Citrus Berry Smoothie

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Citrus Berry Smoothie

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.

Yield: 1 smoothie, about 2 cups
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 432
fat 3 g (2 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 15 mg
carbohydrates 77 g
protein 20 g
fiber 7 g
sodium 250 mg
potassium 617 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (175% daily value), Calcium (63% dv), Potassium (18% dv), Magnesium (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 4 1/2

Exchanges 3 fruit, 2 low-fat milk

From EatingWell July/August 2008