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The Wide World of Smoothies
Yield: Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients:
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries (5 or 6 medium sized)
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener, such as maple syrup or sugar
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™)
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Directions:
  1. Mix all the ingredients in blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
  2. Other Variations:
    Add soy protein powder and increase the liquid ingredients.
  3. Substitute soy ice cream forthe soy milk, for an extra thick, extra rich smoothie.
  4. Add chocolate syrup.
  5. Add peanut butter or other nut butters.
  6. Add 1/2 cup soy yogurt.
  7. Substitute frozen blueberries and peaches for the banana and strawberries.
  8. Add strawberry jam if fresh or frozen strawberries are not available.
  9. Substitute vanilla-flavored soy milk and delete vanilla extract.
  10. Substitute other types of non-dairy milk—almond milk, rice milk, or oat milk.
  11. Substitute mango cubes, fresh or frozen, for the strawberries.
  12. Add soy lecithin granules.
  13. Add wheat germ
  14. Tips:
    If using fresh fruit rather than frozen, you may want to add a few ice cubes to chill the smoothies.
    For a thicker smoothie, add more bananas. For a thinner smoothie, add fewer bananas.