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Starter Smoothie

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"Smoothies are an easy way to get more fruits and vegetables into your day, but calories can add up fast. For a smoothie that's only about 200 calories, follow our formula and use 1 cup fresh fruit or vegetables and/or cooked, frozen vegetables + 1 cup fruit juice. Blueberries and grape juice are featured here."
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10 m servings 213
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 1 1/4-cup servings)


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  1. Blend blueberries, grape juice, banana, yogurt, ice, and honey in a blender until smooth, at least 3 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Other smart blends include: carrots and Granny Smith apple with orange juice and zest, pineapple and mango chunks with pineapple juice, and raspberries with cran-apple juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 213 calories; 0.5 48.3 6.8 0 30 Full nutrition

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3.1.19 Today I used fresh pineapple, pineapple juice, and Cabot® Greek Low Fat Vanilla Bean Yogurt (what I had on hand) for this smoothie. I did add some of the optional ice because we like ou...

I made some changes. I decided to use cherries and cranberry juice as well as flavored yogurt

I will definitely make this again! It’s a great start to your morning! :) A bit less yogurt would be nice though.

This is an easy smoothie with great flavor. I have tried the blueberry one, raspberry and can't wait to try more!!!

Made it exactly as set out. It was good.

This is a great base for smoothies. Also, if you use vanilla yogurt (which makes the flavors "pop") omit the honey. Thank you LKB for sharing!!

I made the blueberries with grape juice it was scrummy and I'll defo make it again. A real kickstart to breakfast.