Friday, June 4, 2010

Banana-Berry Smoothie

Banana-Berry Smoothie

From EatingWell: May/June 1998, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)
This bright and easy breakfast packs two servings of fruit plus soy protein and fiber.

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

•1 1/4 cups orange juice
•1 ripe medium banana, peeled and sliced
•1 cup frozen blueberries, blackberries or raspberries
•1/2 cup silken tofu
•2 ice cubes, crushed (see Tip)
•1 tablespoon sugar, (optional)
1.Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu and crushed ice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth and frothy. Sweeten with sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.
Per serving : 135 Calories; 2 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 27 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 19 mg Sodium; 376 mg Potassium

2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 1/2 lean meat

Tips & Notes
•Tip: An easy way to crush ice is to place cubes in a heavy-duty plastic bag and break them with a rolling pin.

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