Blackberry Banana Smoothies
"I originally began blending up this simple beverage when our young girls shied away from berries," recalls Heidi Butts from Streetsboro, Ohio. "Now they're thrilled whenever I serve it. The thick fruity drink is a refreshing treat no matter what kind of berries you use."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 cups orange juice
- 1/3 cup vanilla yogurt
- 2 medium ripe bananas, cut into thirds and frozen
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
- In a blender, combine all ingredients. Cover and process until
- blended. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately. Yield: 4
Nutritional Facts: One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with reduced-fat yogurt) equals 136 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.