Holidays and Celebrations
Kids love smoothies! Jazz up this Blue Banana Smoothie with your favorite nutrition-enhancing "boosts."
8 ounces milk (use your favorite such as fat-free, low-fat, reduced-fat, almond, soy)
½ cup frozen banana slices
½ cup frozen blueberries
Optional Boosts (Choose 1 or More)
1 cup fresh baby spinach
½ cup plain low-fat yogurt
¼ cup oatmeal
1 to 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
Honey, to taste
Cinnamon, to taste
Before you begin: Wash your hands.
- In blender, puree everything until smooth. Serve immediately.
- The frozen fruit gives the smoothie a thick texture. Add water if you want a thinner consistency or add ice if you want it even thicker.
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 190; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 105mg; Total Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 27g; Protein: 10g
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