Monday, April 18, 2011

Make Your Way to Rio Sweepstakes from Chiquita Bananas!




The new movie Rio is taking the country by storm and Chiquita Bananas is offering one lucky family a trip to Rio de Janeiro with their Make Your Way to Rio Sweepstakes!!!!  All you have to do is visit the official site,  play around with Chiquita® fruit, Rio characters, games, and other stuff on the site and you earn badges that will unlock prizes from exclusive ringtones to Chiquita Bananas for a year! 

We have been playing on the site for a few weeks now and the kids have had a blast playing the games and printing off the coloring sheets. I am enjoying the recipes on the site and thought I would share one of my favorites below!

This quick and easy smoothie recipe takes the classic banana split on the go.



 

Ingredients

2 whole very ripe (fresh or frozen) Chiquita® bananas
3 cups Ice
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup chocolate syrup
8 maraschino cherries
2 Tbsp chocolate chips or crushed nuts (optional)

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Preparation

Put Chiquita® bananas, yogurt and cherries in a blender. Add chocolate chips and ice and blend on high until smooth (roughly 60 to 90 seconds).

NOTE: Adding ice last helps with the blending process.


What are you waiting for? Go visit the site HERE and start having your own fun!!! And you never know! You could be the BIG winner!!