Citrus Berry Smoothie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Barbara Kavorkian
from Two Harbors, MN

I happened to have an orange in my refrigerator that was screaming at me. I decided to put the juice into one of my smoothies. This smoothie is not as thick as I normally like them and is not as filling to me. It is quite refreshing however, so if you take a walk in the morning or do some sort of stretching and don't want anything too heavy, this would be perfect. I did add a few ice cubes because I like it very cold, but those would be optional.

serves 1
prep time 5 Min

Ingredients

  •   1 1/4 c
    fresh berries (i used raspberries, but try a mix, or use what you have or like)
  •   1/2 medium
    fresh banana broken in half
  •   3/4 c
    plain low fat yogurt
  •   1/2 c
    fresh squeezed oj (or prepared with low sugar)
  •   1/2 c
    apple juice or orange juice or canned pineapple juice
  •   2 Tbsp
    dry milk powder
  •   1 Tbsp
    wheat germ
  •   1 Tbsp
    flax
  •   1 tsp
    honey
  •   1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  •   1 pkg
    splenda packet
  •   4
    ice cubes (optional)
  •   1/4 c
    pineapple chunks, (canned okay, reserve juice)
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How To Make

  • 1
    Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. If you wish to add crushed ice, add 2 ice cubes to blender, and pulse, then the other 2 and pulse. Can also be served over ice cubes if you wish.
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