Fruit Smoothies with Variations

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  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton plain yogurt
  • 1 small banana, cut up
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh whole strawberries
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple packed with juice, chilled
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice from concentrate
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • Halved fresh strawberries, optional


  1. Chill sweetened condensed milk.
  2. In blender container, combine sweetened condensed milk, yogurt, banana, whole strawberries, pineapple with its juice and lemon juice from concentrate; cover and blend until smooth.
  3. With blender running, gradually add ice cubes, blending until smooth.
  4. Garnish with halved strawberries if desired.
  5. Serve immediately.

Servings: 5

Strawberry Smoothies: Omit banana and crushed pineapple. Proceed as directed.

Peach Smoothies: Omit strawberries and pineapple. Add 2 cups frozen or fresh sliced peaches. Proceed as directed.

Key Lime Smoothies: Omit strawberries, pineapple and lemon juice from concentrate. Add 1/3 cup Key lime juice. Proceed as above. Tint with green food coloring if desired. Garnish with lime if desired.