We start most of our mornings off with a smoothie. It is a quick breakfast that I can make for my hubby as he leaves out the door for class. Full of fruits and yumminess. I make mine different every morning depending on what fruit I put in. I love a mixture of fruit and depending on my mood and what I have on hand I use strawberries, raspberries, peaches, mangoes and bananas. I always throw my fruit that is getting soft into the freezer, just for this purpose.
Makes 2 cups
2 cups frozen fruit (strawberries, raspberries, mangoes, banana, peaches are some that I use)
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 tbsp condensed milk or sweetener of choice (you can use more or less if you like)
1/4 or 1/2 avocado (optional)
1 - 1 1/2 cup orange juice (or mixture of orange juice and milk)
1 tsp chia seed (optional)
Add all ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick. Pour in glass and enjoy.
Tips: I usually don't put as much sweetener in when I make mine and then add extra condensed milk to my hubby's smoothie as he can use the extra calories.I tried to use honey but with the frozen fruits it just gets hard so not a good thing.
I also once in a while throw in a small amount of spinach or kale ~ there will be green specs in the smoothie from this.