Category Best healthy smoothie blends

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Wake-Up Smoothie

Wake-Up Smoothie

wake-upWith a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein.

3 servings, 1 cup each | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice, preferably calcium-fortified
  • 1 banana
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1/2 cup low-fat silken tofu, or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or Splenda Granular (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu (or yogurt) and sugar (or Splenda), if using, in a blender; cover and blend until creamy. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 139 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 33 ...

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Tropical Fruit Smoothie

Tropical Fruit Smoothie

A blend of tropical fruits makes a refreshing breakfast smoothie. You can boost the fiber content by adding a sprinkling of oat or wheat bran, if you like.

3 servings, 3/4 cup each | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cubed fresh or canned pineapple
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu, or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup frozen passion fruit concentrate
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon wheat bran, or oat bran (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine pineapple, banana, tofu (or yogurt), passion fruit concentrate, water, ice cubes and wheat bran (or oat bran), if using, in a blender; cover and blend until creamy. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 109 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 21 g Carbohydrates; 4 g P...

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Tofu Tropic Smoothie

Tofu Tropic Smoothie

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Mango, pineapple and lime flavor this tropical smoothie. Silken tofu adds staying power.

About 3 1/2 cups for 2, 1 3/4-cup servings | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced frozen mango
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest

Preparation

  1. Combine mango, pineapple juice, tofu, lime juice and lime zest in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 254 Calories; 3 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 54 g Carbohydrates; 6 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 10 mg Sodium; 714 mg Potassium

3 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 fruit, 1/2 medium-fat meat

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Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie

strawberryReminiscent of an old-fashioned strawberry milkshake, this smoothie blends that cold, creamy luxury with the healthful benefits of fresh fruit.

2 servings, about 1 cup each | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled, or frozen strawberries, partially thawed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberry juice concentrate
  • 2 ice cubes, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine strawberries, buttermilk, cranberry juice concentrate and crushed ice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth and frothy. Sweeten with sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 206 Calories; 1 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 4 mg Cholesterol; 18 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 99 mg Sodium; 249 mg...

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Strawberry-Almond Smoothie

strawberry-almondAlmond milk, tofu and strawberries combine in this simple and satisfying smoothie.

2 servings, about 1 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 frozen whole strawberries
  • 1 cup almond milk or low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu, (4 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Preparation

  1. Combine strawberries, almond milk (or low-fat milk), tofu and sugar in a blender. Blend until frothy and smooth, about 1 minute. Pour into tall glasses and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving : 172 Calories; 4 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 30 g Carbohydrates; 5 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 106 mg Sodium; 75 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate

Tips & Notes

  • Almond milk is a delicious, low-fat alternative to skim or low-fat milk, especially for the...
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Thermos-Ready Smoothie

Thermos-Ready Smoothie

thermos-readyA protein and fiber-rich drink to go.

1 serving | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup silken tofu

Preparation

  1. Combine berries, banana, apple juice and tofu in a blender; blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving : 288 Calories; 3 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 62 g Carbohydrates; 6 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 33 mg Sodium; 539 mg Potassium

3 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 4 fruit, 1/2 medium-fat meat

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Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie

Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie

rasberry-avocadoA creamy avocado makes a surprise appearance in a sweet beverage.

2 servings | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup raspberry juice
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, (not thawed)

Preparation

  1. Puree avocado, orange juice, raspberry juice and raspberries in a blender until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving : 249 Calories; 14 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 9 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 32 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 14 mg Sodium; 625 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 2 fat

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Pomegranate Berry Smoothie

pomegrane-berryThis berry smoothie is made with pomegranate juice and packs lots of satisfaction from banana and cottage cheese.

About 3 1/2 cups for 2, 1 3/4-cup servings | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1/2 cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup water

Preparation

  1. Combine mixed berries, pomegranate juice, banana, cottage cheese and water in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 206 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 3 mg Cholesterol; 49 g Carbohydrates; 6 g Protein; 6 g Fiber; 133 mg Sodium; 625 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 fruit, 1/2 nonfat milk

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Pineapple smoothie

Pineapple Smoothie

pineappleA touch of pineapple-orange juice concentrate adds even more pineapple flavor to this refreshing smoothie.

2 servings, 1 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cubed fresh or drained canned pineapple
  • 1/4 cup frozen pineapple-orange-juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 ice cubes, crushed

Preparation

  1. Combine pineapple, pineapple-orange-juice concentrate, yogurt, water and ice cubes in a blender; blend until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving : 147 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 1 mg Cholesterol; 34 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 53 mg Sodium; 388 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 other carbohydrate

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