Healthy smoothie recipes

January 18, 2015

Almond Orange Smoothie

1 cup (250 mL) vanilla-flavoured almond beverage
1/2 cup (125 mL) orange juice
Juice from one lemon
Juice from one lime
Handful of ice
1 Tbsp (15 mL) honey
 

Blend all ingredients together.

Serves two.

Per serving: 148 calories, 2 g protein, 4 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 29 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre 0 mg cholesterol, 191 mg sodium



Watermelon Bliss Smoothie

2 cups (500 mL) chopped seedless watermelon
1 cup (250 mL) strawberries
1 cup (250 mL) plain low-fat yogurt
Handful of ice

Blend all ingredients together.
Serves two.

Per serving: 149 calories, 8 g protein, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 27 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 7 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium


Banana Pear Smoothie

2 ripe pears, pitted and coarsely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) peeled and coarsely chopped ginger root
1 banana
1 cup (250 mL) skim milk
Handful of ice
Sprinkle of cinnamon on top


Blend all ingredients together.

Serves two.

Per serving: 199 calories, 6 g protein, 1 g fat (0 g saturated), 47 g carbohydrates, 7 g fibre, 2 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium


Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie

1/2 cup (125 mL) low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 cups (500 mL) water
1 medium banana
1 cup (250 mL) sliced strawberries
2 cups (500 mL) chopped fresh spinach, lightly packed
Honey or maple syrup to taste (optional)

In blender, combine yogurt, water, banana, strawberries, spinach and honey or syrup (optional). Blend on high until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Makes 2 servings.

Per serving: about 120 cal, 5g pro, 2 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 25 g carb, 4 g fibre, 5 mg chol, 75 mg sodium. %RDI: 15% calcium, 8% iron, 60% vit A, 100% vit C.










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