This is a smart start to your day.
Cold and sweet, quick and filling. When you're short on time, a yogurt-berry smoothie prepared in the blender can be your best friend. It's almost a meal in itself -- perfect as an energy-booster morning pick-me-up or as an emergency lunch toted in a sport bottle and enjoyed on the run.
1. In a blender, puree all ingredients
Here's the nutrition scoop: 176 claories, 10 g protein, 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrates, a nd 3 g fiber. Daily Values: 2% vit. A, 53% vit. C, 19% calcium, and 3% iron in each 12-oz. glass.
A chilling idea for dessert: Turn your smoothie into a luscious frozen dessert. Pour the blended smoothie into a glass bowl and cover. Freeze for 45 to 60 minutes, until mixture is thickened, but frozen, stirring a couple of times in between. Grab a spoon and enjoy.
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-Bottoms up. Ready to see how to make a smoothie? I??ve got a simple formula for tasty fruit-filled drinks everytime. It??s a cinch. Just remember this easy no algebra required smoothie equation. Four to one, one part yogurt, one part milk, one part fruit, one banana. Did you notice anything missing like ice? Here??s a little secret. Use extra cold fruit of frozen banana for instance if you??re craving the chill. Let??s get blending. Add the chopped up fruit, we pick strawberries then add yogurt and milk. Finish with a slice of banana and don??t forget the top, a mistake you only make once. Blend and pulse your way to a smoothie consistency you like. Looking for a protein boost with your smoothie? Just toss in a scoop of whey powder, wheat germ or peanut butter to power up and voila, our four to one smoothie formula gives you delicious smoothies everytime.