2010 Delaware State Fair Sunshine Smoothie

By Mary Trotter, RD, Nemours Health and Prevention Service

Photo courtesy Nora Zelluk

Blending vegetables with fruit is a great way to get your kids to eat them. Cold drinks are a great treat on a hot day. Try any combination of fruits and vegetables to add variety to your snacks.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 c. pineapple, canned in juice
  • 1/2 c. chopped carrots
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 c. crushed ice
  • 1 c. vanilla low fat yogurt

Directions: Cut carrots. Place carrots in blender and chop for a few seconds by pulsing. Add some pineapple with juice and blend a few more seconds until carrots are smooth. Add remainder of pineapple juice, banana, and crushed ice (and yogurt if desired) and blend until smooth. Serves 6.

Nutrition information:
Total servings: 6
Per serving: calories (kcal) 51.8, fat (g) 0.1, protein (g) 0.5, carbohydrates (g) 13.4, fiber (g) 1.1, Sodium (mg) 8.2

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