Yogurt makes for a delicious breakfast or snack, but did you know they also make great smoothies? If you get tired of having your plain old yogurt just toss it in a blender with some fruits of your choice and you can create something delicious. If you’re not sure where to start just read on for 3 yummy recipes below.
Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie
1 1/2 cup Dannon Vanilla Yogurt (fat free)
3/4 cup frozen peaches
1 whole frozen strawberry container
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
Place all ingredients in blender, add ice to fill blender and blend. Serves 2.
Yogurt Fruit Smoothie
In Blender Add
2 Cup Vanilla Yogurt
1 Banana – cut up*
½ tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract
1 Tbsp Sugar or Equal
Enough Ice Cubes to fill blender loosely
Sometimes I freeze fresh strawberries and cut back on the ice. You can add more or less of any of the
ingredients. *You can use whatever type of fresh fruit you like, approximately 1-1/2 – 2 C worth.
Yogurt Shake Smoothie
Yield: 2 Servings
1 cup Plain yogurt
1 Small Banana
1 T Frozen orange juice
Sugar or honey, to taste
4 Ice cubes
Yields about 2 l/2 cups. Place all ingredients into blender or food processor. Whirl until smooth.
Variations: Instead of banana, use l cup cubed melon, l/2 cup fresh or frozen berries, l/2 cup pineapple, l peeled and chopped kiwifruit or l/2 peeled and cored apple.
Recipes courtesy of 204 Smoothie Recipes
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