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Berry Banana SmoothieBerry and Banana Smoothie

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

June 5, 2011

 

Berries are in season and are naturally sweet. They are a great way to start off the day because they are packed full of fiber and vitamin C.

 

Yield

Makes 2 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries, blackberries, blueberries or raspberries
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup lowfat vanilla greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

 

Preparation

Process blackberries, banana, coconut milk, yogurt, lemon juice, honey and lemon zest in a blender until smooth. Divide the mixture evenly into 2 chilled glasses and serve.

 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 250
Fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0 g
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 52 g
Fiber: 9 g
Cholesterol: 4 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Sodium: 61 mg
Calcium: 161 mg

 

Funded in part by USDA SNAP.

Running out of money for food? Contact your local food stamp office or go online to http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/fstamp/. For more information, call MU Extension's Show-Me Nutrition line at 1-888-515-0016.

 


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