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Pineapple & Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

Pineapple & Blueberry yogurt smoothie...

A sad thing happened this morning. I was done clicking pics for this recipe & while I was transferring the pics to my laptop… boom.. my memory card just gave up.. luckily I had 3-4 photos which managed to get copied on to my hard disk. 😉 But the sad part now is till my new card arrives I cannot click pictures.. & post new recipe’s.. boohoo.. feel so tied up… I will have to make do with my reserve collection..

Pineapple & Blueberry yogurt smoothie...

Its spring & summer in many parts of the world.. what healthier ways to fight the summers than including some yummy smoothies in your diet.. Hence here you go.. a simple yet yummy smoothie…

Tip: I did not add sugar as the fruits were sweet enough & the honey added a little sweet too. If you have sour tasting pineapple & blueberries then do add some..

Ingredients: (Serves 1) Preparation Time: 5 mins
Pineapple – 3 inch slices, skin removed
Plain Yogurt – 3 tbsp
Blueberries – 15 – 20
Honey – 1 tsp

In a blender add all the ingredients & blend well.

Serving Suggestions:
Fridge it & serve chilled or serve with some ice cubes.

Pineapple & Blueberry yogurt smoothie...

If you like this.. you may also want to try – Tangy, herbed fruit punchFresh Strawberry Lassi, more coming soon.. 🙂

Tangy, herbed fruit punch

Tangy, herbed fruit punch...

Fruit punches are a favourite anytime anywhere. I had been to a restaurant recently with a friend & I had ordered a similar drink but that was with Green apples. I loved the flavour of celery & mint in that drink. It was a brilliant drink. So re-created the drink with different fruits.

Tangy, herbed fruit punch...

If you have a brunch party to host, try this drink out, it will be an instant hit. It’s refreshing & will go perfectly with any kind of food. The kids will love it as well. If you want to try adding some Vodka in it as well. 🙂 I will try this with some Vodka soon & let you guys know how it turned out.

Ingredients: (Serves 2) Preparation Time: 10 mins
Kiwi – 2 medium-sized, skin peeled
Strawberries – 6 medium-sized
Mint leaves – 8-10, medium-sized leaves
Celery Sticks – 2, 4 inch sized pieces
Sugar – 4 tsp, add more or less depending on your taste
Lemon juice – 1 tbsp, freshly squeezed
Cold Water – Approximately 200 ml

Wash & cut all the fruits.

Cut fruits....

Add all the ingredients except the lemon juice to a juicer. Blend well till its smooth. Add the lemon juice & mix well. Check sugar & adjust if required.

Serving Suggestions:
Transfer into serving glasses.

Tangy, herbed fruit punch...

Add ice cubes if required. Enjoy on a hot summer day or on a gloomy day with some spicy food by the side. 🙂

If you like this you may also like –  Fresh Strawberry Lassi.

Fresh Strawberry Lassi

Fresh Strawberry Lassi...

Lassi is a very popular yogurt based drink which is served chilled. It is a traditional drink from the Punjab region of India & Pakistan. Lassi can be sweet or salty. It is very popular during the summers. Healthy & very filling.

I had some ripe strawberry’s which I had to use before they turned bad. So made this yummy drink with cold & thick yogurt. During the Mango season, Mango lassi is also very popular.

Ingredients: (Serves 2)     Preparation Time: 5 mins
Strawberries – 10 medium-sized
Thick Yogurt – 2 cups
Sugar (optional) – if strawberries are not sweet, add as per your taste

Tip: If you want to.. you can skip the sugar with a spoon of honey.. 🙂

Wash the strawberries remove their green stems & throw away. Blend strawberries & yogurt together. Taste & add sugar if required.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve chilled. Can be had on hot summer days or with spicy Indian food.

Fresh Strawberry Lassi...Check out my other drink recipe’s.