Banana Fruit Smoothies
Low Fat Recipe
Jump start your day or have one for an afternoon pick-me-up. Four simple ingredients blend together to make one heathly and delicious smoothie. Orange juice is the most nutrient-packed fruit juice -- a nutrition powerhouse in a glass! The banana and mixture is sweetened just right with mother nature's honey.
1 cup orange juice
2 cups plain low fat yogurt
4 small bananas
Honey to taste
Place all the ingredients in a blender.
Blend on high speed until smooth.
Nutrition Nibbles on Orange Juice
Orange juice is the most nutrient-packed fruit juice -- a nutrition powerhouse in a glass! One eight-ounce serving provides 110 calories and contains all the vitamin C you need in a day. It's also a good source of potassium, folate and thiamin. And there's more -- vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin and magnesium. Plus, not from concentrate orange juice is sodium-free while from-concentrate orange juice is very low in sodium with only 15 milligrams per serving.
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories: 212; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Protein: 6g; Total Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 59mg
Variation: Banana Apple Ginger Smoothie
1 banana, cut into chunks
1 apple, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup milk
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth. Serve immediately. Recipe makes 2 cups.