Breakfast: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

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Breakfast: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Perfect for nourishing breakfasts and snacks - just drop a few ingredients in the blender, whirl, and you have a nutritious beverage that you can sip while you are getting ready in the morning or carry with you to school. Classic smoothies contain fruit, something creamy like yogurt, and liquid, but it is easy to boost nutrients by adding ingredients, such as almond butter for extra protein, or rolled oats for additional fiber. Experiment and have fun!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened frozen blueberries
  • 1 medium banana (peeled and sliced)
  • ½ cup nonfat plain (or vanilla) yogurt (or silken tofu)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp almond butter (or peanut butter)
  • 1 tsp honey

Instructions:
In blender, cover and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

Yield: 3 (3/4-cup) servings

Recipe provided by Patsy Jamieson at PatsysKitchen.com