Summer smoothie/milkshakes recipes to try

6 Jun

Kiwi Connection Smoothie

“Kiwi, mango and pineapple are blended with sweet and creamy yogurt and ice for this refreshing fruit smoothie.”


  • 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Lowfat Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple chunks (canned or fresh)
  • 2 Fresh kiwifruit
  • 1/2 medium Fresh mango, peeled and cubed
  • 6 ice cubes
    1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into glass and serve immediately. Yields 2 servings.

    Pineapple Smoothie


    • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
    • 1 cup 1% buttermilk
    • 2 cups ice cubes
    • 2 (8 ounce) cans unsweetened crushed pineapple
    • Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. Pour into glasses; serve immediately. Yields 6 servings.

    Sugar-Free Cardamom-Mango Smoothie


    * 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted, and diced
    * 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
    * 8 cubes ice
    * 2/3 cup nonfat milk
    * 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
    * 1/2 cup granular sucrolose sweetener (such as Splenda®), or to taste

    1. Place mango, yogurt, ice, and milk into a blender. Sprinkle in cardamom and sweetener to taste. Puree until smooth, frothy, and creamy. Yields 4 servings.

    Mango Lime Smoothie

    This is a delicious and refreshing summer drink. It also makes an excellent cocktail with the addition of rum. Serve in margarita glasses for a festive touch.


    * 3 mangoes, peeled, pitted, and cut into 1-inch chunks
    * 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    * 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
    * 1 tray ice cubes

    1. Place the mangoes, lime juice, confectioners’ sugar, and ice cubes in a blender. Blend until slushy. Yields 4 servings.

    Strawberry Banana Smoothie


    * 1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt
    * 2 bananas, cut up
    * 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
    * 2 tablespoons wheat germ
    * 1 tablespoon honey

    1. Combine the yogurt, bananas, strawberries, wheat germ, and honey in a blender; blend until smooth. Yields 2 servings.

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