Berry Banana Smoothie

Keep the ingredients for this recipe on hand to make a healthy after school snack.

Ingredients
  • 1 small banana, peeled, cut up, and frozen
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen assorted berries (such as raspberries, blackberries, and/or strawberries)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • Fresh mint (optional)
  • Fresh berries (optional)

    Directions
    In a blender container combine the frozen banana pieces, desired fresh or frozen berries, orange juice, and yogurt. Cover and blend until smooth. To serve, pour into glasses. If desired, garnish with fresh mint and additional berries. Makes 2 (8-ounce) servings. Test Kitchen Tip: Keep frozen bananas on hand by placing peeled, cut-up, ripe bananas in a freezer container or plastic bag. Use the frozen banana pieces right from the freezer for this fruity shake. Good Food, Good Health Eating Plan Exchanges: 2 fruit

    Nutritional Facts Per Serving
    calories: 121 , total fat: 1g , saturated fat: 0g , cholesterol: 2mg , sodium: 18mg , carbohydrate: 28g , fiber: 2g , protein: 2g , vitamin A: 3% , vitamin C: 116% , calcium: 6% , iron: 3%