August 24, 2009

A New Start

Filed under: Uncategorized — leilarader @ 12:28 am


I apologize for not being so up-to-date on this. Lately I have had little time to sit down and write. Summer has been good, but it is time to start fresh and those of you who have to start school again (I am going into my second week now) I am sure that you are having a hard time adjusting, What better way to start the day then a fresh and healthy smoothie. Today I am going to give you a number of smoothies that I think are perfect for a quick mo

rning boost. I will post the website at the bottom of this post so that you can go there yourself! Here you go!

1. Pineapple!

20 oz Unsweetened pineapple chunks

  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 2 ts Liquid sweetener
  • Mint Leaves–Optional

Drain pineapple, reser

ving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks. 
Place juice, buttermilk, vanilla, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a blender 
container. Blend until smooth.
Pour into glasses and garn ish with mint if desired

2. Peach!

  • 1 c Chilled peach nectar
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1 Container (6 ounces) peach yogurt
  • Ground nutmeg

Place nectar, milk and yogurt in blender. Cover and blend on high speed
about 30 secon

ds or until smooth. Sprinkle with nutmeg. 2 servings
(about 1-1/4 cups each); 180 calories per serving.

3. Fruit mix!

  • 1 Cup Watermelon; Cut Up
  • 1 Cup Cantaloupe Or Honeydew;
  • 1 Cup Pineapple; Cut Up
  • 1 Cup Mango; Cut Up
  • 1 Cup Strawberries; Halved
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Orange Juice
  • Crushed Ice

Mix all ingredients except ice. Fill blender container 1/2 full of mixture.
Add crushed ice to fill to the top. Cover and blend on high speed 
until of a uniform consistency. Repeat with remaining mixture.
Serve immediately; garnish with fruit, if desired. Serves 6.

Hope you enjoy! I know I am excited to drink all this yummy stuff each morning!


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