“Get Your Orange” Flax Smoothie

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“Get Your Orange” Flax Smoothie

This bright orange smoothie gets its color from frozen peaches plus carrot and orange juice. Fresh ginger packs a flavorful punch.

Yield: about 3 cups for 2, 1 1/2-cup servings
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen peach slices
  • 1 cup carrot juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (see Tip)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger

Preparation

Combine peaches, carrot juice, orange juice, flaxseed and ginger in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Look for ground flaxseeds (or flaxmeal) in the natural-foods section of large supermarkets or in natural-foods stores. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 209
fat 4 g (0 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 41 g
protein 5 g
fiber 6 g
sodium 38 mg
potassium 964 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (467% daily value), Vitamin C (137% dv), Potassium (28% dv), Magnesium (20% dv)

Carbohydrate Serving 2

Exchanges 2 fruit, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat

From EatingWell January/February 2012