A Smoothie for Every Occasion

Is it any wonder that smoothies are the latest food craze? Since they're so healthy and require nothing more than a blender to make, it's easy to become a smoothie aficionado in no time.

Because of the popularity of smoothies in our community, I have created this new batch of recipes for various occasions and times of day, and I hope you will be inspired to create your own. Here's to your health!

Breakfast Smoothie
Serves 2 to 3

  • 2 bananas
  • 8-ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1/3 cup mango pieces
  • 2 cut peaches
  • 1 cup low-fat milk

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.

After-Workout Smoothie
Serves 2 to 3
A slightly tart, yet refreshing smoothie to enjoy after a workout.

  • 1 cup halved strawberries
  • 2 cut fresh apricots
  • 2 bananas
  • 6 ounces fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup low-fat milk

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.

Dessert Smoothie
Serves 2 to 3

  • 8-ounce can pineapple chunks
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 papaya
  • 1 cup milk

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.

Kid-Friendly Smoothie
Serves 2 to 3
Your children will love the color of this purple smoothie.

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 bananas
  • 6 ounces blackberries

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.

Cocktail Smoothie
Serves 1 to 2

Enjoy this refreshing smoothie on a warm summer night.

  • 8-ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1 papaya, seeded and diced
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon Coco Lopez coconut mixer

Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve.

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