Basic Smoothie

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  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Start to Finish: 10 mins
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Basic Smoothie
Ingredients
1
6 ounce carton plain yogurt
1/2
cup orange juice or orange juice blend
2
tablespoons honey or sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup small ice cubes or crushed ice
Directions
  1. In a blender combine yogurt, orange juice, honey, vanilla, and ice cubes. Cover and blend until nearly smooth.
From the Test Kitchen
Banana-Blueberry Smoothie:

Prepare as above, except substitute blueberry yogurt for the plain yogurt and add 1/2 of a ripe banana and 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries.

Berry Smoothie:

Prepare as above, except add 1/2 cup halved fresh strawberries or fresh raspberries before blending.

Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie:

Prepare as above, except substitute vanilla yogurt for the plain yogurt and milk for the orange juice, and add 1/2 of a ripe banana and 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter.

Orange Dream:

Prepare as above, except substitute orange yogurt for the plain yogurt and add 1/2 cup mandarin orange sections.

Peach Smoothie:

Prepare as above, except add 1 cup frozen peach slices and omit the ice.

Nutrition Facts (Basic Smoothie)
    Per serving:
  • 147 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 5 mg chol.,
  • 61 mg sodium,
  • 30 g carb.,
  • 29 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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