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Blended & Splendid Smoothies

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Happy springtime!!! The weather is starting to warm up and it’s time to really start enjoying making some delicious smoothies. To help you out, we’ve teamed up with Natural Delights, Cabot Creamery, and California Giant Berry to provide three lucky winners with a new Designer 625 and fresh ingredients to get you started on the right smoothie blending track.

Everyone who enters the giveaway through California Giant Berry or Natural Delights, will receive a free eBook with 15 splendid smoothies. Who doesn’t want more smoothies?!

Here’s a sneak peek into what you will get with your entry.

Smoothies

Blackberry Grapefruit Smoothie

Ingredients

¼ cup pomegranate juice
¼ cup Cabot nonfat yogurt
1 whole grapefruit, peeled and halved
5 Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and roughly chopped
1½ tablespoons chia seeds
2 sprigs mint
2 cups California Giant Blackberries
mint, chia, and blackberry garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients, except garnish, to jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Blend on “Smoothie” cycle or a Medium speed for 40-50 seconds or until smooth.
  3. Garnish by topping with fresh blackberries, a sprinkling of chia seeds, and a sprig of fresh mint.

 

Smoothies

Strawberry Mango Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup orange juice
¼ cup Cabot plain Greek-style yogurt
1¼ cup fresh mango chunks
3 Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and roughly chopped
2 cups California Giant Strawberries
finely shredded coconut and fresh strawberry for garnish, (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients, except garnish, to jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Blend on “Smoothie” cycle or a Medium speed for 40-50 seconds or until smooth.
  3. For layered smoothie, blend orange juice with mango first and fill bottom of glass. Blend remaining ingredients and pour slowly over mango mixture.
  4. Garnish by moistening rim of glass and dipping in finely shredded coconut. Top with a fresh berry.

 

Smoothies

Almond Joy Smoothie

Ingredients

6 fl oz unsweetened almond milk
2 tbsp raw almonds
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
½ cup spinach
¼ tsp coconut extract, (or 2 tbsp shredded coconut)
1 tbsp honey (or sweetener of choice, to taste)
½ frozen banana, cut in half
1 cup ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select “Smoothie” cycle or blend on a Medium speed for 40-50 seconds.

 

Smoothies

Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Ingredients

½ cup skim milk
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup Cabot lowfat vanilla bean Greek-style yogurt
1 medium banana, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
3 Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and roughly chopped
1½ cups California Giant blueberries
crushed graham cracker, fresh blueberries, and yogurt for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients, except garnish, to jar in order listed and secure lid.
  2. Blend on “Smoothie” cycle or a Medium speed for 40-50 seconds or until smooth.
  3. Garnish by moistening rim of glass and dipping in crushed graham crackers.
  4. Top smoothie with a dollop of yogurt and fresh California Giant blueberries.

Which smoothie will you try first? Let us know in the comments below.

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