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Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Vanilla Honey-Nut Smoothie

Start with creamy frozen yogurt and add peanut butter, milk, and honey for a nutty sweet treat. Silken tofu and ground flaxseed help this smoothie stick with you throughout an afternoon of running errands.

Cooking Light JULY 2004

  • Yield: 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt
  • 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup cubed soft silken tofu
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed (optional)

Preparation

Combine the first 6 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Sprinkle with flaxseed, if desired.

Note:

Flaxseed boosts heart health and may enhance vision. You can find it in health-food stores already ground. Or grind whole flaxseed in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Store it in the refrigerator or freezer to keep it fresh. Enjoying this smoothie also helps you meet your daily calcium needs.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 270
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 9.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 41.5g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Iron: 1.8mg
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Calcium: 250mg
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