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Pineapple Coconut Banana Smoothie

It’s like having a banana piƱa colada for breakfast — without the alcohol, of course! Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup non-fat milk 2 cups non-fat plain or greek yogurt 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 large banana 1/4 large ripe pineapple, cored and cut into chunks...

by admin on September 24th, 2013
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Melon Avocado Smoothie

Since melons are often too big to eat in one setting, I have started freezing the excess chunks — which turns out to be perfect for smoothies! Here is a recipe for a healthy and naturally-sweetened melon avocado smoothie… Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup non-fat...

by admin on September 2nd, 2013
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Lemon Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Lemon-flavored yogurt gives this otherwise simple smoothie a delicious and tangy twist. Serves: 2 Ingredient: 1 container non-fat lemon-flavored yogurt 1 cup non-fat milk 1/2 cup water, chilled 1 banana 1/2 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh)   Directions: Add milk and water into blender, followed...

by admin on August 8th, 2013
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Avocado Banana Smoothie

If you’re like me and can never get enough avocado, an avocado banana smoothie will quickly become your favorite breakfast treat. The avocado creates a texture creamier than your average smoothie. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 ripe avocado, refrigerated 1 small banana 2 cups non-fat Greek...

by admin on July 16th, 2013
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Red Plum Banana Smoothie

Having a smoothie for breakfast is an excellent way to pack a lot of extra fruit into your daily diet. Since plums are usually more sour and tart than sweet, they complement the banana-flavor well. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 small overly-ripe red plums, chopped 1...

by admin on July 2nd, 2013
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Mango Banana Smoothie

A mango banana smoothie is perfect for a healthy breakfast or on-the-go snack. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup non-fat milk (I substituted 1/4 of the milk for coconut milk) 1 6 oz container plain Greek yogurt 1 medium banana, chopped 1/2 large ripe mango, chopped...

by admin on June 28th, 2013
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