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Smoothies for Athletes Part 7

MEXICAN SMOOTHIE
1 cup tomato juice
1/2 teaspoons chopped jalapeno pepper
1/4 teaspoons cayenne
1/4 cups chopped onion
1/2 cups chopped parsley
2 cloves garlic, peeled
Chop and blend all the ingredients together. Serve immediately.
NECTARINE SMOOTHIE
1 nectarine
6 ounces light (reduced sugar) fat‐free peach frozen yogurt (this is one container of yoplait)
1/2 cups dole pineapple‐orange‐guava juice (comes in a carton)
1/2 cups crystal light or other sugar‐free lemonade
1 packet equal sweetener or. . . 2 teaspoons sugar if equal is not available
Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is reached!
OATMEAL FRUIT SMOOTHIE
1 cup soy milk
1/2 cups rolled oats
1 banana, broken into chunks
14 frozen strawberries
1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1‐1/2 teaspoons white sugar
In a blender, combine soy milk, oats, banana and strawberries. Add vanilla and sugar if desired. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
ORANGE PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE
1/2 cups orange juice
1/4 cups pineapple juice
1/2 banana
1/4 teaspoons ginger root ‐‐ fresh, peeled, grated, up to 1/2 teaspoons
1/2 cups crushed ice ‐‐ or 2 small ice cubes
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
ORANGE PINEAPPLE COCONUT SMOOTHIE
1/4 cups orange juice
1/4 cups pineapple juice
1 tablespoon coconut milk ‐‐ *
1/2 banana
1/4 teaspoons ginger root ‐‐ fresh, peeled, grated
1/2 cups crushed ice or 2 small ice cubes
* can be made from fresh or dried coconut or purchased bottled. Do not use the canned coconut mix for mixed drinks as it is very sweet and different. If using fresh coconut, cut coconut meat into 1ʺ pieces & place equal amounts of coconut & hot water in food processor or blender. Puree at high speed for a couple of minutes, let steep for 30 minutes. Then pour into a strainer set over a bowl. Press on the pulp and squeeze by the handful to extract as milk as possible. Pour the milk through a fine‐mesh strainer. For dried coconut: use 1 cup p unsweetened, dried coconut with 1 1/2 cups hot tap water. Allow to stand for 5 minutes. Puree one minute and proceed as above. Will keep up to three days refrigerated and indefinitely, if frozen. Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
ORANGE CREAMSICLE SMOOTHIE
2 whole seedless oranges, peeled
3 tablespoons high protein shake powder (vanilla flavored)
1 cup water
1/2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt (optional)
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
ORGANIC SMOOTHIE
2 cups organic calcium‐fortified orange juice
1 cup frozen organic strawberries
1/3 cups frozen organic blueberries (more or less ‐ to taste)
1 banana
Blend in your blender till smooth, then add the following optional ingredients, if desired: slightly less than 1/4 cups flax oil 2. 5 scoops of your favorite powdered protein supplement this recipe makes a lot of smoothie, enough to feed myself & my 2 sons for breakfast. It also freezes really well (for smoothie Popsicles). If you only need to feed yourself, then you can cut the ingredients in half. . . . . . .
PAPAYA SMOOTHIE
2 papayas, ripe
1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cups vanilla frozen yogurt
Peel, seed and coarsely chop papayas. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Makes 2 servings. About 2 cups of papaya cubes would make two tall glasses of smoothie. Select the ripest for best flavor. If not ripe enough, you may have to add a little sugar to the smoothie.
PASSIONATE PEACH SMOOTHIE
1 can peaches in syrup
1 frozen banana
1 cup Ben and jerryʹs purple passion sorbet
1 can peach nectar
2 cups grape juice
Blend until smooth. It lives up to itʹs name.
PEACH SMOOTHIE
1 cup frozen peach slices
1/2 banana, sliced
3 tablespoons nonfat vanilla yogurt
1/4 cups orange juice or apple juice
1/2 cups nonfat rice milk, optional
Sugar to taste. Throw all ingredients in the blender and chop and then puree for many seconds until it is delightfully smooth.
PEACHES AND DREAMS SMOOTHIE
10 ounces of apple cider
3‐5 slices of peach
4 large strawberries
1 banana
1/8 teaspoons of cinnamon
Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is reached!
PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE
1/4 cups peanut butter, chunky or smooth
1 cup vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk
Place all ingredients into blender and blend on high until just combined.
PEANUT BUTTER BANANA SMOOTHIE
2 large ripe bananas, peeled, sliced, frozen
2 cups milk
1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon imitation banana extract
Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.