This fruit smoothie is a healthy, refreshing treat—in the summer, or any time!

By Diane Umansky

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"Freeze in ice pop molds or an ice cube tray to make a cool dessert!” says Angela Shelf Medearis, author of The Kitchen Diva's Diabetic Cookbook (Andrews McMeel, 2012).

Time 10 min.| Serves 3

Ingredients

1 banana

1/2 cup orange juice

1/2 cup vanilla soy yogurt

1/2 cup mixed fresh or frozen berries

1 Tbsp agave nectar

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Serve.

Per Serving 110 calories, 1.74 g protein, 26 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g cholesterol, 4.5 mg sodium

Adapted from our sister publication Diabetes Focus (Summer 2012)

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at Healthcommunities.com

Published: 20 Apr 2012

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015