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Tropical Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes

  • 3/4 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 3/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 3/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Add a little water if the mixture doesn't blend easily.
  3. Pour the smoothie into two glasses and enjoy.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

130 calories
5g protein
1g fat
1g sat. fat
26g carbohydrate
2g fiber
5mg cholesterol
60mg sodium
22g sugars

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

This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:

Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays an important role in tissue growth and repair and bone and tooth development. Vitamin C also helps the body absorb iron. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, broccoli, tomatoes, and fortified fruit juices.

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