Wednesday, November 8, 2017

2 Smoothie Recipes That Are Healthy and Refreshing

"Honeydew-Kiwifruit Smoothie"

Save on calories & leave out the sugar in this recipe for a delicious all-fruit smoothie. You'll get a hefty dose of vitamin C and potassium, which is great for healthy bones & teeth.

2 cups cubed honeydew
1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut up
1 kiwifruit, peeled and cut up
2 -3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup ice cubes
Honeydew and/or kiwifruit slices

Directions - 1. In a blender container, combine honeydew, apple, kiwifruit, sugar, and lemon juice. Cover and blend until smooth.
2. Add ice cubes; cover and blend until cubes are crushed and mixture is slushy. Garnish with additional honeydew and/or kiwifruit slices, if desired.

"Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie"

On the go? Blend a banana, peanut butter, and milk for a healthy breakfast you can easily take with you.

10 ounces skim milk or plain soy milk
1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
1 medium banana 

Directions - Make it: In a blender, combine all ingredients and mix until smooth. Use 6 ice cubes for a thicker consistency.