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Mar 6, 2007 07:56 AM

Smoothie recipe without Banana?

I've never made smoothies as I don't like bananas. I don't like the taste, nor the texture of bananas. Does anyone have a good smoothie recipe that doesn't use them???
I love all other fruits!!

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  1. Sure - you could use apricots, mangoes, strawberries and mix them with yogurt. Here's an Apple Pie Smoothie..

    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Tropical Smoothie
    Serving Size : 4

    2 1/2 cups pineapple juice -- unsweetened
    1 cup strawberries -- sliced
    1 banana -- sliced OR
    mango -- diced OR
    papaya -- diced OR

    * If using mangos or papaya, make sure they are ripe.

    1. Peel and dice the fruit.
    2. Have the pineapple juice well-chilled.
    3. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Puree until thick and very smooth. Serve in a glass garnished with a whole strawberry and perhaps a mint sprig.

    1. just buy some frozen berries or frozen cut up fruit and then throw it in a blender with some orange juice, yogurt, soy milk, or milk. I always like mine with soy milk

      1. So far sounds good either of you add ice to the mixture...Is ice necessary? I'm just happy not to have to add bananas lol

        1. If you're using frozen berries or other fruit, ice is not necessary. If they're fresh, I would add something frozen (makes it thicker), like frozen yogurt. I like making green tea smoothies: 1/2 c or so plain frozen yogurt(no sugar--I make my own), 2 tsp green tea powder, soya milk, 1 Tbs maple syrup, whip it up in the blender.

          1. Ahhh I get it...I'm keenly interested in making a few so ...Yes the frozen factor now makes sense to me. Thanks bubbles!!