Saturday, June 12, 2010

Citrus Berry Smoothie

Citrus Berry Smoothie

From EatingWell: July/August 2008
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.

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

•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
1.Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.
Per serving : 432 Calories; 3 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 15 mg Cholesterol; 77 g Carbohydrates; 20 g Protein; 7 g Fiber; 250 mg Sodium; 617 mg Potassium

4 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 fruit, 2 low-fat milk

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