Rating: 4 stars
10 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 5 star values: 3

Frozen banana gives this pumpkin smoothie a thick texture; chilling the pumpkin ensures the smoothie stays cold when you blend it. Add in yogurt and orange juice and you have a breakfast beverage with 740 milligrams of potassium per serving.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2005

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Credit: William Dickey; Styling: Margaret Dickey

Recipe Summary

Yield:
2 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine yogurt and next 8 ingredients (through banana) in a blender, and process until smooth. Garnish with dash of ground cinnamon, if desired. Serve immediately.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

218 calories; calories from fat 9%; fat 2.2g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 0.5g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 8.4g; carbohydrates 44.5g; fiber 5.5g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 87mg; calcium 243mg.
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