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Fruit Smoothie Recipes

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Make a delicious fruit smoothie for breakfast or any time, using fresh or frozen fruit. This page contains fruit smoothie recipes.


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April 21, 20108 found this helpful

I never get bored with this one and have it nearly every day and what a healthy and easy way to start each day! Of course you can switch the raspberries for other fruits but the banana gives this smoothie a lovely richness so the banana is a keeper ;-)



Blend ingredients in a blender, pour and serve.

By Ann from Richland, WA

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February 13, 2014

This is a delicious way to start a morning, using nutritional and tasty ingredients. Makes a good mid-day "pick-me-up", too. Takes a little prep, the night before but well worth the effort!

Total Time: 5 minutes, total

Yield: 1 shake


  • 1 frozen almond cube (10 almonds - see directions)
  • 1/4 cold cooked oatmeal
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 4-6 ice cubes (depending on size)
  • Sweetener to taste (I use Stevia)
  • Optional
  • 1 tsp ground flax seed
  • 1/2 sq in protein powder
  • Almond, vanilla flavoring
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • Other frozen fruit, to taste.


  1. Prepare the night before: Place ten almonds (for each smoothie) in one section of an ice-cube tray. Fill section with water, and place in freezer. The almonds need to be soaked for this shake.

    If you do not have cooked oatmeal on hand, prepare some; you will need ¼ c. per shake.

    Freeze banana halves; youll need half a banana for each shake.
  2. To prepare shake: Place all ingredients in a blender jar, and blend on high until very smooth, usually about 1 minute.

    This will make one large, yummy, very nutritional shake.
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March 11, 2009

We love smoothies, but fresh fruit costs too much in the wintertime. Other than a case of oranges, we buy very little. In the summer we can rely on the garden. Coincidentally, I have put up plenty of jars of fruit that have been just sitting on the shelf. It finally dawned on me that there was a connection. This is the recipe I use now:




Put everything in the blender and liquefy it. If you like a thicker smoothie, drain the syrup off the fruit before putting it in the blender. If you leave it in, you don't need as much honey.

Makes 6 cups. Serve cold. If you put the jar of fruit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours first, your smoothie will already be chilled.

By Coreen from Rupert, ID

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September 5, 2008

In a blender or food processor, puree all items, adding a few ice cubes at a time. Serve immediately.

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June 9, 2008

For a really delicious and healthy treat, take two oranges and squeeze them into a blender. Then, whatever fruit you have available, for example, pineapple, peeled and cored apple, strawberries, blueberries, whatever you like.

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June 13, 2006

Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth serve over ice...

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April 23, 20050 found this helpful

Rinse and freeze in a single layer (on a baking sheet), then store in ziploc bags. Use frozen in smoothies. They will thicken the smoothie as well as taste great.

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July 4, 20041 found this helpful

Make smoothies or juice from concentrate to stay cool.

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September 26, 20050 found this helpful

Smoothies are a great way to start your morning, they help give you the energy you need plus 75% of your fruit serving for the day.

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July 30, 20180 found this helpful

Blackberries are in season in the summer but frozen berries can be found anytime to make this delicious smoothie. This guide contains a blackberry smoothie recipe.

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This is a guide about honeydew smoothie. This super simple smoothie recipe combines honeydew melon and yogurt to make a refreshing treat. It's perfect for a hot summer day or a quick breakfast.

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A delicious way to consume fruits is in a cold blended drink. This page contains berry smoothie recipes.

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May 22, 20170 found this helpful

Bananas make an excellent ingredient for smoothies, adding flavor and nutrition. This page contains banana smoothie recipes.

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April 3, 20170 found this helpful

The delicious flavor of oranges and the goodness of fresh or frozen peaches blend to make this refreshing smoothie. This is a guide about orange peach creamsicle smoothie.

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March 2, 20170 found this helpful

An orange banana smoothie is a great way to start the day or give a quick energy boost when you need it in the afternoon. This page contains orange banana smoothie recipe.

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October 8, 20150 found this helpful

This is a guide about chocolate banana smoothie recipes. Not only are they delicious but chocolate banana smoothie are packed with good nutrients as well.


They make a great fast breakfast option and can also give you nice recharge after a workout.

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May 27, 20130 found this helpful

This page contains banana berry smoothie recipes. Bananas combine with berries to make a scrumptious smoothie.

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This page contains orange smoothie recipes. Fresh fruit and juice can make healthy, delicious blended snack.

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October 8, 2012

This is a great, yummy, fall-ish beverage!

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May 14, 20120 found this helpful

This page contains yogurt smoothie recipes. Yogurt based smoothies are a delightful, nutritious choice for breakfast or as a refreshing snack.

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April 13, 2007

Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in blender container; blend until smooth. Add ice cubes; blend all until thickened.

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April 10, 20060 found this helpful

Start your morning of right with this delicious smoothie!

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August 16, 20050 found this helpful

In blender combine strawberry juice, strawberries, yogurt, sugar and vanilla. Cover and blend until nearly smooth(there should be chunks of strawberries visible) divide into glasses and enjoy

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June 6, 20050 found this helpful

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until frothy. Stir well. Serve over ice.

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January 30, 20060 found this helpful

I would like some recipes for smoothies.

Aaron from Woodbridge, VA


December 4, 20040 found this helpful

For a quick breakfast smoothie use frozen bananas chunked into the blender with some milk, a little sugar, and maybe even some yogurt or honey. The frozen bananas replace ice cubes in other shake recipes, and make it cold and frothy.


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December 11, 20040 found this helpful

Chocolate/Peanut Butter/Banana Smoothie

Put 1 ripe banana (peeled) in your blender. Add one HEAPING Tbsp. peanut butter and one HEAPING Tbsp. of honey (adjust to your taste). Fill container 1/2 full of ice cubes and cover the ice cubes with chocolate soy milk. Blend til smooth. Our favorite smoothie! Tastes like a milk shake, but much healthier!

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December 17, 20040 found this helpful

I make banana smoothies in all flavors. Don't be afraid to experiment. I call these "Skinny shakes" because they are like a milkshake with a lot less calories. I start out with the basic recipe of a ripe banana, a cup of lowfat milk, and as many ice cubes ( a couple at a time) as it takes to make my shake as thick as I like it. To make other flavors, add other ingredients before the ice cubes.


These are things that I have used: a couple spoonsful of peanut butter, a squirt or two of sugar free chocolate syrup.. fresh or frozen peaches, strawberries, or blueberries, canned pineapple, Orange juice concentrate.....the list is endless. With most things, the natural sugar in the banana or other fruits is enough, but you could add a little honey, sugar or artificial sweetener if you like
Harlean from Arkansas

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January 13, 20050 found this helpful

To make fruit smoothies use frozen fruits from the grocery store such as strawberries, peaches, mixed fruit, etc. Then blend with vanilla yogurt, ice and a 100% juice of your choice. You can slice and freeze bananas to add to smoothies as well.

Another idea is to blend together ovaltine, peanut butter and yogurt (or milk). It tastes like a Reese's Cup with less fat.

I make these for my boys since they eat too many sweets and are gaining weight, when they want dessert I make these instead. It's much better for them.


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July 20, 2010

It's fresh, quick, and easy



Put ice cubes and milk in blender and set to crush. Once ice is crushed, add fruit and blend until smooth; about 3 minutes. I rotate fruit. I try to use fresh or frozen, but sometimes use canned. I have also used watermelon and cantaloupe. This makes one 16-18oz. glass.

Servings: 2
Time:5 Minutes Preparation Time

By Ethel Martinez from Boyd, TX

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July 20, 20100 found this helpful


  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 cup vanilla lowfat yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh fruit (I love strawberries)
  • Splenda or sugar to taste


Put ice in a blender or Magic Bullet. Blend until crushed. Add yogurt, fruit and sugar or Splenda to taste. Blend until smooth. Pour into large glass and enjoy!

By Cheryl


Fruit Smoothie

I don't care what anyone says, my Magic Bullet is worth every penny, I swear. I LOVE it. So handy. I do this: frozen bananas (peeled first of course), frozen peaches (bought in bulk), frozen cantaloupe (in season), plain yogurt (all flavored yogurts have sugar in them), stevia powder (in spices jars at the natural food store) and a few drops of real vanilla. My kids love my smoothies. My friends love my smoothies. I also do coffee drinks in my Magic Bullet, much cheaper than at the expensive coffeehouse. (08/21/2008)

By Carrie Wilson

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