Saturday, October 17, 2009

Smoothies from Martha

Found here. (But with minor editing to correct misspelled words.)

Power Protein
2 cups mixed berries, (fresh or frozen)
1 cup silken tofu
1/4 cup pomegranate juice
2 to 3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
1 teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger

In a blender, combine berries, tofu, pomegranate juice, 2 tablespoons honey, flaxseed, and ginger. Blend until smooth, 15 to 20 seconds. Adjust the sweetness if neces

Banana Yogurt
2 teaspoons flaxseeds
1 medium banana (6 ounces)
1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1 to 2 teaspoons honey
2/3 cup ice cubes
  1. Place the flaxseeds in a blender and puree for 30 seconds until they are coarsely ground.
  2. Add the banana, yogurt, honey, and ice cubes and puree until smooth and thick. Serve immediately.
Stay Young Smoothie

1/2 cup frozen organic blueberries
1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries
1/2 cup chilled green tea, unsweetened
3/4 cup plain low-fat organic yogurt
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
Turbinado sugar or other natural sweetener to taste

Combine all ingredients in an electric blender and blend on medium speed until smooth, about 20 seconds. Garnish with fresh berries and serve. Note: For a nondairy alternative, you can substitute cultured soy for the yogurt.

Banana Blueberry Smoothie
1 ripe banana
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  1. In a blender, combine banana, blueberries, and yogurt.
  2. Blend on high speed until smooth. Pour into two glasses; serve immediately.
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