Fruity Tofu Smoothie

Note: This recipe is for anyone following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.

Do you skip breakfast because there's no time to make it? This smoothie is ready in minutes and is loaded with vitamins.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 c. apple juice
  • 1/2 c. (4 oz.) soft tofu, drained
  • 1 c. fresh or frozen berries
  • 1 banana
  • 4 oz. nonfat fruit-flavored yogurt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 4 ice cubes

Utensils:

  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • blender (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

Directions:

  1. Place apple juice, yogurt, tofu, berries, banana, and honey in a blender. Cover and process until well blended.
  2. While the blender is still running, drop ice cubes into the blender one at a time (through the hole in the lid) until smooth.
  3. Pour the smoothies into tall glasses.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1-1/3 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
175 calories
7 g protein
3 g fat
33 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
2 mg cholesterol
33 mg sodium
131 mg calcium
1.3 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Try a variety of berries and different flavors of yogurt.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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