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May 2024

Mixed Berry-Lime Smoothie Bowl with Banana and Granola

recipe courtesy of Family Features/Safeway and Albertsons


  • 1 banana
  • ½ package (6 oz.) blackberries
  • ½ lime
  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 4 fluid oz. whole milk
  • ⅛ cup honey
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup granola of choice

Directions: Wash and dry blackberries. Peel and thinly slice banana; set aside. Zest and juice lime into blender. Add frozen mixed berries, yogurt, milk, honey and cinnamon. Blend on high speed until smooth, 1-2 minutes. To serve, divide smoothie between bowls and top with banana, blackberries and granola. Makes 3 cups.

Sunshine Smoothie

recipe courtesy of Family Features


  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups grapefruit juice
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: In blender, blend orange juice, grapefruit juice, banana chunks, yogurt and vanilla extract until smooth. Serve immediately. Note: If smoothie is too tart, reduce grapefruit juice to 1 cup. Serves 2-4.

Tart Lime Smoothie

Recipe courtesy of Family Features


  • 2 kiwis, peeled and halved
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 limes, juice only
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups ice, crushed

Directions: In blender, blend kiwis, bananas, mint, lime juice, orange juice and ice until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Fruity Sprinkles Smoothie

recipe courtesy of Family Features


  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 carton (6 oz.) vanilla yogurt
  • whipped cream
  • sprinkles

Directions: In blender, blend blueberries, strawberries, mango, milk and yogurt until combined. Pour smoothie into four glasses. Garnish with whipped cream and sprinkles. Serves 4.

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