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Kick start your day the scrumptious way with a refreshing smoothie! With these simple recipes and just a few minutes time, you can enjoy a healthy and portable breakfast on-the-go.  A cold, creamy concoction filled with your favorite fruits, vegetables, yogurts, and nutritional essentials will keep you feeling satisfied all morning.  Valley Magazine featured some enticing smoothie recipes we just had to share with you.  All recipes are adapted from fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org.  With several to choose from, you are sure to find a smoothie that will delight your palate, and speak to your grumbling stomach!

We have featured the Banana-Raspberry Smoothie

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Banana-Raspberry Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 large banana, sliced

1 1/4 cups frozen raspberries

1/2 cup low-fat milk

Directions:

Place sliced banana on a plate and freeze for 10 minutes, then blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve cold.  (Servings: 2)

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Applicious Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 cups unsweetened applesauce

1 cup apple juice

1 cup orange juice

2 Tablespoons honey

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:

Blend ingredients until smooth.  Serve Cold. (Servings: 4)

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Berry-Cran Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 cups frozen strawberries, unsweetened

1 cup 100% juice, cranberry blend

6 ounces low-fat vanilla yogurt

Directions:

Blend ingredients until smooth. Serve cold. (Servings: 2)

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You have slept through your alarm and are rushing around in full panic mode! We’ve all been there, right? Here a five make-up essentials that you can get from your local drugstore to keep you looking polished. And the best part is they won’t break the bank!

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1.  Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream-$12.99

2.  Maybelline Expert Twin Brow & Eye Pencils-$3.99

3. Loreal Voluminous Mascara-$7.99

4.  NYX Powder Blush in Pinched-$5.99

5.  NYX Butter Gloss in peaches and cream- $4.99

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