Excellent concept! I love speeding things along in the mornings. Here is another hint to add to your idea. Many canning jars have openings that are the same as the bottom of a blender pitcher. Portion your ingredients into single serve portions, and freeze in pint sized jars (lids on, but not "canned") In the morning, just take the lid off a jar, replace with the blender base/blades, invert and put on the blender. Push the button and do your thing! This way, if you don't need 4 servings, you can make single servings and drink right out of the jar. We use canning jars as glasses all the time. Plus, you can freeze different combinations of fruit for your smoothies, to keep everyone supplied with their favorite tastes. Oh, and I also add a little milk before blending, just to smooth it up a little. If you don't have room for jars in your freezer, go ahead and baggie up single serve portions as instructed in the recipe, then blend in a canning jar. No cleaning the blender pitcher!
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Excellent concept! I love speeding things along in the mornings. Here is another hint to add...