Sunshine Smoothie

Sunshine Smoothie Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
This slightly sweet, thick drink is a great snack or part of breakfast. You can also freeze it in ice pop molds for a refreshing and nutritious frozen treat.

Yield:

4 adult servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.9 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 22.5 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 36 mg
Calcium 86 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped peeled mango
1 1/2 cups chopped peeled apricots (about 4 small)
2/3 cup chopped peeled nectarine (about 1 medium)
1 cup chopped cantaloupe
1/4 cup mango nectar (such as Jumex)
1/8 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 (6-ounce) carton lemon low-fat yogurt
1 cup ice cubes

Preparation

1. Place mango in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Freeze 1 hour.

2. Place chopped apricots and next 5 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Add frozen mango and ice; process until smooth.

let your toddler help by: Pouring the measured fruit and yogurt into the blender with your guidance.

Nutrition Note

Just one serving offers about one-third of the day's vitamin C and vitamin A needs for both parents and toddlers.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Maureen Callahan,

Cooking Light First Foods,

Oxmoor House

August 2010
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