Monday, January 16, 2012

"Green Mint Delight" (Shrek Ice cream)

3/4c White grape juice concentrate
1 handful spinach/kale/collards
2 fresh mint leaves
1/2 banana
2-3c ice
Blend on High 45-60 seconds (look for the four mounds on top)

"Basil & Lime Green Smoothie"

I have found this to be a hit at the shows.
1 1/2c Green grapes
1 thick slice Pineapple
1/4 Apple
1/2 Orange
1/2 Banana
1 handful of spinach
1 handful of kale
3-4 leaves of fresh Basil (depending on taste)
Small sliver of lime (depending on taste)
Sweetened with 5-6 pitted dates
1 1/2c ice
Blend on high speed for about 1 1/2-2 minutes

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Fruit sorbet

3 cups frozen fruit
1 large banana
Blend on high speed using tamper.
This mixture is very thick but not to worry the Vitamix can handle it.
Blend for about 1 min. and enjoy.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Chocolate Avocado Ice cream

I have found this to be a hit with the crowds. It also taste great and is good for you too.
1/2 Avocado
3/4 c French vanilla coffee creamer (sub with sugar or fatfree)
1/3 c Hot cocoa mix (nestle)(sub with sugarfree)
2 c Ice, and more for thicker mix.
4 baby carrots
small slice of cabbage
Blend on high speed for about 45 sec use tamper to push in ice.
Serve immediately

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This seems to be a popular one for all ages.
1c. French vanilla creamer
1c. Milk
5-6 frozen strawberries
1 banana
1-2c. Ice
Optional to add a small amount of carrots and cabbage
Blend and serve

Frozen Coffee

For a refreshing Coffee drink give this a try.
3/4c. French Vanilla Creamer
3/4c. Milk (you may substitute)
1/2c. Hot cocoa mix (I perfer Nestle)
2tbsp. Instant coffee
2-3c. ice
0pti0nal add carrots and cabbage
Blend and Serve

Friday, February 11, 2011

Peanut Butter

3 c Honey roasted peanuts

Blend on high using tamper stick until desired consistency is reached

About 90 seconds