Cooling Down with A Smoothie

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Refreshing Summer Smoothies

Who wouldn’t love a refreshingly cool, and delicious fruit smoothie .From a Mocha Cappuccino (Coffee) Smoothie to the Triple Threat Berry Smoothie, there is a smoothie for everyone... Top with your favorite toppings to add texture and another layer of flavor, the possibilities are endless. Put out sprinkles, nuts, m&ms, granola and fresh berries and pieces of fruit and let the kids design their own Smoothies. Don’t forget the straws and long spoons.

If you want a Smoothie that has a kick to it, try adding brandy, kirsch, vodka, Sangria or white and red wines to your smoothie. Some fruit made need additional sugar or add a little simple syrup when blending.

Here are 5 delicious recipes for Smoothie combinations, Always serve your Smoothies immediately, in chilled glasses

     Mocha Cappuccino Smoothie

Serves: 4


1 cup milk

1/4 cup Nescafe instant coffee granules

1/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon Mocha Cappuccino coffee syrup

1 envelope (1-1/4-ounces) Swiss miss coco

3 cup ice cubes


In a blender, blend all ingredients except the ice until well combined.

Add ice and blend until well combined and slushy...Garnish with shaved chocolate.

     Pea achy Orange and Mango Smoothie

Serves: 4


1 quart of orange sherbet

2 cups of diced mangos

1 package frozen sliced peaches (20 ounces) or 2 cups sliced fresh peaches

3 tablespoons honey

1/8 teaspoon ginger


In a blender, combine all ingredients; blend until smooth and thick.

Garnish with orange slice.

     Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Serves: 4


1 cup Cranberry-raspberry juice (Ocean Spray)

1 pint fresh strawberries, washed and patted dry

2 kiwi, peeled

2 teaspoons sugar

1 quart vanilla ice cream


In a blender, blend all ingredients, except ice cream, until fruit is pureed.

Add ice cream and blend until smooth and thick. Garnish with fresh raspberries and mint sprig.

   Banana Strawberry Split Smoothie

Serves: 4


2 cups low fat milk

2 medium-sized ripe bananas, peeled and sliced

1 cup strawberries

3 large scoops frozen vanilla yogurt

3 cups ice cubes

Chocolate Syrup

Chopped nuts


In a blender, combine all the ingredients and blend on medium speed until smooth. Pour into glasses, top with fresh whipped cream, drizzle chocolate syrup over top and garnish with chopped nuts and cherry.

    Triple Threat, Berry, Smoothie

Serves: 4

1/2 cup cranberry-blueberry juice (ocean Spay)

1 cup strawberries

1 cup blueberries

1 cup raspberries

1 quart vanilla ice cream

Blend all ingredients together, except ice cream, until pureed.

Add ice cream and blend until smooth.