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Coffee Latte

61% calorie reduction from traditional recipe 1 2/5 cups regular grind expresso or other dark roast coffee 1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces 6 cups water 1/3 cup Equal Spoonful* 2 1/2 cups fat-free milkGround cinnamon or nutmeg *May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener Place expresso and cinnamon stick in filter basket of drip coffee […]

Banana Pops

2 medium bananas, peeled and halved crosswise1/4 cup crisp rice cereal1 tablespoon toasted chopped coconut1 tablespoon finely chopped peanuts1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, or apple pie spice2 teaspoons maple-flavored syrup Insert a wooden craft stick into the cut end of each banana half. Place on a baking sheet. Freeze 1 hour or until bananas […]

Fruit Smoothies

34% calorie reduction from traditional recipe 1 cup orange juice 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt 1 frozen banana* 1 cup frozen strawberries or raspberries1/4 cup Equal Spoonful** *Peel and cut banana into large chunks. Place in plastic freezer bag, seal and freeze at least 5 to 6 hours or overnight. **May substitute 6 packets Equal […]

Peanut Butter Shake

4 ice cubes, crushed1 1/4 cups nonfat milk3 tablespoons reduced-fat smooth-style peanut butter1 large banana, peeled and cut into large chunks1 1/2 cups nonfat vanilla ice cream, softened Combine crushed ice, milk, peanut butter and banana in blender. Pulse until mixture is smooth. Add ice cream. Whirl until shake is thick and creamy. Pour into […]

Caramel Apple Milkshakes

3 cups frozen vanilla yogurt3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk1/2 cup applesauce1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 cup caramel topping Place the yogurt, milk, cinnamon, and topping in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into 4 glasses. Serve immediately.

Purple Cow Shakes

1 (6 ounce) can frozen grape juice concentrate1 cup milk2 cups vanilla ice cream Pour the juice concentrate and milk into blender container. Scoop in ice cream. Cover and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Serve immediately. Makes 3 to 4 shakes.


1 package unsweetened Kool-Aid drink mix, any flavor2 cups water1/2 to 3/4 cup granulated sugar4 cups ice In a blender, combine Kool-Aid, water and sugar. Blend. Add all the ice and blend. Pour into cups, and drink through a straw.

Soy Milk Smoothie

28% calorie reduction from traditional recipe 3 cups plain or vanilla soy milk 1 banana, peeled and frozen 1 cup frozen strawberries or raspberries 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 1/3 cup Equal

Chai Tea

56% calorie reduction from traditional recipe 1/2 cup hot strongly brewed Constant Comment tea    (tea with orange and sweet spices) 1/2 cup very warm fat-free or 2% milk* 1 tablespoon Equal

Raspberry Peach Smoothie

47% calorie reduction from traditional recipe 2 cups soy milk 1 cup lowfat plain yogurt 1 cup frozen unsweetened sliced peaches1/2 frozen unsweetened red raspberries1/2 cup Equal

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