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Offline Amy :-)

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2012, 12:54:48 am »
We are smoothie mad here, never thought of warm ones, great afternoon tea pick me up after being out in the cold!  I save any uneaten porridge for cold smoothies.

Our current fave is choc mint, not sure if it would work warm, hmmm.

Unfortunately I am the only smoothie-mad person in this family :-)) It does mean I get all the smoothie to myself though :D
A good idea to use uneaten porridge Lisel, but porridge never goes uneaten here ;) Maybe I should make a batch of porridge just to try it :)

I think choc mint would be delicious in a warm smoothie. I think we should come up with a range of dessert smoothies! ;D

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #16 on: June 18, 2012, 01:46:47 pm »

I think choc mint would be delicious in a warm smoothie. I think we should come up with a range of dessert smoothies! ;D

I use fresh mint and lots of ice as well as spinach/kale/silverbeet (as well as cacao powder, milk, oats, dates/agave syrup) so it is very 'fresh' tasting, can't get my brain around it warm, but I am going to give it a go anyway!

Desert smoothies sound great, my brain though can't get past the idea of bailys/Kaluha/that choc liquour stuff, I've been breast feeding too long, I need a cocktail night!
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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2012, 12:42:57 am »

I think choc mint would be delicious in a warm smoothie. I think we should come up with a range of dessert smoothies! ;D

I use fresh mint and lots of ice as well as spinach/kale/silverbeet (as well as cacao powder, milk, oats, dates/agave syrup) so it is very 'fresh' tasting, can't get my brain around it warm, but I am going to give it a go anyway!

Desert smoothies sound great, my brain though can't get past the idea of bailys/Kaluha/that choc liquour stuff, I've been breast feeding too long, I need a cocktail night!

Good luck with the warm choc mint smoothie Lisel! We actually have a chocolate mint herb, so maybe I should try your smoothie using that! If you haven't seen a chocolate mint herb, you can read a liitle bit about them here: http://bonnieplants.com/products/chocolate-mint

I'm not into the alcohol idea either Lisel. I was thinking along the lines of cheesecake smoothies, sticky date pudding smoothies, trifle smoothies, cake smoothies.... maybe I'm just getting too ambitious with my smoothie ideas though :-))

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2012, 08:01:18 am »
Love, love the cheesecake smoothie idea.  Never heard of chocolate mint herb, off to learn something new  :)
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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2012, 11:23:48 am »
Thanks for this yummy recipe Amy!!! I'm not a real smoothie person, let alone a warm one (or so I thought) but my sister visited yesterday from interstate for the first time since I got my TMX and I got her to choose the first recipe for me to cook off the forum and she chose this one .. and we both LOVED it! In fact I think I might make one now, as a before bed treat! yum yum!!
Do you think honey would go well in it? (That was my sister's suggestion)

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2012, 11:31:28 am »
Oh thanks Bubbles! What great feedback :D :D :D

I'm sure honey would be lovely in it! Let me know how it goes! :D

I'm honoured that your sister choose this recipe :-*

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2012, 11:43:32 am »
Amy (love your name! Same as my daughter), this is on my list to try. Have never tired a warm smoothie, but great feedback. ;D

Lislel, I have plenty of mi t growing, so will try your green smoothie as well.

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2012, 11:55:22 am »
Just made this again, but with my pregnancy brain forgot to add the honey :-)) so just drizzled it in the glass at the end, and shared with my DH-thumbs up again! The honey was a nice addition too I think, thanks again Amy :)

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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2012, 12:06:51 pm »
Amy (love your name! Same as my daughter), this is on my list to try. Have never tired a warm smoothie, but great feedback. ;D

Thanks Elle, I like your taste in names! :D I think you'll be surprised at how yummy this is. I've told a few people that I drink warm smoothies and they give me funny looks, but these smoothies are so good I haven't had a cold one since I came up with this ;D

Just made this again, but with my pregnancy brain forgot to add the honey :-)) so just drizzled it in the glass at the end, and shared with my DH-thumbs up again! The honey was a nice addition too I think, thanks again Amy :)

LOL thats okay Bubbles, I'm sure the honey looked very nice drizzled around the glass ;D Really glad you and DH enjoyed it :-*

 


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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2015, 09:12:52 am »
Just bumping this for everyone living in a cold climate.
This is the first time I have made this.Its lovely and very comforting as I have a head cold.
I didn't have vanilla yoghurt so added a teaspoon of vanilla extract.Filled two mugs.
Works perfectly in the TM5.
Denise...Buckinghamshire,U.K.
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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2015, 11:50:49 am »
I've been making this quite frequently and have now found that I prefer half milk half water rather than 250g of milk.It gives a more liquid smoothie which is easier to drink. ;D
Denise...Buckinghamshire,U.K.
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Re: Winter Banana "Smoothie"
« Reply #26 on: January 02, 2016, 09:39:45 am »
I made this again this morning for breakfast.It's very forgiving recipe,adding and subtracting what ingredients you have on hand.
Denise...Buckinghamshire,U.K.
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