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I love my blender... and need smoothie recipes

Saturday, October 23, 2010

I was really excited to go for a run this morning, mostly because I bought a blender last night and couldn't wait to come home to make a smoothie! Being a blender/smoothie virgin, I guessed.

I ended up using:
One medium banana
Five strawberries
A handful of spinach

In hindsight, I realized I didn't put any ice in, so it was super thick and creamy and delicious! I also REALLY need to get some good protein powder so I can make these a little more nutritionally sound. Overall though, the smoothie was yum, and SUPER easy to do!

Do you have any tried and true smoothie recipes? I looked at the Spark recipes, and there are gobs of them, but I'd love to hear your favorites!
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  • MAIRESAURUS
    I have a simple Cocoa-Banana smoothie that I enjoy.

    -1 scoop vanilla protein
    -2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    - 1/2 large banana
    -1/2c. almond milk

    3692 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4361149
    My fave is broccoli/spinach/berry/banana. :)

    ~1 serving broccoli
    ~2 cups of fresh spinach, ripped up
    ~1 c. ice
    ~1/2 juice ( I used orange and V8 fusion)
    ~1/2 c. vanilla soy milk
    ~1 scoop whey protein powder
    ~1c frozen berries
    ~ 1/2 banana
    3692 days ago
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