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Fruit Smoothie II

Fruit Smoothie II

62 Ratings
62 Ratings
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Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

This quick and easy smoothie uses any of your favorite frozen fruits. It makes enough for 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups strawberries, frozen (or other frozen fruit)
  • 2 cups milk, low-fat
  • 1 banana, large
  • 1 cup yogurt (plain or vanilla)

Directions

1) Defrost the frozen fruit just enough so that it will blend easily.
2) Pour the milk into the blender.
3) Add the pieces of frozen fruit to the milk in the blender.
4) Add the banana and yogurt.
5) Blend until smooth, about 30-45 seconds.

Notes

  • Strawberries, 1% milk, and low-fat vanilla yogurt used in nutrition analysis and costing.
Source:

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis. Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup, 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 178
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 22 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 293 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 693 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 178
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 22 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 293 mg
Potassium 693 mg
Sodium 100 mg
Copper 128 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 51 mg
Phosphorus 233 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 84 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.9 mcg
Vitamin C 72 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 48 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 44 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1 1/4 cups
Dairy 3/4 cups

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