Vegetarian Smoothies

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Smoothies are great and very healthy.  You can have them as snacks or drink them with your brunch.

Breakfast Smoothies

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups plain fat-free yogurt
  • 3 to 4 bananas
  • 3 cups of strawberries, stems removed and roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 cup of ice

 

Mix ingredients into blender one at a time and serve.

 

Banana and Yogurt Smoothie

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt
  • ¾ cup skim milk

 

Set aside two or three slices of banana and place the rest of the banana in the blender.  Add yogurt and milk.  Blend until smooth and garnish with extra pieces of banana and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

 

 

Mango Smoothie

 

Ingredients

  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 3 tbsp. Yogurt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 cubes of ice

 

Add ingredients to blender one at a time and puree until smooth.

 

Pear Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 3 pears
  • ½ inch fresh ginger
  • 3 tbsp. Fresh yogurt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 cubes of ice

 

Gradually juice the pear, ginger and cinnamon together.  Transfer to blender and add yogurt and ice.  Blend until smooth.