(excuse my messy counter behind the blender...doesn't that just look great?)
oh man, i have a new obsession. smoothies. i make them myself (see three posts ago...I'm a maker okay?) and i haven't made one yet that i didn't like! i use sherbet (right now we have orange, we started with peach, next i want to try pineapple! yum!) and i use frozen berries, and cranberries, canned peaches, and canned pineapple, not all together...but the one i made last night was maybe my favorite! it had some orange sherbet, frozen strawberries (but i thawed them on defrost for a minute or so so it wouldn't be so loud trying to crunch them up as the children were sleeping), frozen cranberries a handful of blueberries and raspberries (also frozen), and to make it more liquidy, i used pineapple juice this time (usually i use milk). man it was great! i also made one the other day that had peaches and strawberries with peach sherbet...also very tasty. the kids like them and i like them and i like that i don't even have to add any extra sugar and the sherbet is really low fat...it's a great snack and i may have to make some more tonight. wouldn't it be fun to have a smoothie bar at some party or get together? (maybe we could do it for book club) you could customize your own smoothie and have the deliciousness that you want....there are definite possibilities.
Posted by JenW