Fruit smoothies

04/01/2017 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Party food ideas, Recipes, Sweet food

GREEN (ACT & SA) / Everyday (NSW)

Makes 6 cups; berry, mango, banana, dairy free, kiwi fruit and veggie

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of fruit (fresh, frozen, tinned) e.g. soft bananas, mixed berries, mango
  • 2 cups reduced fat milk
  • 1 cup reduced fat plain yoghurt

Method:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender.
  2. Whizz until all ingredients are combined.
  3. Divide into cups and pop into the fridge until ready to serve.


Variations:

  • Berry smoothie: 2 cups of mixed fresh or frozen berries.
  • Mango smoothie: 2 cups of fresh or frozen mango.
  • Banana smoothie: 2 cups of soft, sliced banana (bananas can be peeled, chopped and frozen in zip lock bags ahead of time).
  • Dairy free smoothie: substitute milk and yoghurt for 2 cups of soy milk and 1 cup of soy yoghurt or silken tofu.
  • Kiwi fruit smoothie: 5 peeled and diced kiwi fruit.
  • Veggie smoothie: substitute one cup of the fruit for a vegetable, e.g. 1 cup of banana and 1 cup of baby spinach.

Tips:

  • Frozen fruit creates thicker smoothies.
  • This recipe can be multiplied for larger batches.
  • Add flavour boosters such as a one level tablespoon of ¬†honey, malt powder, cocoa powder or a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg.
  • Add fibre boosters such as one Weetbix, a tablespoon of oat or wheat bran, or a tablespoon of chia seeds.

Recipe tested by EG October 2016

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