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Rise & Sunshine Fruit Smoothie

Make the most of morning get-up-and-go time with a quick fix lower calorie breakfast on the go treat for the entire crew. This easy to put together fruit smoothie relies on frozen fruit with  low sugar and low calorie mix-ins that keep the girlish figure at its best. The real treat is the Rise & Sunshine Fruit Smoothie doesn’t short change the taste buds when it comes to flavor.

Choose your favorite fruit (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries; you get the idea) and blend until deliciously smooth.

Rise & Sunshine Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Rise & Sunshine Fruit Smoothie – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

16 ounces Whole Frozen Strawberries – Unsweetened

2 cups Tropicana Trop50 Orange Juice

1-1/2 cup Activia Lite Vanilla Yogurt

1 Banana

4 to 6 Fresh Strawberries Garnish

Whipped Cream Topping – Optional

Place frozen strawberries in blender. Add orange juice, yogurt and fresh banana. Puree until mixture is completely blended. Divide between four larger glasses or six smaller glasses. Garnish with fresh strawberry. Top with dollop of whipped cream if desired.

Serves 4 to 6. 486 Calories entire batch. 121.5 calories if dividing among 4 glasses. 81 calories if dividing among 6 glasses. Garnish not included in calorie count

Quick Tip: I use frozen fruits to keep the fruit smoothie rock solid chilled without the use of ice that will begin melting and water down the fruit smoothie. Purchase ready made unsweetened frozen fruit or flash freeze fresh fruit for later use.

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Rise & Sunshine Fruit Smoothie

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