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  • I'm going to get smoothie goodies today. I've burnt through every piece of fruit and veggie in the house.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • I'll give it a shot.  Mangos suck to seed and skin.
    They are good. I go organic when I can but I'm not that picky about it. They are really bright and flavorful. I do it that way just why you say, they are a PIA to seed and skin. Also, you don't need to add ice when you add frozen fruit. As a matter of fact, don't, it will be way too icy. I nuke them for about 30-60 seconds and that seems to be the magic number for perfect frozen drink texture. Just add tequila............think I might tonight :)

    When I do a full batch of smoothies, I do 8-10oz water and 1.5 cups frozen fruit and blend it up. Creamy, but not thick. can pour but clings to a spoon. Seems to work ok for me. Would need to adjust the water for amount Triple Sec and Tequila added. Think I'll try tonight and will let you know. I have a big bag of mango staring at me as we speak.


    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • The Cen-Tex SmokerThe Cen-Tex Smoker Posts: 14,489
    edited November 2012
    I'm going to get smoothie goodies today. I've burnt through every piece of fruit and veggie in the house.
    I buy the CM Organic Mixed Berries from HEB for my smoothies. nuke the bag for 60 seconds then add to 8-10 oz of water. Hit the smoothie button and it will be perfect. If you add powder, I do it in a few quick pulses after the fruit is ready.

    Buy some frozen strawberries and frozen mango and do 50-50 strawberry mango smoothies (or margaritas as discussed above) the same way. Cash money.


    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • Dalla dalla bills, y'all.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,619

    Dalla dalla bills, y'all.
    that made me think of this

    Dolla Dolla Bill Y'all!
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,619
    Throw in some spinach to everything, the only thing it changes is the color but it adds a ton of that "good for you" stuff. 

    Vitamins and Minerals FTW!
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,105
    We buy the frozen mixed berries too.  They blend up nice, but never did like the grit from the seeds.  I can live with it. 

    Mangos are probably our favorite in smoothies and dakkeries.

    SWMBO does a smoothy with greek yogart that's really good.
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  • Truth up. Rum in the smoothies?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,239
    Smoothies and baby food is our main use. We also have the twister jar which works really good when you dont want too much liquid. 
    Seattle, WA
  • I just spent $180 at HEB. Half wine and half frozen/fresh fruit. 


    Thanks again everyone. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • I've done frozen and fresh, but never really got the results I wanted. I think if I would have added less mango and some Limeade, that may have worked. I've tried a mango reduction with sugar then made daiquiris from that, but the consistency was more of a smoothie than daiquiri. The more I think about it, I'm betting there was some sort of mango extract/concentrate added to the ones we had in Mexico, which is why it had less of a smoothie consistency.
  • I just spent $180 at HEB. Half wine and half frozen/fresh fruit. 


    Thanks again everyone. 
    $90 on adult beverage, $90 on fruit, nothing like a balanced diet. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 


  • I just spent $180 at HEB. Half wine and half frozen/fresh fruit. 


    Thanks again everyone. 

    $90 on adult beverage, $90 on fruit, nothing like a balanced diet. 

    Hardly balanced if $45 of that fruit goes into adult bevs. More like 75-25.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • I just spent $180 at HEB. Half wine and half frozen/fresh fruit. 


    Thanks again everyone. 
    $90 on adult beverage, $90 on fruit, nothing like a balanced diet. 
    Hardly balanced if $45 of that fruit goes into adult bevs. More like 75-25.
    Just dont tell the wife lady. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,619
    At 3:1, at least he's spreading the wealth. Less than half the calories will be empty, mind you!
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,105
    I stay out of domestic disputes
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • I just spent $180 at HEB. Half wine and half frozen/fresh fruit. 


    Thanks again everyone. 
    $90 on adult beverage, $90 on fruit, nothing like a balanced diet. 
    Hardly balanced if $45 of that fruit goes into adult bevs. More like 75-25.
    Whoa. It is on a transaction basis, so $90 for wine (Adult beverage), $90 for fruit is balanced, the net result if you will, is $0, healthy vs "unhealthy". The next shopping trip might be $90 for adult beverage, $90 for Cheerios, fruit and brisket, still balanced and the result is still $0. You have to think like an accountant, it is not the truth it is what answer do you want?
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Skiddy, the wife lady is an accountant. She only wanted to know when I planed on drinking all the wine. I hit "smoothie" on the blender and pretended I couldn't hear her.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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