Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Here are more recipes for smoothies that I have researched on the internet. These make a good and refreshing drink. Here are mainly peanut butter smoothie recipes.

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Low Carb Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
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1 cup Chocolate low carb ice cream
* 1/4 cup Heavy cream
* 2 T Natural sugar free peanut butter

In a blender container, blend together ice cream, heavy cream, and peanut butter.

The above low carb peanut butter smoothie recipe was extracted from www.low-carb-diet-recipes.com





Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

(serves 2)

Ingredients
* 1 cup Low-fat or non-fat milk
* 1 Banana
* 2 tbsp Peanut butter
* 2 tbsp Honey
* 2 tbsp Plain yogurt
* 2 cups Ice cubes

Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

The above peanut butter smoothie recipe was extracted from www.bigoven.com

Strawberry, Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe



Ingredients
* 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
* 2 tablespoons peanut butter
* 1 banana
* 4 fresh strawberries, hulled
* 10 ice cubes

Place yogurt, peanut butter, banana, strawberries, and ice cubes into a blender. Puree until smooth.

The above strawberry banana peanut butter smoothie recipe was extracted from www.allrecipes.com


Chocolate, Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe



Ingredients
* 1 small ripe banana
* 1 1/2 cups milk
* 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 2 tablespoons
chocolate syrup

Combine everything in a blender. Blend until smooth.

The above chocolate banana peanut butter smoothie recipe was extracted from www.recipezaar.com

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Hope you will enjoy trying out the above recipes for smoothies and especially the various versions of the peanut butter smoothie recipes.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Chocolate Smoothie Recipes

Here are a chocolate smoothie recipe that I have found on the web. There are thousands of these free smoothie recipes available and you can try some of these exciting and refreshing smoothies out. ; )

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Chocolate Dream Smoothie Recipe
(serves 2)


Ingredients
  • 1¾ pint chocolate ice cream
  • 18fl oz milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • chocolate shavings
Mix all of the ingredients in a blender, then sprinkle the chocolate shavings on top for decoration.

Optional:- You can add some whipped cream on top as decoration.

The above chocolate smoothie recipe was extracted from www.flowercarole.com


Chocolate Mint Smoothie Recipe
(serves 2)
Ingredients:
  • 4 scoops peppermint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 drops peppermint extract
Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix.

The above chocolate mint smoothie recipe was extracted from www.cdkitchen.com



Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Recipe
(serves 2)



Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup chocolate flavored soy milk
  • 3/4 cup chocolate sorbet
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen unsweetened raspberries
  • 1/2 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 leaf fresh mint, chopped
In a blender, blend the soy milk, sorbet, raspberries, and banana until smooth. Garnish with mint to serve.
The above raspberry chocolate smoothie recipe was extracted from www.allrecipes.com

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Smoothies are really easy to make and there should be no reason for you not to be able to enjoy the any of the wonderfully refreshing free smoothie recipes that can be found in abundance.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Healthy Smoothie Recipes (2)

It is amazing how simple it is to make healthy smoothie with the following healthy smoothie recipes. All you need is basically fresh fruit and a blender for healthy fruit smoothies.

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Apricot Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

1/4 cup crushed pineapple
1 fresh apricot, diced
6 strawberries
1/2 banana
1 1/2 cup water
1 tbsp. skim milk powder
1 heaping tbsp. high- quality protein powder (optional)
1 tsp. flax seed oil (optional)
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In a blender, process fruit with the rest of the ingredients. Blend until thoroughly mixed and serve.


The above healthy smoothie recipe is extracted from www.healthrecipes.com



Raspberry Avocado Smoothie Recipe

1 avocado, peeled and pitted
3/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup raspberry juice
1/2 cup frozen raspberries (not thawed)

Puree avocado, orange juice, raspberry juice and raspberries in a blender until smooth.

Another healthy ice fruit smoothie recipe, this one extracted from www.eatingwell.com



Banana Orange Smoothie Recipe



1 cup ice
1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1 cup vanilla soy milk
1 medium banana
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 Tbsp. honey

Place the ice in the bottom of a blender, add remaining ingredients. Puree until smooth.

This is another healthy ice smoothie recipe and is just one of the many healthy breakfast recipes you can find. The above is extracted from www.kidscooking.about.com

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There are thousands of healthy smoothie recipes that you can find on the internet. Most make use of ice to give the cold refreshing taste and they also make great healthy breakfast recipes.


Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Healthy Smoothie Recipes (1)

Here are some healthy smoothie recipes that I picked up from the internet. Better still, some of these are also low fat smoothie recipes, great for the waistline!

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Wheat Germ Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe medium banana
  • 1 cup vanilla low-fat or nonfat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup cracked ice
  • 1 cup sliced fresh peaches or banana slices

Preparation:

  1. Cut banana into chunks.
  2. Put banana and yogurt in a blender with peaches, orange juice and wheat germ.

  3. Add cracked ice.

  4. Blend until smooth.

  5. Serve immediately in tall glass.

  6. Garnish with peach or banana slices and sprinkle 2 tsp. wheat germ on top.

The above healthy, low fat smoothie recipe was extracted from www.smoothieweb.com where you can find lots of other free smoothie recipes.


Sweet Vegetable Smoothie

A great vegetable smoothie to help your immune system. Fruits and vegetables help you stay healthy and this smoothie has both. An apple a day…

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup of sliced apple (sweet tasting apples are better)
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup of cucumber (peeled and sliced)
  • 2 cups of ice
  • a dash of nutmeg or cinnamon (optional)

Blend this vegetable smoothie until smooth. Adding the nutmeg and cinnamon will give it great fragrance.

The above healthy, fruit and vegetable smoothie recipe was extracted from www.smoothieweb.com where you can find lots of other free smoothie recipes.


Tomato Smoothie

Tomatoes are a great ingredient for a healthy smoothie recipe because of their antioxidant properties. Men in particular should add tomatoes to their diet to help prevent prostate cancer.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (chopped) tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 1/4 cup (chopped) celery
  • Tabasco or hot sauce to taste
  • 2 cups ice
Blend this vegetable smoothie until smooth.

The above healthy, great low fat vegetable smoothie recipe was extracted from www.smoothieweb.com where you can find lots of other free smoothie recipes.


Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Banana Smoothie Recipe

Here's another fruit smoothie recipe for you to try out. This time it is a banana smoothie recipe. In my opinion, all smoothies must be made with ice, thus the term ice smoothie, failing which they will not be the true blue refreshing smoothie that we have all come to love.

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There are way too many banana smoothie recipes to try all of them but we have listed 3 that we think our visitors will enjoy. Each one has its own benefits and taste but all are enjoyable.

Simple and Easy Banana Smoothie Recipe

This banana smoothie recipe is very easy to make and all ingredients you probably have in your refrigerator already or can easily get at any grocery store.

Ingredients:
1 banana
1 cup of whole milk
1 cup yogurt(preferably strawberry banana yogurt)
4 large strawberries
ice

Directions:

Blend the banana and strawberries with the milk, yogurt and ice until a smooth creamy texture is formed. For those who would like to add a shot of protein, ginko biloba, or other item, this smoothie is perfect for it.


Starbuck's Coffee and Banana Smoothie Recipe

This recipe is great for smoothie lovers and coffee lovers. It can be enjoyed as a morning energizer or any time of the day.

Ingredients:
1 banana frozen
1 bottle of your favorite Starbuck's Coffee
1/2 cup of yogurt
1 tbsp of condensed milk( flavor as you like)
ice

Directions:
Blend all the ingredients except the condensed milk. Taste the smoothie and add the condensed milk to make the banana smoothie as sweet as you would like.


Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe

The chocolate banana smoothie recipe conbines to ingredients that are meant to be together, chocolate and bananas. If you ever wondered what a chocolate covered banana on a stick would taste like as a drink, then here is your answer.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 banana cut into chunks and frozen
2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup or your favorite melted chocolate
1/2 cup of yogurt
1 cup of milk
ice

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a blender until bananas are really mixed and chocolate is swirled. Now you have your chocolate and banana smoothie.

The above is extracted from www.smoothie-recipes.com, a site where you can find lots of other free smoothie recipes as well.

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Try out any of the above banana smoothie recipe or take the opportunity to be creative and come up with your own fruit smoothie recipes. Don't forget the ice for that refreshing taste!

Enjoy...