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Fruit Smoothies recipe

Fruit Smoothies.

This fruit and yogurt smoothie is a wonderfulway to start your day or simply serve as a healthy treat anytime.Be creative when making a smoothie, the combination of fruitflavors is limited only to your imagination.

Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.

Recipe: Fruit Smoothies

1 cup (8-ounces) plain lowfat yogurt,or any flavor as desired1 cup 2% milk or any flavored fruit juice1 medium banana, sliced1 cup whole strawberries, or your choiceof fruit, cut-up as needed (fresh or frozen)1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract8 to 10 ice cubes (see Cook’s Note)

  • Place all ingredients, except the icecubes, into container of electric blender and blend on high untilsmooth.
  • With blender running, add 2 to 3 ice cubesat a time through the center opening in the lid until all icecubes have been added. Blend until smooth. Serveimmediately.

    Makes 2 servings.

    Cook’s Note: If you freeze the fruit andyogurt ahead of time, there is no need to use ice to “thicken”the smoothie. Keep individual servings of yogurt in the freezerjust for this purpose. And…don’t forget to freeze those bananaswhen past their prime for use in smoothies, too!

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2of recipe) when plain lowfat yogurt, 2% milk and strawberriesare used: 285.8 calories; 22% calories from fat; 7.1g total fat;26.9mg cholesterol; 188.5mg sodium; 1007.8mg potassium; 41.2gcarbohydrates; 3.2g fiber; 32.8g sugar; 38.0g net carbs; 15.7gprotein.

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    A half-cup of freshly squeezed orange juice provides roughly the same amount of nutrients found in the fresh fruit, but much of the pulp and membranes are strained out of most commercial brands, so you lose out on most of the fiber and flavonoids. Some people like to travel by train because ?


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