By Rose Reisman
- Smoothies are a quick, easy and nutritious way to start your morning. You can use a yogurt that has a sugar substitute, but I’d be aware of the amount of sugar substitutes you’re consuming. A yogurt with sugar may be better in the long run. Any fruit yogurt can be used.
- 1/2 cup low-fat milk (or soy milk)
- 1/2 cup low-fat raspberry yogurt
- 1 small ripe banana, sliced
- 1 cup frozen or fresh raspberries
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 Tbsp honey
Combine the milk, yogurt, banana, raspberries, orange juice and honey in a blender, and purée. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Analysis per Serving
Protein 3 g
Fat .04 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrates 18 g
Cholesterol 3.7 mg
Sodium 34 mg
Fiber 1.6 g
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Watch: Raspberries are a rich source of manganese and vitamin C, two critical antioxidant nutrients that help protect the body’s tissue
from oxygen-related damage. Raspberries may even contain potential cancer-fighting agents.
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