January 6 – Featured Recipes 06 Jan 12

SMOOTHIES
- from the book by the same name, by Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, and Lori Lyn Narlock

JITTERBUG

  • 1 cup strong-brewed coffee, room temperature or chilled
  • 2 cups nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt
  • 2 fresh bananas, frozen and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon hazelnut-flavored syrup

Place all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. This serves 2. For a change of pace, substitute vanilla, almond or your favorite flavor for the hazelnut syrup.

 

KIWI KISS

  • 1-3/4 cups diced fresh kiwi
  • 1-1/2 cups lime sherbet
  • 1 cup diced fresh honeydew melon.

Process until smooth.

 

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE

  • 1-1/4 cup nonfat strawberry frozen yogurt
  • ¾ cup strawberry nectar
  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 2 cups hulled and quartered fresh strawberries, frozen.

Combine the frozen yogurt, nectar, sour cream, and cream cheese in a blender first, then add the strawberries and blend until smooth.