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.


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