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One of my favorite ways to use up kiwis that are getting too ripe and soft is by adding them to a strawberry peach smoothie for breakfast. In this refreshing breakfast smoothie, I use frozen peach slices and strawberries for the slushy effect, plus fresh kiwi, oats and yogurt to make it a well-balanced breakfast. I personally like to only add some water to get things moving instead of fruit juices, but adding orange juice or any other fruit juice will sweeten this smoothie up.

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Kiwi Berry Peach Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/3 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup water or juice

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend well.

Makes 1 smoothie.

 

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This recipe combines broccoli with blueberries and banana to produce one of the most deliciously healthy smoothies you’ve ever had. The sweetness of the fruit is just the right thing to balance out the broccolis earthiness.

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Broccoli Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup broccoli
  • 1/2 to 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup water

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Instructions

  1. Combine milk, water, banana and oats in Magic Bullet and blend until mixed together.
  2. Add remaining ingredients to Magic Bullet and blend.

Meet your new breakfast!

 

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Summer Sunrise Smoothie

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Have you ever had one of those days where you just can’t decide which smoothie you want to make? I was having one of those days recently, and couldn’t decide between a raspberry smoothie and mango smoothie. Both sounded so delicious! I finally decided to make a layered smoothie using both! This layered smoothie reminds me of a summer sunrise from the colors. You can layer it more than just once like I did to make it look even nicer. Feel free to add in some fresh fruit. I use frozen fruit during the summertime when it is warm outside because it makes the smoothie cold and slushy. Enjoy!

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Summer Sunrise Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt

Instructions

  1. Add 1/2 banana, all of the raspberries, flax seeds, half of the orange juice and half of the yogurt to one Magic Bullet cup. Add the mango and remainder of the yogurt and orange juice to another cup.
  2. Blend each smoothie until well blended, then pour the mango smoothie into a tall glass followed by the raspberry smoothie.

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Makes 1 smoothie

 

Jun
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Mango Juice

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How versatile is a mango? You can eat it on its own, in a taco, as a garnish, and with the help of the Magic Bullet and an incredibly simple recipe like this, as the headliner in a delicious and refreshing drink!

This recipe combines mango with just a touch of lime to create the perfect drink for mango lovers. And it’s so easy to make!

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Mango Juice Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 mango
  • Splash of lime juice
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Cut half a mango into chunks and add to Magic Bullet, along with water and a splash of lime juice. That’s it!

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Who knew such an exotic drink would be so easy to make?

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There’s nothing quite like a natural drink with a subtle sweetness to refresh you as weather starts to warm up. This banana agua fresca is unique, tasty, and full of natural goodness. And, it’s easy to make!

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Banana Agua Fresca

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in Magic Bullet and blend. Chill before serving.

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Be ready to want to make two or three more batches!

 

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For those of us who have a tough time getting into “meal-mode” after a workout, a hearty smoothie can be so valuable. It provides necessary vitamins, keeps your energy up, and doesn’t require a fork and knife. This smoothie recipe is chock full of tasty and hearty ingredients: it combines peaches, protein powder, yogurt, spinach, milk and cereal (that’s right, cereal!) to build the perfect post-workout meal.

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Peach Power Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 peach
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon toast crunch (or other cinnamon-based cereal)

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Instructions

  1. Chop peaches and blend in Magic Bullet.
  2. Add remaining ingredients to peach mixture and blend until smooth.

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Breakfast in a cup never tasted so good!

 

Apr
24
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Mandarin Smoothie

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There is something about this warming weather that has me craving cold, citrus drinks. The other day my coworker brought in an orange smoothie from Jamba Juice, and it inspired me to make this mandarin smoothie from scratch at home with my Magic Bullet. This mandarin smoothie is incredibly refreshing, and made with simple, delicious ingredients. It is important to freeze the mandarin slices ahead of time, which will make this smoothie slushy after you blend all of the ingredients together. All you need to make this mandarin smoothie is a cup of mandarin slices (already frozen), crushed ice, and your choice of milk (regular, almond, coconut, etc.).

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Mandarin Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mandarin slices, frozen
  • 1/4 cup crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup milk (regular, almond, or coconut)

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Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a Magic Bullet cup and blend until smooth.

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Makes 1 smoothie

 

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Sometimes you need to start your morning off with a boost. Combining blueberries with spinach and other tasty ingredients, this green and blue smoothie does just that! It’s easy and healthy, and will satisfy even the most difficult to please of morning bellies.

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Blue and Green Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2/3 cup spinach
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. agave
  • Handful of almonds

 

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in Magic Bullet and blend. That’s it!

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A surefire way to cure that morning sluggishness!

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Sometimes you just need to get yourself out of the house in the morning. This banana protein shake is simple, quick and tasty, and guaranteed to get your day started off on the right foot!

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Simple Banana Protein Shake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop of protein powder
  • 1 banana
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

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Instructions

  1. Cut banana into chunks. Add to Magic Bullet and blend together with the protein powder and milk. That’s it!

 

Boost yourself into a great day!

 

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Cherry and coconut… doesn’t your mouth start to water just thinking about that combination? This smoothie is a refreshing and unique blend of the two foods, balancing out the strong cherry flavor with both coconut milk and coconut flakes, along with a splash of vanilla yogurt for some added texture and taste.

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Cherry Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen cherries
  • 2 tbsp. shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup low fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients together in your Magic Bullet.
  2. If you’re like me and crave coconut flavoring with just about everything, add more coconut flakes on top!

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Breakfast or dessert – you’ll feel good making this for either!