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Smoothies for Athletes Part 1


AMAZING APPLE SMOOTHIE
2 cups apple sauce
1 cup apple cider
1 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons Vermont maple syrup
1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
APPLE CARROT QUENCHER
2 cups carrot juice
1/2 cups apple juice
6 ounces non‐fat vanilla or plain yogurt, frozen
1 banana
Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is reached!
APPLES AND CREAM SMOOTHIE
2 cups vanilla low‐fat ice cream
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon or apple pie spice
1 cup fat free skim or 1% low fat milk
Ground cinnamon (optional)
In a blender container combine low‐fat ice cream, applesauce, and the 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon or apple pie spice. Cover and blend until smooth. Add fat free skim or 1% low fat milk. Cover and blend until just mixed. Pour into glasses. If desired, sprinkle each serving with additional cinnamon. Serve immediately. Makes 4 (8‐ounces) servings.
APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE
1 frozen banana
1/2 peeled, chopped apple
1 cup apple juice
1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
Blend. Great substitute for applesauce! Control the consistency by adding more or less chopped apple.
APRICOT APPLE SMOOTHIE
1 apple (golden delicious), peeled, cored & chopped
1 cup apple juice
4 apricots, fresh, pitted (skin optional)
1 banana, peeled
3/4 cups yogurt, plain
10 ‐ 12 ice cubes
1 tablespoon honey
Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
ARTIC FOREST SMOOTHIE
1 peach, frozen
10 blueberries, frozen
1 cup light (reduced sugar) fat‐free vanilla yogurt, frozen
1/2 cups 1% milk
1/2 tablespoons crushed pecan
1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smoothie consistency is reached!
AVOCADO AVALANCHE
1 large avocado
2 teaspoons condensed milk
1 cup ice
Scoop out avocado into blender. Add 2 teaspoons condensed milk or a little more, depending on how sweet you like it. Then add the ice and blend all of it together until itʹs a semi‐creamy texture.
AVOCADO BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE
Half a ripe avocado
1 to 1 1/2 frozen bananas
4 to 5 frozen or fresh strawberries
Splash non‐fat soy or other nut milk
Pinch cardamom
Pinch allspice
Whatever else strikes your fancy. . . Nuts, fruits, spices, etc throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired texture is reached. I prefer it smooth, but some like a chewable drink. Very, very delicious! Serves: 1