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Tropical Smoothie

Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 c. frozen mango chunks
  • 1 c. nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 c. skim milk
  • 1/2 c. pineapple-orange juice
  • 1-2 c. ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Makes: 2 16-oz. servings

Serving size: 16 oz.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
257 calories
9 g protein
1 g fat
53 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
5 mg cholesterol
167 mg sodium
666 mg calcium
1.5 mg iron
32 mcg folic acid

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

Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding women:
This recipe is an excellent source of calcium and vitamins A and C, which are essential nutrients during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: May 2009

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