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 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 19 mg Sodium; 421 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 low-fat milk

Article courtesy of www.eatingwell.com