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Kiwi’s Down Under

Kiwi’s Down Under
by Gabriel Constans

The raspberry hits you strongly at first, then a nice aftertaste of kiwi and almond kicks in to finish it off. Kiwis, identified worldwide with New Zealand, are high in vitamin C. They help maintain healthy gums and teeth, as well as aid in digestion.

These New Zealand rugby players just drank a pitcher of Kiwi’s Down Under.

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Yield: 4 cups

2 ripe kiwis, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
1 ripe banana
1 cup raspberry juice
1 tablespoon almond butter

Place all the ingredients in a blender, and mix on medium speed for 30 seconds.

Pour into tall glasses, drink up and head for the nearest rugby field.

The Leaping Gazelle Smoothie

The Leaping Gazelle Smoothie

Gazelles are one of the oldest mammals in existence – they’ve been around for over 12 million years! They are admired for their graceful appearance, and have been known to leap as high as twelve feet straight into the air. This smoothie won’t make you leap that high, or you’d hit your head on the ceiling, but it will make your insides jump for joy.

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Yield: 4 cups

1 cup apricot juice, or 1 cup sliced apricots
1 cup raspberry juice, or 1 cup raspberries
1 cup cranberry juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 ripe banana

Place all the ingredients in a blender, and mix on low speed for 30 seconds.

Pour into tall glasses, keep your feet on the ground and serve.

Great-Am-SmoothiesExcerpt from Great American Smoothies: The Ultimate Blending Guide for Shakes, Slushes, Desserts, & Thirst Quenchers by Gabriel Constans

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