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Sunshine Smoothie

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 adult servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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

  4. Nutrition Note

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

Cook's Notes

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.

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