Straw-BERRY Good Smoothie

Straw-BERRY Good Smoothie

A fresh straw-BERRY good smoothie recipe!

It’s that time of year when everything is about freshness. Isn’t it wonderful to start getting outside in the fresh spring air to take a bike ride – but this is perfect for a fall refresher, too! A sweet reminder of spring months.

And as much as we all love comfort food and hot soup in the cooler months, it’s such a great time of year to also think about eating and drinking brighter colors – smoothies are definitely an obvious and delicious go-to option.

Check out this delicious recipe, created by registered dietitian Sylvia Klinger. It’s perfect for breakfast, a snack, or any time!

Here is one delicious version using vanilla yogurt:

Straw-BERRY Good Smoothie Recipe

This other version includes a twist using blueberry yogurt:

Straw-BERRY Good Smoothie Recipe

Straw-BERRY Good Smoothie
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup California strawberries
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 3 tbsp frozen grape juice concentrate
  • ½ cup low fat vanilla or blueberry yogurt
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Garnish with sliced strawberries and a mint sprig, if desired.
  3. Diabetes Exchanges: Fruit 2.5, Low-Fat Milk 2.75

 

Check out more California Strawberry Recipes here!


Thai Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Thai Strawberry Mango Smoothie Recipe

This Thai Style Strawberry Mango Smoothie Recipe is a unique smoothie that is healthy and easy to make.

Spice up your morning routine by blending frozen mango cubes with strawberries, coconut cream and chile powder.

Strawberry Mango Smoothie, Thai Style
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen California Strawberries
  • ½ cup California strawberry juice
  • ¾ cup frozen mango cubes
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 4 Thai basil leaves
  • ¼ cup cream of coconut
  • Pinch chile powder
  • ½ cup ice
  • Skewered fresh California strawberry and fresh mango cube for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients except the garnish in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Pour into a highball glass and garnish with the fruit skewer.

 

Check out more California Strawberry Recipes here!


Cool Red Strawberry Smoothie

Cool Red Strawberry Smoothie

A cool and refreshing Strawberry Smoothie recipe made with California Strawberries

Cool Red Strawberry Smoothie

Who doesn’t love a refreshing, sweet and healthy smoothie made with just the right ingredients? It’s amazing the different ways they can be made. One of the best things that has happened to smoothies recently is that we’re learning just how tasty the addition of veggies can be.

What’s most fascinating is that adding veggies doesn’t detract from the sweetness of smoothies when the right ingredients and proportions are added.

This smoothie, created by registered dietitian Sylvia Klinger, is a perfect example with a combination of strawberries and vibrant and healthy beets. The taste is as wonderful as the color!

Enjoy!

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Cool Red Strawberry Smoothie
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Serves: 2 smoothies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup grape juice or pomegranate juice
  • 4 lemon peels
  • 5 cups fresh strawberries, stemmed
  • 6 to 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 medium fresh beet, cooked or canned
  • 1 large carrot, cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp honey (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large blender, blend fruit together until smooth. For a sorbet consistency use whole frozen strawberries.