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Smoothies for Athletes Part 4

DAIQUIRI TWIST SMOOTHIE
1 cup apple‐cranberry juice
1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cups frozen blackberries
1/2 cups kiwis
1/2 cups crushed ice
1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
DATE YOGURT SMOOTHIE
1/2 cups chopped dates
1 banana, chopped, (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cups plain nonfat yogurt
1/2 cups crushed ice
Combine dates, banana slices, and orange juice in a blender and puree until dates are finely chopped. Add yogurt and ice, blend until just combined.
DOUBLE APPLE SMOOTHIE
2 bananas
1 green apple
1 red apple
10‐12 frozen strawberries
1‐2 cups apple juice
Put all the ingredients in the blender in the order listed and mix on high until fully
blended.
DOUBLE MELON SMOOTHIE
1 1/2 cups seeded and chopped watermelon
1 1/2 cups seeded and chopped honeydew melon
Juice of 2 limes
1 cup vanilla low fat yogurt
1 cup ice cubes
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses.
EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK SMOOTHIE
2 bananas
1 orange
1 apple
2 chunks of fresh pineapple
2 kiwis
1/2 cups of frozen blueberries
10‐12 frozen strawberries
1‐2 cups cranberry juice
1 (14‐ounces) can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1 (8‐ounces) carton plain yogurt
1 small banana, cut up
1 cup frozen or fresh whole strawberries
1 (8‐ounces) can crushed pineapple packed with juice, chilled
2 tablespoons real lemon juice from concentrate
1 cup ice cubes
Halved fresh strawberries, optional
Chill eagle brand. In blender container, combine eagle brand, yogurt, banana, whole strawberries, pineapple with its juice and real lemon, cover and blend until smooth. With blender running, gradually add ice cubes, blending until smooth. Garnish with halved strawberries if desired. Serve immediately.
FLAXSEED SMOOTHIE
1 medium banana or fruit of choice
1/4 cups yogurt or tofu
1 to 2 tablespoons concentrated fruit juice
1/4 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cups soy milk
1 tablespoon flaxseed oil
1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
Dash cinnamon or mace
Blend all together until creamy smooth.
FROSTY FRUIT SMOOTHIE WITH WHEAT GERM
1 cup low‐fat vanilla yogurt
1 cup sliced peaches, fresh, frozen or canned
1 ripe banana, cut into chunks
1/4 cups wheat germ
1/4 cups orange juice
1 cup ice cubes
Peach or banana slices, opt. 2 teaspoons wheat germ, optional
In blender or food processor, combine yogurt, peaches, banana, wheat germ, 1/4 cups orange juice and ice cubes. Cover and blend about 1 minute, or until smooth. Serve immediately, poured into tall glasses and garnished with peach or banana slices and sprinkled with 2 teaspoons wheat germ.
FROZEN FRUIT SMOOTHIE
1/2 cups frozen bananas
1/2 cups frozen peaches
1/2 cups frozen strawberries
2 cups milk
1/4 cups orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
In a blender, combine all the above until smooth. Pour in tall glasses, pop a straw in and enjoy! Wonderful for those hot days in the summertime.
FRUIT COCKTAIL SMOOTHIE
8 ounces canned fruit cocktail, chilled
1 cup milk
1/4 cups nonfat dry milk powder
1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cups ice cubes
2 dashes ground cinnamon
In a blender container combine undrained fruit cocktail and remaining ingredients. Cover, blend till combined. Add ice cubes, cover and blend till smooth. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon (for garnish) if desired. Serve immediately.
FRUIT SALAD SMOOTHIE
1 medium ripe peach
3/4 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 banana ‐‐ peeled
2 cups skimmed evaporated milk ‐chilled
4 teaspoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1 teaspoon vanilla
4‐6 ice cubes
Cinnamon ‐‐ optional
Combine everything in blender except ice and cinnamon. With blender running, add ice cubes one at a time. Divide smoothie into 4 chilled glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon.
FRUITY SUNFLOWER SMOOTHIE
1/3 20ounces bag frozen strawberries
1 banana
1/2 15ounces can pineapple (including juice), or several slices of fresh pineapple
3 tablespoons low‐fat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seeds
6 ounces orange juice
Blend for about 30 seconds, then serve.