Monday, September 22, 2008

Mango Peach Smoothie

Makes 4 servings

1 cup sliced fresh mango

1 cup sliced peaches

1 6-oz container fat free peach yogurt

1 cup fat free milk

1 cup small ice cubes or crushed ice

1. In blender, combine mango, peaches, milk and yogurt. Cover and blend till smooth.

2. Slowly add ice through hole, blending until nearly smooth.

Monday, September 8, 2008

Creamy fruit salad

This is one fruit salad I can eat every other day!

Prep time: 20 minutes
4 servings (1 cup each)


1 container (6 oz) fat free lemon or vanilla yogurt

1 tablespoon light mayonnaise

1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel

2 tablespoons orange juice


2 large unpeeled red apples, cubed (about 3 cups)

1 medium orange, peeled cut into bite-size pieces

2 tablespoons golden raisins

2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts

1. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.

2. In medium bowl, mix all salad ingredients and walnuts. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.

3. Spoon salad into four plates and sprinkle with walnuts.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

It's that time of year where strawberries are plentiful. What better way to use up your strawberries by making a smoothie?

Total prep time: 10 minutes

Makes 3 servings

1 cup sliced strawberries

1 cup sliced banana

1 cup fat-free milk

1 6-oz carton strawberry or vanilla fat-free yogurt with no calorie sweetener

1 cup small ice cubes or crushed ice

1. In blender combine strawberries, banana, milk, and yogurt. Cover and blend until smooth.

2. Slowly add ice through hole in lid, blending until nearly smooth. If desired, garnish each serving with fresh fruit.