Smoothies are the combination of fruits uniquely chosen and blended to give an outstanding and yummy taste to the delight of the taster. Smoothies have become very fashionable at events recently.
Smoothies can be prepared at parties too! Note especially the party smoothie which can include Yogurt, the Yogurt can be strawberry or Vanilla. The inclusion of yogurt makes it different but widely acceptable at parties.
The Strawberry gives a unique pink color always desired by guests. You can also add a pinch of vanilla flavor to improve the aroma and make it more inviting
BANANA AND PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE
Ingredients & method
Start with the banana.
Peel and cut into bite-size chunks for SMOOTHIE and blend to a consistent texture.
Add ice cubes (4)
Add milk (optional)
Add a little water
Pour and enjoy immediately.
Bananas are mostly used as thickeners for Smoothies
SWEET POTATO-ORANGE GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE WITH PAWPAW
1 orange, peeled, and deseeded
1/2 cup cooked and cooled sweet potato, mashed 3 cups of kale leaf or Ugu or Spinach
2 tablespoons chia seeds, soaked for 5 minutes
1 cup pawpaw cubed
Add the orange, pawpaw, and sweet potato to your blender first, followed by the kale leaf or Ugu or spinach. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until the smoothie is creamy
LEMON ORANGE SMOOTHIE
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 medium-size orange juice
Handful of ice
Combine all the orange, and ice in a blender and blend.
Evaporated or soya milk
1 cup fresh raspberries
A handful of ice OR 1 cup frozen raspberries
Combine ingredients in a blender and blend. Drink up
½ cup milk or soya milk
1 medium apple peeled and chopped
2 Tablespoons of honey
Handful of ice
Combine ingredients in a blender and blend.
1 cup skim milk
1 cup frozen unsweetened blueberries
1 Teaspoon honey
Combine milk and blueberries in a blender, and blend for 1 minute. Transfer to a glass.
WATERMELON – STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE
2 cups seedless watermelon
1 cup whole strawberries
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green, UGU LEAF)
Add chia seed & ginger
Add 2 tomatoes (optional)
1/2 cup water if needed and Blend.