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5 summer smoothie recipes

By: Enrique Gili on July 20, 2011, 3:35 p.m.
Red Grape Smoothie

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Red Grape Smoothie

A heart-smart smoothie has the health benefits of red wine without the downside of a hangover.

Red Grape Smoothie


  • 2 cups organic red seedless grapes
  • 1 cup vanilla soy milk
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Time estimates

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  1. Rinse and chill grapes for about 30 minutes.
  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups grapes with remaining ingredients in blender. Process on pulse for 20 to 25 seconds. Change setting to mix or smoothie for about 10 more seconds, or until smooth. Add remaining chilled whole grapes for an extra treat at the bottom.

Yield: Serves 4