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SMOOTHIE RECIPES . . . BEGINNING WITH P / Q / R

On this page you will find a selection of easy to make smoothie recipes.

For further recipes vist the main page on How to Make Smoothies

Additional information on making healthy drinks or smoothies can also be found under Fruit Juices Smoothies and Shakes

Smoothies

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Papaya Smoothie
Passionate Peach Smoothie
Peach Smoothie
Peaches And Dreams Smoothie
Peanut Butter Smoothie
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie
Peanut Butter Sundae Smoothie
Pear Avocado Smoothie
Pear Raspberry Smoothie
Peppermint Smoothie
Persimmon Smoothie
Pina Banana Smoothie
Pina Colada Smoothie
Pineapple Buttermilk Smoothie
  Pineapple Carrot Smoothie
Pineapple Papaya Smoothie
Pineapple yoghurt Whirl
Pink Smoothie Deluxe
Pistachio Banana Gulp
Pumpacketin Pie Smoothie
Purple Passion Smoothie
Quad Berry Quencher
Rainbow Smoothie
Raspberry Banana Smoothie
Raspberry Blast Smoothie
Raspberry Orange Smoothie
Raspberry Peach Smoothie
Raspberry Watermelon Smoothie

Papaya Smoothie Recipe

2 papayas, ripe
1/2 cups orange juice
1/2 cups vanilla frozen yoghurt

  • Peel, seed and coarsely chop papayas.
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

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Passionate Peach Smoothie Recipe

1 can peaches in syrup
1 frozen banana
1 cup Ben and jerry's purple passion sorbet
1 can peach nectar
2 cups grape juice

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

The scent that makes you skinny (effortlessly). Simply smelling a peach can help you shed 24 pounds this month without dieting, report scientists at the Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation. "Sweet scents trick the brain into feeling full, so food intake drops", says study author Alan Hirsch, MD. "The effect is so powerfull, subjects lost up to 6 pounds per week."

"Peach is rich in beta-carotene , which the body converts into Vitamin A", says Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, professor of Food Science at the Univerity os Maine at Orono."This nutrient fortifies membranes so they're more resistant to infection.

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Peach Smoothie Recipe

1 cup frozen peach slices
1/2 banana, sliced
3 tablespoons non-fat vanilla yoghurt
1/4 cups orange juice or apple juice
1/2 cups non-fat rice milk, optional Sugar to taste.

  • Throw all ingredients in the blender and chop and then puree until it is delightfully smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

The scent that makes you skinny (effortlessly). Simply smelling a peach can help you shed 24 pounds this month without dieting, report scientists at the Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation. "Sweet scents trick the brain into feeling full, so food intake drops", says study author Alan Hirsch, MD. "The effect is so powerfull, subjects lost up to 6 pounds per week."

"Peach is rich in beta-carotene , which the body converts into Vitamin A", says Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, professor of Food Science at the Univerity os Maine at Orono."This nutrient fortifies membranes so they're more resistant to infection.

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Peaches And Dreams Smoothie Recipe

10 ounces of apple cider
3 - 5 slices of peach
4 large strawberries
1 banana
1/8 teaspoons of cinnamon

  • Put all ingredients into blender.
  • Blend until smoothie consistency is reached.

Additional smoothie information:

The scent that makes you skinny (effortlessly). Simply smelling a peach can help you shed 24 pounds this month without dieting, report scientists at the Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation. "Sweet scents trick the brain into feeling full, so food intake drops", says study author Alan Hirsch, MD. "The effect is so powerfull, subjects lost up to 6 pounds per week."

"Peach is rich in beta-carotene , which the body converts into Vitamin A", says Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, professor of Food Science at the Univerity os Maine at Orono."This nutrient fortifies membranes so they're more resistant to infection.

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Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

1/4 cups peanut butter, chunky or smooth
1 cup vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk

  • Place all ingredients into blender.
  • Blend on high until just combined.

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe

2 large ripe bananas, peeled, sliced, frozen
2 cups milk
1/4 cups creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon imitation banana extract

  • Place all ingredients in blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.

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Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie Recipe

2 cups milk
2 tablespoons blackberry jelly
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 banana, frozen and chunked
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons wheat germ

  • In a blender combine milk, jelly, peanut butter, banana, honey and wheat germ.
  • Blend until smooth.

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Peanut Butter Sundae Smoothie Recipe

1/4 cups smooth peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey
1/3 cups milk
3 cups vanilla ice milk
1/4 teaspoons wheat germ

  • Stir peanut butter, honey and milk together.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat when peanut butter has melted, stir in ice milk and wheat germ, serve chilled.

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Pear Avocado Smoothie Recipe

1 large pear, chopped
1/2 cups green grapes
1/4 avocado
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • Place all ingredients in blender.
  • Blend and top with chopped pecans.

Additional smoothie information:

Studies at the Smell n Taste Treatment Research Foundation in Chicago reveal that inhaling sweet scents like the arome of prickly Pear activates the brain's satiety center, reducing caloric intake enough to lose 5 pounds monthly.

Savoring the refreshing flavor of prickly Pear is a delicious way to put a smile on your face. Researchers at the University of Vienna Austria discovered that the Pectin in this plant slows carbohydrate absorption so glucose enters the bloodstream more slowly. The result: Blood sugar levels remain steady, preventing the mood swings that come with spikes n dips. - First Magazine

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Pear Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

2/3 cups soya milk
1/4 cups dole country raspberry concentrate
3 ripe pears, cored
12 ice cubes

  • Place soya milk (or your choice of any other milk or non-dairy substitute) and all remaining ingredients in blender in order given.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy.

Additional smoothie information:

Studies at the Smell n Taste Treatment Research Foundation in Chicago reveal that inhaling sweet scents like the arome of prickly Pear activates the brain's satiety center, reducing caloric intake enough to lose 5 pounds monthly.

Savoring the refreshing flavor of prickly Pear is a delicious way to put a smile on your face. Researchers at the University of Vienna Austria discovered that the Pectin in this plant slows carbohydrate absorption so glucose enters the bloodstream more slowly. The result: Blood sugar levels remain steady, preventing the mood swings that come with spikes n dips. - First Magazine

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Peppermint Smoothie Recipe

4 scoops peppermint ice cream
1 1/2 cups milk
2 drops peppermint extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Combine in blender container and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

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Persimmon Smoothie Recipe

5 persimmons, without skin and seeds
2 cups orange juice
1 cup frozen berries

  • Blend all ingredients and serve.

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Pina Banana Smoothie Recipe

1 cup pineapple juice
1/3 cups coconut milk
1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices
1/2 cups pineapple chunks

  • Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. All fruit goes into blender at one time.
  • Put cover on and blend until smooth.

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Pina Colada Smoothie Recipe

1 frozen banana
1 cup milk/soymilk
1 - 2 teaspoons shredded coconut
1/4 cups chopped or crushed pineapple (fresh is best, but canned is pretty good too)

  • Combine all ingredients and blend.

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Pineapple Buttermilk Smoothie Recipe

20 ounces unsweetened pineapple chunks
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons liquid sweetener
Mint leaves - optional

  • Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cups juice. Freeze pineapple chunks.
  • Place juice, buttermilk, vanilla, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a blender container.
  • Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint if desired.

Additional smoothie information:

Erase winter colds with Pineapple. This sweet tropical fruit contains Bromelain, an enzyme that eases congestion and suppresses coughs associated with Bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.

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Pineapple Carrot Smoothie Recipe

1/2 cups pineapple chunks
1 cup soya milk, any flavor
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
1/3 cups pineapple juice
1 x 1" piece ginger, peeled and minced
Honey to taste

  • Place all ingredients in blender container and blend until everything is smooth.
  • Add ice if you like it frosty. The ginger adds the "zip".

Additional smoothie information:

Erase winter colds with Pineapple. This sweet tropical fruit contains Bromelain, an enzyme that eases congestion and suppresses coughs associated with Bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.

Carrots fuel the body with carotenoids, natural anti-oxidants that calm cellular inflammation and dampen Lentin resistance, helping women shed p to 3 pounds each year, according to researchers at the University of Tennesse Health and Science Center in Memphis. For best absorption, carotenoid foods should be conumed with little healthy fat, such as virgin olive oil or walnut oil.

Carrots contain carnitine, a compound that increases stamina by transporting fat to the mitochondria and burning it for energy.

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Pineapple Papaya Smoothie Recipe

1 cup orange juice
1 1/2 cups frozen papaya chunks
1 cup pineapple chunks
1 to 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut (optional)

  • Pour orange juice into the blender first.
  • Add coconut, if using, and then fruit.
  • Put cover on and blend until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Erase winter colds with Pineapple. This sweet tropical fruit contains Bromelain, an enzyme that eases congestion and suppresses coughs associated with Bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.

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Pineapple yoghurt Whirl Recipe

6 ounces can pineapple juice concentrate, thawed
1/2 cups water
1/2 cups skim milk
8 ounces carton vanilla yoghurt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups ice cubes
Pineapple wedges, for garnish

  • In a blender container, combine the pineapple juice concentrate, water, milk, yoghurt, sugar, and vanilla.
  • Blend mixture until smooth. With the blender running, add ice cubes slowly through the opening in the lid and blend mixture until slushy.
  • Pour into tall glasses and decorate each serving with fresh pineapple wedge.

Additional smoothie information:

Erase winter colds with Pineapple. This sweet tropical fruit contains Bromelain, an enzyme that eases congestion and suppresses coughs associated with Bronchitis and other respiratory ailments.

Enjoying a daily yoghurt snack has been shown to supress up to 95% of cold sore outbreaks in clinical studies. Researchers credit Lactobacillus Acidophilus. It also helps prevent future cold sore outbreaks.

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Pink Smoothie Deluxe Recipe

2 cups sliced banana
1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
1 cup orange juice
1 cup ice crystals

  • Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

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Pistachio Banana Gulp Recipe

1 container plain non-fat yoghurt
2 - 3 ounces pistachio instant pudding mix
1 ripe banana
1/4 cups skim milk
Handful or more of crushed ice

  • Put all ingredients into blender.
  • Blend until smoothie consistency is reached.

Additional smoothie information:

Omega-6 fats in Pistchios boost E1 levels, key to maintaining energy and mood, explains Dr Teitelbaum.

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Pumpacketin Pie Smoothie Recipe

1 (15 ounce) can solid pack pumpacketin puree
1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen apple juice concentrate
1/8 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 1/2 cups water

  • Remove pumpacketin from can and freeze for 1 hour.
  • In a blender combine partially frozen pumpacketin, frozen apple juice concentrate, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Blend until smooth. Continue to blend while adding water to fill the blender.

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Purple Passion Smoothie Recipe

1 banana
1 cup non-fat yoghurt
1/3 cups blueberries (can be frozen)
1/3 cups strawberries (can be frozen)
2/3 cups ice

  • Place all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth.

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Quad Berry Quencher Recipe

2 bananas
1 cup low-fat strawberry yoghurt or frozen yoghurt
1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled, frozen
1 cup raspberries, frozen

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Cranberries contain ascorbic acid, a nutrient that thins liver bile so fat can be broken down more quickly, and that allows fat to be flushed out of the system so it is not stored in cells.

Keep your heart healthy with Strawberries. This juicy jewels contain folate, a nutrient that helps lower homocysteine levels to reduce the risk of heart disease.

yoghurt with Strawberries can turn even the most hectic days into something to smile about. "This vitamin B5-rich food boost production of glucocorticoids, hormones that tame tension by inhibiting the effects of the stress hormone cortisol," says Stephen Turner,MD, of the Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.

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Rainbow Smoothie Recipe

10 ounces apple-cranberry juice
4 ounces strawberries
2 ounces pineapple chunks
2 scoops rainbow sherbet
1/2 banana
1/2 cups ice

  • Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Cranberries contain ascorbic acid, a nutrient that thins liver bile so fat can be broken down more quickly, and that allows fat to be flushed out of the system so it is not stored in cells.

Keep your heart healthy with Strawberries. This juicy jewels contain folate, a nutrient that helps lower homocysteine levels to reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Raspberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

2 bananas, peeled and sliced
1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
1 packet vanilla low-fat yoghurt (8ounces)
1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

  • Place the bananas in a single layer on a baking sheet, freeze until hard.
  • Combine the bananas, pineapple juice, yoghurt and raspberries in the container of an electric blender, process until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.

Additional smoothie information:

Raspberries : The super champion of fiber, just 1 cup of these berries meets over 40% or your daily value. 1 cup = 8 grams

Protect your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

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Raspberry Blast Smoothie Recipe

2 cups fresh or frozen red raspberries
1 cup non-fat or 1% milk
3 tablespoons red raspberry preserves
4 ice cubes
2 scoops plain or vanilla soy protein powder

  • Combine ingredients in blender.
  • Cover and blend at high speed for about 1 minute.

Additional smoothie information:

Raspberries : The super champion of fiber, just 1 cup of these berries meets over 40% or your daily value. 1 cup = 8 grams

Protect your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

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Raspberry Orange Smoothie Recipe

2 cups milk
2 cups plain yoghurt
2 cups fresh raspberries (other berries may be substituted)
1 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1 cup ice cubes
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Combine all ingredients in an electric blender and process until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Raspberries : The super champion of fiber, just 1 cup of these berries meets over 40% or your daily value. 1 cup = 8 grams

Protect your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

Orange can dissolve kidney stones and may even help prevent colon cancer.

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Raspberry Peach Smoothie Recipe

1 cup low-fat peach yoghurt
3/4 cups peach nectar
1/2 cups fresh raspberries, frozen
1 1/2 cups diced fresh peaches, frozen

  • Combine yoghurt and nectar in a blender.
  • Add peaches and raspberries.
  • Blend until smooth.

Additional smoothie information:

Raspberries : The super champion of fiber, just 1 cup of these berries meets over 40% or your daily value. 1 cup = 8 grams

Protect your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

The scent that makes you skinny (effortlessly). Simply smelling a peach can help you shed 24 pounds this month without dieting, report scientists at the Chicago's Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation. "Sweet scents trick the brain into feeling full, so food intake drops", says study author Alan Hirsch, MD. "The effect is so powerfull, subjects lost up to 6 pounds per week."

"Peach is rich in beta-carotene , which the body converts into Vitamin A", says Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, professor of Food Science at the Univerity os Maine at Orono."This nutrient fortifies membranes so they're more resistant to infection.

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Raspberry Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

2 cups seeded watermelon chunks
1/2 pint raspberries
1 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon Sugar

  • Put all ingredients in blender.
  • Blend until all ingredients have blended and there are no chunks of ice left.

Additional smoothie information:

Watermelon helps boost our immune system and it's lycopene is a cancer-fighting oxidant.

Raspberries : The super champion of fiber, just 1 cup of these berries meets over 40% or your daily value. 1 cup = 8 grams

Protect your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

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