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Lime Blackberry Smoothie

Lime Blackberry Smoothie

0 by / on September 21, 2012, 9:07 am

 1 cup 2% milk.  1 tablespoon agave nectar.  1 tablespoon lime juice.  1 cup frozen blackberries.       Step 1: Combine milk, agave, lime juice, and blackberries into a blender. Process until smooth. Step 2: Pour into a glass. Serve immediately. *Makes 1 serving *Nutrients Per Serving: 271 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 49g Carbohydrates, 7g Fiber, 117mg Sodium.

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Soy Milk Smoothie

Soy Milk Smoothie

0 by / on September 21, 2012, 8:54 am

3 cups plain or vanilla soy milk. 1 banana (peeled and frozen) 1 cup frozen strawberries or raspberries. 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract. 1/3 cup sweetener.     Step 1: Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Step 2: Pour into 4 cups.   *Makes 4 servings *Nutrients per serving: 147 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 6f protein, 18g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 92mg Sodium.

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Mango Shake

Mango Shake

0 by / on September 21, 2012, 8:26 am

 2 medium ride mangoes. (peeled, pitted, and sliced)  1 1/2 cups skim milk.  1 cup vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.  3-4 teaspoons lime juice  1/4 teaspoon ground mace.  mint sprigs(optional)      Step 1: Combine mangoes and milk in a blender and process until smooth. Step 2: Add ice cream, lime juice, and mace. Process until smooth. Step 3: Pour into 4 tall glasses. Garnish if desired. Serve immediately. *Makes 4 servings *Nutrients per serving: 152 Calories, 1g Total Fat, 5g protein, 34g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 82mg Sodium.  

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Morning Pomegranate Shake

Morning Pomegranate Shake

0 by / on September 18, 2012, 3:47 pm

1 cup 100% pomegranate juice 3/4 cup soy or low fat milk 2 ice cubes 1 large banana 2 tablespoons silvered almonds 2-4 tablespoons protein powder (optional) 1 teaspoon honey     Step 1: In a blender combine all ingredients and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Step 2: Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately. *Makes 2 servings *Nutrients per serving: 212 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 40g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, and 45mg Sodium.  

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Berry Orange Shake

Berry Orange Shake

0 by / on September 18, 2012, 3:37 pm

2 Orange herbal tea bags 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt 2 tablespoons of honey 1 cup of frozen strawberries         Step 1: In a teapot pour boiling water over orange herbal tea bags; cover and let brew for 5 minutes. Step 2: In a blender process remaining ingredients and tea until smooth. Step 3: Pour into 3 glasses, decorate if desired, and serve. *Makes 3 servings *Nutrients per serving: 95 Calories, 1g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 22g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 30 mg Sodium.

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Mandarin Orange Smoothie

Mandarin Orange Smoothie

0 by / on September 18, 2012, 3:27 pm

1 cup orange sherbet 1 can of sliced mandarin oranges. (11 ounces) 1 container of low-fat orange creme yogurt. (6 ounces) 1/2 cup orange juice or orange-tangerine juice. (chilled) Oranges wedges(optional for decoration)          Step 1: Combine orange slices, sherbet, yogurt, and juice in a blender and process it until it is smooth. Step 2: Pour into 3 glasses. Decorate it with orange wedges if you desire and serve it immediately. *Makes 3 servings *Nutrients per serving: 189 Calories, 4g Protein, 39g Carbohydrates, 2g Total Fat, 2g Fiber, 65mg Sodium.

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Bright and Early Smoothie

Bright and Early Smoothie

0 by / on September 13, 2012, 5:50 pm

         1/2 cup of uncooked oats. (Old-fashioned style)   1 cup of Orange juice.   6 ounces of vanilla flavored yogurt.   1/2 cup of soy milk   4 strawberries. (whole)   3 ice cubes   1 teaspoon of cinnamon. (optional)   Step 1: Pour oats into blender and grind them into fine crumbs. Step 2: Add Orange juice, soy mile, ice cubes, strawberries, yogurt and desired amount of cinnamon to blender. Process ingredients until they are thoroughly blended. Step 3: Pour mixture into 2 tall glasses. Top with any desired additional cinnamon. *Makes 2 servings *Nutrients per serving: 236 [...]

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