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Four Nutritious Smoothie Recipes

jaw pain friendly recipes are easy with a good blenderHere are four nutritious smoothie recipes that you can turn to when you need a boost but have to stick to a no-chew or liquid diet.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

1 1/3 cups vanilla soy milk
1/4 cup silken soft tofu, crumbled and drained
2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 pinch of salt
2 medium ripe bananas, sliced and frozen
4 ice cubes

Combine the first six ingredients in your blender until well blended. Add bananas and ice cubes; cover and process until smooth.

Gold Medal Smoothie

1 banana, peeled
1/2 cup diced canteloupe
1/4 cup chopped carrots
1/4 cup orange segments
1 tablespoon honey or other sweetener (to taste)
1/4 lemon, peeled & seeded
1/2 cup pineapple chunks
1/2 cup water
1 cup ice
1 scoop protein powder (optional)

Place all ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth.

Green Smoothie

1 cup (160 g) green grapes
1/2 cup (78 g) pineapple
2 cups (60 g) fresh spinach
1/2 ripe banana, peeled
1/2 cup (120 ml) water
1 cup (240 ml) ice cubes
Place all ingredients in your blender and blend until smooth (don’t worry, you can’t taste the spinach!).

Lemon Raspberry Smoothie


10 ice cubes
1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt (or use Greek yogurt for a higher protein level and add some vanilla extract)
1 lemon – peeled, quartered, & seeded
1 cup raspberries
3 tablespoons honey (or whatever sweetener you prefer)

Combine all ingredients in your blender, and blend until you like the consistency.

What is your favorite smoothie lately?

2 thoughts on “Four Nutritious Smoothie Recipes”

  1. Thanks for the recipes Stacy. I particularly liked the Gold Medal one. Interesting to see this combination of fruits and vegetables. Gotta try that one 🙂

    My favorite smoothie is the simple mango smoothie (one cup of mangoes, about 2 cups of Skim milk and SPLENDA®) Very simple, low calorie and yummy recipe. Fills you quite up 🙂

  2. I have a smoothie everyday! Thanks for these great recipes. I like to add veggies too. Also, I find that if I stir in the soy protein powder after everything else is mixed in the blender, it works better. Blending the powder can make the whole thing too fluffy.

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