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Raspberry-Banana Morning Boost Smoothie

Raspberry-Banana Morning Boost Smoothie
Ingredients:
  • 1¼ cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, soy milk, or dairy milk
  • 1 peeled and frozen ripe banana, cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¼ cup peeled, seeded, and finely chopped cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons cooked white beans (homemade, or canned, rinsed)
  • ¾ cup frozen or fresh raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup ice cubes

Old-fashioned rolled oats and white beans add body and fiber to this blushing pink smoothie. It’s also delicious made with strawberries or blueberries.


MAKES: 2 LARGE SMOOTHIES
PREPARATION TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOKING TIME 40 seconds


Directions:


  1. Add the almond milk to a blender and then add the remaining ingredients in this order: the banana, oats, cucumber, beans, raspberries, vanilla, and ice cubes.
  1. Blend on high speed until smooth, 30 to 45 seconds. Divide between glasses and serve.

PER SERVING: Calories 172 / Protein 5g / Dietary Fiber 7g / Sugars 14g / Total Fat 3g


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Reprinted from Supermarket Healthy: Recipes and Know-How for Eating Well Without Spending a Lot. Copyright © 2014 by Melissa d’Arabian. Photographs © 2014 by Tina Rupp. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House LLC.

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