Monday, January 18, 2010

Healthy Eats - Fruit Smoothies!

"Dietitian's tip"
Orange juice is an excellent source of potassium, a mineral that helps to regulate blood pressure and cell function. If you want to substitute a banana instead of the orange juice, the potassium content is similar.
By Mayo Clinic staff

Serves 2

1 cup fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt
3/4 cup fat-free milk
1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate

* Spicy tip -Add fresh fruit of your choice (Such as banana, strawberries or pineapple. Be creative!)
In a blender, combine the frozen yogurt, milk and orange juice concentrate. Blend until smooth.
Pour into tall frost-chilled glasses and serve immediately.
Nutritional Analysis(per serving)
Calories 160
Cholesterol 4mg
Protein 10g

Carbohydrate 30g
Fiber 0.5g
Patassium 700mg
Calcium 323mg
Total fat trace
Saturated fat trace
Monounsaturated fat trace
*Nutrional Analysis does not include addition of fresh fruit.

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