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Raspberry Smoothie

Leigh Beisch
Yield Makes about 2 1/2 cups; 2 servings
Raspberry smoothies are a refreshing dessert, snack or a great breakfast option if you are on the go. Try adding any of your favorite fresh or frozen berries to put your own spin on this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 banana (about 6 oz.), peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla low-fat or nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries

Nutrition Information

  • calories 172
  • caloriesfromfat 7 %
  • protein 4.5 g
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • sodium 39 mg
  • cholesterol 2.8 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a blender, whirl banana, orange juice, yogurt, and raspberries until smooth.

  2. Variations: Whirl together these delicious combinations, or mix and match to create your own favorites.

  3. Variation 1: 1 cup vanilla soy milk and 1 cup frozen raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries

  4. Varaiation 2: 1 cup orange juice, 1 cup plain yogurt, 1/3 cup chopped fresh Medjool dates, and 1 tablespoon honey

  5. Variation3: 1 cup chocolate soy milk, 1 banana, and 1 tablespoon peanut butter

  6. Variation 4: 1 cup mango or papaya chunks, 1 cup pineapple juice, and 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt

  7. Variation 5: 1/2 cup carrot juice, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1 banana, and 1 tablespoon honey