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Smoothies for Athletes Part 6

INSTANT BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE
8 to 12 ounces of milk
1 packet of instant breakfast, preferably chocolate
1 spoonful of peanut butter
1 frozen banana
About 3 ice cubes
Pour milk into blender. Add remaining ingredients. Put the blender on blend till Banana and ice are chopped up then whip it for about 5 seconds. Itʹs fast and Delicious.
ISLAND ESCAPE SMOOTHIE
2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt
1 cup sliced mango
1 cup sliced and peeled papaya
1 tablespoon pina colada mix
1/4 cups kiwi
1/2 cups ice
Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
JELLO SMOOTHIE
4 ounces prepared jello ‐ any flavor
4 ounces milk
4 ounces sherbet ‐ flavor should match the jello flavor
Mix in a blender. Top with whipped cream and colored sugar, if desired. This makes a great and easy summer beverage
KIWI COOLER
9 kiwifruit
4 cups pineapple juice
8 ice cubes
2 cups sparkling water
8 large strawberries
Peel the kiwis and cut into small pieces. Place half in a blender with 2 cups juice and 4 ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Stir in 1 cup sparkling water. Repeat with the remaining kiwis, 2 cups juice, 4 ice cubes, and 1 cup sparkling water. Pour into tall glasses and garnish each with a strawberry.
KIWI PEACH SMOOTHIE
4 kiwifruit, peeled
4 peaches, peeled and frozen*
16 ounces can pineapple juice
1/4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cups frozen limeade concentrate
1/4 teaspoons coconut extract
1 cup ice cubes
Garnish: kiwifruit slices
* If fresh peaches are unavailable, substitute 1 1‐pounds Bag frozen peaches. Process first 7 ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.
LEMON LIME SMOOTHIE
10 ounces lemon lime soda
2 ounces lemons
2 ounces limes
1 scoops lemon sherbet
1 scopp lime sherbet
1/2 banana
1 cup ice
2/3 cups granulated sugar
Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
LEMON WATERMELON SMOOTHIE
1‐1/2 cups seeded watermelon, diced
1 cup lemon sorbet
8‐10 ice cubes
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. The tart lemon sorbet is a perfect match with the sweet, juicy watermelon. To make an even thicker smoothie, freeze the watermelon first. Serves 2. Variation: add a shot of vodka, for a wonderful, slushy, frozen cocktail!
LEMONADE SWEET TART SMOOTHIE
Just think of a sweet‐tart lemon milkshake. . . Only slushy! 1 (6‐ounces) can frozen lemonade concentrate
1 cup milk
1 cup water
1/4 cups sugar ‐ or to taste
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
10 to 12 ice cubes
Place all ingredients into container of electric blender. Blend on high until smooth, about 30 seconds. Serve immediately.
MANGO SMOOTHIE
1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, chopped ‐‐ (approx. 1‐1/4 cups)
3/4 cups milk, skim ‐‐ chilled
1/4 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt
3/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 ice cubes
Pinch of salt
Fresh mint sprigs
Combine all ingredients except mint in blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Garnish with mint.
MANGO TANGO SMOOTHIE
1 cup frozen mango
1 frozen banana
1 cup peach sorbet
1 can papaya nectar
Blend until smooth.
MANGO PAPAYA SMOOTHIE
1 mango (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, pitted, and chopped coarse
1 papaya, peeled, seeded, and chopped coarse
2 cups plain yogurt
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice plus 4 lime slices for garnish
3 tablespoons honey, or to taste
1/4 teaspoons almond extract
In a blender blend the mango, the papaya, the yogurt, the lime juice, the honey, the almond extract and 1 cup ice cubes in batches until the mixture is smooth and blend in another 1/2 cups ice cubes if desired to thin the smoothie mixture to desired consistency. Divide the mixture among 4 chilled large glasses and garnish each smoothie with a lime slice. Serves