Author: Calbom, Cherie
Description: SMOOTHIES ARE SWEEPING THE NATION… They’re creamy, fruity, delicious, quick and easy to make, and most important-they’re good for you! Blending ingredients such as fresh fruit, creamy yogurt, and silky soy milk, smoothies are nutritionally sound drinks that taste just like ice-cream shakes. Cherie Calbom, aka The Juice Lady, now brings you the most comprehensive book ever on this sensational snack. A nutritionist and renowned author, Cherie will show you how to make scrumptious smoothies that will make you feel great! Here are simple and tasty recipes for: € Fabulous fruit smoothies and shakes € Healing smoothies that help fight the flu, hangovers, infections, jet lag, even aging skin € Perky pick-me-ups for pregnant women and new parents € Yummy-and healthy!-ice pops for kids of all ages € Party and coffee-break pleasures € Workout and bodybuilding drinks. With easy charts that analyze calorie, fat, protein, and vitamin content, this guide will give you tips on choosing fruits and veggies, preparation, cleanup, storage, and more. Now you and your family can drink all the nutrients you need-and enjoy! THE ULTIMATE SMOOTHIE BOOK DRINK TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH WITH SMOOTHIES LIKE: € Immune Booster. Carrot, fresh pineapple, and chunk ginger juiced with mashed sweet potato, raw cashews, and ice. The perfect antidote for anyone who’s “under the weather.” € Arabian Nights and Sweet Dreams. Take soy milk, sesame butter (tahini), and grated citrus peel. Add banana and fresh orange. Flavor with vanilla and enrich with lecithin. You’ll have an exotic, mineral-rich dessert. € Wild Berry Bright Eyes. Mix blueberries, blackberries, and raspberry extract with Wild Berry Zinger ice cubes, then blend in soy milk and honey. It’s a creamy, colorful smoothie that’s great for your eyes-and your taste buds. € Carbo Power Pack. Pour tangy apple juice into a blender along with yogurt, fresh blueberries, frozen peaches, and other ingredients. Flavor with almond and vanilla extracts. Ideal energy on any sports day. € Orange Coconut Creamsicle-in-a-Glass. Cut oranges into chunks. Add milk of choice, grated coconut, vanilla, honey, and ice. Here’s a calcium-rich drink that’s yummy-and the kids will love it! € Berry Christmas Smoothie. Combine one sweet apple, cranberries, and creamy low-fat yogurt. Garnish with a sprig of mint or strawberry for a yuletide treat that’s also food for your bones.