Packed full of sweet flavors, these smoothies offer pure refreshment and a healthful boost of vitamins. Try them for an easy breakfast or as a great afternoon treat. You can’t go wrong with smoothies like these!
HONEYDEW-CUCUMBER MINT SMOOTHIES
Makes about 4 servings
3 cups peeled and cubed honeydew melon
1 cup chopped unpeeled English cucumber
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 cups ice cubes
Garnish: sliced cucumber, fresh mint leaves
In the container of a blender, combine melon, cucumber, honey, mint, and lime juice; process until well blended. Add ice cubes, and process until smooth. Garnish each serving with cucumber and mint, if desired. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 to 8 servings
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen sliced strawberries
1 (11.3-ounce) can strawberry-banana nectar
1 large ripe banana
1 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt
1 cup 1% low-fat milk
In the container of a blender, combine strawberries, nectar, banana, yogurt, and milk. Process until smooth.
SUPER-EASY TROPICAL SMOOTHIES
Makes about 6 servings
1 (16-ounce) package frozen strawberries, mangoes, and peaches
1 (11.3-ounce) can guava nectar
Garnish: fresh strawberries
In the container of a blender, combine frozen fruit and guava nectar; process until smooth. Garnish each serving with a fresh strawberry, if desired. Serve immediately.
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