Citrus Berry Smoothie

Citrus Berry Smoothie

Makes: 1 smoothie, about 2 cups
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This meal-in-a-glass smoothie is bursting with berries and orange juice, healthful sources of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Getting plenty of antioxidant-rich foods makes sense for active people, since free radicals are produced any time the body’s cells process oxygen.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 1
  • Amount Per serving
  • Calories 419
  • % Daily values *
  • 6% Total Fat 4g
    • 10% Saturated Fat 2g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • 5% Cholesterol 15mg
  • 21% Potassium 736mg
  • 10% Sodium 250mg
  • 26% Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • 28% Dietary Fiber 7g
    • Sugars 59g
  • 40% Protein 20g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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