5 Holiday Smoothie Recipes! plus, iPhone App Update.

Five new Holiday Smoothie Recipes for you to enjoy! (iPhone or not!) Because this year, I'm feeling generous...

I'm feeling generous. I originally wanted to make my five new holiday smoothie recipes into an exclusive update for those who have purchased my Smoothies! iPhone App. But I have caved.

While I still want all you savvy iPhone users out there to download the update (which features the new recipes and a slightly modified/easier viewing format) - I also want all my loyal blog readers to be able to celebrate the holiday season by sipping these yummy, festive smoothies.

So here ya go! Happy holidays to all the smoothie fans out there. All you straw-wielding souls who won't let winter get between you and frozen bevie! All you rebels who come in from the cold and whip up a frosty tall glass of blended bliss. You are all my heroes. :)

Here are my holiday smoothies..

1) This frosty chocolate shake will make you feel cozy all winter long. This cocoa is ice-blended for a cool crisp flavor. Add some smores accents( like vegan marshmallows and graham cracker crumbles) on top for a special winter treat.

Frozen Smores Icy Cocoa Shake
vegan, makes 2 servings

2 Tbsp vegan cocoa mix
2 cups vanilla soy/hemp/coconut ice cream
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 cup vanilla soy milk
1/4 cup ice cubes
1 frozen banana (opt'l)
garnish: vegan marshmallow and graham or gingersnap crumbles

Blend until smooth. Pour. Garnish. Serve.

2) This spicy-sweet-tart smoothie will give your body a boost of antioxidants. Spicy cayenne meets a hint of vanilla and dark healthy berries. Perfect as a late afternoon pick-me-up or morning energizer!..

Spiced Blackcurrant Blitz Smoothie
vegan, makes 2 servings

1 cup blackcurrant juice
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup ice cubes
1/2 cup plain soy yogurt
1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
2-3 dashes of cayenne
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
garnish: berries

Blend until smooth. Pour. Garnish. Serve.

3) Creamy coconut milk meets sweet date and spicy chai flavors. Try this festive sip when you need an energizing dessert shake.

Coconut Chai Date Swirl Shake
vegan, makes 2 servings

2 frozen bananas
1/2 cup vegan chai concentrate
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 cup ice cubes
1 cup soy milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger powder
5 dates, chopped
drizzle: 2 tsp date syrup
garnish: 1 date, thinly sliced

Blend until smooth. Pour. Garnish. Serve.

4) Creamy apple pie flavor in a healthy smoothie form. The yogurt adds a tart flavor that accents the crisp sweet cinnamon-apple garnish perfectly.

Sweet Apple Pie Smoothie
vegan, makes 2 servings

1/2 cup frozen apple juice concentrate
1 cup vanilla soy yogurt
1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 cup ice
garnish: sliced apples and cinnamon

Blend until smooth. Pour. Garnish. Serve.

5) Santa will be putting this frosty cool peppermint smoothie on the top of his list this year! Strawberries and peppermint make a pink-colored shake fit for a holiday party or after-feast treat. ..with candy cane crumbles on top!

Santa's North Pole Special Shake
vegan, makes 2 servings

2 cups vanilla soy/hemp/coconut ice cream
1/4 cup coconut milk
2 Tbsp crushed candy canes
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 frozen banana
1-1 1/2 cups ice cubes
garnish: peppermint (candy cane) crumbles
optional: soy milk to thin out as needed

Blend until smooth. Pour. Garnish. Serve.

More info on my Smoothies! iPhone App

Info on my holiday-helping Dip Diva! iPhone App

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