Shamrock Smoothie

I never thought I would do this. Seriously. My mom tried to get my brother and I to try some sort of zucchini drink passed off as “Tiger’s Milk” when we were kids. It was not a successful trial, and I never forgot it (obviously).

So now, decades later, I find myself subjecting my [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Chilled Café Mocha

I’m the kind of person who likes to have a little coffee with her “cream” (nonfat milk) and sugar, and I like a little chocolate with everything. Though coffeehouse frappés usually taste amazing, their prices and calorie counts are too steep for me—except as an occasional treat. Here’s a cool, refreshing, lowfat DIY alternative that’s [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Savvy Banana Breakfast Smoothie

I’ve tried several versions of banana and peanut butter smoothies over the years. My all-time favorite breakfast smoothie is based upon one that called for oat bran. My simple no-sugar-added adaptation is presented below, followed by some of my children’s favorite variations.

Almond milk works in this smoothie; just follow the basic recipe or Variation [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]


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This blog is for sharing home-tested recipes with more whole grains, less fat and fewer calories than similar recipes. If you see something you like, or if you'd like to see more, let me know! - Liesl

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