How to Make Fruit Smoothie

Written by james clark
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Nutritious and delicious fruit smoothies whip up in seconds with an electric blender. The health benefits are tremendous for something so quick to prepare. Just follow these steps to blend a refreshing fruit smoothie for yourself or a crowd.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Fresh or frozen (thawed) fruit
  • Crushed ice
  • Fruit juice
  • Yoghurt
  • Skim or soy milk
  • Crushed, unsalted nuts (optional)

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Choose fruits that go well together for a smoothie, or stick to a single fruit. Classic combinations include oranges and pineapples, strawberries and bananas, or peaches, cream and berries.

  2. 2

    Peel fruits such as oranges, pineapples and peaches, as necessary. Chop fresh fruits into chunks.

  3. 3

    Fill a blender with chunks of fresh or thawed previously frozen fruit, then top off with a cup of crushed ice.

  4. 4

    Add 1/2 cup of fruit juice, 1/2 cup skim or soy milk, and a cup of yoghurt.

  5. 5

    Add 1/2 cup of crushed walnuts, pecans or nuts of your choice to increase the protein.

  6. 6

    Blend all ingredients on high until creamy and smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips and warnings

  • Skip the yoghurt and increase the soy milk to 1 cup for individuals who are lactose intolerant.

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