Low Cal Smoothie

by Admin | Low cal | 21-07-2017

These low calorie smoothie recipes are packed with nutrients. Try these recipes for quick and healthy breakfast ideas or for a filling snack.

Banana-Berry Smoothie

This bright and easy breakfast packs two servings of fruit plus soy protein and fiber

Nutrition profile
  • Diabetic Appropriate
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Low Added Sugars
  • Low-Calorie
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegan
Ingredients 3 servings
  • 1¼ cups orange juice
     
  • 1 ripe medium banana, peeled and sliced
     
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries, blackberries or raspberries
  • ½ cup silken tofu
  • 2 ice cubes, crushed (see Tip)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional) 

Preparation
  1. Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu and crushed ice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth and frothy. Sweeten with sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.
  • Tip: An easy way to crush ice is to place cubes in a heavy-duty plastic bag and break them with a rolling pin.
 Nutrition information
  • Per serving: 135 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 27 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 42 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 256 IU vitamin A; 56 mg vitamin C; 18 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 19 mg sodium; 376 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (93% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 1½ fruit, ½ lean meat