6 Fruity Smoothies
Better Nutrition|January 2019

Big on flavor and relatively low in calories, these smoothies are the perfect way to boost your wellness this year.

In the constant struggle to get more fruits and vegetables into our diets, we could all use a little help. Enter smoothies. Easy-to-make and oh-so-delicious, these clever concoctions are loaded with antioxidant-packed fruits, plus other wholesome ingredients such as yogurt, green tea, and tofu. Just give a couple of these recipes a try, and sip your way to better health in 2019.

PEACH-RASPBERRY SMOOTHIE

Serves 4

1 2/3 cup apple juice

2/3 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt

2½ cups fresh peaches, sliced and partially frozen

½ cup raspberries, partially frozen

2 cups ice chips

Blend all ingredients in blender, and enjoy.

Per serving: 100 cal; 3g prot; 1g total fat (0g sat fat); 22g carb; 5mg chol; 25mg sod; 3g fiber; 17g sugar

PINEAPPLE-COCONUT SMOOTHIE

Serves 4

This smoothie uses cream of coconut for rich coconut flavor. Don’t mistake it for coconut milk, which is not sweetened.

¾ cup skim milk

1 cup nonfat frozen vanilla yogurt

2 Tbs. cream of coconut (such as Coco Lopez)

2 cups fresh pineapple, diced and partially frozen

1½ cups crushed ice cubes

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