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Wintertime Smoothies?

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In the summer my family loves these smoothies:

12 large ripe strawberries
2 bananas
1 cup strawberry yogurt
(optional) 1/4 cup protein powder
10 ice cubes
1 cup orange juice

blend on 'smoothie' setting for 2 minutes.

In winter the ice cubes give everybody the chills, so I've substituted the 10 ice cubes with 1 1/2 cup of applesauce.

I'd love to hear some other suggestions for ways to make this drink in the winter (?) Thanks!

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  1. Wow. How many grams of sugar would be in that? I would be in a sugar coma if I drank that. Does anyone do non sugar smoothies?

    I made one this morning with almond milk, whey protein and flax. But, I am looking for green smoothies without the "candy rush". I am looking for morning avocado smoothies if anyone makes those, I would love to hear about it.