Wake-Up Smoothie

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Wake-Up Smoothie

With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein.

Yield: 3 servings, 1 cup each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice, preferably calcium-fortified
  • 1 banana
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and/or strawberries
  • 1/2 cup low-fat silken tofu, or low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or Splenda Granular (optional)

Preparation

Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu (or yogurt) and sugar (or Splenda), if using, in a blender; cover and blend until creamy. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 139
fat 2 g (0 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 33 g
protein 4 g
fiber 4 g
sodium 19 mg
potassium 421 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (110% daily value), Fiber (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 2

Exchanges 2 fruit, 1/2 low-fat milk

From EatingWell Summer 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)