1 1/3 c. froz pitted sweet cherries 1 c. froz unsweetened strawberries 1 can (12 oz) diet cherry-flavored lemon-line soda I used Black Cherry Fresca as suggested 2 Tbspn. Splenda 2 Tbspn. Cool Whip Free 1 Tbspn. lemon juice
Blend and enjoy. Makes 4 servings one tiny little satisfying point each! I didn't have anyone to share mine with so I used the magic bullet party cup and split the recipe in fourths then drank the rest of the soda...YUUUUMMMMMMMYYYYY!
I should add for those that don't do points: Cal 53, Fat .5 G, Protein .8 G, Carbs 12.6, Fiber 1.8, 0 Cholesterol, Iron .4mg, 1mg Sodium and 13 mg calcium
Edited by: SHELLY66 at: 6/11/2007 (19:48)
I'm doing this to be healthier and to feel better about myself. The weight loss is not the ultimate goal, but a great perk along the way.
Pounds lost: 15.6
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ingredients: 1/2c fat free vanilla yogurt 1/2c light orange juice 1 sm banana 1 c fat free vanilla soymilk (you can use skim if you like) 1tsp vanilla extract 1tsp orange extract 1/2 c or a few chunks of frozen pinapple optional: 1 - 2 tbsp of protein powder
combine ingredients in a blender. cover & blend on high until fully mixed and frothy.
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banana strawberry smoothie prep time - 5 mins serves 5 1 cup
ingredients 2 medium-size very ripe bananas, cut into small chunks and frozen 2 cups strawberries, frozen 2 cups orange juice 1/2 tsp splenda for recipes OR 1 1/2 packet splenda OR 1 tbsp splenda spoonful
place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth
119 cal (3 from fat) 0 total fat 0 sat fat 0 chol 3 mg sodium 30 g carb 3 g fiber 24 g sugar 1 g protein
2 ww points
exchanges - 2 fruit
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As long as this was brought up we might as well use the space for some recipe ideas.
I got these two from HungryGirl.com
Apple Pie in the Sky Smoothie (150 calories, 0.5g fat, 136mg sodium, 29g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 16g sugars, 5g protein = 3 points) Ingredients: 1/3 cup light vanilla soy milk 1/2 container Yoplait Light, Apple Turnover 1/3 container Motts Healthy Harvest Apple Sauce (NSA) 3 Splenda packets 2 oz Water 1 tsp. sugar free cinnamon sugar (or 1/4 tsp. plain cinnamon) 1 tsp. Fat Free Vanilla Coffee-mate creamer (powder) (12) ¼ bag Nabisco 100 Calorie Packs, Honey Maid Cinnamon Thin Crisps (crushed) 6-8 ice cubes 2 Tbsp. FF Cool Whip or 1 serving of FF Reddi-Wip
Directions: Place soy milk, yogurt, apple sauce, Splenda, water, cinnamon sugar (or cinnamon), creamer (dissolved in 1 oz. water), half of your crushed thin crisps and ice in blender. Blend on highest speed for 30-45 seconds, or until fully blended. Pour into a tall, attractive glass. Top with your desired whipped topping and sprinkle remaining crisps on top. Drink up!
Banana Cream Pie Bonanaza! (170 calories, 0.5g fat, 123mg sodium, 37g carbs, 2g fiber, 17g sugars, 4g protein = 3 points) Ingredients: 1/3 cup light vanilla soy milk 1/3 container of Yoplait Light Vanilla Yogurt ½ medium banana (frozen, cut into pieces) 3 Splenda packets 2 oz. water 1 tsp. Fat Free Vanilla Coffee-mate creamer (powder) ¼ bag Nabisco 100 Calorie Packs, Honey Maid Cinnamon Thin Crisps (crushed) 6-8 ice cubes 2 Tbsp. FF Cool Whip or one serving of FF Reddi-Wip
Directions: Place soy milk, yogurt, banana, Splenda, water, creamer (dissolved in 1 oz. water), half of your crushed thin crisps, and ice in blender. Blend on highest speed for 30-45 seconds. If you don't have a powerful blender, you may want to add the ice slowly, to make sure it crushes properly. Your smoothie is ready when it's at your desired consistency. Pour into a tall, pretty glass. Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon thin crisps on top. Enjoy a lot!
This one is from Weight Watchers:
EGG NOG SMOOTHIE 1 Weight Watchers French Vanilla Smoothie packet 1 cup fat-free milk 1/2 cup Eggbeaters 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp imitation rum extract 6-8 ice cubes Mix all together in a blender; garnish with nutmeg.
This one is from AOL diet& Fitness
Berry-Good Smoothie 1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen blueberries (I used 3/4 cup unsweetened frozen fruit..any) 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt (I used fat free yogurt) 1/2 cup cranberry-blueberry juice (I used 1/2 cup simply orange juice) 1 tbsp flaxseed (I used 2 caplets that I cut open and poured into mix, and I added 1 packet splenda) Blend on high till the right consitancy develops.
My Version Nutrition: Calories 106 Fat 1g Carbohydrateds 16g Protein 8g Calcium 25g Cholesterol 2g
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