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Red, White & Blue Smoothie

written by Head Health Nutter July 3, 2009

The United States of America will be celebrating their Independence Day tomorrow, hot on the heels of Canada Day and my birthday (today!). In honour of our neighbours, please enjoy this red, white and blue smoothie recipe.

Extremely simple and yummy, this smoothie is made from red, white and blue ingredients. The fruit is seasonal, so hopefully you’ll have ’em in the fridge so you can cheers America bright and early for breakfast!

(For next year, I’ll work on a layered smoothie!)

Red, White & Blue Smoothie

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh Strawberries (RED)
  • 1/2 cup plain Yogurt (WHITE)
  • 1 cup fresh Blueberries (BLUE)
  • 1 cup Rice Dream Vanilla rice milk
  • 1 serving of your fav Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp. Flaxseed, ground
  • 1 tsp Honey (optional, to desired sweetness)
  • 4 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Blend until smooth.
  2. Enjoy.

Notes

Nutritional Info Calories 556.1 Total Fat 14.4 g Saturated Fat 2.2 g Polyunsaturated Fat 6.5 g Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g Cholesterol 7.4 mg Sodium 206.1 mg Potassium 1,311.5 mg Total Carbohydrate 73.0 g Dietary Fiber 14.1 g Sugars 8.9 g Protein 39.8 g Vitamin A 16.1 % Vitamin B-12 61.4 % Vitamin B-6 60.2 % Vitamin C 177.2 % Vitamin D 0.0 % Vitamin E 18.5 % Calcium 38.2 % Copper 66.4 % Folate 44.1 % Iron 43.4 % Magnesium 32.5 % Manganese 82.1 % Niacin 60.7 % Pantothenic Acid 44.4 % Phosphorus 57.9 % Riboflavin 45.5 % Selenium 10.4 % Thiamin 65.0 % Zinc 136.3 % *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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2 comments

Dee July 4, 2009 at 11:01 am

I’ll be Fruit Shopping today for all the specials and can’t wait to whip this one up! We’re finally getting some overdue thirst-quenching SUMMER wEATHER
HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEPHANIE!!
(July 3rd) ~ and ~
HAPPY BIRD DAY to our US neighbors! (Fourth of July)
May the Eagles fly proud and free! But save some red & blue berries for us pleeez?

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Head Health Nut July 4, 2009 at 12:13 pm

Aww, thanks for the Birthday wishes, Dee!

Have fun grocery shopping and I hope you like the smoothie. 🙂

Steph
Head Health Nut

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