A tantalizing combination of strawberries and orange juice, this smoothie gets its shake-like texture from low-fat buttermilk. “The recipe also works well with other fresh berries,“ says Helene Rock of Los Altos, California.
Sometimes artificial sweeteners make food taste exactly that, artificial. Not so in these smoothies, they're delicious and creamy with lots of strawberry and mango flavor. They're perfect for breakfast, dessert or just an afternoon snack. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
"This make-ahead slush is really refreshing on hot summer days," writes Patricia Schroedl of Jefferson, Wisconsin. "Pour lemon-lime soda over scoops of the strawberry blend for a fast fruity treat that's so thick you'll have to eat it with a spoon."
"My family is fond of smoothies, and we are always trying something new. This is one fruity blend they always want more of," Debbie Nelson reports from Sandy, Utah. "Feel free to experiment with other juices, sherbet flavors and frozen fruits. You'll be surprised and delighted with the number of tasty combinations you can come up with."
My kids like smoothies so I make them often. They're just right for breakfast, a dessert or an afternoon snack. It's fun to experiment with different fruits and berries. —Susan McCartney, Onalaska, Wisconsin
"With two busy teenage boys in our house, getting everyone to eat well before school is a challenge," says Patricia Mahoney of Presque Isle, Maine. "This thick fruity beverage is quick to fix and delicious, too."
This quick-to-fix nutritious drink is thick and frothy with a refreshing fruit taste. "My mother gave me this recipe. It tastes fabulous," says Linda Barker of Mohawk, Michigan. "I fix it for breakfast or bedtime snack."