Strawberry Raspberry Smoothie

Strawberries are packed with antioxidants good for your body. Incorporating strawberries in your diet is a sure healthy way to start your day!

STRAWBERRY RASPBERRY SMOOTHIE

You can throw just about anything in a fruit smoothie to enhance its flavor such as honey, tofu, jams, any combination of fruits, peanut butter, juices, etc., but keep in mind it will effect the nutritional values.

1 1/2 cups orange juice
1 banana
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 cup frozen raspberries

Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid ingredient. All fruit goes into
blender at one time.

Put cover on and blend until smooth.

Health Bonus:

Keep your heart healthy with Strawberries. This juicy jewels contain folate, a nutrient that helps lower homocysteine levels to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Protech your eyes with Raspberries. These ruby fruits ar chokeful of carotenoids, antioxidant compounds that help prevent age-related macular degeneration.

Love strawberries? Try this one: added with a twist;

Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Smoothie

1 cup low-fat yogurt
1/2 cups orange juice
1 1/2 cups strawberries
1/2 cups ice crystals
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoons lemon rind / zest

Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.

More health bonus:

Look vibrant with lemons. The Vitamin C in these tangy fruits is vital to the production of collagen, the connective tissue that keeps skin smooth and firm.

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Article Posted: September 19, 2013

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