Favourite Summer Smoothies

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Favourite Summer Smoothies

 

 

Favourite Summer Smoothies

Yield: 2 Servings

Ingredients

    Vanilla Date Smoothie
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1 small banana, broken into chunks
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vanilla yogurt
  • 4 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
  • Cranraspberry Smoothie
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) raspberry or mixed berry yogurt
  • 1 cup (250 ) raspberries
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey
  • Chocolate Milk & P.B. Smoothie
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate milk
  • 1 small banana, broken into chunks
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon

Instructions

    Vanilla Date Smoothie
  1. In a blender, combine milk, banana, yogurt, dates and nutmeg. Purée until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.
  2. Cranraspberry Smoothie
  3. In a blender, combine milk, yogurt, raspberries, cranberries and honey. Purée until smooth. Pour into 3 glasses.
  4. Chocolate Milk & P.B. Smoothie
  5. In a blender, combine chocolate milk, banana, peanut butter and cinnamon. Purée until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

Notes

Vanilla Date Smoothie Fresh Medjool dates are sold in packages in the produce section of the supermarket.

Cranraspberry Smoothie Use maple or agave syrup instead of honey. Try strawberries in place of raspberries.

Chocolate Milk & P.B. Smoothie For a thicker smoothie, freeze peeled banana, then slice and add. Turn the smoothie into a milkshake by adding a scoop of chocolate ice cream. Try almond or cashew butter or chocolate-hazelnut spread instead of peanut butter.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/drinks/favourite-summer-smoothies/

 

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Dairy Goodness.

Author: Dairy Farmers of Canada

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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