Creamy Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Make a smoothie if you are in need of a quick breakfast, this recipe is easy to follow and can be made with the fruit you have on hand.

April 2005

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    For a fun summer treat, freeze little cups and insert a popsicle stick for a frozen smoothie pop.
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Yield: 4 servings

This luscious smoothie is a quick, nutritious treat you can enjoy any time.


  • 3 cups fresh, frozen, unsweetened OR canned fruit, drained
  • 1-1/3 cups (3.2 oz. envelope) nonfat dry milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Place fruit, dry milk, water, ice, sugar and vanilla in a blender; cover.
  2. Blend until smooth.

Editor's note: For a tropical drink, try a mixture of mango, papaya and pineapple to make up 3 cups fruit. Follow directions above.

This recipe originally aired in the April 2005 issue of Heart of the Home.

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