How to Make a Fruit Smoothie

While we can't recommend asparagus or cheddar-flavored drinks, we encourage you to experiment, using this road map to the ultimate healthy blended beverage.

You will need

  • 1 c. fresh or frozen fruit
  • u00bd c. fruit juice
  • A blender
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • light cream
  • or yogurt
  • And a tall glass
  • Honey
  • Ice
  • Protein powder
  • wheat germ
  • bee pollen
  • or flaxseed

Step 1 Choose fruit and juice Choose your fruit and fruit juice.

Step 2 Peel, pit, or de-seed fruit Peel, pit, or de-seed your fruit if necessary.

Step 3 Put in fruit, add juice Put the fruit in the blender, and add the juice.

Step 4 Add milk, cream, or yogurt Add the milk, light cream, or yogurt to give the smoothie a rich and silky texture.

Step 5 Blend Put the lid on the blender, and blend at a medium speed until smooth.

Step 6 Taste Stop the blender and do a taste test, then make any necessary adjustments, adding yogurt or ice to thicken, honey to sweeten.

Step 7 Pour and serve Pour your smoothie into the glass, and serve.