Get your day started off right with this deliciously sweet smoothie. Drink for breakfast or pair it with an assortment of crackers, cheese and nuts for a light, energy packed lunch. This smoothie will put you in the right mood to start your day!
1 cup orange-pineapple juice
1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1\2 cup canned or cooked sliced beets
1 apple, cored and cut into eight pieces
1 frozen banana
1 1\2 cups frozen strawberries
*You can substitute orange juice in place of orange-pineapple juice
- In a blender, combine juice and yogurt and blend until smooth.
- Add sliced beets, apple and banana and puree until smooth
- Add strawberries and blend on highest speed until smooth, stirring as necessary.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Makes 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Cost per recipe: $5.25
Cost per serving: $0.87
Nutritional Facts Per Serving:
110 Calories; 0.5g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 55 mg sodium; 24g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 19g sugar; 2g Protein; 0% daily value of vitamin A; 24% daily value of vitamin C; 6% daily value of calcium; 4% daily value of iron
Jackie Walters, Extension Specialist Senior for Kentucky Nutrition Education Program, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service