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Berry Smoothie

Note: This recipe is especially for kids who need a gluten-free diet. That means they must avoid foods that contain gluten, a type of protein found in many foods.

This is an easy recipe if you're on the go. Be creative and try different types of berries.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • ½ c. raspberries
  • ½ c. strawberries
  • 1 c. low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 c. skim milk

Utensils:

  • blender (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • measuring cup

Directions:

  1. Put all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Divide between two glasses.

Serves: 2

Serving size: ¾ cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
146 calories
8 g protein
2 g fat
1 g sat. fat
26 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
7 mg cholesterol
99 mg sodium
274 mg calcium
0.5 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Try a variety of fruit and different flavors of yogurt.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012