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how do you make smoothies - February 9th 2016, 08:59 PM

I have frozen fruit, greek yogurt and ice.
I put the fruit in first then yougurt then ice. It didn't work.

How do you make smothies?
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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 9th 2016, 09:48 PM

How did it not work? Did it not blend the ice well? Did it just not blend period?

You may try adding in milk (or substitute).

I usually use a banana as a good starting base. But you should be able to use the fruit as a base, as well.

My typical smoothie in order:

1 banana, sliced, frozen
1/2c - 3/4c cup yogurt
2 tbsp cocao
3 tbsp pb2
1 cup ice (occasionally, I'll add the ice first and blend it a bit before the rest)
1/4c - 1/2c almond milk
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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 9th 2016, 10:44 PM

It probably didn't blend because there was no liquid in there. Try using a little bit of milk (cow, almond, coconut, etc.).

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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 10th 2016, 03:21 PM

Milk and fruit, with banana as a base. I've never added ice before, only water. What exactly went wrong? Did it just not blend? Was the consistency wrong?

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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 10th 2016, 06:13 PM

Did your smoothie just not mix and did you add an liquid? You need a liquid in order for the blender to blend it.

I usually put in coconut water, fresh juice or water (I never have used milk in my smoothies) yoghurt, chai seeds, and then the fruit I want so for example: strawberries, peaches, pommagrante, kale, spinach and then blend.
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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 11th 2016, 10:34 PM

Yogrt is really thick, you usually need to add a little water or milk to loosen it up

My smoothies usually look like this

1. scoop of chocolate protein powder
2. spoon of peanut butter
3. Almond milk (1.5 cups)
4. Six ice cubes
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The key thing is to use a liquid. Yogurt, before I quit dairy, was way to thick and led to a mixture that was hardly drinkable and basically needed a spoon.

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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 12th 2016, 02:35 AM

I usually make them with:

-One cup cashew milk
-Handful of spinach
-A few pitted dates
-Handful of strawberries
-One or two bananas

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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 12th 2016, 04:24 AM

This can be closed I figured out what I did wrong
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Re: how do you make smoothies - February 12th 2016, 05:15 AM

Awesome that you worked it out, Frankie! Thread closed.

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