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Old 07-05-2008, 10:19 AM   #1
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Spices to use in smoothie/milkshake thing

I'm about to throw a banana, a couple of mandarins, some double cream and maybe a chopped apple (I only have those three fruits available) into a blender to see what comes out. I was wondering if I ought to throw in some nutmeg or ginger powder, or maybe just sprinkle some cinnamon on top when it's in a glass.


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Old 07-05-2008, 11:34 AM   #2
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For me, ginger powder doesn't have much flavor. I'd go with nutmeg or cinnamon or both.

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Old 07-05-2008, 03:58 PM   #3
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now that i think about it, nutmeg and bananas sounds good. i had a slim fast home made smoothie this am, bananas and strawberries. will try nut meg tomorrow.

babe i do often put a little vanilla in as well. not to sure about the apple though.

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Old 07-05-2008, 04:00 PM   #4
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hi honey.

er, i mean, do you have honey?

oddly chervil and or fennel would work, if you like licorice-y type flavors.
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Old 07-05-2008, 04:44 PM   #5
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You could also experiment with safron and cardomon.

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