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Delicious Smoothie Recipes

You know your diet should include a variety of colors. Consider these recipes your ticket to that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: a bikini body! For each, put the yogurt in first, then add the solid ingredients and blend until smooth. Depending on how thick you like your smoothies -- and how powerful your blender or food processor is -- you may need to thin these out with a little liquid, such as nonfat milk.

PB&J Smoothie
4 ounces plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 cups chopped fresh or frozen strawberries
1 frozen banana, chopped
2 teaspoons smooth peanut butter
1/2 cup ice

Nutrition facts per smoothie: 327 calories, 18g protein, 55g carbohydrate, 7g fat (1.4g saturated), 9g fiber, 94mg sodium

Tropical Morning Smoothie
6 ounces plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 frozen banana, chopped
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed

Nutrition facts per smoothie: 368 calories, 22g protein, 60g carbohydrate, 7g fat (0.9g saturated), 9g fiber, 68mg sodium

Sweet Spinach Smoothie
6 ounces plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 cups spinach leaves, packed
1 ripe pear, peeled, cored, and chopped
15 green or red grapes
2 tablespoons chopped avocado
1 to 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

Nutrition facts per smoothie: 316 calories, 21g protein, 52g carbohydrate, 6g fat (0.9g saturated), 9g fiber, 115mg sodium

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1/13/2014 11:31:04 PM Report Abuse
wardarose26 wrote:

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10/24/2013 07:16:02 AM Report Abuse
mjankowska wrote:

I have a smoothie with almond milk, blueberries, hemp powder bananas, apple cider vinegar, spinach and blend it. It sounds horrid but is actually really yummy, you cant taste the vinegar as it has a apple taste once mixed with all ingredients. I do excercise but not everyday but my stomach is getting toned and defined which is great I feel stronger and my skin is fresh so I think it is working. Only 3 days a week for breakfast and am full till after midday.

10/21/2013 10:37:09 AM Report Abuse
marie2019 wrote:

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9/23/2013 11:22:11 AM Report Abuse
dsommese wrote:

Great tips!

9/23/2013 10:04:50 AM Report Abuse

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