Blueberry Smoothie

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Smoothies are a delicious way to add healthful fruits to your diet. Frozen berries can be purchased at most supermarkets and natural food stores. For a thick smoothie that can be eaten with a spoon, use the minimum amount of soy milk necessary for blending; if you prefer a thinner smoothie, simply add a bit more.

Yields: Serves 2


1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries

1 cup frozen banana chunks

1/2-1 cup fortified soy milk or other non-dairy milk

1 T apple juice concentrate


Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Stop the blender occasionally to scrape down the sides of the container and push any unblended fruit into the blades with a rubber spatula.

Blueberry Smoothie is best served immediately. Leftovers may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours or frozen for up to 1 week. Blend the mixture again before serving.

PER SERVING: 213 calories; 1.9 g fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 7.8% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 4.3 g protein; 50 g carbohydrate; 31.1 g sugar; 6.8 g fiber; 40 mg sodium; 91 mg calcium; 1.4 mg iron; 23.6 mg vitamin C; 75 mcg beta-carotene; 1.9 mg vitamin E

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