with a sprinkling of cinnamon on the top
1/2 cup spinach
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbs cocoa powder
1/4 cup rolled
3/4 cup boiling water
Blend all ingredients carefully (don’t want to burn yourself) until smooth.
Cool for a few minutes or add a little cold water if it is too hot.
1 cup frozen cranberries (you can substitute juice, around 1/2 – 3/4 cup but it adds a bunch of preservatives and crap)
1 medium orange, seeded, peeled and skinned, then divided into sections.
Zest of 1 medium orange
1 cup unsweetened orange juice
1/2 cup skim milk
small handful of fresh spinach leaves
Combine spinach, cranberries, oranges, and orange juice.
Blend until thick but smooth. Add more juice by the tablespoon if needed to thin out the cranberries enough to blend.
Add remainder of ingredients and mix until smooth.
2 cups carrot juice
1/2 cup apple juice
3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
3 ice cubes
Put all ingredients into blender and whip until desired thickness is reached.
3 cups watermelon chunks
1 scoop protein powder
1/2 c ice
1/4 c cold water
Blend until mixed
note: You can add more ice for a thicker smoothie
1 c. real lemonade
1 c. frozen strawberries
1 tbls lemon juice
1 c. water
Blend until smoothe.
1 cup seedless green grapes
1 cup baby spinach
1/2 cup ice
1/4 cup milk
Place all ingredients in a blender.
1 med sweet potato
1 med banana chunked
1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 cups lowfat milk
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Bake sweet potato. Remove skin and cool completely
Add all ingredients to blender in order and mix until smooth, then whip until frothy.
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1 c frozen raspberries (fresh works too, just might want to add ice)
3/4 c nonfat milk milk
1 med. banana in chunks
1 1/2 Tbsp honey
2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
1 tsp ground flaxseed
1-2 tsp fresh lemon juice
Place all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth.
1 overripe banana
2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
1 pear, peeled and chopped
1 c. greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
1 c. unsweetened apple juice
1/4 t. ground cinnamon
Puree fruit then mix all ingredients until smooth.
1 c. carrot juice
1/2 unsweetened applesauce
2 T frozen orange juice concentrate
1 c. plain greek yogurt (you can use regular yogurt but you lose the great protein source. I’d say add a scoop of protein powder if you make this switch)
dash of salt
Blend until fully combined.
you can make your own carrot juice as well
puree a bag of carrots (washed, peeled, tops cut off)
add 2 c. hot water and stir
allow it to sit out for about a half hour then strain the pulp
1 t. salt
add more water to taste