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Recipe of the Month: Fuel You Up Smoothie

This smoothie is loaded with nutrition powerhouses such as milk, bananas, blueberries, kiwi and yes, spinach!

Prep time: 10 minutes

2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1 banana cut in chunks
1/2 kiwi, sliced
2 cups fresh spinach
1/2 cup ice cubes
1 cup fat-free milk
1/2 cup 100 percent apple juice

1. Combine strawberries, blueberries, banana, kiwi, spinach, ice cubes, fat-free milk and apple juice in blender.

2. Blend until smooth.

3. Serve in a cup with low-fat or fat-free string cheese for a tasty treat.

Servings: four (one cup per serving) 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Cup

Amount per serving:

Calories: 100
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 45mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Protein 3g
Calcium 101mg

For a sweeter smoothie, use fresh ripe strawberries instead of frozen unsweetened.

Source: www.kidseatright.org

Last reviewed: April 2013

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