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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 130.3
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.8 mg
  • Sodium: 71.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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5-Minute Berry Smoothie

Submitted by: RAEBRALOP
5-Minute Berry Smoothie

Introduction

A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way! A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way!
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 cup berries any type (I like Kirkland's Frozen Mixed Berry Blend)
    1 small banana (6")
    1 cup Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt (I used Mountain High which is made with fructose, if you use an artificially sweetened product the calories will be lower)
    1/2 cup skim milk or enough as needed to make to a drinking consistency

Directions

Place all ingredients in blender and process to desired consistency. Makes 3 servings approx 3/4 cup each.






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  • Incredible!
    154 of 155 people found this review helpful
    We make this at our house, but instead of milk, we put 1 cup of the light orange juice. We also add 2 tbs of benefiber so that we are sure to get out fiber for the day. - 4/3/09

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  • Very Good
    118 of 133 people found this review helpful
    Why add sweetener or sweetened yogurt? The berries should be plenty sweet. I make this alsmot every morning with non fat plain yogurt (I buy a premium variety - the cheap stuff tastse awful). Add a drop of real vanilla for that vanilla kick. - 6/2/09

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  • 109 of 121 people found this review helpful
    Try adding some greens. I know it doesn't sound appealing but smoothies are a fabulous way to get in extra nutrients. Just put a small bunch of spinach leaves or kale in the blender first and blend it up well...then add all the ingredients and you'll never know it's even in there. - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    73 of 73 people found this review helpful
    This is great! I added a little bit of low carb protein powder just to hold me over. Super easy to make too, I made extra and put it in the refrigerator at work so that I can grab this instead of a candy bar :) - 1/21/09

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  • 48 of 58 people found this review helpful
    Try sweetening with Stevia instead of Splenda. 100% natural with no chemicals. You can buy this in packets or liquid form. - 1/18/09

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  • Very Good
    44 of 46 people found this review helpful
    Looks good just how you have it Kirstin, if I want to change it I will post my own recipe. Thank you very much! - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    30 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have yogart so I substituted 1% cottage cheese instead. I also added a small amount of honey and vanilla. It was very good using blueberries and about half of the banana. - 1/13/09

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  • Very Good
    29 of 31 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous recipe. I make a vegan version of it with soy milk or soy yogurt and freeze the banana in chunks -- comes out just like sorbet. Delish. - 7/24/09

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  • 27 of 34 people found this review helpful
    I sometimes put in OJ instead of milk...but definitely put protien powder in there. If you put in enough frozen fruit, it takes like sherbert to me! - 7/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 28 people found this review helpful
    We have been making this for years and love it! My husbands favorite is 1 cup of plain yogurt with a cup of frozen strawberries, 1 small banana, and liquid stevia as a sweetener. - 4/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    21 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I tweaked your recipe for my 6-year-old son, who is a picky eater and he loved it! He had a big purple smile on his face when he finished the drink. I added some protein powder, used vanilla soy milk instead of regular milk and used his activia yogurt and it was delicious. - 8/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 22 people found this review helpful
    GREAT recipe! We got a slushie maker with different cups so everyone can make their own. One daughter loves Lemon yogurt with berries, another orange yogurt with mandarin oranges and bananas. My new favorite is the raspberry cheesecake yogurt with fresh berries. We buy lots of yogurt now! - 1/15/09

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  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    used a fruit yogurt and a tsp of flax per serving as well. Made it even better. - 1/7/09

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  • Very Good
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I used Danone silouette yogurt and 1% milk because that is what I had on hand... I didnt use any sweetner as I find the fruit is sweet enough. I do sometimes use crystal light instead of milk or just plain water... very tasty tho. - 1/7/09

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  • 15 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I will be trying this recipe, however, I am going to skip the milk (I have family members who are lactose intolerant) and will use the low calorie orange juice instead. - 7/9/09

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  • Very Good
    15 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I make a similar smoothie using 1 cup no fat cottage cheese in place of the yogurt. It's very high in protein & calcium. I also use about 2 T vanilla (I don't measure, I just pour a bit in the blender) & use splenda to taste. I like to add 2 T of flaxseed meal also. It has great nutritional value - 1/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 26 people found this review helpful
    we make smoothies every morning with frozen fruit (unsweetened), soy milk, frozen bananas if I have them and a tablespoon of protein powder. Great way to start day. - 7/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I used vanilla flaved Almond Milk. Yumo. - 12/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I made this for breakfast today. I used non fat Greek Style Yogurt (It's currently the fashionable yogurt LOL), and fresh raspberries on sale at Sprouts this week. I like to throw in a few ice cubes to make it cooler. And I added ground flax seed. Sometimes I use 1 cup of skim and .5 c. yogurt. - 8/27/09

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  • 12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    i make it with fat free sugar free plain yogurt add 1 packet of splenda and make sure the berries are frozen but i live where they grown strawberries, raspberry, blackberry and blueberries so fresh and good. love it one of my favorite moring drinks - 1/22/09

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  • 11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Making smoothies for breakfast has made my son drink that milk he thought he hated... He loves smoothies! :-))
    I don't use yogurt - only milk- but I like to add Wheat Germ and Hemp seeds or Sesame seeds to my smoothies for the good Omegas. - 8/24/09

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  • 10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I threw in some ice cubes and added a little water to thin it down. Makes servings a little bigger without adding calories. - 8/24/09

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  • 10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar but with unsweetened soy milk and unsweetened Greek yogurt, and I add different fruits (right now I love mango) and fruit juices in with the berries. Oh, and I think a banana gives a smoothie just the right consistency. Delicious! - 7/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This is sooo satisfying. I can find low carb, low sugar yogart ( Kroger brand) which makes it easier on bariatric stomachs. ( sugar makes us queasy!) - 1/20/09

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  • Good
    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I made it with non-fat vanilla yogurt and frozen mixed berries, it didn't seem very sweet, so I added non-fat cool whip, but I think next time I'll add some splenda for sweetness! - 1/5/09

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