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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 120.4
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.4 mg
  • Sodium: 53.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Fruit smoothies

Submitted by: ANGIEDH

Introduction

Fruit smoothies, great for a hot summer afternoon Fruit smoothies, great for a hot summer afternoon
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 banana, frozen
    3.5 cups strawberries, frozen
    1/2 cup milk
    1/2 cup cranberry or apple juice
    pinch salt
    3 to 6 teaspoons sugar
    2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
    A bit of fresh mint, chopped (optional)

Directions

This is a great smoothie recipe, based on my favorite cooking mag, Cook's Illustrated.
You can use any kind of fruit you have, and I throw overripe fruit into the freezer regularly just for this purpose.
I created this recipe with strawberries, but I've also made it with various combinations of pear, blueberry, pineapple, and cherries. Any frozen fresh fruit that sounds appealling to you will work. The mint is optional but I thnk it makes it really nice.
Let the frozen fruit thaw just a bit, then throw ALL the ingredients in the blender and let her rip. Great on a summer's day.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ADH1010.






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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Looks good, but why add sugar when the fruit has lots of natural sweetness? - 6/19/10

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