Classic Strawberry-Banana Smoothie
Recipe By Maryellen Driscoll
An easy, healthy eye-opener to start the day on the right track.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Size: per cup; Calories (kcal): 110; Fat (g): 0.5; Fat Calories (kcal): 5; Saturated Fat (g): 0; Protein (g): 2; Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0; Carbohydrates (g): 25; Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0; Sodium (mg): 20; Cholesterol (mg): 0; Fiber (g): 3
Yields about 3½ cups
- 2/3 cup orange juice
- 1/3 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
- 1 banana, peeled
- 2 heaping cups (12 ounces) individually quick-frozen strawberries
- 1. Put the orange juice, yogurt, banana, and 1 cup of the berries in a blender. Blend using the pulse option (or start at a low speed and gradually increase to high).
- 2. Once blended, add the remaining berries one at a time through the jar cap’s fill hole while the machine is running. Blend until smooth.
From “Fine Cooking” 51, pp. 72, June 1, 2002.