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The Songs of Seasonal Smoothies, Issue #162 Happy Valentine's Day Smoothie
February 13, 2013


Songs of Seasonal Smoothies


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Kindy's Picks on "Healthy & Creative Smoothies, Using Local & Seasonal Ingredients.....

Make A Beautiful Pink-Fruity Smoothie for your Sweetie on Valentine's Day!

Surprise your family with a fresh 'Smoothie Bar' breakfast or what about a 'Smoothie Valentine Party' after dinner on Thursday...

Find a sampling of wonderful strawberry and cherry smoothie recipes below.

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SWEET VALENTINE'S DAY SMOOTHIE RECIPES

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FRUIT SMOOTHIE

1 cup orange juice

½ cup vanilla low-fat yogurt

1/3 cup fresh or frozen strawberries

¼ cup fresh banana

Place all ingredients into blender and process until smooth. If too thick, Add a bit of orange juice and blend for 5 seconds. Makes 1 ¾ cups

TANGY CHERRY-BERRY YUM

1 cup ice cubes

½ cup sliced strawberries

½ cup pitted and halved cherries

1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt

2 teaspoons ground flaxseed

3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Place all ingredients into blender and process until smooth.

DOUBLE BERRY FRUIT SMOOTHIE

1 cup apple juice

¼ cup fresh or frozen raspberries

1/3 cup fresh or frozen strawberries

½ cup strawberrylow-fat yogurt

Place all ingredients into blender and process until smooth. Makes 1 ¾ cups

CLASSIC STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE

8 fresh or frozen strawberries, stems out

½ cup low fat milk

½ cup vanilla low-fat yogurt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

6 ice cubes, crushed

whole fresh strawberries

In a blender combine ingredients. Toss in ice. Blend until smooth and Creamy. Pour into glasses. Top each glass with a whole fresh strawberry. Makes 2 servings.

THINK SPRING SMOOTHIE

1 cup strawberrylow-fat yogurt

1 1/8 cup fresh sliced strawberries

1 cup pineapple chunks

1 ripe kiwi fruit, peeled and diced

½ cup orange juice

4-6 ice cubes

fresh kiwi slices

Place ingredients in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Add ice cubes one at a time until mixture is thick. Pour into 3 frosted mugs. Garnish with fresh kiwi slices. Makes 3 servings.

CHERRY SMOOTHIE

1 cup cherry low-fat yogurt

¾ cup cranberry juice

½ cup frozen blueberries

3 ice cubes

whole fresh cherries with stems

Place ingredients in blender. Top each glass with a fresh cherry with stem. Makes 2 servings.

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What will your family do to get healthier this year?

Celebrating Healthy Families 2013



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