Strawberry Smoothie

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Strawberry Smoothie

Reminiscent of an old-fashioned strawberry milkshake, this smoothie blends that cold, creamy luxury with the healthful benefits of fresh fruit.

Yield: 2 servings, about 1 cup each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled, or frozen strawberries, partially thawed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberry juice concentrate
  • 2 ice cubes, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, (optional)

Preparation

Combine strawberries, buttermilk, cranberry juice concentrate and crushed ice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth and frothy. Sweeten with sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 206
fat 1 g (1 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 4 mg
carbohydrates 18 g
protein 4 g
fiber 1 g
sodium 99 mg
potassium 249 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (127% daily value).

Carbohydrate Serving 3

Exchanges 1/2 low-fat milk, 1/2 other carbohydrate

From EatingWell May/June 1998, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)