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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 130.3
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.8 mg
  • Sodium: 71.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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5-Minute Berry Smoothie

Submitted by: RAEBRALOP
5-Minute Berry Smoothie

Introduction

A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way! A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way!
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 cup berries any type (I like Kirkland's Frozen Mixed Berry Blend)
    1 small banana (6")
    1 cup Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt (I used Mountain High which is made with fructose, if you use an artificially sweetened product the calories will be lower)
    1/2 cup skim milk or enough as needed to make to a drinking consistency

Directions

Place all ingredients in blender and process to desired consistency. Makes 3 servings approx 3/4 cup each.






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  • Incredible!
    154 of 155 people found this review helpful
    We make this at our house, but instead of milk, we put 1 cup of the light orange juice. We also add 2 tbs of benefiber so that we are sure to get out fiber for the day. - 4/3/09

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  • Very Good
    118 of 133 people found this review helpful
    Why add sweetener or sweetened yogurt? The berries should be plenty sweet. I make this alsmot every morning with non fat plain yogurt (I buy a premium variety - the cheap stuff tastse awful). Add a drop of real vanilla for that vanilla kick. - 6/2/09

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  • 109 of 121 people found this review helpful
    Try adding some greens. I know it doesn't sound appealing but smoothies are a fabulous way to get in extra nutrients. Just put a small bunch of spinach leaves or kale in the blender first and blend it up well...then add all the ingredients and you'll never know it's even in there. - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    73 of 73 people found this review helpful
    This is great! I added a little bit of low carb protein powder just to hold me over. Super easy to make too, I made extra and put it in the refrigerator at work so that I can grab this instead of a candy bar :) - 1/21/09

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  • 48 of 58 people found this review helpful
    Try sweetening with Stevia instead of Splenda. 100% natural with no chemicals. You can buy this in packets or liquid form. - 1/18/09

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  • Very Good
    44 of 46 people found this review helpful
    Looks good just how you have it Kirstin, if I want to change it I will post my own recipe. Thank you very much! - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    30 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have yogart so I substituted 1% cottage cheese instead. I also added a small amount of honey and vanilla. It was very good using blueberries and about half of the banana. - 1/13/09

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  • Very Good
    29 of 31 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous recipe. I make a vegan version of it with soy milk or soy yogurt and freeze the banana in chunks -- comes out just like sorbet. Delish. - 7/24/09

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  • 27 of 34 people found this review helpful
    I sometimes put in OJ instead of milk...but definitely put protien powder in there. If you put in enough frozen fruit, it takes like sherbert to me! - 7/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 28 people found this review helpful
    We have been making this for years and love it! My husbands favorite is 1 cup of plain yogurt with a cup of frozen strawberries, 1 small banana, and liquid stevia as a sweetener. - 4/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    21 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I tweaked your recipe for my 6-year-old son, who is a picky eater and he loved it! He had a big purple smile on his face when he finished the drink. I added some protein powder, used vanilla soy milk instead of regular milk and used his activia yogurt and it was delicious. - 8/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 22 people found this review helpful
    GREAT recipe! We got a slushie maker with different cups so everyone can make their own. One daughter loves Lemon yogurt with berries, another orange yogurt with mandarin oranges and bananas. My new favorite is the raspberry cheesecake yogurt with fresh berries. We buy lots of yogurt now! - 1/15/09

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  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    used a fruit yogurt and a tsp of flax per serving as well. Made it even better. - 1/7/09

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  • Very Good
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I used Danone silouette yogurt and 1% milk because that is what I had on hand... I didnt use any sweetner as I find the fruit is sweet enough. I do sometimes use crystal light instead of milk or just plain water... very tasty tho. - 1/7/09

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  • 15 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I will be trying this recipe, however, I am going to skip the milk (I have family members who are lactose intolerant) and will use the low calorie orange juice instead. - 7/9/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I make a similar smoothie using 1 cup no fat cottage cheese in place of the yogurt. It's very high in protein & calcium. I also use about 2 T vanilla (I don't measure, I just pour a bit in the blender) & use splenda to taste. I like to add 2 T of flaxseed meal also. It has great nutritional value - 1/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 26 people found this review helpful
    we make smoothies every morning with frozen fruit (unsweetened), soy milk, frozen bananas if I have them and a tablespoon of protein powder. Great way to start day. - 7/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I used vanilla flaved Almond Milk. Yumo. - 12/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I made this for breakfast today. I used non fat Greek Style Yogurt (It's currently the fashionable yogurt LOL), and fresh raspberries on sale at Sprouts this week. I like to throw in a few ice cubes to make it cooler. And I added ground flax seed. Sometimes I use 1 cup of skim and .5 c. yogurt. - 8/27/09

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  • 12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    i make it with fat free sugar free plain yogurt add 1 packet of splenda and make sure the berries are frozen but i live where they grown strawberries, raspberry, blackberry and blueberries so fresh and good. love it one of my favorite moring drinks - 1/22/09

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  • 11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Making smoothies for breakfast has made my son drink that milk he thought he hated... He loves smoothies! :-))
    I don't use yogurt - only milk- but I like to add Wheat Germ and Hemp seeds or Sesame seeds to my smoothies for the good Omegas. - 8/24/09

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  • 10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I threw in some ice cubes and added a little water to thin it down. Makes servings a little bigger without adding calories. - 8/24/09

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  • 10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar but with unsweetened soy milk and unsweetened Greek yogurt, and I add different fruits (right now I love mango) and fruit juices in with the berries. Oh, and I think a banana gives a smoothie just the right consistency. Delicious! - 7/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This is sooo satisfying. I can find low carb, low sugar yogart ( Kroger brand) which makes it easier on bariatric stomachs. ( sugar makes us queasy!) - 1/20/09

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  • Good
    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I made it with non-fat vanilla yogurt and frozen mixed berries, it didn't seem very sweet, so I added non-fat cool whip, but I think next time I'll add some splenda for sweetness! - 1/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Oh man, this is so good. The whole family loved it. We will make these again for sure. Can't wait for our neighbor to have more blackberries. - 5/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    delicious! even my daughter loved it and she's a very picky eater. - 4/8/09

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  • 8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    The great thing about smoothies, they are so easy. And because they taste great, you are more apt to eat them. Put some flax mill in to get a little omegas and proten. - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    this was great! I followed the recipe exactly and I thought it was perfect...well done! - 1/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This is a breakfast favourite at our house. I always throw in a tbsp of nutritional yeast...you can't taste it in the smoothie and its a great source of B vitamins. For those looking for something to make it a little sweeter, substitute the milk with 1 tbsp of oj concentrate and a little water - 1/13/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This was so great. My whole family loved it, especially my 5 year old. Will definitely make it again. - 1/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    OMG! Ok have to admit I didn't think i'd like this. I LOVE the very unhealthy Orange Julious smoothies. I didn't have any bananas so I substituted with extra strawberries an blueberries. I drink 2% milk so I used that instead of skim. And I LOVED it!! Wow this is really good!! Thanks for sharing! - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I loved this. Great for when you have not much time for breakfast. - 1/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! I just added some vanilla protein powder too. - 8/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    made these the other night for a bedtime snack. very good. will definetely make again. thanks for the recipe. - 7/27/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I use ice,yogirt(fat free vanilla or plain),strawberries, banana and fat free milk. Also w/wo splenda...very good!!! - 6/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I just added protin mix to mine - 1/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    loved this recipe! it is easy and the kids loved it. maybe it will replace the peanut butter dipped in milk... yuk. i didn't get any complaints about not being sweet enough. we used fresh blueberries, bananas, light & fit yogurt & whole milk (that's all we had). - 1/7/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Very Good. Would not use banana next time but a few more strawberries. I also added 1 tsp. protein powder as well. Great in a vita-mix. - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I made it with low fat strawberry banana
    yogurt instead of the vanilla. - 1/4/09

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    it is very yummy I got this recipe out of a different cookbook or web site can't remember but Know its good I put it back into the frozen yogurt container and that way I have it all of the time and think its ice cream too my treat - 2/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Easy and really good! It really hit the spot for breakfast this AM! - 1/30/10

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe with lots of options to change it if you want to. If I have no time for breakfast, I make this and drink it on the way to work. - 1/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy... my kids loved it too!
    - 1/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this smoothie today, not only do I love the taste and have a smile on my face. I saved at least $5.00 making this at home instead of buying one at the store. - 1/7/09

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Our son made these almost every morning for a long time and always shared! We used non fat plain yogurt, OJ, bananas, and any other frozen/fresh fruit we had on hand. - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I have made this for years too. I make mine with fat free strawberry yogurt, frozen strawberrys and OJ. I've also made it and added bananas. Yum!! - 7/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is also a very good cold soup to use. I use this recipe with cantalope and other fruits seprate or together and it's very refreshing on a hot summer day! - 1/8/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It was not quite sweet enough, but had a nice flavor. I used a pineapple, mango, and strawberry frozen mix. I will use less banana next time, as the banana flavor dominated, and add a sweetner. - 1/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is great with vanilla soy milk too. - 12/28/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Gotta love those smoothies! Good to add in some protein powder, flax and other good stuff too. thanks for sharing. - 3/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was a very good smoothie and a good way to get some easy calcium into my diet. - 7/11/09

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  • 4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    this is very easy to make and delicious - 6/2/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love berry smoothies. I add protein and about 1/4 c juice and 1/4 c soy milk. It tastes great. - 1/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I have made this in the past and absolutely loved it...so did my 8 year old son! It's a great pool side drink on a hot summer day!! - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious and easy to make. Great way to get my dairy and my fruit intake. - 1/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I added alittle splenda and this was sooooooo good ! - 1/14/09

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I love smoothies and this one was great!! - 1/14/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! My kids loved it and this was the best smoothie recipe I have found to date! Thick and smooth! - 1/4/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I too loved this smoothie. This morning I added a bit of protein powder (soy) and some psyllium husk powder. Fage 0% plain yogurt is my favorite. - 1/4/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I surprised my hubby and 3 kids with a glass for snack. They loved it and told me to make it more often. Very easy to make. - 12/27/08

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Delish! Easy to make & varying the berries can make many flavors of shakes. - 12/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great smoothie. My DH and DD both really like it and I add protein powder and ground flax to get the full benefits. - 3/8/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I use Greek Yogurt and add a bit of Protein Powder - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make almost the exact same smoothie but rather than use milk I use low sugar orange juice for added sweetness....I got a major sweet tooth! It may add calories and carbs but it's so worth it! - 7/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    so easy n tasty - 1/12/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My daughters and I loved this! We are cutting back on super sweet things in my house and I wasn't sure they would like it but it was a big hit-and my husband who doesn't like sweet things at all I am sure will like it as well. - 1/12/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It was very good, but I will add something next time to make it a bit sweeter! Thanks! - 1/12/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this smoothie and it is very good. - 1/11/09

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    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is great and very simple to make. - 1/10/09

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was great. Even my rather have sugar 8 year-old had eat for breakfast. - 1/9/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good==going to make one of these once a week now!!! Yum!!! - 1/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I loved it!! I changed a bit by putting 1 full cup of vanilla yogurt and 1/2 cup of strawberry yogurt. Then, I added sugar to taste. Only 1/2 banana and 1% milk also. I will definitely be making this on a regular basis. Thanks! - 1/8/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make smoothies all the time and if you want a natural sweetener instead of Splenda, I add some honey. It's perfect and my kids LOVE my smoothies! - 1/6/09

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    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Great snack-Love the combo - 1/5/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It's really great! I personally love it with raspberries and strawberries :) - 1/4/09

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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I Love this- its easy to make and is delicious- - 1/3/09

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  • 3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I also put in one table spoon of salba.This is suppose to be the hottest thing for health now.Just look it up on your computer.And if you are taking any other powder for health you can put that in too.
    And it also counts for your fluid for the day.[hurray] - 1/2/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This tasted better than I thought it would.It's really very good.Goes down easy.Quenches your thirst too. - 12/24/08

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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    One of my very favorites! I make them frequently. - 12/24/08

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I JUST made one of these & OMG, it was SO good! I only made 1 serving, but will be making these for now on! My kids loved it too, as they wouldnt leave me alone after they tasted it! - 3/7/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used Greek yogurt, honey, blueberries, banana and skim milk. Wonderful! This will definately be my go-to quick morning breakfast! - 2/26/10

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy and a great breakfast! - 2/6/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used Greek yogurt. I was very good! - 2/5/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've made this recipe for several years now. It's yummy! - 2/2/10

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am trying this now; it looks excellent - 1/30/10

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    very good - 1/30/10

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good and healthy - 12/20/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I'll be making this often. - 12/20/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Simple to make. I'd use Sun Crystals even though it has a few calories its cheaper to buy. - 7/17/09

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    2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Sounds yummy. And all the fruit :). Will try! - 4/8/09

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is delicious, was a big hit with the whole family. Have made it several times now:) - 1/21/09

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yum! We loved our smoothies! We added a little honey, and used less milk. Can't wait to try different variations! - 1/18/09

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    very good. I used OJ instead of the milk. Family loved this for a snack. - 1/4/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great. I bet it would be great with some unsweetened vanilla almond milk! - 3/3/10

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can use any mix of fruits/yogurt. Also we add in ground flax, wheat germ and the pourable egg whites (pasteurized in the carton kind like better-n-Eggs) to add a proteing boost! - 3/3/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great smoothie - 3/2/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good!! And simple, I'm gonna try this one!! Thanks! - 2/20/10

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious, some of the suggestions sound good also. Heading to kitchen to make some now. - 2/14/10

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to try it. - 2/4/10

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